Virtual Support Group

Last year we had the opportunity to beta test a new service. Upon completion, the response from participants was impactful. We decided to make the virtual support group a monthly service offered to anyone in the zoo and aquarium industry. We invited GRAZE Virtual Group Facilitator Valerie Bogie, to provide more details on what theContinue reading “Virtual Support Group”

Celebrate the Small Wins

As we wrap-up another year, for some this is a time of reflection, other’s a time of planning. Whether it’s next year’s budget, collection planning or simply setting personal goals, we tend to focus on the big achievements and major events. Often getting lost in, or even overwhelmed by the day to day grind ofContinue reading “Celebrate the Small Wins”

The Truth About Self-Care

When you hear someone talk about self-care, what comes to mind? Is it, relaxing in a spa, sitting in a quiet space journaling, meditating peacefully for hours on end…? That it is expensive and time consuming? Well, then you my friend may be stuck in the commercialized awareness of self-care! This picturesque imagery of a calmContinue reading “The Truth About Self-Care”

The Terrible Ten

This month we are discussing a difficult topic; Critical Incidents. The World Health Organization (WHO), describes a critical incident as an event out of the range of normal experience, one which is sudden and unexpected, involves the perception of a threat to life and can include elements of physical and emotional loss. They go furtherContinue reading “The Terrible Ten”