With Greenleaf’s help, your organization can achieve lasting improvements in resiliency, engagement, productivity, human interactions and leadership capacity.


Integrating scientific and organizational expertise, Greenleaf will develop and implement a wellbeing roadmap tailored to your objectives and unique environment.


With science-based tools and techniques, we’ll help your leaders build their own adaptive capacity. Equally important, we’ll bring leadership frameworks to spread resiliency skills and culture to teams.


If your organization regularly interacts with people who are affected by stressful events, you’ll prevent unintentional harm and improve outcomes with systems, processes, and staff development programs that are designed with trauma in mind. Greenleaf can help.


With our expertise in resiliency and demanding agency environments, we enable agencies to elevate performance while positively impacting their cultures with more qualified, knowledgeable, and resilient talent.


People who take charge with their own wellbeing practices feel more “put together” and enjoy more fulfilling inner/outer life experiences. Greenleaf makes available selected science-based tools, techniques and insights to support you.

Resources For You


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Protecting our Helpers and Healers: A Conversation that’s Overdue

A recent article in the Washington Post, What’s one of America’s most dangerous jobs? It’s not what you think (Sept 11, 2017) brought attention to the specter of workplace violence that nurses and other healthcare staff face on a daily basis. …
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Remember the Autonomic Nervous System?

Any stress, both positive stress (excitement) and negative stress (nervousness), involves the autonomic nervous system (ANS). The ANS functions in the background every second of our lives. It regulates the human body’s most basic regulatory processes, including breathing, heart rate, blood pressure, and digestion …
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What Do We Mean When We Say “Trauma”?

Imagine you and a friend are going down a sidewalk and a dog lunges at both of you. For you, the incident may be forgotten in a matter of minutes. Your friend, however, has heart palpitations and then he stays in a funk for an hour. Why is this? Read More …
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Knowledge Downloads

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Helping the Helpers

The attached document accompanied Greenleaf’s poster session on Helping the Helpers: Structural Resiliency Interventions at USAID.

The poster was based on the detailed assessment Stress and Resilience Issues Affecting USAID Personnel in High Operational Stress Environments, conducted by Greenleaf for USAID and completed in 2015. Highlights included discussion of Greenleaf’s methodology, key insights, and specific actionable recommendations for the full deployment cycle and structural umbrella …
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3 Principles of Effective Staff Care

How can organizations better discern the specific difficulties faced by their staff? How might we fine tune staff care programs so that prevention and intervention both hit the bull’s-eye for diverse needs and mindsets? How might staff care programs for a subsection of staff induce benefits in multiple levels of our organizations and the communities with whom we work? …
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Ethical Standards for Transnational Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)

Important components of bioethics are routinely underappreciated in cross-cultural and transnational mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) efforts. …
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Wellbeing Tools

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Alternate Nostril Breathing for Beginners

This simple yet powerful technique is easy to do, is a proven effective relaxation technique, and has many benefits. Dr Siddharth Ashvin Shah, CEO of Greenleaf, leads you through a simple method of learning the technique in this 3-minute video …
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Letting Go of Tension

Counteracts feelings of fragmentation if your thoughts and job requirements are in tension with each other. This track guides you through progressive muscle relaxation, a tried and tested method for releasing unwarranted physical tension. Track 9 of Getting to Work: Resiliency in Demanding Situations …
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Attending to Work & Life

By reducing your mind’s distractions, you can focus on your priority tasks. This track promotes mental balance when work and life are intertwined and separation is not feasible. Track 3 of Getting to Work: Resiliency in Demanding Situations …
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