What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is the ability to be in the present moment fully, intentionally, and non-judgmentally. Practicing mindfulness cultivates many skills and mental qualities that can be helpful to those in the legal profession, including the ability to focus and concentrate, recognize and let go of distractions, manage stress and other emotions, and accept others openly, compassionately, and authentically.

MILS 2020 National Conference

Join us on an interdisciplinary, nonpartisan exploration of how meditation and practicing mindful awareness can impact civil behavior and dialogue in today’s challenging social and political environment. Live and on-line. CLE credit available.

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Wellness in the Legal Profession

Wellness and happiness in the practice of law is elusive for many practicing lawyers, judges, law professors and others in the legal profession. While it is no panacea, mindfulness meditation can offer a better path to lawyer well being, and is now being encouraged by the American Bar Association, the Conference of Chief Justices, and other leading professional organizations.

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Members enjoy full access to the MILS collection of instructional materials, videos, and other resources to help you learn about mindfulness and to support and deepen your mindfulness practice. For authorized mindfulness teachers, there are also training materials, law school course proposals and syllabi, handouts, and other resources to support your teaching efforts.

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Keep up with events, programs, conferences, webinars and other events around the country through the MILS news feed. Got something to say or share about mindfulness in law? The MILS blog and discussion threads are just the place, your “Facebook wall” for all matters mindfulness. Be a part of the nation's largest and fastest growing mindfulness community.

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