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Tips For Building A Resilient Body

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, February 18, 2019

This month of February, I have written about building resilient work relationships and resilient marriage/love relationships. But there is one relationship we often take for granted: our bodies.  

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How to Stay Happily Married

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, February 11, 2019

Seems crazy but –as the song says—"what does love have to do with it?” 

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3 Tips for Creating Resilient Work Relationships—and it’s NOT Money

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, February 04, 2019

Let me first define what a resilient work relationship looks like. It is not someone who stays in the organization forever. The truth of the matter is people can “stay” but their minds and spirits are gone. Their bodies are present, but they are absentee landlords!  

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The Critical Connection Between Resilient Workplaces And Diversity

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, January 28, 2019

The standard concept of sustainability is the capacity of biological systems to remain diverse and productive over time—like healthy wetlands and old growth forests. In the workplace, sustainability is equally important in considering the two-legged biological "systems" that sit in cubicles, drive to sales calls, conduct virtual meetings, perform surgery, write manuals, handle customers, and a host of other activities. 

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Raise Your Resiliency through Compassion

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, January 21, 2019

Feeling compassion may go a long way to improving well-being, reducing stress and achieving better academic results, according to a study recently released by University of Redlands researchers. With over a decade of research, the study was released by Religious Studies Professor Fran Grace, Psychology Professor Celine Ko and Biology Professor Lisa Olson. 

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MAYSHAD MAG interview With Eileen McDargh

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, January 14, 2019

Mayshad Magazine is an advocacy platform for empowerment which mainly focuses on empowering women, raising awareness and exploring a contemporary lifestyle.  Their tagline is "Be Who You Want To Be" and their content is both educating and uplifting.  I was delighted when I was approached for an interview and I'm excited to share it with you.

The questions I was asked included “As a motivational speaker, how do you keep yourself daily motivated to transmit your positivity to other individuals? Where does your passion come from?”, “In what ways does the relationship between a speaker and an audience sustain you, and in what ways does it not?”, “If you had to choose one empowering speech you could share with our Mayshad readers right now, what would it be?” and more. You can read the entire interview at https://bit.ly/2UHmHKW.

 


 

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Three Hot Tips for a Resilient New Year

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, January 07, 2019

Let’s get one thing straight from the start. Resolutions do not work. According to my colleague John Blumberg, in his Front Porch ezine, only 14% of people over 50 actually achieve their New Year's resolution each year. A 2014 study in the Journal of Clinical Psychology at the University of Scranton revealed this dismal statistic. The same study noted that resolutions made by those in their twenties were achieved almost 40% of the time. While still low, it was much higher than their older counterparts. 

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Cultivate Resiliency BEFORE You Need it

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Whether you are heading a Fortune 100 company or leading an enterprise of one, sometime in the course of this year, you will be called upon to be resilient.  Whether pushed by pain or pulled by possibilities, resiliency is now an on-going life skill. This raises the question: why wait to develop resiliency skills?I believe in PREsilience™ - preemptive resilience. These are skills and actions that can be cultivated, developed and taken BEFORE necessity strikes. 

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Our Common Fate Can Be Eased Through Singing

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, December 31, 2018

I am not talking about singing as you pay your taxes. Instead, it is the one fate that regardless of wealth, we all will experience: death. It is about joining your voice with others to ease the fear and pain of people who are facing the end of their lives. The seed for Threshold Choir began in 1990 when Kate Munger sang for her friend who was in a coma and dying of HIV/AIDS. In the 2 ½ hours that she sang, it comforted her while it comforted him. An idea was slowly born. Finally, through technology and the grace of women gathering together, Threshold Choir was born. 

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The GREATEST HOLIDAY GIFT – YOU!

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, December 24, 2018

I have no clue who sent me this statement from Gregory Norbert, a Benedictine. I just found it in an old file. It grabbed my heart like ivy tenaciously clinging to a stucco wall. The words ring true and sweet and important at the close of a year filled with too much bitterness, division and rancor.  

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