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Amanda Millar Passes the Badge on World Mental Health Day 2020

The Society's President, Amanda Millar, tells us why she is supporting our campaign to Pass the Badge on World Mental Health Day this year, as part of our work on tackling mental health stigma and discrimination.

Elaine Motion on Passing the Badge for World Mental Health Day

Elaine Motion, Chairman of Balfour+Manson shares her thoughts about mental health as part of the Society's Pass the Badge campaign launch to mark World Mental Health Day 2020.

Iain Reid Passes the Badge to mark World Mental Health Day

Iain Reid, Chief Executive of the Faculty of Advocates, explains how the Faculty helps supports its members' mental health and what he does to switch off from the pressures of work as part of our Pass the Badge campaign to mark World Mental Health Day this year.

LawCare: Do you know how we can help?

LawCare is the charity dedicated to supporting people working in the law. Most of us might have all heard of LawCare, but do we really know how they might be able to help us, why people call and who would be at the other end of the phone?

World Suicide Prevention Day – how can you and your workplace get involved?

Olivia Moore who leads our Lawscot Wellbeing work discusses how employers and individuals can get involved in raising awareness to mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2020 on Thursday, 10 September.

How to combat imposter syndrome before it hinders your success

Amina Amin, a first-year trainee solicitor at Jones Whyte LLP, offers her top five tips to others just starting their legal career on how to combat imposter syndrome.

How mindfulness can help us with our 'new normal'

In the latest in her series on mental wellbeing, Hannah Frahm explains how mindfulness can help us in the 'new normal' we find ourselves in.

Developing a wellbeing strategy for a high street practice post-coronavirus

Following on from a workshop with high street practitioners Olivia Moore, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society of Scotland, lays out some simple steps for smaller employers to include in a wellbeing strategy following the coronavirus pandemic.

Surviving lockdown as a working parent

Having recently returned to work from maternity leave, Heather McKendrick, our Head of Careers & Outreach, offers her personal experience of juggling work and childcare during lockdown, and why speaking to other parents and carers is such a help.

Getting colleague communications right during lockdown

Clear, consistent communication is more vital than ever, particularly with colleagues and furloughed employees. Olivia Moore, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society, examines how to get it right.

Staying healthy under lockdown

Trainee and qualified personal trainer, Nicky Beach, TLT LLP, explains how we can all stay fit and healthy whilst adhering to the lockdown restrictions

How mindfulness can create that little bit of much needed distance

In the second of her blogs relating to mindfulness, Hannah Frahm, tells us how mindfulness can play it's part during the lockdown

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