Law Exams: Mitigating & Reducing Stress

Friday, April 21, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 255

Stress isn’t all bad. It motivates us to accomplish our goals and, in extreme cases, it can save our lives. However, when we become overwhelmed or chronically stressed, that lifesaving response begins to work against us by compromising our cognitive abilities, physical and emotional health, relationships, academic performance, and our work. The practice of law, while very rewarding, is a uniquely demanding profession. It is crucial to learn how to navigate and mitigate stress before entering the legal profession so you can have a successful legal career. This presentation will provide you with the neurological and physiological causes and effects of stress, information about how to mitigate the damaging effects of stress, and techniques that help improve academic performance and overall health.

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