Jill Nawrocki 14 posts
Jill Nawrocki is a Licensed Social Worker and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer living in Brooklyn. She is an ultra runner, freelance writer, and social justice warrior with a background in program management, direct practice, mindfulness, and advocacy.

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Sweat Steady | Make the Most of Your Mornings with a Workout

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It’s not always easy to hit the ground running—especially on days when the alarm goes off before the sun comes up. Still, research suggests those who start their mornings with a workout are more likely to stick with the routine, and continue to reap the benefits of an early sweat session later in the day. […]

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Work in Motion | How to Boost Productivity with Active Meetings

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Flexible hours and dynamic workspaces are becoming mainstays in the nonprofit world, in part because accommodating busy lives and providing a change of environment can increase employee satisfaction. But taking meetings outside, to the tennis courts, or along the waterfront has been slower to catch on despite evidence that exposure to movement and Mother Nature […]

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Feeling the Strain of Compassion Fatigue? Try Journaling

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Thanks to a renewed focus on health and mindfulness in the workplace, self-care is finally having its moment. More nonprofits are offering remote work options or flexible schedules. There’s even onsite meditation, yoga, and fitness classes for time-strapped professionals looking to break a sweat (or take a breather) without leaving the office. But changemakers and […]

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Got the Office Blues? Try Reframing Your Mindset

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By now the holidays are over and the shine of a new year has mostly worn off. Resolutions are either in full swing or entirely off the rails: it’s officially back to business as usual at the office. Many of us are standing knee-deep in winter and, depending on location, already desperate for spring. Maybe […]

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