The 5-Minute Technique That Lowers Your Stress 55%

 From: Prevention MagazineBy: Steve Sisgold High-speed Internet, cloud computing, online shopping, 24/7 connectivity on multiple platforms—how does human evolution keep up with these unprecedented advances? How can you protect your body so you won't get overwhelmed, cyberaddicted, or … [Read more...]

Controling Your Anger Before It Controls You


From: American Psychological AssociationWhat is Anger?We all know what anger is, and we've all felt it: whether as a fleeting annoyance or as full-fledged rage.Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to … [Read more...]

37 Secrets Only Successful People Know

From: Inc.By:  Geoffrey James The business of business isn't really all that complicated. While there is, of course, specific knowledge required for specific industries, this post encapsulates everything that you'll need to know to survive and thrive in the business world.The lists below are … [Read more...]

Why Is It So Hard to Take Your Own Advice?

From: NY MagBy: Melissa DahlIf there is one piece of advice I give regularly to my friends, it is this: “Just talk to him!” Or her, or them, or whomever. I’m constantly advising my friends that their problems would be more quickly and efficiently solved were they to just say something to the … [Read more...]

Manifest Your Dream Life

From: Mind Body GreenBy:  Nicole CharisseI'm a recovering perfectionist. I used to spent most of my time religiously ensuring that everything I said and did matched some fantasy expectation of what the "ideal me" should say and do.Your values are the core of who you are.From spending countless … [Read more...]

Cutting Out Your Toxic Parent


From: Psych CentralBy: Sarah BurletonI get hundreds of emails a month from people who have read my books and want to share their personal story about their abusive past.  I love that they trust me with their life story and that they feel comfortable enough with me to share such dark secrets; … [Read more...]

22 Facts About Sleep That Will Surprise You

From: Cleveland ClinicWe spend about one-third of our time on Planet Earth asleep. That’s about 16 hours a night as infants, 9 hours as teens and 7 to 8 hours as adults. Until 25 years ago, scientists knew little about this nighttime habit of ours. Below, experts in our Sleep Disorders Center … [Read more...]

25 Daily Habits That Will Make You Smarter

From: Business InsiderBy: Jenna GoudreauWant to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.Here are some simple actions that could … [Read more...]

5 Words to Heal Your Relationship with Your Body

 From: Tiny BuddhaBy: Lizzie Merritt“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ~Thich Nhat HanhThere I was, reading yet another diet book.It was the spring of 2013. I was routinely doing intense workouts in my living room … [Read more...]

11 Ways to Beat the Monday Blues

From: ForbesDoes the start of your workweek trigger overwhelming feelings of anxiety, sadness, or stress? Do you lack passion and motivation on Monday morning? Are you sluggish or tense?If you’re nodding affirmatively, you might have a case of the Monday Blues.<A … [Read more...]

You Are Not Your Depression

From: Positively PositiveBy: Jennifer PastiloffHello from Italy!! I am here leading my Manifesting Under The Tuscan Sun Retreat and in this moment I am happy. This place makes me happy. (I have a second one in the fall with two spots left if you have an urge to join me. I mean: chianti. And … [Read more...]

Highland Health Center – Your Detox Place

highlandhealthcenter_revised Your DETOX Place

The Highland Health Center is our 16-bed short term dual diagnosis residential outpatient treatment program. We offer detoxification, substance abuse recovery and crisis services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The goal of the service is to provide a safe, medically monitored environment in which a … [Read more...]

Highland Hospital-Charleston CEO Friday Message


Cynthia Persily, PhD, RN, FAAN  Dr. Persily is the CEO of Highland Hospital in Charleston, WVThis week, I was having a discussion with my college age son about gun control. In the wake of the horrible shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, I suppose these discussions are ongoing in a lot of … [Read more...]