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How to De-stress during the Pandemic

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The word health is on the minds of most Americans these days, and with good reason.  Without a COVID-19 vaccine, and with symptoms ranging from none to an inability to breathe, all we have to combat it are masks, hand sanitizer, and social distancing.  Of course, we’re referring to concerns about our physical health.  But as we enter our seventh month with the virus, it is taking a collective toll on our mental health as well.  Social isolation, financial insecurity, and fears for ourselves or our loved ones can cause feelings of depression, even among those who have never experienced such feelings.  Medical groups such as Mayo Clinic offer good global suggestions, such as keeping to a routine and focusing on positive thoughts.  And, of course, anyone experiencing suicidal ideation or the persistent loss of appetite, inability to sleep, or loss of interests should contact a medical or mental health professional immediately.  But if, like many, you’re experiencing more of an emotional fatigue, CompuScripts would like to offer our favorite COVID-19 tips to de-stress that may be helpful during the pandemic. Continue reading

Court Reporting Firm Loves Courtroom Films

Despite protests to the contrary, Americans love lawyers.  Why else would movies such as “A Time to Kill,” “A Few Good Men,” and “The Verdict” be so popular?   CompuScripts Court Reporters also loves lawyers, so for our monthly Change of Venue feature, we polled our staff about their favorite movies with legal themes.  Of course, “To Kill a Mockingbird” tops everyone’s list.   Attorney Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, has stated, “Its influence on my decision to take up civil rights law was profound.”  With the stipulation that “To Kill a Mockingbird” will always be number one, here are the rest of our favorites. Continue reading