Alyson Carrel (law professor at Northwestern) is hosting an ADR as 1st Career Video Blog. The blog showcases and celebrates individuals who chose ADR as their first or very early career. As most of us know, there are many lawyers who insist that you must pay your dues by litigating or doing a more "traditional" practice before you can strike out in ADR or something different.
It so happens that the current post is mine, but I'm in good company of a couple of dozen more.
This is a column that was published in the CT Post back in 2009. It was written by a journalist friend of mine who covered the Capitol Building, someone I had extensive chats with about issues of justice, especially for juveniles. He came up with the idea of having a legislative office of Holistic Thinking. Ironic in a way to envision us siloing holistic thought, but an outstanding idea at the same time… Take a moment to read. This concept could be relevant no matter what the policy issue at hand.
Check out this little riff on the role of laughter in mindfulness & a quick tip on how to connect with your sense of humor in times of stress…