Take a look at this helpful infographic to learn about the top fears of other lawyers, and also get tips on how to combat those fears.
Here’s a surprise for you, being a lawyer is not the easiest job out there.
Between the requirements that come with going to court, dealing with client’s demands, the need to find new business, plus managing the ins and outs of actually running a successful law firm make it difficult to just stay afloat sometimes.
All of these reasons (plus many more!) are why practicing law is considered one of the top 10 most stressful careers. This stress has led lawyers to higher levels of depression and other unhealthy lifestyle choices.
For example, a study conducted by the American Bar Association and Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation revealed that 36 percent of lawyers engage in hazardous drinking or possible alcohol dependence.
There are many different opinions out there explaining why lawyers have higher stress levels, but the one common denominator is simply that lawyers have a lot to worry about.
There are several things you can do to help lower stress and limit those fears. This includes delegation, creating a close connection with other lawyers in similar situations to your own and taking mini-vacations. (For more tips on avoiding stress, check out our article: 10 Tips For Avoiding Solo Attorney Burnout)
The pros over at MyCase have put together this incredible infographic to help showcase the top fears among lawyers today. Take a look for yourself, that way you’re better prepared for what may lay ahead, while also taking comfort in knowing that other lawyers are feeling the same way as you.