6 Reasons Why We Can’t Give Up

From: Tiny BuddhaBy: Kaylia Dunstan“The minute you thing of giving up, think of the reason why you held on so long.” ~UnknownI was a serial “giver upper” for so much of my youth.I tried gymnastics when I was about six until I discovered the teacher smoked. I’m not sure why I had an … [Read more...]

Brain Structure Reveals Ability to Regulate Emotions

From: Psy PostBy: Karolinska InstitutetWe all vary in how often we become happy, sad or angry, and also in how strongly these emotions are expressed. This variability is a part of our personality and can be seen as a positive aspect that increases diversity in society. However, there are people … [Read more...]

You Have to Save Your Life


From: Positively PositiveBy: Megan MagersA stranger said this to me the other day. It wasn’t a demand or a request or some kind of threat, it was a fact he’s been telling himself for years. And he happened to say it out loud. I don’t think he meant to give me advice or become a momentary … [Read more...]

The Lifestyle that Correlates with Higher Anxiety

From: Psych CentralBy Mike BundrantWhile you might be working or relaxing after a long day of sitting, this increase in the sedentary lifestyle is starting to cause quite the uproar among mental health researchers.As humans, it’s our natural drive to want to move all the time, if only because our … [Read more...]

Why Consciousness Is the Biggest Secret to Success

From: Deepak Chopra, MDIt's no mystery why "secrets" to success are generally so practical. A career involves many kinds of decisions, and we all foster the hope that there's a recipe for making these decisions, even though research combined with experience tells us that there isn't. This doesn't … [Read more...]

33 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Ralph Waldo Emerson


From:  Purpose FairyBy: Luminita D. SaviucThere are so many valuable and life changing lessons to learn from Ralph Waldo Emerson and today I am going to share with you 33 of these lessons.Enjoy 1. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.“Don’t be too timid and … [Read more...]

Having a Sense of Humor When Things Don’t Go Your Way

From: Positively PositiveBy: Jennifer PastiloffSo, I have this rule in my yoga classes that goes like this: If you fall, you must laugh. Sometimes I add, and take down your neighbor. I heard someone else say that last part in a class and I thought it added a certain (much needed) levity to the yoga … [Read more...]

Meditation for Your Mental Health

From: Heal Your LifeBy: Louise HayTake care of your body by starting with these positive affirmations from Louise Hay, bestselling author of You Can Heal Your Life and founder of Hay House Publishing. As you listen and repeat these health affirmations, you’ll begin to feel empowered to make … [Read more...]

What Most People Don’t Know about ADHD


From: Psych Central By: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Today, there are still many myths, misconceptions and misunderstandings about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Everyone from the media to mental health professionals may perpetuate these erroneous beliefs. Below, experts shared … [Read more...]

Highland Hospital-Charleston CEO Friday Message


 Cynthia Persily, PhD, RN, FAAN  Dr. Persily is the CEO of Highland Hospital in Charleston, WVAt Highland Hospital, one of our key values is the creation and promotion of a patient centered care environment. When I talk to our new employees during orientation each month, I emphasize that this … [Read more...]

Highland TV Show Highlights Summerfest & Sportsfest


 Highland Highlights is a 30 minute weekly TV show featuring organizations, events, grass-roots efforts and people who move our state and community forward in a positive way.The show is a collaboration with Highland Hospital, Kanawha County Schools and Suddenlink.The show airs daily at 8:30 … [Read more...]

7 Lies That Are Holding You Back From Your Best Life

From: Mind Body GreenBy: Vishnu SubramaniamThey usually mean well, but your family, your career advisers, college counselors, and anyone else who follows the "traditional path" to success has been lying to you your whole life. They tell you what they know: the recipe for a fulfilling life is going … [Read more...]