Dear Advy

Dear Advy

Well Meaning,

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.

Firmly Betrayed

  • October 06, 2021

Dear Advy - How do I overcome feeling betrayed?


Time to self-reflect?

  • September 07, 2021

Dear Advy - I am wondering how you know when an individual needs to reach out for help on mental health issues?


Fearful For My Friend

  • August 03, 2021

Dear Advy - I like to mind my own business and have no interest in interfering with another guy’s marriage.


Ready To Be Me

  • July 02, 2021

Dear Advy - My firm talks a lot about diversity, but I don’t think they have given any consideration to neurodiversity.


Private Professional

  • June 01, 2021

Dear Advy - I value my privacy, but I don’t need the additional stress of keeping this secret.


Divorcing Lawyer

  • April 01, 2021

Dear Advy - I find myself over identifying with my client.


Hating the Habits

  • March 04, 2021

Dear Advy - I find myself drinking more than I think I should be.


Flying Solo

  • February 09, 2021

Dear Advy - I honestly feel like everyone is demanding something from me and nobody is prepared to help me.


Struggling and Silent

  • January 15, 2021

Dear Advy - If I go to one of the partners about needing to take time off to deal with this, I think it will be seen as a sign of weakness.