Embrace time with family
Even before the impact of COVID, many attorneys at solo/small law firms struggled with work/life balance. During COVID, this challenge has only intensified.
This may sound ironic but embrace the time with family, especially if you have a spouse or child also confined to the home. Although there are many challenges to working from home with family members present, include your family members in things like:
This can help some attorneys reduce the burn-out factor by letting them experience things they’d otherwise miss by being at the office, such as a family lunch, bonding with children, or coffee with a spouse.