I read a statement recently that went something like this: “Instead of telling young women they can have it all, we should ask what they want and help them figure out how to get it.” Now hear me out, because what comes next is not what some people want to hear. You can’t have it […]
A new study from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business reports that, “feelings of stress may be lowered if they are experienced alongside another person feeling similar emotions.” In short, actually labeling the emotion and saying something about it diffuses the emotion. To illustrate this point, I recently appeared on a national […]
It’s that time of year again. We’re into the New Year, and despite well-intentioned resolutions that started with a blast of gusto and vigor, most of us are already losing steam and making exceptions, or excuses. We’re well on our way back to old habits. Studies have shown that of the over 50% of Americans […]
Paula is excited to be a regular contributor to the American Express Passion Project on Tumblr! American Express Tumblr is a resource that creates and curates content to inspire, motivate, and advise people on a range of subjects, offering up a new definition of success!! Here is one of the images that was created for […]
Paula is working on her first book about burnout and she’d love to hear from you! Contact her if you’d like to share your comments/concerns/questions/stories about burnout.
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Exactly four years ago today I stopped practicing law. I burned out during the last year of my law practice, which involved three visits to the ER, consulting numerous doctors, and experiencing near-daily panic attacks. Rebuilding my life has been one of the hardest things I’ve ever done, but the years since have been some […]