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Wellness

Well being resources for the Mitchell Hamline Community.

Defining Lawyer Well-being

Diagram of lawyer wellbeing areas including emotional, occupational, intellectual, spiritual, physical, social

Adapted from the 2017 National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being published by the ABA.

Emotional

Aspects of Emotional Well-being
  • 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
Three women with their arms around each other
Resources for Emotional Well-being

Occupational

Aspects of Occupational Well-being
  • Cultivating personal satisfaction, growth, and enrichment in work
  • Financial stability
Supreme Court building
Resources for Occupational Well-being

Intellectual

Aspects of Intellectual Well-being
  • Engaging in continuous learning and the pursuit of creative or intellectually challenging activities that foster ongoing development
  • Monitoring cognitive wellness
open laptops, two pairs of hand working on a project
Resources for Intellectual Well-being

Spiritual

Aspects of Spiritual Well-being
  • Developing a sense of meaningfulness and purpose in all aspects of life
Maze on the beach
Resources for Spiritual Well-being

Physical

Aspects of Physical Well-being
  • 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
Bowl of soup
Resources for Physical Well-being

Walking desks: There are two walking desks located in the library.

Social

Aspects of Social Well-being
  • Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support network while also contributing to our groups and community
woman with flannel scarf holding a cup of coffee
Resources for Social Well-being

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.