The Great Outdoors of Florida ~Summer of COVID~

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Have you ever set your alarm for 5 am, thrown on a sweatshirt and hiked to a place where you can watch the sun rise and enjoy a thermos of coffee while the world wakes up? Or hiked a creek in sandals and stopped to watch the water just run over your feet, turn over rocks for crayfish or take pictures of flowers along the banks? Have you left your bedroom windows open so you can hear the peepers’ chorus as you fall asleep and the chickadees’ good morning as you wake up?

If this brings back fond memories of simpler, childhood days, it’s not too late to live them again.

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Small but Mighty: the Matchstick Prize

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Even as we celebrate professional standards discipline in our own practice, and within the human services sector, we recognize the crucial importance of discovering and nurturing the cutting-edge innovation that drives the next generation of solutions.

That’s why we are pleased to again be a sponsor of Causewave’s Matchstick Prize, which recognizes the Small but Mighty agencies helping our neighbors to live a richer life.

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The Great Outdoors of the Western Mountain States ~Summer of COVID~

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Well, if you’re in Montana, Colorado, Idaho or Wyoming, you likely know you are fortunate to have unparalleled access to some of the most breathtaking landscapes on the planet.

Here are a few recommendations for enjoying your natural assets a little bit more than you already do—if that’s possible! And for the rest of us, we are taking notes for when unfettered travel is possible again.

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The Great Outdoors of Florida ~Summer of COVID~

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If you caught our latest blog post, you read about the fact that spending time in the great outdoors helps improve your mental and physical well-being (click here if you missed it>>). And we offered some great get-out-and-enjoy-nature recommendations for beating the COVID doldrums. Well, we know it’s Florida-hot, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy time in the outdoors with some cool activities. Here are a few recommendations to get you started:

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Ditch the Doldrums in the Great Outdoors ~Summer of COVID~

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Have you ever set your alarm for 5 am, thrown on a sweatshirt and hiked to a place where you can watch the sun rise and enjoy a thermos of coffee while the world wakes up? Or hiked a creek in sandals and stopped to watch the water just run over your feet, turn over rocks for crayfish or take pictures of flowers along the banks? Have you left your bedroom windows open so you can hear the peepers’ chorus as you fall asleep and the chickadees’ good morning as you wake up?

If this brings back fond memories of simpler, childhood days, it’s not too late to live them again.

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Enjoy your weekends ~Summer of COVID~

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Although we crave entertainment and a return to normalcy this summer, the persistence of COVID-19 means pause, restrictions, masks, hand-washing and antiseptic wipes. Despite some entertainment-related venues re-opening such as zoos, botanical gardens, and art galleries, some states require each operates at limited capacity. Some entertainment spaces like movie theaters, indoor shopping centers, and casinos remain closed in many areas.

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