Paula Davis-Laack J.D., M.A.P.P.

Paula Davis-Laack J.D., M.A.P.P.

Paula Davis-Laack, JD, MAPP, is an internationally-published writer and a stress and resilience expert who has taught and coached resiliency skills to thousands of professionals (including teachers, school psychologists, social workers, engineers, lawyers, law students, medical students, and military personnel) across the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. She is the Founder and CEO of the Davis Laack Stress & Resilience Institute, a practice devoted to helping professionals manage stress, prevent burnout, and build resilience.    

Paula was named a Top 10 Online Influencer in the area of stress by Sharecare, a Dr. Oz website.  Her articles on stress, burnout prevention, resilience and work/life balance have been internationally-published, and her writing has been translated into French, Norwegian, Italian, and Swedish.  Paula works with American Express as part of their Passion Project on Tumblr, and her expertise has been featured in and on, US News & World Report, Women's Health magazine, Working Mother magazine, The Steve Harvey TV show, Huffington Post Live and a variety of radio programs and podcasts.

Paula just published her first e-book, 10 Things Happy People Do Differently, which is an expansion of her popular article of the same title.  To purchase the e-book, click here!  

Paula practiced law for 7 years before burning out, going back to school, and changing careers.    

You may contact Paula directly by email at or (414) 477-8697.  Her website is

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