The Energizer

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Tips for Relighting After Burnout: Energizing Self and Others

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 26, 2019

The current environment brings additional stress to our homes and offices. Physician burnout, for example, is rampant.  You probably know some of the symptoms. Here are but a few. Check them off and then consider some actions.

Some Burnout Symptoms: 


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Five Tips For Holding Business And Yourself Together

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 19, 2019

Anyone in the audience when I have given my presentation, “Radical Resilience”, knows that I believe action is the antidote for anxiety. Sitting and stewing, muttering and watching storm clouds, or pacing back and forth does nothing. When we begin to take control over even the smallest part of our life, we begin to gain a sense of forward momentum. 


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The Opposite of Play is not work…

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 12, 2019

In fact, according to Stuart Brown, M.D., the opposite of play is depression!  As founder on the National Institute for Play, Brown has spent his career conducting thousands of “play histories” of humans from all walks of life: from Nobel prize winners and CEOs to serial murderers.  (In the latter case, what the murderers had in common: they never played as children!)  


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Yoga: A Building Block to Resiliency For Both Children And Adults

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, August 06, 2019

There are many things you can do to manage stress and cope with change but there is one particular practice that helps many: yoga. Yoga has been practiced for at least five thousand years and it can help you manage a sea of troubles both emotional and physical.


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Lessons from the Stars

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 05, 2019

One summer, we spent nine days of backpacking in the Pioneer Basin region of the Southern California High Sierras. The 12,000 foot Mono Pass assured us that we were well tucked behind granite peaks and away from the ambient light of the LA Basin. 


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