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  1. The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Linking Self-Care and Wellbeing to Impact Beth Kanter, Master Trainer, Speaker, Author 1440 September, 2017
  2. @kanter Beth Kanter: Master Trainer, Speaker, Author and Nonprofit Thought Leader
  3. Poll What is your nonprofit’s experience with wellbeing in the workplace? Not discussed Employees are encouraged to do it on their own There are periodic activities for wellness or wellbeing Our nonprofit has a strategy/plan/policy for a comprehensive 1440
  4. • Nonprofit Professionals • Understanding Burnout • Creating A Self-Care Plan • Nonprofit Organizations • Examples of bringing self-care into the workplace Slides, Links, and Handouts: Agenda
  5. Beth 399 Beth’s Story: Why A Book on Self-Care Healthy Range >150 Test Results
  6. Too Much of This …
  7. Too Much of That
  8. A Little Bit of That
  9. Way Too Much of This …. Working nights and weekends Sleep deprivation No vacation or down time
  10. Test Results 150
  11. Where do you find the time in your work day?
  12. Allen Kwabena Frompong Black Lives Matter NYC
  13. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book We- Care Self- Care
  14. Burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion that occurs when we feel overwhelmed by too many demands, too few resources, and too little recovery time.
  15. The Symptoms of Burnout Emotional Exhaustion Cynicism Detachment Fatigue Loss of enjoyment Insomnia Pessimism Forgetfulness Impaired concentration Isolation Detachment Increased illness Loss of appetite Lack of Accomplishment Anxiety Apathy Hopelessness Depression Increased irritability Anger Lack of productivity Poor performance And burnout is sneaky!
  16. The 4 Stages of Nonprofit Burnout Passion Driven Passion Waning Passion Challenged Passion Depleted Take Assessment 1440
  17. What is your stress trigger? How do you react? 1440
  18. What’s Your Personal Chaos Index?
  19. Self-Care: Many Ways To Put On Oxygen Mask Self-Care is about revitalization. It includes any deliberate and consistent habits you create to enhance your overall well being.
  20. Protect Your Sleep How many hours of sleep per night does you need? What happens when you don’t get enough sleep?
  21. Tip: Create A Calm Bedtime Routine
  22. Beverly Trayner-Wenger List of Standing Desk Resources Stand Up At Work
  23. Tip: Walk More
  24. We have no downtime 52% of smartphone owners check their phones a few times an hour or more. Behavior Addiction
  25. Tip: Organize Mobile Phone To Avoid Addiction • Notifications from people • Customized notifications • Tools on home screen • Scramble Apps • Remove or move work apps into folders on 3rd or 4th screens during non-work hours
  26. Tip: Go On A News Diet • Consume news for specified time and sources per day • News meditation – be in the present moment when consuming • Remove news notifications • Take a break from Facebook
  27. TIP: Schedule Quiet Time
  28. Tip: Use “To Do” System That Works for You
  29. Tip: Take Real Vacations
  30. Self-Care Plan Practice Goals Sphere 1: Self -Get 7-9 hours of sleep per night. -Eat more fruits and vegetables every day. -Get to 10,000 steps per day walking. Sphere 2: Others -Make a regular date with my partner and/or children – one- on-one – to give my relationships attention. -Divest myself of negative influences, moving consciously away from people who bring me down. Sphere 3: Environment -Stop what I’m doing at least once a day to go outside. -Clear clutter from my office desk Sphere 4: Work and Money -Take comp time when I’m attending work-related evening events. -Stand up from my desk every 15 minutes to stretch and walk around. Sphere 5: Tech -Set up a charging station at the front door for all of my/my family’s digital devices. -Keep all my digital devices out of my bedroom and off my dinner table.
  31. Your Self-Care Plan Is Not One-Size Fits All
  32. 1) What types of self-care activities do you think would work for you? 2) What type of support do you need for your self-care plan?
  33. Let’s Harvest the Ideas from the Conversations
  34. 1 Make It Tiny 2 Find A Spot 3 Train the Cycle The Secret to Creating New Self-Habits That Stick! BJ Fogg: Tiny Habits Framework
  35. A Simple Way To Practice Mindfulness At Work -Two Minutes of Focusing on Breath -Two Minutes of No Agenda
  36. Creating A Mindfulness Habit Trigger
  37. • What is one self-care habit you want to build into your work/life starting this week? Mindful Moment
  38. From Self-Care to WE-Care ● Leadership and Culture ● Employee Engagement ● Programs and Activities ● Nudges and Cues ● Policies, Strategy
  39. Avoid Quick Fixes
  40. Wellbeing Is Embedded in the Culture
  41. Intentional Focus on Culture
  42. Crisis Response Network: Listen and Engage Employees to Shift the Culture
  43. Listen and Engage Employees to Shift the Culture 1: Functioning Do people have what they need to do their job? 2: Feelings Do people feel appreciated and respected? 3: Friendship Do people feel connected to one another? 4: Forward Do people feel like they have opportunities for growth? 5: Fulfillment Do people feel like they are inspired and working towards a higher purpose? Laura Putnam – 5 F’s Framework
  44. Tip: Create Space for the Conversation
  45. United Way in South Dakota: Moving Together • Twice daily all staff walk or movement • Started with listening and engaging with employees • Wellness coaching and experiment 10 years ago • Now part of culture
  46. This is bunch of woo woo What’s the ROI of Happy and Healthy? Your Executive Director
  47. • Fewer absences and sick days • Lower healthcare costs • Higher employee work satisfaction and retention • Ability to attract top talent when recruiting for jobs • Higher productivity • Greater ability to handle stressful situations • Ability to meet and exceed milestones • Motivated, resilient workers • Better brand ambassadors • Responsive and engaged staff Return on Investment
  48. Getting Started • Be open about self- care. • Staff meeting to do assessments and create self-care plans • Accountability buddies • Make small changes and offer reward/praise • Does not have to cost a lot of money
  49. • How can your nonprofit nurture wellbeing instead of amplifying stress? Mindful Moment
  50. Summary • Self-care is not just about kale smoothies and massages, it is part of doing the work • Bringing well being into the workplace is all about culture change • A culture of well being requires leadership and employee engagement • Quick fixes don’t work • Benefits include recruiting top talent, retention, reduced health costs, and more • Start practicing self-care and start the discussion in your workplace
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  52. Many More Tips in the Book The Happy Healthy Nonprofit