Family lawyers? Or Family Solutions Advisors? When is a family lawyer not a lawyer? When they’re a coach, counsellor, emotional support, psychologist and spend their… Read More »Should there be a movement for family law becoming more therapeutic?
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What are you worrying about? Anxiety in a pandemic and why it’s better to be an open water swimmer than a hurdler
We’re all worrying about something, aren’t we? There’s always something that’s outside of our control. It’s a big old world out there and there’s a… Read More »What are you worrying about? Anxiety in a pandemic and why it’s better to be an open water swimmer than a hurdler
It’s Good Divorce Week in the UK and the focus has been on the (worryingly high) numbers of separated couples who say they were not… Read More »How can a ‘good lawyer’ help a client have a ‘good divorce’?
The recent and very public separation of Alice Evans and Ioan Gruffudd is a story that, in some ways is as old as time. Man… Read More »Lawyers: why telling your client not to do ‘the thing’ may not work. And what to say instead.
It’s a paradox, isn’t it, that most highly-educated, accomplished people working in professional services such as law and finance struggle with confidence? It’s one of… Read More »Why telling juniors to be more confident doesn’t work (and what to say instead)
We’re obsessed with imposter syndrome, aren’t we? There’s always someone going on about it. President Biden even got in on the act recently, saying he… Read More »You don’t have imposter syndrome. You want to be an outsider.
Well, what a weird thing to say… I mean, who doesn’t believe in wellbeing? Particularly at the moment, with reports of staff in professional services… Read More »Why I’m no longer talking about “wellbeing”