The Energizer

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Refresh And Renew By Saying "Enough"

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 29, 2019

Feeling overwhelmed by all your obligations that yourself and others imposed? SO stop!  It's time to plug into something that YOU choose-something that can renew your batteries and refresh your interest in work AND life. 


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You Are Known by the Flowers You Grow

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 22, 2019
“What kind of flower are you?” 


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Are You Giving Up Your Vacation This Summer?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 15, 2019

The Conference Board recently surveyed Americans asking how many of them would take a vacation in the next six months. The results were shocking: only 39 percent (the lowest in 30 years) said they would dim the office lights, close the door and slip off to sip rum drinks in coconuts sometime in the next six months. 


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The Lessons of Hindsight for Ownership and Commitment

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 08, 2019

Many years ago, I was asked to chair the annual conference for 2000 of my peers…a four-day conference no less. Trust me, there’s tons of bad karma if you screw up. And a volunteer role no less. 


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Is there really such a thing as “Happiness”?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 01, 2019

There are lots of books out there on “happiness”. Certainly, if one is resilient, it implies that “happiness” is a given. Au Contraire. In fact, while developing the skills of resiliency—particularly in difficult times—one can fall into a state of extreme unhappiness. I received a request from a reader who wanted to share a piece he created on the topic. Although it is long, he manages to convey the best and most current thinking on the topic.  He provided the summary below and you can see the entire piece with images below!


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