Are lawyers working themselves to death? Is the strain of being constantly connected through tablets, cellphones and social media wreaking havoc on our bodies? Yes, according to Lance Breger, an executive wellness coach and founder of Infinity Wellness Partners. Lance has counseled hundreds of law firm administrators and thousands of professionals about how to ease a growing health epidemic.

“There are two issues, internal and external,” Breger told me. “Internally, at work, the legal industry is a high-pressure, high-pace, high-demand environment.” Externally, “what I do outside of the office hours? Does my behavior put things more into balance?” If we don’t use our time off to seek balance, he said, we can create a vicious cycle.

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