Mindfulness in Mitigating Burnout: A New You in 2019
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1/31/2019
When: Thursday, January 31, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Where: Hruska Law Center, 1st Flr Cnf Rm
635 S 14th St
Lincoln, Nebraska  68508
United States


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NE MCLE Accreditation
2 CLE hours / 2 ethics hours; Regular/live #170152; Distance learning #170153

Registration Fees
$130 - Regular Registration
$100 - NSBA dues-paying member
FREE - I paid my 2019 NSBA dues and would like to claim my 2 free ethics credits (member benefit)
FREE - Law Students

NSBA Dues Paying Members:  If you have not already claimed your 2 hours of FREE Ethics for 2019, please enter the Promo Code ethics2019 when checking out in store.  Be sure to click the "Apply" button to ensure the discount is applied.  If you are unsure if you paid dues to the NSBA, please contact the NSBA offices at (402) 475-7091.


In this presentation lawyers will discuss nutrition and exercise and explore the idea of mindfulness and how to best utilize mindfulness in their daily lives. Lawyers will learn about the stress response and how it plays into their daily actions, automatic thoughts and the way they talk to themselves and others. This program will address signs of burnout in the legal profession and how to approach these with a self-compassionate lens to self-care. Proactively addressing self-care before experiencing burnout will allow lawyers to better navigate life’s stressors and ultimately live life to the fullest!

10:00 am - 11:00 am      A New You in 2019

This session will discuss the following:

  • Setting SMART Goals:
    • Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely
  • Eating healthy and what this means
  • Exercising and how to develop a fitness program
  • Staying motivated
  • Developing the “whys” as a way to maintain wellness


11:00 am - 12:00 pm       Mindfulness in Mitigating Burnout: A Self-Compassionate Approach

Practicing mindfulness will help lawyers reduce stress, improve their ability to deal with their practice and clients, and bring about greater civility.This session will:

  • Identify the impact of burnout and stress on the body, mind and spirit
  • Explain what mindfulness is and how to use it in self-care practices
  • Explore a self-compassionate practice of self care
  • Discuss and practice the principles of meditation

The NSBA wishes to thank the Nebraska State Bar Foundation for support of its CLE programming.