COVID-19 has profoundly affected the way lawyers conduct our businesses, and more broadly, live our lives. It is a disruptive and difficult time for many. There is much that we are unable to control, and much to feel frustrated about. Many of our practices have slowed down considerably. But there are things we can do to ease our anxiety, boredom, and financial stress.
This article was written with a view to offering some practical suggestions for proactive measures that you may wish to take during the COVID-19 slow down. Not all of these are appropriate for everyone. These suggestions are geared towards professional development, client relations, and financial relief. Hopefully they assist in some small ways.
We are all in this together. Self-care and mental health should be primary considerations for all practitioners right now. Please reach out to family, friends and colleagues for support, and offer your support to those who need it.