Finding Friends when Life is Busy

The story behind the name of this blog is that the people you lunch with tend to be the sounding board, the ladies (or gents) you approach with important questions about work, life, and how you balance it all.  But in this busy world we live in (and away from classrooms and extracurricular activities that linked us with those who are similar), it can be hard to make friends.  That being said, healthy friendships are an important part of staying balanced (and let's face it, keeping us sane!) This article in The Cut contains an interesting discussion by 17 different women on how they have made friends in their thirties. How have you found friends as an adult?  Discuss!

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Lacking Motivation?

I don't know about you, but in this busy world it can be tough for me to find the motivation to get things done.  In this article, the Muse discusses lack of motivation and suggests tips on getting things done. Do you have any tips for getting things done?

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Learning to be a Leader

Are you a leader?  Are you follower who would like to learn to lead? In a recent article on 4 Ways a Follower Becomes a Leader, Entrepreneur examined why leadership is attainable, and how to attain it.   It is a good quick read for both those who who are currently in leadership roles, and those who want to be. What do you think, are you a leader? What steps did you take to become one?  

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TYLA Tuesday: Passing the Bar

One big question that comes up when work-life balance is discussed, is “How do you work, have a family, and give time to your community?” There are many answers to this question, but one great way to do it is to share existing Texas Young Lawyers Association projects. Anyone can do it (you don’t have to be a “young” lawyer), materials can be obtained through our website or by contacting the TYLA office.  We even have guides to give you an idea of how to share (or “roll-out”) these projects with members of your community. The TYLA Tuesday posts will feature TYLA projects, old and new.  If you would like more details, please visit the TYLA website! It's that time a year again, if you live near a law school or know any law students, TYLA's Passing the Bar would be a great project to share.  This study guide is intended to help…

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TYLA Tuesday: Probate Passport

One big question that comes up when work-life balance is discussed, is “How do you work, have a family, and give time to your community?” There are many answers to this question, but one great way to do it is to share existing Texas Young Lawyers Association projects. Anyone can do it (you don’t have to be a “young” lawyer), materials can be obtained through our website or by contacting the TYLA office.  We even have guides to give you an idea of how to share (or “roll-out”) these projects with members of your community. The TYLA Tuesday posts will feature TYLA projects, old and new.  If you would like more details, please visit the TYLA website! The Texas Probate Passport is a great resource, which was designed to inform the public about (1) what happens when he or she dies with or without a will, and (2) how the probate process…

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TYLA Tuesday: Visas for Victims of Abuse

One big question that comes up when work-life balance is discussed, is “How do you work, have a family, and give time to your community?” There are many answers to this question, but one great way to do it is to share existing Texas Young Lawyers Association projects. Anyone can do it (you don’t have to be a “young” lawyer), materials can be obtained through our website or by contacting the TYLA office.  We even have guides to give you an idea of how to share (or “roll-out”) these projects with members of your community. The TYLA Tuesday posts will feature TYLA projects, old and new.  If you would like more details, please visit the TYLA website! This week's featured project is Visas for Victims of Abuse.  Did you know that there are special Visas available to individuals who have suffered abuse? Read more about it here, and feel free to share…

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