Most Recent Episode Episode 237 – Clarissa Rayward & Jennifer Harris – That’s a Wrap! Wellness in Law: Where Are We Now & Where to Next?
So we made it to then end! In this very last episode of the Happy Lawyer Happy Life podcast I sat down with my now very dear friend Jennifer Harris. Jen and I met thanks to this show and her friendship will forever be one of the greatest things that
So we made it to then end! In this very last episode of the Happy Lawyer Happy Life podcast I sat down with my now very dear friend Jennifer Harris. Jen and I met thanks to this show and her friendship will forever be one of the greatest things that has come as a result. When I was trying to work out who would be the perfect person to help me wrap this all up I immediately thought of Jen. So here we are! Talking all things happiness in law, what we have both learned over 237 episodes and 6 years of podcasting.
Before publishing this episode today I was listening back to Episode 1 to remind myself of what I set out to explore with this show. Now, 6 years later I can say with confidence that there are so many happy lawyers out there. Sure they all have their ups and downs but each of them has found a way to build a career in this profession that they (mostly) love.
These stories have show us that happiness really is different for all of us. I have had the chance to speak with some extraordinary people in our profession- some are famous, some are hardly known and all are going about their work with meaning, purpose and conviction and doing great things in the world.
We can build careers in law that enable us to pursue a meaningful and happy life- just listen back to my many guests and you will find out how.
That’s a wrap.
It is finally time to say goodbye, and I won’t be seeing you on the airwaves next week. A lot of you are asking ‘what’s next?’ for me, and as much as I’d love to tell you there’s some great plan to do something fascinating, interesting and grand, there actually isn’t. Over the last six years, I have really explored what it takes for me to build a life that has at the heart of it, happiness. My kids are that bit older. My business works well. I know that I need craft, sparkles and colour in my life. And so, I’m actually going to take a bit of a step back from this law land stuff.
These days I spend most of my free time hanging out with my girls, being a dance mum, watching them build lives that have at the heart of them their happiness. For the next few years, that’s all I really want to do. I love law, I love the careers that we all get to build, and I hope I’ve done my little bit to make an impact in the profession that we’re all part of. For now, I just want to go and be Clarissa, that happy lawyer who loves that sparkly stuff and enjoys the people closest to her. Maybe a new project will come along, but I’m pretty content if it doesn’t.
I want to say thank you to a few people that have made this project what it is. Firstly, to Amelia Rees, the silent mind behind each and every one of these episodes. Amelia and I’ve worked together for many years. Some years ago, I ran a cafe and she was the manager of that cafe before she transitioned to a receptionist in my law firm. Thanks to some challenges in her own life, she had to step away from working within my business, but in her time there, she’d built the skills to become a podcast producer. Having navigated some health challenges, she fast set up a business using all of the skills that she and I had learned together. Amelia runs a great little business called ‘Pretty Podcasts’. She’s the back end now of a whole bunch of successful podcasts all around this country.
Amelia, you have been such a wonderful part of my life. You and Marshall have been there since the beginning of my businesses and I’m so grateful that you are still involved today. Thank you for all your work in producing this show and making it the great thing that it has been.
To my other creative sidekick, Sarah Follent, who has also been there with me the whole time through this journey, the brains behind all of the pretty pictures and all of the nice things that come out of my two businesses I ...
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