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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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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