question of the day: why did you join this bowl? Since I asked, I will start: I’ve been on a journey of recovery from legal-overachiever-workaholism. Changed jobs, city and environment and still working hard to recover from burnout that is, unfortunately, part and parcel of the legal profession.

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Joined as I was hoping for actually helpful tips to avoid burnout as I’m close to one now

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Burnout is rampant in a number of helping professions that are constantly exposed to vicarious trauma. I am currently working with an attorney client through the book “Trauma Stewardship”.

I joined to find my dream job, network, and learning opportunities. The industry changes so often it’s becoming more difficult to stay current. Having a community of peers is extremely beneficial!

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