Defining Lawyer Well-Being
Adapted from the 2017 National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being published by the ABA
Emotional: recognizing the importance of emotions. Developing the ability to identify and manage our own emotions to support mental health, achieve goals, and inform decision-making. Seeking help for mental health when needed.
Occupational: Cultivating personal satisfaction, growth and enrichment in work; financial stability.
Intellectual: Engaging in continuous learning and the pursuit of creative or intellectually challenging activities that foster ongoing development; monitoring cognitive wellness.
Spiritual: Developing a sense of meaningfulness and purpose in all aspects of life.
Physical: Striving for regular physical activity, proper diet and nutrition, sufficient sleep, and recovery; minimizing the use of addictive substances. Seeking help for physical health when needed.
Social: Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support network while also contributing to our groups and communitie
Counseling at MHSL
Do you think you have depression?
Do you think you have anxiety?
Meet with your CPD advisor regularly to discuss career concerns
Meet with an Academic Excellence tutor if you are struggling.
MHSL provides a prayer room for spiritual practice or quiet meditation as students see fit. It is on the second floor.
Flannel Friends: a casual once a month get together (with coffee!) with a professor and staff member to talk about stress management & work/life balance. Check the Docket for dates & times