Well-Being This Week: Choose standing over sitting

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021
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Each week, eJournal highlights a wellness resource to bring attention to the helpful organizations, articles and websites that are available for members or anyone who may need assistance.

This January, whether you’re actively participating in the MBA’s Jump Into January Wellness Challenge or just interested in ideas to improve your wellness, you can benefit from the helpful weekly tips we're sharing with Wellness Challenge participants.

This week, focus on standing. How many hours a day are you sitting? Sitting for long periods of time can increase your risk of chronic health problems. We challenge you to take some of your meetings while standing, which helps keep our all-important blood sugar under control. Click here to learn about the benefits of standing more.

Find additional wellness resources on the MBA's Health & Well-Being page, which was launched in April to support member wellness during COVID-19. It features helpful resources for coping with stress, anxiety, panic, substance use disorder and more during the pandemic, with links provided by the ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Program, as well as the MBA’s own Lawyer Well-Being Committee.