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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Success with Succession Planning: 4 Steps to Take Right Now

Every year, we produce a board report on grantee outcomes. Generally, 10-15% of grantees do not meet their intended outcomes and reasons can vary. This year, however, we saw a consistent theme for outcomes not being met – staff turnover. As a result, grantees did not meet their outcomes, and more importantly, clients did not receive services during the turnover. …

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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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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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You Think You Know, But You Have No Idea: The Diary of a NICU Mom

I thought I had the answers when it came to advocating for myself and my family. I earned a Master’s degree in Social Work and worked with advocates and organizers, so I thought I knew about individual advocacy. The premature birth of my daughter, Evelyn, taught me how much I didn’t know. My husband, Max, and I were overjoyed to …

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