How you think under stress and pressure is critical to your success as law students and future practitioners. The ability to “think flexibly” and to quickly reframe perceived challenges helps you to problem solve more effectively, see other perspectives, think creatively and better manage stress in general.
During this workshop, you’ll learn about and practice some of following research-based strategies to help you develop a more resilient mindset:
• A five-step process to stop worst-case scenario thinking
• Key thinking traps that promote stress and burnout
• A simple technique to activate action-oriented thinking and reduce pessimistic thinking
• A three-step process to build your self-efficacy and confidence
Paula Davis-Laack, JD, MAPP, is a former practicing lawyer and the Founder and CEO of the Stress and Resilience Institute. As part of her post-graduate training at the University of Pennsylvania, Paula spent almost four years teaching resilience skills to senior Army leaders around the world. She continues to teach burnout prevention and resilience tools to thousands of lawyers, law students and to busy students and professionals across industry.