Well-Being This Week: Giving thanks can make you happier

Thursday, Nov. 18, 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.

While the holiday season is typically a happy occasion, for many, this time of year can bring sadness and anxiety. In positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Learn about some ways to cultivate gratitude on a regular basis in this article from Harvard Health Publishing on "Giving thanks can make you happier."

Find additional wellness resources on the MBA's Health & Well-Being page, which was launched in April 2020 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.