Check out the work of our founder, Claire E. Parsons, outside of the blog.

The Write Approach Podcast

Mindfulness Self-Compassion and Being a Badass

In this podcast appearance, our founder talks with fellow lawyers and authors about have favorite things: writing, mindfulness, and compassion. They talk about how to go from being a beginner writer to the author of a published book. Though fear and anxiety is a part of this, Claire explains how mindfulness and self-compassion can help.

Attorney at Law Magazine

Real Confidence: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Help Can Help Lawyers Manage Anxiety and Trust Themselves

In this guest post, our founder shares her view of confidence as a process rather than an emotion and how mindfulness and compassion can support action even in the face of fear and anxiety.

Contract Nerds

Four Ways to Channel Mindfulness for Less Stressful Contract Reviews

In this guest post, our founder shares how mindfulness can help contract professionals (or anyone) manage deadline stress.

DRI’s The Voice

More Than Calm: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Make You a Better Lawyer

Are you curious why our founder, Claire E. Parsons, called her new book How to Be a Badass Lawyer? Or maybe you are just wondering why everyone is talking about mindfulness for lawyers all the time. Learn the answers to both questions in this new article published in DRI’s The Voice.

Career Unicorns Podcast

How Attorneys Can Use Mindfulness for Success

Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues?  And you’re wondering what are some things you can do to get better?  Claire shares:

– How she manages her anxiety and depression by using meditation and mindfulness.

– Why it’s important to acknowledge suffering with compassion.

– How she had to check her drinking during the pandemic.

– How she struggled with postpartum depression and how children teach us to have more compassion and grace.

– How making herself a priority led to her being a better person, mom, wife, lawyer, and friend.

No Law Firm Left Behind

How Attorneys Can Use Mindfulness for Success

In this episode, Claire joins podcast host, Jim Gast, to talk about how she balances many amazing roles including lawyer, bar and community leader, blogger, speaker, mom and sometimes baker.

As you probably guessed, the secret to her success is mindfulness. Claire and Jim chat about her book(s), how attorneys can benefit by being more mindful and compassionate in their work and how she continues to challenge and break the mold other attorneys can’t escape.

Legally Blissed Conversations

Taking Your Legal Mind from Burdened to Brilliant

In this episode of Legally Blissed Conversations, Claire joins podcast host and lawyer, Suzi Hixon, to share how mindfulness and compassion changed her life and law practice. Claire shares how meditation helped her face and surmount some adverse mental habits and led to her becoming a certified meditation and yoga teacher and the founding the Brilliant Legal Mind blog.

Above the Law & MothersEsquire

How Mindfulness and My Inner Lawyer-Mom Helped Me Face My Own Anger

Do you struggle with anger? Who doesn’t? Sometimes lawyers look to mindfulness to try to find peace and calm. In this post written for Above the Law in partnership with MothersEsquire, our founder, Claire E. Parsons, shares that was her experience though the route to it was not quite direct. She explains that mindfulness actually helped her learn to let herself be not calm and that’s when she found peace.

LAWsome Podcast By Consultwebs

Benefits of Meditating & Practicing Mindfulness

In this episode, Claire joins host, Tanner Jones, to discuss how fellow lawyers can get started with meditation, what meditation can do for them and the top actionable tips and tricks to achieve mindfulness. You can listen on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify or find the interview on YouTube.

Constellation Marketing

When Lawyers Ask Me How to Start a Meditation Practice, I Say These 4 Words

Lawyers curious about meditation often have all kinds of questions about how to do the practice “right.” I answer most of these questions with 4 words: “just start” and “start small.” In this guest blog post, I try to take some of the anxiety out of a new meditation practice by encouraging lawyers to get started with a practice so they can start to answer their own questions and learn what works for them.

Taking Your Legal Mind from Burdened to Brilliant

In this episode, Claire talks with Steve Lawlor, UK Mental Health Solicitor, trainer, and podcast host, about mental health within the legal profession & meditation. They discuss key tips for mental well-being, tips for people struggling with their mental health and what can be done to tackle the stigma. You’ll also learn what Claire’s dream job is!

Maximum Mom Podcast

Meditating and Mindfulness

In this episode, Claire talks with host and lawyer, Elise Buie, about how she uses her mindfulness practice to balance the varied roles in her life. She also explains how her passion for the subject led her to write and speak on mindfulness extensively, obtain a meditation teacher certification, and found this blog.

Ep. 15: Meditation & Finding Fulfillment in the Law

In this episode, Claire talks with host Lara Quie about how mindfulness helped her shape her career. She discussed how the practice helped her learn to find happiness and fulfillment in law practice and to advance within her firm. She discusses how a passion for leadership and writing, fueled by her mindfulness practice, helped her advance in her career even as she raised young daughters.

Mom Life and Law Podcast

Episode 25: Living Mindfully with Claire E. Parsons

Claire and host, Megan Whiteside, discuss the journey into mindfulness and practices that can help attorneys manage the stresses of family life and a litigation case load. They also discuss how Claire used mindfulness to learn how to network and write, including her pandemic publication of #Networked with 19 other women lawyers.

Above the Law & MothersEsquire

Lawyer Moms Who Think Their Lives Are Too Messy for Mindfulness Should Read This

Check out our founder, Claire E. Parsons’s, recent post about mindfulness and messiness on Above the Law in partnership with MothersEsquire.

The Lawyerpreneur Podcast

Lawyerpreneur Podcast Episode 28: Mindfulness Makes all the Difference

In this episode, Claire and host, Jeremy Richter, discuss mindfulness, writing, and how it helped me find community in the legal profession.

Recovering Superwoman Blog

The Struggle Is Real: The Tangle of Overthinking

In this guest blog post, Claire shares her struggle with overthinking and how mindfulness helped her overcome it. But this is no dry lecture about the dangers of rumination, it is a personal story with a little bit of magic and humor from Disney’s retelling of the Rapunzel story in Tangled.

Mindful Life Mindful Work

Mindful Life Mindful Work

Zen in the Art of LinkedIn

Think mindfulness and networking don’t mix? Think again.

The Wellness Esquire

Let’s Meet for Copy Podcast

Writing + Mindfulness

In this episode, Claire talks with copywriter and podcast host, Tara Darazio, about how busy professionals can renew their creative spirit, what mindfulness practices may offer to writers, stopping the pattern of overthinking, what a LinkedIn group formed over the pandemic turned into, the writing process and so much more.

Be the Best Divorce Lawyer Podcast

Episode 36: Mindfulness Makes You a Better Lawyer

In this episode, host, Val Hemminger, a family law attorney and coach discuss various types of meditation practice and how I got into mindfulness. My favorite part about this episode, though, was that Val and I got to share real life examples of the power of mindfulness to make litigation practice less challenging.

Mapping Healthy Minds Podcast

Episode 35: Mindfulness and Motherhood

A discussion about mindfulness and mental health for professionals and working parents with some bonus talk about introversion.

The Fit to Practice Podcast

How to Be Resourceful About Your Health

Claire shares her story with fitness coach, Angela Han, about how she learned to be resourceful about her mental health after her difficult first pregnancy.