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The Secret To Successful Work/Life Balance When You Work From Home


This morning I facilitated a virtual mini-workshop for the Resource Alliance as part of its Plan C Online Discussions. The workshop, Work/Life Balance: Tips Fundraisers During A Pandemic included fundraisers from many different countries. The interactive workshop focused on personal resilience tips based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit. … Read More

8 Tips for Nonprofits To Boost Resilience During A Pandemic

Greetings from shelter in place California!  I have not left my house much in the last few weeks due to being in a higher risk category for COVID-19. If that wasn’t enough stress, I’m either living at work or working from home, along with my entire family.… Read More

5 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals to Build Personal Resilience

Rituals are intentional small, tangible acts done routinely and carry meaning.  Our family has several New Year’s rituals, including a nature hike.  This year we hiked by Pacific Ocean near Moss Bay.(Pictured above)

Rituals can also be used by professionals to boost personal productivity because rituals capitalize on our brains’ ability to direct our behavior on autopilot, allowing us to reach our goals even when we are distracted or preoccupied with other things.Read More

Four Tips To Boost Your Personal Resilience While Doing Nonprofit Work

I am thrilled to be presenting with my colleague, Ananda Leeke in Boston next week at the Resilience at Work Conference. We will be doing early morning sessions to engage participants in some mindful moment and movement exercises.

I’m going to share different techniques for weaving mindful moment and exercises into your workday.… Read More

5 Common Nonprofit Workplace Stress Triggers and Tips for Addressing Them

It is coming up on three years since I first published the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact without Burnout and thrilled to see more people and publications talking about well-being in the nonprofit sector.

As I travel around and facilitate retreats with nonprofit organizations or master classes at nonprofit conferences as well as webinars on the topic, I’ve noticed some common themes related to stress trigger in the nonprofit workplace. … Read More