Health and Wellness

Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. The Bar is committed to advancing the well-being of its members through the provision of resources dedicated to lawyer wellness.  In support of this commitment, the Board of Bar Commissioners adopted the national Well-Being Pledge for Legal Employers and encourages other legal employers in Mississippi to do the same. 

Intellectual Wellness is being engaged in creative and mentally stimulating activities to promote optimal cognitive functioning.

How to Adopt a Growth Mindset

15 Ways to Develop Yourself at Home

Track Your Small Wins to Motivate Big Accomplishments

Tips to Boost Your Mental Health

Promoting Intellectual Wellness


Social Wellness is maintaining relationships with others that encourage connections, mutual benefits, and decrease harm to others.

Want Stronger Relationships at Work? Change the Way You Listen

TED Talk: Are you a Giver or Taker

Brene Brown on What Vulnerability Isn't

Stop Networking. Start Connecting

Social Wellness Toolkit


Emotional Wellness is having awareness, understanding, and acceptance of our feelings, and our ability to manage challenges and change. 

Burnout Prevention and Treatment

Why Bad Emotions Are Good

Workplace Stress Management: 11 Best Strategies and Worksheets

Emotional Wellness Toolkit

10 Things to Foster Emotional Wellness

Physical Wellness includes physical activity and nutrition to bring about optimal health and functioning.

TED Talk: Sleep is Your Superpower

The Joy of Movement 

Reframe How You Think About Self-Care

CDC Best Advice on Hand Washing

How Regular Exercise Helps You Balance Work and Family

Physical Wellness Toolkit


Financial Wellness is a sense of control over your day-to-day, month-to-month finances and having the financial freedom to make choices to enjoy life in the present. It is also the capacity to absorb a financial shock while feeling that you are on track to meet your financial goals.

Financial Well-Being: What It Means and How to Help

5 Steps to Get Retirement Ready

Attorneys and Financial Wellness: The Forgotten Wellness Topic

Money Tips for Young Lawyers

Financial Well-Being Plan

How Should Lawyers Think About Money - The Experts Weigh In


Occupational Health is maintaining an optimal attitude and the capacity to perform and produce work that contributes to everyone's daily life. It includes the potential to balance work and home life, the ability to handle workplace stress and have good relationships with coworkers. 

Managing Yourself: Turn the Job You Have into the Job You Want

Rediscover Joy at Work

How to Stop Languishing and Start Finding Flow

5 Ways to Highlight Occupational Wellness in Your Health Program

Ways to Find Occupational Wellness

Environmental Wellness promotes interaction with nature and your personal environment. Becoming aware of daily habits and how they affect where we live helps to develop environmental consciousness. 

Environmental Wellness Toolkit

Nature. Beauty. Gratitude

6 Ways to Enhance Your Environmental Wellness


Spiritual Wellness is being connected to something greater than self and having a set of morals, values, and beliefs that provide a purpose and meaning of life. 

Five Ways Judges Can Improve Well-Being

Ted Talk: There is More than Life than Being Happy

21 Spiritual Goal Examples to Help You Grow in 2022

Just Released: New Finding on Character Strengths

Spiritual Wellness is an Important Part of Your Overall Wellness



Lawyers Depression Project

Alcoholics Anonymous Online Intergroup

In the Rooms


Smart Recovery 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Online AA Meetings

Please feel free to reach out to the Mississippi Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program for assistance at 601-948-4475 or [email protected]