Paula is a former practicing lawyer, an internationally-published writer, speaker, media contributor, and a stress and resilience expert who has taught burnout prevention and resilience workshops for thousands of professionals around the world.
Paula left her law practice after 7 years and earned a master’s degree in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. As part of her post-graduate training, Paula was selected to be on the University of Pennsylvania faculty teaching and training resilience skills to soldiers for the Army’s Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program. The Penn team trained resilience skills to more than 25,000 soldiers.
Her articles on stress, burnout prevention, resilience, and thriving at work are prominently featured on her blogs in The Huffington Post, Forbes, Fast Company and Psychology Today. Her latest e-book is titled, Addicted to Busy: Your Blueprint for Burnout Prevention.
Her expertise has been featured in and on O, The Oprah Magazine, Redbook, Time.com, Today.com, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC), The Steve Harvey TV show, Huffington Post Live and a variety of media outlets. Paula is a key resource for the legal profession on the topics of stress, resilience, and burnout. She has been featured in and on the Lawyerist, Law360.com, various ABA webinars and articles, and the Women’s Law Journal. She also writes a regular column called “On Balance” for Wisconsin Lawyer magazine.
She is the Founder and CEO of the Stress & Resilience Institute, a training and consulting firm devoted to helping companies and busy professionals build their resilience to stress (www.pauladavislaack.com). She is also a partner in Lawyer Strong, LLC, which provides resilience training to law firms.
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