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?

Sleepless in Sydney

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know? – Ernest Hemingway I’ve never been a particularly good sleeper. Whether it’s too light, broken or even non-existent, my mind and body have never really allowed for consistent, deep and uninterrupted rest. My inability to slip ...

Walking towards better wellbeing

During the lowest points of my depression, I started walking late at night. A lot. It was fitting, to me, to surround myself with the beauty of the night at its blackest at a time that my health felt like it was plummeting to similar depths of darkness. But what I ...