• wellness-week-logo The CBA Hosts Lawyer Well-Being Week 2022

    Monday, May 9, 2022

    During the first week of May, to celebrate Lawyer Well-Being Week, the CBA Lawyer Well-Being Committee hosted a series of free events for CBA members that took place on each weekday between noon and 1:00 p.m.
  • Be Well | Transitions

    Monday, June 28, 2021

    Connecticut is rapidly returning to some semblance of normalcy. If you hunkered down over the past 15 months, do not be surprised if the transition creates some distress. You may be thinking, “I should be happy. Why am I feeling this way? There must be something wrong with me.” Transitions, good or “bad”, involve uncertainty, and as became clear to all this past year, uncertainty can lead to distress.
  • Be Well | CLC Well-Being Plenary

    Monday, May 17, 2021

    Mark your calendar for the CLC Well-Being Plenary on June 17th at 9:00 a.m.! Join us to learn how two large law firms and one local Connecticut firm are making well-being a priority.
  • Yoga thumbnail The CBA Hosts Lawyer Well-Being Week 2021

    Monday, May 10, 2021

    During the week of May 3, the CBA Lawyer Well-Being Committee hosted a series of free events for CBA members to celebrate Lawyer Well-Being Week.
  • Be Well | April is Alcohol Awareness Month

    Monday, April 5, 2021

    If you find your alcohol consumption is greater than you realized, reflect on your triggers and be mindful of these people, places, and/or things.
  • Be Well | Identifying Burnout

    Monday, February 22, 2021

    When was the last time you checked in with yourself? A daily self-check helps us to stay attuned to how we are feeling and behaving, and can help us to recognize early warning signs of burnout.
  • Be Well | Well-Being Pledge

    Friday, February 5, 2021

    CBA Lawyer Well-Being Committee Co-Chair Traci Cipriano encourages hope and resiliency and introduces the forthcoming Well-Being Pledge.
  • Find Joy

    Thursday, January 21, 2021

    CBA Past President and Past Lawyer Well-Being Chair Karen DeMeola shares how she found her joy and preferred self-care techniques while working from home including walks outdoors, knitting, and attempting to master the art of cooking.
  • 12 December Daily Well-Being Challenges

    Monday, December 7, 2020

    Create a friendly competitive “challenge” with a colleague, friend, or family member, to take self-care action to promote your well-being.
  • Establish Better Sleep Hygiene During COVID-19

    Friday, November 13, 2020

    David A. McGrath, a member of the Lawyer Well-Being Committee, has established better sleep hygiene habits during the COVID-19 pandemic that have lead to more productivity, focus at work, and patience, cut his caffeine intake from hero-to-zero, and has him feeling more healthy and present.
  • You Cannot Run from Your Problems - But You Can Lace Up Your Running Shoes and Get A Head Start

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

    “You can’t outrun your problems” the old adage goes. But Cody Guarnieri believes that you can get up early, lace up your running shoes, and and get a solid head start on them.
  • Many Lawyers are Struggling with Mental Health and Substance Use During the Pandemic – Help is Available

    Friday, October 9, 2020

    If you are struggling with depression, anxiety, substance use, and suicidal ideation do not hesitate to reach out. Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers is there ready to help.
  • Well-Being During COVID-19 – Let’s Get Real

    Friday, October 2, 2020

    Dr. Traci Cipriano interviews Lawyer Well-Being Committee member Regina M. Wexler about the professional and personal challenges she is facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and how she maintains her well-being journey.
  • September is National Suicide Prevention Month

    Friday, September 18, 2020

    September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Learn tips to identify friends, family, and colleagues who might be experiencing anxiety and depression especially as a result of the pandemic.
  • Sleep Hygiene

    Monday, August 31, 2020

    Healthy sleep habits are vital for physical and mental health, and productivity. You need adequate sleep to be able to think quickly and clearly. Try these helpful tips for improving sleep.
  • Managing Stress and Anxiety in a Time of Uncertainty

    Friday, August 7, 2020

    Just when you thought you were settling into your new pandemic work habits, Mother Nature stepped in and those of you with children returning to school in the fall, you are likely being bombarded with information. Here are some tips on what you can do to manage your anxiety and stress.
  • All We Have is Today | Well-Being Insights from Judge Trial Referee John A. Danaher III

    Monday, July 13, 2020

    Judge Danaher shares the well-being programming he helped implement during his career and tips he learned along the way with CBA Lawyer Well-Being Committee Co-Chair Dr. Traci Cipriano.
  • New Well-Being Feature in The CBA Docket

    Monday, July 6, 2020

    The Lawyer Well-Being Committee is adding a feature to The CBA Docket and would like to hear from you.