Dear Advy

Dear Advy

Well Meaning,
Well-Being
Advice

CBA Well-Being is generously supported by CBIA | Lawyers Financial.

Times are tough all over – we get it and want to help.

Introducing Advy, our CBA advice columnist. Members of the legal community can submit questions anonymously on anything and everything related to well-being, dealing with stress and succeeding under pressure. If your question is chosen, Advy will respond with advice as well as helpful resources!

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Advice provided by Advy is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional, financial, medical, legal, or other professional advice. If you have specific concerns or a situation in which you require professional, psychological or medical help, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist.

Disheartened Job Seeker

  • December 06, 2022

Dear Advy - This has been totally crushing for me - I see my peers have reliable work and I don't know how I cannot find secure employment.

Well-Being

Ready to Quit

  • November 10, 2022

Dear Advy - The long and the short of it is I just cannot keep up.

Well-Being

Needing to Find the Balance Again

  • October 04, 2022

Dear Advy - I normally have been good at separating myself from these cases but lately I am having a hard time.

Well-Being

Softening the Blow

  • September 07, 2022

Dear Advy - I would love your advice on supporting my clients and witnesses through the trial process.

Well-Being

Burned and Burned Out

  • August 09, 2022

Dear Advy - What is the best way of dealing with workplace gender bullies?

Well-Being

Articling Under Pressure

  • June 01, 2022

Dear Advy - How do I deal with the pressure of finding a position while not crumbling under stress…and debt?

Well-Being

Unbalanced Home Life

  • May 02, 2022

Dear Advy - I do not want to fall behind, but I also don’t want to succeed at the expense of my family.

Well-Being

Unsure How To Communicate

  • April 12, 2022

Dear Advy - I am not sure how to open this type of dialogue without coming across as though I am criticizing her performance .

Well-Being

Office Bound

  • March 01, 2022

Dear Advy - Should we be looking to incorporate a hybrid work model permanently?

Well-Being

Sick of the Slump

  • January 10, 2022

Dear Advy - How do I get beyond this slump and try to recapture some of the drive I had earlier in my career?

Well-Being