Good News From Our Grantees

We could all use a bit of good news. Starting this month, we’ll share short stories from our grantees that highlight the good that is still occurring in our community. The stories that stood out the most were about creative approaches to delivering care during a pandemic, tales of reemerging from rock bottom, and partnering to address emerging needs.  Read …

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Virtual Healing for the Healer: Preparing for Your At-Home Retreat

One of the programs of The Healing Trust, beyond grantmaking, is our Healing for the Healer retreats. The Trust has offered them since 2008 as a way to say thank you to helping professionals in our community by providing a free day of rest, relaxation, and self-care centered on the belief that the healing and wholeness of service professionals matters …

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Mental Health Resources

Taking care of our mental health is critical during these uncertain times. While meeting with a therapist in-person isn’t available right now, telehealth and text-based sessions are available through the 24-hour Crisis Line at (615) 244-7444 and the providers below.  Insight Counseling Centers – telehealth Refuge Center for Counseling – telehealth Mercy Community Healthcare – telehealth Hope Clinic for Women – …

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From No to Yes: Why My Perspective on Self-Care Changed

I recently attended a morning meeting at the end of a long work week. Professionals from various sectors in Nashville were represented, collectively sitting around the same table to tackle top issues plaguing the health of Tennesseans. As the meeting unfolded, I noticed a common theme on the faces of attendees: zombie-like expressions. Bags under glazed-over eyes, mouths slightly open, …

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Need Some New Self-Care Ideas?

If you’re looking for self-care ideas that go beyond massages and bubble baths, you’ve come to the right place. This issue invites you to explore music for relaxation, focus, or to lower anxiety. Review your self-care plan, try a new form of art therapy or a new type of movement. Visit your local park or take a fun class. Explore and enjoy! …

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