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Book Excerpt: Take A Bird’s Eye View of Life

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 29, 2018

“The Earth was small, light blue, and so touchingly alone, our home that must be defended like a holy relic.The Earth was absolutely round. I believe I never knew what the word round meant until I saw the Earth from space.”  

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Vacations Boost Resiliency. Let’s Take Them!

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 16, 2018

Stressed out? Overwhelmed? Too little sleep? Concerned about the “optics” of taking time off?” The list could go on and on with the excuses we make about not taking vacations.
 

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Intelligent Optimism Increases Resiliency

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, June 18, 2018

The reality of today’s world seems to leave little room for optimism.  Almost every news story can lead because it does bleed. We hear of critical food shortages in Africa, daily gang deaths on city streets, the profiteering from child pornography, and the climatic disasters prompted by global warming. Health care costs move up faster than a hummingbird in flight and more children now spout profanities as a regular part of speech. With such negativity, no wonder a U.S. government survey found that depression afflicts one in 10 adults 14 days a month or more.  

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American Work Ethic Might be Unethical

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, June 17, 2016

Studies have found that while most Americans would choose more vacation time over a higher salary, the reality is that we don't take advantage of time off. Ezra Klein, writing in the LA TIMES on "the reason we work too hard" found thatthe average male is working 100 hours more a year than in 1970 and the average woman 200 hours more!! 

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Resilient Relationships - The Toll of Seasonal Stress

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, December 05, 2014

I bought a Santa hat yesterday. It was the only one I could find. Embroidered across the white fur base were the words, "Humbug!" It made me realize that we can make the end of this year either a humbug or a HUGbug. 

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Tips for Relighting After Burnout: Energizing Self and Others

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, May 09, 2014

 

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Tips for Relighting After Burnout: Energizing Self and Others

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, April 08, 2014

 

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When Your Get Up & Go Just Got Up And Went! Five Tips to Refresh and Renew Yourself

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, February 18, 2014

 

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USA TODAY Reports Burnout Up Among U.S. Employees

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, November 06, 2012

 

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Refresh And Renew By Saying "Enough"

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, November 17, 2009

 

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