TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Sep 1, 2016

Journal Issue Date: Sep 2016

Journal Name: September 2016 - Vol. 52, No. 9


Wherever You Go, There You Are, by Jon Kabot-Zinn, Hyperion, 2005 (originally published in 1994).
Full Catastrophe Living, by Jon Kabot-Zinn, Bantam Dell (1990).
The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali by Swami Satchidananda
The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali: A New Edition, Translation, and Commentary by Edwin F. Bryant.
Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom by B.K.S. Iyengar, John J. Evans and Douglas Abrams (2006).


“The Heart and Soul of Health and Wellness” series by Pat Blankenship, 2016, www.tba.org/journal/the-heart-and-soul-of-health-and-wellness

  • Three Steps to Mindful Meditation
  • Seven Choices for Balance in Chaos
  • Breathing Through Mindful Transition

“Younger lawyers are most at risk for substance abuse and mental health problems, a new study reports,” by James Podgers, ABA Journal, Feb. 7, 2016, www.abajournal.com/news/article/younger_lawyers_are_most_at_risk_for_substance_abuse_and_mental_health_prob

“How lawyers can avoid burnout and debilitating anxiety,” by Leslie A. Gordon, ABA Journal, July 2015, www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/how_lawyers_ can_avoid_burnout_and_debilitating_anxiety

“Mindfulness for greater happiness, increased bottom line,” American Bar Association e-News for Members, December 2015, http://www.americanbar.org/publications/youraba/2015/december-2015/the-many-ways-mindfulness-can-strengthen-your-law-practice.html

60 Minutes Special on Mindfulness with Anderson Cooper, Dec. 14, 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDxIBQT7F54


Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program, www.tlap.org
Tennessee Bar Association Attorney Well-Being Committee, www.tba.org/committee/attorney-well-being-committee


The Mindfulness App: 5-day guided practice and introduction to mindfulness
Calm: Relaxing sounds and scenes
Left vs Right: A brain training game
Stop, Breathe & Think: Creating a personal forcefield of calm and peace
Gratitude Journal: Writing down life’s best moments
Headspace.com: Meditation made simple, in just 10 minutes a day
Mindful.org: Taking time for what matters