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this is about service

The people whom you serve are often members of the most vulnerable populations in the world, suffering beyond anything the average person could imagine. You can’t continue to advocate for others with zeal if you don’t serve yourself first. Serving others matters to you, and serving you matters to us. We are here to support you in prioritizing your well-being so you can continue to do your work because the world needs your service.

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this is about connection

Human connection is fundamental to our mental and physical well-being. High quality connections have been shown to positively impact our physical and mental well-being, allowing us to build resilience and function at peak performance. We are here to tell you that you don’t have to sacrifice yourself for your work.

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this is about thriving

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If you’re here, it’s likely that you have a deep-seated desire to serve others. So what do you do to ensure you’re able to do this work day in and day out? We know that stress and hardship are a given for everyone at some point in life - and yet - we do very little to prepare ourselves to face and overcome these challenges. At Roots in the Clouds we help you build meaningful daily rituals and practices that keep you thriving!

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about dimple

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Dimple Dhabalia has a 20-year history of public service and humanitarian work focused on asylum and refugee related policies and operations within the federal government.

In January 2017, she began a formal coaching certification program through the Treasury Executive Institute, formalizing more than 10 years of ad hoc coaching experience. Dimple’s coaching focuses on leadership and well-being using principles of positive psychology to help clients leverage their strengths and connect to their purpose to find greater work/life harmony through mindfulness, resilience building, and wholehearted living.

Dimple is a native of Denver, but has also called California, Greece, India, and DC home. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Institutions and Policies from William Jewell College and Oxford University, a J.D., from the University of Denver, Strum College of Law. She is an accredited leadership and well-being coach having earned an ACC certification from the International Coaching Federation in July 2018 and a Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) in March 2019.

Dimple has lived and worked overseas for over 20 years, and has traveled to 43 countries. She is a writer and photographer with work featured in publications, exhibits, and galleries in the DC metro area and abroad. Additionally, Dimple is currently working on a podcast about savoring, and is the founder of Roots in the Clouds, an online well-being platform focused on helping humanitarians serve, connect and thrive.

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the mission of Roots in the Clouds

is to coach humanitarians and deliver resilience-based training to prevent burnout and
promote service, connection and thriving.

core values

The four key pillars of Roots in the Clouds are mindfulness, connection, savoring, and love.

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our logo

Our logo was the creative vision of talented designer, Kajal Dhabalia, Founder of Wholesome Soul.
Every part of the design has special significance to us as noted below.

The name “Roots in the Clouds” and the curly script represent the idea that we don’t have to be in one place to plant roots.

The name “Roots in the Clouds” and the curly script represent the idea that we don’t have to be in one place to plant roots.

 
The hummingbird symbolizes the free spirit of humanitarians who spend their lives traveling from place to place in service of others .

The hummingbird symbolizes the free spirit of humanitarians who spend their lives traveling from place to place in service of others .

The heart in the heart-flower symbolizes the love humanitarians put into the world. The flower represents self-care and well-being.

The heart in the heart-flower symbolizes the love humanitarians put into the world. The flower represents self-care and well-being.

The golden star represents  True North . - that voice inside our hearts that guides us on our path towards meaning and purpose.

The golden star represents True North. - that voice inside our hearts that guides us on our path towards meaning and purpose.