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Fit for Law - Shared screen with speaker view
Lis Griffiths
29:31
Anger, Despondent, Happy
AbbeyES
29:34
I started a new job this week and have felt anxious and stressed
Emma
29:37
Frustrated, guilty, happy
Sonay Erten
29:38
Anxious, excited, upset
Cristiana Mitrofan
29:43
stresses, anxious, excited
Laila Kennedy
29:44
Being on furlough, can bring a sense of no purpose!
Victoria Simpson
29:49
a mix, upset, angry happy at opportunites
AbbeyES
29:51
Excited to start the new job though
Hilkka Becker
29:52
confused
Philip Steventon
29:54
anxiety, excitement, happy
Eva
29:54
actually joyful, feeling positive change taking place
morrise
29:59
I have colleagues feeling very isolated and stressed.
Hilkka Becker
30:05
overwhelmed
Fiona
30:05
fear and relief after being told of redundancies at my work but then being told my job I not at risk
RachelWood
30:08
Anxiety worry optimism
Chris Owen
30:08
Absorbed
JOHN COYLE
30:21
calm, controlled mild irritation
Carolyn Keeble
30:26
HI I am Carolyn in the frustrated, anxious, stressed
Philip Steventon
30:36
actually, jealous is another one, sorry, after seeing others find new jobs and I struggle
Emma
32:18
Lots of shared emotions, jealousy and similar are completely normal
Victoria Simpson
32:25
risk management and wellbeing
Sonay Erten
33:01
In order to be the best lawyer you can be, the best for your clients, the best for you and your team
Victoria Simpson
33:20
as a legal professional I've seen great firms who have supported staff and I've seen others that have not supported staff and behaved terribly. Impact wise - it's had a lot of impact with two terminal ill parents
RachelWood
33:51
To be able to cope effectively - manage your work and home life and balance without losing the plot!
Clare
33:53
It is important to be heathy to make sure that their clients get the right service.
So Yung
33:54
so we dont get burnout. worried, stressed, emotional
JOHN COYLE
33:57
It brings balance, engagement with work and appropriate nuanced reactions.
Chris Owen
33:59
Emotional Awareness allows us to come to terms with what we are
Penny Paddle
34:00
1. In order to keep on top of everything and keep the firm and household going.
Philip Steventon
34:11
I was made redundant as a result of COVID-19, and family are at risk due to age and health. The impact has left me nervous and worried
Carolyn Keeble
34:16
In order to deal with clients and to be at your best you need to be emotional calm as a lot of the time they are going though difficult times.
Clare
34:21
I have been furloughed that it has been very uncertain for me as I have no idea when I will be going back to work.#
morrise
34:34
Legal professionals tend to see the worst of people both in our clients and with a competitive environment. We need to be strong to support them t their worst times.
Eva
34:38
difficult to move all communication and procedures online, tech is not always easy to use, impersonal too
Sonay Erten
34:38
Impact - initially excitement at working from home but then I was furloughed mid-May which caused a lot of anxiety and upset. But since I have adapted and been very busy with webinars which has caused me to have a greater sense of purpose again.
JOHN COYLE
34:46
The pandemic has been akin to a forced sabbatical I would not have taken.
AbbeyES
34:46
I was on furlough after I handed in my notice and had the worry of not having a new job to go too
Carolyn Keeble
35:11
I work in Gibraltar and we have all been going into the office during the whole of lockdown
morrise
37:15
We need human contact to validate our decisions and actions.
Emma
37:34
Keep you in suspense!!
RachelWood
45:38
Anxiety - leading to lack of sleep, creating a cycle, routine, exercise, cutting alcohol, jigsaw puzzles to calm brain all helpful - also speaking to friends and family and some colleagues
morrise
45:44
1. Tearful, panicked, I'm useless, its my fault, ther's too much to do and not enough time, how can I keep everyone happy?
Penny Paddle
45:47
The sunshine coming out.
Maria G
46:13
I tend to have an imposter syndrome at work
Sonay Erten
46:41
Sadness, anxiety, anger; impact was crying, not being able to sleep; speaking through the issues with family and friends helped
morrise
46:45
2. Makes me freeze and compounds the problem
RachelWood
47:04
Agree on the freezing - lack of focus, distracted
Philip Steventon
47:11
1) fear, like being a rabbit in a cage constantly prodded with a stick with nowhere to run. 2) lost sleep, emotional distress, tears, anger. 3) taking sick leave from work, using friends and family for support
AbbeyES
47:43
Sometimes feel like a hamster on a wheel with no end
JOHN COYLE
47:44
What is helpful is proportion as to what has happened and it is generally not so awful. Nuance. Calibration
morrise
47:44
3. Deep breath, walking away and taking a break. Doing something not related that makes me feel I have achieved something.
Carolyn Keeble
48:05
Feeling like a duck clm on the surface but feet going like mad
Sonay Erten
01:08:43
Not getting immediately upset or anxious at a stressful situation - pause, process and reflect in order to stop that happening
Philip Steventon
01:08:58
Assertiveness - in previous roles I was quite passive because I didn't want to cause any disruption even though what I was experiencing was bad. But now that I'm better equipped with more knowledge, and also that there's nothing that surprises me anymore, I will start to gain more confidence to speak up
RachelWood
01:09:09
Focus on what can be done - stop looking too far ahead and worrying about that (oh and eating less pork pies!)
morrise
01:09:25
I need to make a list and stick to it and learn to delegate, Stop saying yes taking on additional side projects.
Sonay Erten
01:09:34
Also drinking less caffeine…
Desi Vlahos
01:09:57
Being more present oriented rather than ruminating about what "could be"
Carolyn Keeble
01:09:59
Going outside to calm down before overacting to an issue, eating more health and to take up yoga to help with breathing
AbbeyES
01:10:29
Saying 'no' more
RachelWood
01:10:31
Recommend Adriene on you tube for daily yoga - really helpful
Chris Owen
01:11:03
As you get up in the morning say to yourself It is going to be a great day !
Eva
01:11:09
Communicate more with team to not feel this isolated. Taking more regular breaks as my eyes are aching too much screen
JOHN COYLE
01:11:24
gratitude and an examen each evening
Adrian Wright
01:12:22
Apologies for the plug - check out my 'Lawyers Healthy Minds Group' on Eventbrite...
Hannah’s iPhone
01:13:09
gratitude improves the health of your heart too, it’s a super tool!
Robert Hanna
01:13:12
A positive video from a law firm. Worth a watch: https://media.cmslegal.com/media/embed?unique_key=311157f5e22a11a163230d197cfe5820&width=720&height=405&autoplay=false&autolightsoff=false&loop=false&clean
Ekaterina Werenowska
01:13:58
Thank you...really enjoyed the webinar...I'll definitely be checking out the website!
morrise
01:14:18
I want to roll this out to the office. Any recommendations?
Chris Owen
01:14:22
How can we pick up and sustain healthy practices
Carolyn Keeble
01:14:52
Thank you Emma it has really given me a lot to think about and how to deal with situations better
RachelWood
01:15:05
Thank you both, really interesting and helpful.
j.cole
01:15:10
Thank you very helpful
Hannah Foley
01:15:15
Thank you!
morrise
01:15:19
Thank you
Laura Clarke
01:15:29
thanks very much
Clare
01:15:32
Thank you for an encouraging webaniar
Gemma
01:15:37
Morrise please email gmatthews@lawcare.org.uk for some Fit for Law resources to share in the office
ABreingan
01:16:40
thank you for this - very useful
AbbeyES
01:17:04
Thank you. The webinar has been really helpful
Adrian Wright
01:17:11
Thank you!
Sonay Erten
01:17:14
Thank you both, very helpful and thought-provoking.
Maria G
01:17:23
Thank you!!
Eva
01:18:03
Thank you, very interesting info
JOHN COYLE
01:18:49
The best guide I ever got and need to regularly remind myself of is to ensure I/we get food [nutrtion], sleep and exercise, doesn’t solve everything but a good base line. Many thanks for today.
Lis Griffiths
01:18:56
Thank you, I want to start building some of this into our law degree so the lawyers of the future can start to think about this early on.
Philip Steventon
01:18:57
Thanks for putting this webinar on!