Stepping into sabbatical: a conversation with Renee Rizzo

Sabbatical Grants provide support for a nonprofit organization during a period of sabbatical for its CEO/Executive Director. We believe that the CEO’s time away is beneficial for the individual, the interim staff, and the organization’s sustainability. President/CEO of Hope Clinic for Women, Renee Rizzo, graciously agreed to share some of her insights from this unique opportunity. Q. How long were …

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Welcome to the Self-Care Digest!

Welcome to the first issue of The Healing Trust’s Self-Care Digest: a quarterly collection of resources for you to explore at your own pace, intended to help you build and update your own self-care toolkit. Each issue will provide examples of different self-care practices and resources, including local classes and workshops. We’ll also have a reminder to #checkyourselfcare as a …

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Plan a Day of Self-Care With These Free Resources

Self-care includes preventative measures to keep your mind, body, and spirit balanced. People who practice adequate self-care experience reduced stress, increased productivity, improved health, and better work-life blend. Regular self-care can also help prevent burnout and compassion fatigue. We recognize the significance of self-care for everyone and have created resources to help you on your self-care journey. The Planning Guide …

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(Re)Treat Yourself! Everything You Wanted to Know About Our Self-Care Retreats

Self-care is currently having a moment – from articles and news segments on mindfulness and meditation, to journals and coloring books on store shelves. Recently, even the term self-care has become more mainstream – a positive development towards promoting the concept. At The Healing Trust, we believe it is so essential that we developed retreats that specifically focus on self-care. …

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7 Tips to Make the Best of Your Internship

As a college and graduate student, I have been told that internships are important and can open crucial doors for my career. “Get an internship and all the doors will be open,” they said. But is it really that simple and straightforward?  I am a full-time graduate student with an internship and a part time job who is trying to …

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The Necessity of Stepping Away: How a Local Nonprofit Leader used Sabbatical to Become a Better Leader

The Refuge Center for Counseling was the first nonprofit to receive a Sabbatical Grant from The Healing Trust.  Sabbatical Grants provide support for a nonprofit organization during a period of Sabbatical for the nonprofit CEOs/Executive Director’s renewal. Amy Alexander, LMFT and Executive Director of The Refuge Center, shared her experience utilizing this unique opportunity. What did you do during your Sabbatical? During the …

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