Join us for these free and donation-optional trainings during Mental Health Awareness Month (May). To be continued in June, stay tuned.
In this PLAYshop, Kevin O'Keefe of Circus Minimus and Susan will teach the basics of juggling scarves (as well as juggling life's challenges...
Nonprofit Wellness uses Comfort Consulting tools in its curriculum. You can download most of them for FREE and share them with your teams. Get your Personal Stress Prescription, Break BINGO, Stressor Scorecard, Immune Booster summary and more. Some are available in Spanish as well as English.
SELF-CARE: In this time of covid crisis, there are many choices we can make to boost our immune systems and resist this virus. Learn (and discuss) 15 science-based solutions in this training.
SELF-CARE: Taking breaks makes us more productive, not less. Learn either all yoga breaks or a diversity of brain breaks, you can "restore to resist" in as little as 5 minutes.
SELF-CARE: Learn more about your central nervous system, and how we can "self-medicate" with a variety of social stress solutions. This workshop utilizes the "Personal Stress Prescription" available here.
TEAM-CARE: To make sustainable changes in your workplace, you might need a task force to investigate options and make decisions. This training teaches how to inclusively assess your team's needs, and how to create a committee that will make and enact a plan.
TEAM-CARE: Now is (always) a great time for a re-set. Your team can learn the six steps of a healthy habit change cycle, then set (better, smaller) wellness goals and support each other to reach them.
TEAM-CARE: Wellness Equity is the concept that those who experience the most stress should have access to more resources. This workshop utilizes the Comfort Consulting "Stressor Scorecard" to recognize and discuss the identities and circumstances that bring us stress before we even get to work.
You are a Tree and your Team is a Forest; cultivation matters. Explore your "roots" of Team- and Self-Care.
Habit change and the power of rewiring your negative brain with mindfulness, spirituality, and gratitude
Your brain needs short boosts; this talk gives 3 potent recommendations for restorative and joyous breaks.
Get the latest science on the central nervous system, and seven social solutions for stress management.
Some people face more stress before work than at work, related to identity or circumstance. Delve into microaggressions and intersectionality with Mo and Susan: https://youtu.be/T4so7gGYiEM
Calling all stressed humans. Gabby and Ty will convince you of SOME workout to take on.
DCʼs teacher turnover is highest in U.S. at 25% (natʼl average is 16%) so we must adapt new strategies and teach team-care solutions.
Nonprofit Wellness trainings and tools, which are customized for adults in schools, are helpful in stress management and retention.
Stronger relationships, better systems and skills are needed to fix public schools' notorious teacher burnout problem (including mid-year departures).
Join us in using WEllness (emphasis on "WE") as a tool to build culture at schools.
Below, download our flyer on working with schools and an issue brief on Teacher Stress & Health.
“We need to learn how to practice love such that care -- for ourselves and others -- is understood as political resistance and cultivating resilience."
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