Wake up to better sleep: tips for busy lawyers

Wake up to better sleep: tips for busy lawyers

Make time for sleep, protect against burnout A recent report by LawCare lifted the lid on some of the mental health issues impacting on lawyers and paralegals, and what we can do better as an industry. In particular, it highlighted the correlation between getting a...
Unplugging when you’re on staycation

Unplugging when you’re on staycation

Step away from the laptop   With more of us opting for the staycation this summer, rather than planning holidays to far-flung places, it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to properly disengage from work at home. To help you truly unwind and unplug during...
Keeping your cool in the summer holidays

Keeping your cool in the summer holidays

Surviving the school holidays The summer holidays are upon us. Depending on where you live and which school system you’re in, if you’re a working parent it’s time to grit your teeth for the next six (or even eight!) weeks of juggling work and childcare. You don’t need...
Parents in law

Parents in law

Obelisk CEO Dana Denis-Smith reflects on the realities for working parents in law…   When I founded Obelisk Support back in 2010, I was struck by the number of parents around me who were leaving the legal profession as it was incompatible with family life...