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The Causes and Costs of Lost Productivity in Nonprofit Workplaces and How To Avoid It

As part of the workshops that I deliver based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit, one of my most popular is how to avoid collaborative overload in the nonprofit workplace. Collaborative overload results from too many pointless meetings, a tsunami of emails, and a drumbeat of constant interruptions.… Read More

52 Fun Ways To Take A Mini Break and Regenerate for Nonprofits

While writing The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout in 2015, we did a scan of what was available in the nonprofit.  Ever since, I’ve been keeping an eye out for new resources for nonprofit professionals about avoiding burnout and self-care.… Read More

Nonprofit Professionals: Don’t Let Email Spoil Your Summer Vacation

Mobile phones and 24/7 connectivity blur the lines between personal and work time, especially during summer break or vacation.  And according to recent polls, some 62% of people check their work email while on vacation. And that can ruin your time at the beach and more importantly prevent you from reaping the full benefits of taking break.… Read More

The Well-Being & Equity Bridging (WEB) Network

The last few months I have been honored to serve on a team as a trainer, a team lead by  Leadership Learning Community with the purpose to activate a network focused on the intersectionality of equity, well-being, and health. This concept is very exciting to me as I’ve noticed in my own work as a trainer focusing on well-being and self-care, how these topics intersect with other disciplines.… Read More

Turn Your Stress Into Meaning: A Few Tips

I’m hearing from many nonprofit folks that they are feeling the exhaustion from a perpetual cycle of outrage.  Many felt stressed and exhausted back in Nov. 2016, and have been fighting for important causes for 18 months now.  The environment nonprofits find themselves operating in is going to last for awhile.  … Read More