November 19, 2020
Mecklenburg County Bar
Mental Health & Wellness, Substance Abuse/Mental Health
Being a lawyer was already stressful and demanding before the Pandemic, now, we spend more time than ever on our phones, laptops, computers, and digital devices. The increased amount of time we spend in the digital realm is having a direct impact on our nervous systems. While it is helpful to understand new technology as a tool to elevate client service, it can come at a disservice to you because the increased time online has real physiological consequences. The slow chipping away at the health of our nervous systems can be rebuilt through simple exercises. This presentation will provide knowledge breathing and concentration exercises that are meant to heal the Vagus nerve and improve the overall quality of health.
Mental health and physical health are inextricably linked. Physical exercise is about more than keeping your body healthy - keeping the nervous system healthy is vital for both mental and physical health. During this presentation, you will learn how the amount of time we spend online overstimulates the nervous system and impacts overall health. Every day, it is important to get offline, move your body and get in nature. Small changes make a huge impact on your overall quality of life! In this presentation, you will learn a series of small changes that you can implement TODAY to help improve the health of your nervous system.
- Impact of increased digital lifestyle on the nervous system
- The slow chipping away at the nervous system over time
- Benefits of Nature, Exercise, & Proper Nutrition
- Making time in the busy lawyer’s day for exercise and proper nutrition – the power of little changes -
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.
How to Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.