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Commentary: Understanding anger and its impact on lawyers

September 24, 2021

Dr. Tracey Meyers BridgeTower Media Newswires “If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.” — Chinese proverb Can we get rid of anger? Many lawyers grapple with how to work with people who are angry: ...

Nerdwallet: Get tough money tasks off your to-do list

September 24, 2021

Nothing sparks procrastination quite like a to-do list of financial tasks. Sometimes the only thing scarier than making a financial choice in the first place is making the WRONG choice, which can happen when you don’t totally understand what you’re ...

COMMENTARY: Think before you post to social media

September 24, 2021

By Nicole Black BridgeTower Media NewsWires If I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again: Think before you post. This recommendation applies to everyone, of course. But if you’re a lawyer, then you’d best heed my advice and tread lightly ...

May It Please the Palate: Making me Mad(eleines)

September 24, 2021

My kitchen is small, yet powerful. Pots, pans, appliances and utensils are capable of multi-tasking. That 30-year-old Osterizer can still pulverize spices or make a silky mayonnaise. Mom’s old cast iron skillet can fry bacon or bake a roast. But nothing ...

Nerdwallet: Why you don't want to be be an executor

September 24, 2021

By Liz Weston Being asked to be an executor is an honor you might want to pass up. Settling an estate typically involves tracking down and appraising assets, paying bills and creditors, filing final tax returns and distributing whatever’s left to the ...

May it Please the Palate: From India to Greece

September 24, 2021

Except for my native Greek, no ethnic cuisine intrigues me like that of India. I am fortunate to live near a well-stocked Indian grocery, and I have spent many an idle time roaming the aisles, marveling at the aromatic spices and jars of Indian pickle, while ...