The Importance of Keeping A Notebook

From: Psych Central By: Margarita Tartakovksy, MS In her excellent book The Art of Slow Writing: Reflections on Time, Craft and Creativity Louise DeSalvo talks about the power of keeping a notebook (different from her tip of keeping a “a process journal“). She gives the example of how Joan … [Read more...]

What Does It Mean to Let Go?

From: Psych Central By: Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.   In this human life we get our share of joys and our share of sorrows. The brain is wired to hang onto the fears and sorrows more than the joys so that it guard against what’s uncomfortable and keep us safe. However, in doing this we have the … [Read more...]

Highland Hospital-Charleston CEO Friday Message

Cynthia Persily, PhD, RN, FAAN   Dr. Persily is the CEO of Highland Hospital in Charleston, WV Where does the time go? I can’t believe that it is already May. Time seems to be flying by, but there are some ongoing events that help us mark our time. The beginning of a new month means that we … [Read more...]

May is Mental Health Month

From: Mental Health America Alexandria, VA—Today Mental Health America (MHA) kicks off its annual observance of May is Mental Health Month and marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of MHA’s online screening tools. In just one year, almost 350,000 screens have been taken for depression, … [Read more...]

An Infographic to Help You Understand Depression

From: Lifehack  By: Edward Nieh May is National Mental Health Month. Please educate yourself. Depression is a serious issue that affects an unexpectedly large portion of society — there are more people suffering from depression than alcohol and drug use disorders combined. Without the proper … [Read more...]

3 Creative Ways to Heal Broken Trust

From: Psych Central  By: Diana C. Pitaru, M.S., L.P.C.  Trust is the single most important aspect of any relationship. The success of a relationship depends in large proportion not only on the existence of trust but also how much trust each partner has in the other person and the … [Read more...]

How To Rescue Yourself From Obsessive Worrying

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From: Mind Body Green By: Debbie Hampton Worrying has become a national pastime. Whether you're worrying about repaying your college loan, having job stability in an unstable economy or making sure your toddler hitting the developmental milestones at the right times, there's no shortage of … [Read more...]