6 Signs of Narcissism You May Not Know About

From: Psychology TodayBy: Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.The recently published 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) lists precisely the same nine criteria for narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) as did the previous version, published 19 years earlier. So these … [Read more...]

Texting While Walking: Are You Cautious Or Clueless?

From: NPRBy: Nadia Whitehead Do you roam city sidewalks with your nose buried in your phone, oblivious to what's going on around you? If so, you may want to look up and start paying attention.Texting while walking decreases the ability to walk in a straight line and slows down pace significantly, … [Read more...]

Are You Kind?


From: Positively PositiveBy: Dr. Lissa RankinI have always admired people who are exceptionally kind, but I’ve never felt like I am necessarily a particularly kind person. Smart, talented, accomplished, inspiring—perhaps. But am I kind? Sometimes. Sometimes not. I think my soul is yearning to … [Read more...]

8 Creative Techniques to Cope with Painful Emotions


From: Psych CentralBy Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.Many of us have a hard time coping with negative emotions. This makes sense. “Painful feelings like anxiety, sadness, anger and shame tap into the parts of our brain that are connected to survival,” according to Joy Malek, M.S., a licensed … [Read more...]

9 Simple Ways To Get Healthy In 10 Minutes Or Less

From: Mind Body GreenBy: Dr. Dana CohenSure, we all want to be healthier. But sometimes, swearing off this or that and shelling out tons of money on a gym membership isn't really an option.Still, as a doctor for over 15 years, I've learned that are a few simple things you can add or subtract from … [Read more...]

Who Drives You Crazy?

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From: Positively PositiveBy: Terri ColeThere are certain people that I love spending my time with. My husband, Vic, is one of them. He inspires me to see life through a different lens, makes me laugh and challenges me to be a better person. He is always interested in being a part of the solution, … [Read more...]

Highland Hospital-Charleston CEO Friday Message


Cynthia Persily, PhD, RN, FAAN  Dr. Persily is the CEO of Highland Hospital in Charleston, WVLast night, the Highland Hospital Foundation had a wonderful event to support our new programming at Highland Hospital—it was our 8th annual Inside the Huddle with Tony Caridi. While we were all enjoying … [Read more...]

How To Tap Into Your Strengths & Change Your Life

From: Mind Body GreenBy: Allison DanielsYou've heard a lot of talk about "personal strengths." You know you have 'em, and you've probably noticed that using them makes you feel good. But now we actually know the specifics of how and why. For example, utilizing your gifts boosts feelings of … [Read more...]

How Self-Confident Are You?

From: Mind ToolsBy Caroline SmithWhether someone demonstrates self-confidence by being decisive, trying new things, or staying in control when things get difficult, a person with high self-confidence seems to live life with passion and enthusiasm. Other people tend to trust and respect these … [Read more...]

Is My Depression Something I Should Seek Help For?

From: Psych CentralBy: Holly Counts, Psy.D.Q & A with Dr. Counts:Q:  My depressive episodes are really weird. They sometimes last around 2 weeks (my best guess is around 13-18 days but my most recent episode lasted a month) and during this time it’s absolutely horrible. I’m super suicidal … [Read more...]

I Quit Drinking 4 Years Ago: My Transformation


From: Elephant JournalBy: James SwanwickSeemed easy enough. Now, four years later, I still haven’t touched alcohol. My mates often ask me about my four year lifestyle choice of sobriety (especially since I’m Australian), so I figure I’ll share my story. It’s one of the best decisions I’ve … [Read more...]

A 6-Step Life Detox To Get Rid Of A Bad Relationship

From: Mind Body GreenBy:  Nathalie TheodoreDoes a toxic relationship have you feeling down in the dumps? If so, you're not alone. As a therapist who helps women manage career and relationship concerns, I frequently see clients who feel stuck in an unfulfilling relationship with a partner, friend or … [Read more...]

35 Habits That Will Make You Irreplaceable At Work

From: Business InsiderBy: Kevin DaumAn employee doesn't have to be a top salesperson to bring exponential value to a company.Amazing employees stand out from the crowd in many other ways. Simply put, their contribution far outweighs their cost, regardless of their expense.Many employers today are … [Read more...]