On Friday 17 December 2021 Malawi Law Society held the last CPD meeting for the year 2021 in Zomba.
The theme for the CPD was on life skills for an effective professional life. To enhance well being of it's members MLS organised presentations on Mental Health, managing stress & overcoming burn out, Managing emotions and soul attachment (addiction) and Tips on money management & preparing for a life after lawyering.
One of the presenters Dr Nunga Kamau highlighted the importance of being self aware in terms of managing stress and work pressure for these not to have a negative effect on a lawyers well being which in turn affects their professionalism.
"There is need to have healthy ways of letting out the stress that comes with a highly competitive profession such as practicing law and seeking professional help once mental health issues are identified" shared Dr Kamau.
Talking about retirement Mr. Simon Itaye urged members of the Malawi law society to develop their retirement plans and make financial investments from the on set of their carriers in order to live a comfortable life even after retiring.
Here is a link to the video recording of the CPD:LIFE SKILLS FOR EFFECTIVE PROFESSIONAL LIFE