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

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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

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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

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 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

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 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...]

Highland Hospital in Need of Maintenance Assistant

Highland Hospital is accepting applications for a full-time skilled maintenance assistant.JOB SUMMARY:Individual will assist in the maintenance of the hospital facilities to ensure a safe environment in adherence to established Hospital, federal, state, local and JCAHO rules, regulations and … [Read more...]

Rethinking Exercise as a Source of Immediate Rewards

From: NY TimesBy: Jane E. BrodyI was going to skip my daily swim the other morning. I had already walked three miles with a friend and taken my dog to the park for his exercise. I was really tired, my back was sore, I had a column to write and lots to do around the house.But I knew from past … [Read more...]

The Kindness Cure

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From: The AtlanticBy: David DestenoMindfulness meditation is best known for its positive effects on practitioners’ brains and bodies. My research suggests it may also encourage compassion toward others.How do you cultivate compassion? How do you ensure that at the end of the day, it’s your … [Read more...]

Stop Procrastinating

From: Psych AliveMost of us are aware of that voice in our heads that screams to us, “stop procrastinating!” And most of us know that the pressure and stress that this voice puts on us just makes us more intimidated and less likely to get anything done. Procrastination is a self-fueled cycle, … [Read more...]