How a new definition of self-care can change your life

As women, we often don’t take good care of ourselves.The term "self-care" used to befuddle me. I never knew quite what it meant. It conjured images of a day at a spa.In January, I went to a workshop with Savor Beauty and Spa Founder, Angela Kim, to help me learn how...

How Forgiving and Remembering Can Help You Leave Big Law

Five years ago, my father-in-law was taking my family to Mexico. We were thrilled and excited! We were running late, and rushed out the door to Newark Airport. My gut was telling me to check the tickets. It wasn’t till we reached the airport that we realized we should...

Want more fulfillment and happiness?

When I speak to women who are interested in leaving law, many of them tell me they no longer want that feeling of dread. It is especially acute on Sunday nights. They want… Work where they can plan a vacation, and actually take it. Without working! More meaning and...

3 Ways Snowshoeing Can Help You Leave (big) Law

I went to Saratoga Springs for a weekend away with my wife. We knew there was going to be a big storm and had a great time snowshoeing. Here are three insights about how snowshoeing can help you leave (big) law. Watch this video or read below. 1. A little preparation...

Michelle Obama, You and How to Sprint Out of Law

Every woman attorney I know who has read Michelle Obama’s book, Becoming, sees herself.  In the Oprah – Michelle Obama interview, they discussed this section… “I hated being a lawyer.  I wanted a life, basically.  I wanted to feel whole.” Our former fabulous FLOTUS...

Your New Year

A year ago, I marched into my local bank and opened up my WILL accounts. After seven years with my dear friend and business partner, I went out on my own. Breaking away from him was one of the hardest things I've done. But I heard my heart calling me to do something...

The destination we all share.

A woman who lived in my building, Mina, just died. She was six years older than me. I was shocked and saddened. Every time I saw her, she beamed a giant smile at me, as if seeing each other was the best thing that happened to her that day.   I don’t know about...

Results are in from the Sunday Sprint!

This past Sunday night, we wrapped up the WILL Sprint.  From October till December I facilitated a weekly group call with women who want to leave the law. Nine women participated from around the country - California, Nevada, Texas, Philadelphia, DC and NYC.  Some have...

How coffee can help you leave (big) law

I was thrilled to receive this email from my client Tara (shared with her permission). She lives in LA and wants to leave big law.  She's tapped into what she really wants to do...break into broadcast journalism! And she's going for it! She wrote this after a coffee...

How Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies Can Help You Leave (big) Law

When people ask about the results of WILL clients, I share stories of women who have gone in-house, start their own businesses and I proudly speak about the one who is now a health policy director for a U.S. Senator. A lot of the results are subtler, and no less...

11 Resources to Help You Leave big Law for a Life that You LOVE

Giving appreciation often energizes the giver. I am deeply grateful for YOUR being here. I'm curious what you like, what you don't and how I can serve you better. (More on that at a later date:-)) To say thank you for your presence, I recently created, and want YOU to...

Shame Resilience 101

I am in Atlanta this week at a retreat as part of my coaching program. Getting my mindset stretched and EXPANDED so that I can grow myself in order to serve more women (and a few men) who want to leave the law.Last week I wrote about investing in...

 

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