The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Self-Care for Nonprofit Professionals

An organization’s work may be mission-based, but its people are mission critical. And if you are burned out, you can’t serve your stakeholders or deliver your nonprofit’s mission or even succeed in your career. Nonprofits are operating in a climate of uncertainty and limited resources which requires resilience for high performance.
The passion that nonprofit professionals feel for their work is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, that fervor helps them keep going in the face of difficult challenges. On the other hand, they can be so driven they don’t stop to refuel or smell the proverbial roses or even notice they are experiencing symptoms of burnout. This interactive workshop is based on her new book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout (

Learning Objectives

Take a self-assessment to determine burnout symptoms and opportunities to create self-care habits
Discuss and share tips and methods for self-care activities that go beyond physical health
Make a commitment to implementing one small self-care activity post workshop




Defining Burnout and Resilience

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What is Your Personal Craziness Index?

What Is Resilience?

Resilience for Nonprofit Professionals

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Using Personal Health Data To Leverage Well-Being

Four Smart Ways to Avoid Burnout for Nonprofit Professionals

The One Simple Thing That Fundraisers Do To Keep Inspired

The Value of Taking Mini-Breaks During the Day

The Art of Single Tasking

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Walking As Work: Comprehensive Resource Collection

3 Ways To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed for Nonprofit Professionals

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Promoting Well Being in the Nonprofit Workplace

Creating A Culture of Well-Being in the Nonprofit Workplace: The First Step

What It Is Like to Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes Well Being in the Workplace

An Anti-Burnout Training

Workplace Flexibility Interview

Nine Tips for Happier, Healthier Nonprofit Workplaces

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