Mindfulness for Law Students: Applying the Power of Mindful Awareness to Achieve Balance and Success in Law School

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Mindfulness for Law Students is a one-of-a-kind book that is specifically designed to introduce law students to fundamental contemplative practices as well as the cutting-edge research that shows how incorporating mindfulness techniques can alter the physical structure and function of the brain to reflect decreased levels of stress, increased levels of productivity and improved mental health. This book is based on the Jurisight® program - which uses legal terms and concepts to teach lawyers what they need to know...
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Overview

Mindfulness for Law Students is a one-of-a-kind book that is specifically designed to introduce law students to fundamental contemplative practices as well as the cutting-edge research that shows how incorporating mindfulness techniques can alter the physical structure and function of the brain to reflect decreased levels of stress, increased levels of productivity and improved mental health. This book is based on the Jurisight® program - which uses legal terms and concepts to teach lawyers what they need to know about mindfulness and neuroscience to lead more balanced and effective lives - and written with input from law students, law professors and recent law school graduates to ensure that the lessons are accessible to law students and can be easily integrated into their busy schedules.

"As a first-year law student, I found that I didn't need another book on the law school experience, nor a bevy of outlines and advice. What I needed was a way to help myself focus in the midst of a very intense and sometimes chaotic experience. Mindfulness for Law Students introduces mindfulness concepts in a way that will help law students remain self-aware and keep the law school experience in its proper perspective. "

-- Dale Dobuler, second-year law student

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780977345519
  • Publisher: Mindful Living Press
  • Publication date: 5/29/2009
  • Pages: 136
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.29 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Rogers
Scott Rogers is founder and director of the Institute for Mindfulness Studies. He is the creator of Jurisight®, the acclaimed method for introducing law students and lawyers to mindfulness practices. Scott is the author of "Mindful Parenting: Meditations, Verses & Visualizations for a More Joyful Life," and "The Six-Minute Solution: A Mindfulness Primer for Lawyers" and conducts the "Mindfulness, Balance & The Lawyer's Brain" and "Worrier to Warrior" workshops and presentations for law students and lawyers. Scott has appeared on television and National Public Radio and been interviewed in newspapers and magazines nationally and internationally for his creative application of mindfulness teaching. Scott lives in Miami Beach, Florida, with his wife and two daughters.
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