The Energizer

Resilient Insights for Work & Life

Featured Image

Loneliness Threatens Resilience

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, February 17, 2020

In 2007, genomics researcher Steve Cole from UCLA School of Medicine released a study that showed very lonely people have blood cells in a high state of alert which mirrored how cells would react to a bacterial infection. That study prompted extended work in the field of loneliness. According to Louise Hawkley, a senior research scientist at the University of Chicago, the absence of a social network has very real consequences in terms of mental and physical health. 


Featured Image

Three Ways to Connect and Why

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 07, 2019

It’s an epidemic: loneliness! And it’s felt around the globe! It’s not determined by the actual number of friends or social connections, but rather an absence of meaningful relationships. 


Subscribe to My Blog!

Like My Blog?

Please share it!

Recents Posts




Fun Work Environment Idea Technology Energy preresilience Compassion Office Celebrations Arlington Cemetary cancer Siblings Charity LGBTQ Sustainability Napping Hurricane Irma Optimism Christmas Tornadoes in Texas Leaders Open Doors Book Content Generation Soft Skills Talk Ain't Cheap Book Faith Strangers Feedback Play USAA Voting Stress creativity Networking waiting Mother's Day Kindness John Havlik Employee Attitude resilient organizations Children Sheryl Sandberg Conversation gratitude Exercise Speaking women in leadership John Blumberg Career Advice Option B Breathe Empathy Bullying Animals Bill Treasurer Vegan More Fun at Work Adam Grant Environtment Gifts From The Mountain Burnout Patriots Yoga employee retention Nursing Resolutions civil discourse Energizing Others Walk For Hunger Laughter teams Social Media Married Sales Deloitte Building Resilience Women Connection resilient leaders WASP goals Engaged Workers Road Trip Boston Marathon Diversity work life balance Ecotourism Interview Learned Optimism Family conscience Jewish Happiness Adaptability Writing Suddenly Single Postive Work Environment Sleeping Alzheimer's Seder Eve Survive ecology U.S.A.A. Energizing Leadership Skills Travel Humor Change New Year resolutions Trust Memorial Day Sexual Harassment Requisite Variety Disruption Human Interaction Emotional Intelligence Dogs Reshaping the Brain Fear Branding Listening Positive Brain Repatterning Volunteer Managers Thanksgiving coaching Humanity Marriage Ownership Words Depression resiliency Mark Scharenbroich earthquakes Anxiety Spelling Bee Radical Resiliency St. Patrick's Day Back To School Multi-tasking Adventure Loneliness Art holidays e-mail Time Management Hurricane Harvey The Last Jedi Relationships Motivating Others employees resilience Guns Aging Superbowl Divorce Climate Change Persuasion Politics Communication Twas The Night Before Christmas John Mattone angels Book Reviews Loss Disrupt Intentions Meetings Joy customer service Your Resiliency GPS Breath Vacation Spirit Honoring Veterans love Corporate Culture Henry VIII