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No matter what holidays you celebrate, that means plenty more good times to be had before we ring in 2022. It also means it’s time to check in with your 2021 goals! From giving to volunteering to kicking a habit you hoped to leave behind, check out these tips to check in with yourself and finish out 2021 strong! 

Remember to take care of yourself this holiday season and give back when you can. The spirit of the holiday is all about spending time with the ones you love and giving back where you can! Help spread holiday cheer this year for yourself and others by following these ten steps!

Think about the heroes in your life, whether it’s somebody you know, people in your community or even those across the globe. There are also tons of organizations you could partner with this holiday season to show heroes that you care. Here are some ideas to get you started.

In order to lead a truly altruistic life, it’s important to take stock of your own mental health, as well as those around you. There are a ton of free resources and tactics you can use to check-in and improve your mental clarity.

Promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in all that we do helps us develop a more informed and inclusive picture for different causes and issues at hand.

Coronavirus and Covid-19 resources
Coronavirus and Covid-19 resources

https://www.nafoa.org/coronavirus

Although there are a ton of heavy issues going on in the world today, nonprofit organizations are a bright spot in the world, helping to provide relief and aid to a variety of important causes.

August 14 is recognized as Financial Awareness Day. You can celebrate by planning your own future, teaching others to plan for theirs or giving back to your community.

You don’t have to choose just one cause or organization to support. You can provide support for various causes and various organizations. Take the time to figure out what feels right for you and your own goals for doing good in the world.

You have the power to continue to do good in the world and be the positive change, even with everything going on around us.

When you feel good, you’re more likely to do good in the world and at work. Make sure you’re able to set boundaries to help improve your work-from-home life.

Chief Standing Bear Statue Unveiling
Chief Standing Bear Statue Unveiling

Read more here: https://fortenberry.house.gov/media-center/in-the-news/chief-standing-bear-statue-unveiling

Harold Frazier: Victory for our children and the Indian Child Welfare Act
Harold Frazier: Victory for our children and the Indian Child Welfare Act

Read more here: https://www.indianz.com/News/2019/08/14/harold-frazier-victory-for-our-children.asp?fbclid=IwAR0JjFgucZAl2IrSMqA06zp_5x6qfntzMNRR8Jt-AMGfDdCKaYOymawZtpM

DISTRICT COURT JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF PRAIRIE FLOWER CASINO, PONCA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA
DISTRICT COURT JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF PRAIRIE FLOWER CASINO, PONCA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA

Read more here: https://nativenewsonline.net/currents/district-court-judge-rules-in-favor-of-prairie-flower-casino-ponca-tribe-of-nebraska/?fbclid=IwAR1yTXnE5DXBJLNIEU5_w3XHsrLaeC8QkzTAMp31hdeF4yp5z2qiL6dHmUc

Fortenberry speaks Ponca language in honoring Standing Bear
Fortenberry speaks Ponca language in honoring Standing Bear

Read more here: https://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/federal-politics/fortenberry-speaks-ponca-language-in-honoring-standing-bear/article_6b79f0f5-e297-56da-b626-1f3e7c1f3713.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-share&fbclid=IwAR38X3D-6JqssbjKsnbMoUTsDZ5ggSjFVacXuqWo89L8ZFRJ-hDbfcXx8GI

Partner Recognitions

  • Union Pacific Foundation
    Union Pacific Foundation