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Featured Speaker National Organization of Bar Counsel

NOBCBrochure1Ms. Love was a featured speaker on "Regulator Wellness" at the National Organization of Bar Counsel Conference in San Francisco, August 2016.

Regulators' Wellness - Agenda Abstract:

The new science of Positive Psychology provides a proactive approach for lawyers to decrease stress and prevent depression, anxiety, burnout, and other mental health concerns. Participants will learn the neuroscience behind Positive Psychology and Mindfulness. They will learn about empirically supported Positive Psychology exerciSes that increase positive emotions while turning off stress chemistry, and they will practice mind-body techniques that calm the nervous system, rejuvenate the practitioner, and create mindfulness for better emotional intelligence and professionalism. The exercises and techniques help lawyers attain greater quality of life, overall well-being, and improved erpotionai resilience. By incorporating these exercises, participants will feel more energized, will notice enhanced concentration, nand will experience better sleep.

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National Speaker at the 2015 ABA Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs

ABA Conf Oct 2015Hallie Love was selected by the ABA Commission for Lawyers Assistance Programs to be a Speaker on Positive Psychology for Lawyers at the  National Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs, October 2015.

Positive Psychology for Lawyers — An Effective Intervention for Superior Professionalism and Substance Abuse and Relapse Prevention

Hallie N. Love, Esq.

The new science of Positive Psychology provides a proactive approach to decrease stress and prevent depression, substance abuse and burnout. Its use is significant to high-quality sobriety, and it is compatible with methods used in substance abuse treatment. Further, many lawyers who would not be inclined to participate in a 12-step program may be attracted to the science and broad range of interventions and positive brain changing exercises afforded by Positive Psychology.

Participants will discover how to increase positive emotions using empirically supported Positive Psychology exercises. They will also learn how to do easy-to-teach mindfulness techniques that enhance Positive Psychology exercises. lhe exercises and techniques help lawyer-clients feel greater life satisfaction, overall well-being, and greater resilience. Additionally they provide awareness for better emotional intelligence necessary for attorney professionalism.

By incorporating these exercises participants will also have healthier careers resulting in decreased stress, increased resilience and thus better able to represent their clients.

Positive Psychology for Lawyers-Neuroscience and the Lawyer's Brain

CLE-PositivePsychology-0926This course is a proactive approach to decreasing stress and preventing depression, substance abuse and burnout using positive psychology.

Topics Include:

  • Positive Psychology, the Creed of Professionalism, and Exercises That Increase Positive Emotions
  • Positive Psychology, the Code of Professional Conduct, and Mind-Body Techniques for Improved Emotional Intelligence

New ABA Book - Yoga for Lawyers - by Hallie N. Love and Nathalie Martin

New ABA book leads lawyers to less stress through yoga

CHICAGO, July 2014 — The legal profession can be extraordinarily stressful. Lawyers need to find techniques that help them have more energy, be more focused and productive, and dial down pain, worry, and stress, and now an American Bar Association book helps them do so through yoga.

Yoga for Lawyers: Mind-Body Techniques to Feel Better All the Time” is a book written by lawyers for lawyers. With more than 20 million people practicing yoga in the United States, the authors suggest that yoga is the perfect exercise to help lawyers de-stress every day, throughout the day, in very little time.

Release: New ABA Book - Yoga for Lawyers - by Hallie N. Love and Nathalie Martin