Chapter Snapshot: Why is there such a stigma about depression in law?


86% of professionals note that they would rather suffer in silence than tell their colleagues or superiors about any mental health conditions they may be experiencing, out of fear of being fired or passed over for promotion. Why is this the case? And how can you navigate your way through this issue?

Law wasn’t for me. Now I can chase my dreams. (by Sophia Hatzis)

Sophia Hatzis is a second year journalism student at UTS, who recently deferred her law degree after one year of study. Her blog, The Beauty Breakdown, covers a multitude of wellbeing issues for young girls, including anxiety and eating disorders.  I received my HSC results at the tail end of ...

How Italy taught me to live in the moment (by Sam Coten)

For Sam Coten, a recent trip to Italy offered perspective on the importance of working to live, rather than living to work. Sam is a law student from Perth, WA.  Dolce far niente– ‘the sweetness of doing nothing’.  An idea brought to life in by Liz Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love, but a concept ...