Category Archives: Wellbeing and Work/Life Balance


If you are suffering from stress, even in its earliest stages, it is important to take steps to control it. Stress can have severe consequences, including mental illness, heart disease and other physical illnesses, and family problems if it is ignored. There are also steps you can take to minimise your stress. These include: Eating a healthy diet (losing weight,

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Wellbeing at the Bar

Wellbeing (and mental health more generally) within the legal profession is rarely spoken about, yet within the Bar’s relatively small community everyone is affected by their own or colleagues’ poor mental health; be it depression, substance abuse associated with stress; the breakdown of relationships or, in the most extreme cases, suicide. There is perceived to be a high level of

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