According to Forbes, attorneys are more stressed and less happy than any other professional.
Attorneys Face a Unique Type of Stress and Require Unique Solutions
Stress among attorneys is a severe problem. While many occupations come with pressure, attorneys face uncommonly formidable challenges associated with unhappiness and burnout. Stressors cited most frequently by attorneys include:
- A sense of having no control over work/life
- Frustration with not being able to help clients sufficiently or make a lasting difference
- Excessively demanding and adversarial work
Stress experienced by attorneys requires advanced techniques for the well-being of attorneys, their firms, and their families.