Find Out the Meaning of Your Nightmares

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From: Psych Central By: Diana C. Pitaru, M.S., LPC  Dreams have fascinated humanity since the beginning of time. Ancient spiritual leaders before religion, shamans in tribes and dream interpreters have all dabbled with understanding the meaning of dreams. Today dream science is still slow to … [Read more...]

Highland Hospital-Charleston CEO Friday Message

Cynthia Persily, PhD, RN, FAAN   Dr. Persily is the CEO of Highland Hospital in Charleston, WV Today, I had the opportunity to attend the WV Chapter of the American Health Care Executives' Spring meeting. The topic was performance improvement including blue ocean techniques as well as six sigma … [Read more...]

Highland Hospital to Provide Charleston Newspapers Health Fair

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Highland Hospital is proud once again to provide and organize the Annual Charleston Newspapers Health Fair. The fair is scheduled for Wednesday May 13, 2015 located in the Charleston Newspapers Riverview Conference Center on the 3rd Floor of the parking garage on McFarland Street in Charleston, WV … [Read more...]

3 New Psychology Research Findings You Should Know About

From: Psych Central By: Jonice Webb Lets face it. For us human beings, often the most difficult struggles in our lives come from inside of us. We are all essentially walking, talking bundles of emotions and issues. We can’t sleep, we’re in conflict, we get obsessed or we suffer from anxiety. … [Read more...]

Do Your Kids Know What You Do for a Living?

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From: Life Reimagined By: Kara Baskin You go to work in the morning, come home at the end of the day, squeezing in your children’s piano recitals and soccer games along the way. As kids grow into teens and young adults, says parenting coach David Danzig, it’s important to share your career … [Read more...]

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month and throughout the year, our Highland Companies encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making our West Virginia community a better place for children and families. By ensuring that parents have the knowledge, … [Read more...]

Decode Your Stress Management Skills

From: Johns Hopkins Medicine Almost everyone experiences some form of stress. Take this quick quiz to discover what Johns Hopkins research has determined to be the best, heart-friendliest ways to cope with the stress in your life. We all talk to ourselves. But too often, that … [Read more...]

Timeless Wisdom & the Science of Happiness

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From: Psych Central By: Athena Staik, Ph.D. Thoughts are not simply airy pieces of information that enter our minds and then disappear. The words and ideas we think, and the accompanying feelings they spark, shape our lives and drive us toward success and happiness or failure and … [Read more...]

How To Restart A Terrible, Horrible Day

From: Mind Body Green By: Sarah Von Bargen I have this (somewhat ridiculous) belief that my productivity and mental state are an exceptionally delicate ecosystem that needs constant monitoring. I wake up somewhere other than my own apartment and can't start my day running That Specific Hill, … [Read more...]

Do Intelligent People Worry More?

From: Slate If you worry a lot, fear not—your anxiety just might be a sign of high intelligence. The idea has been around for a while: The adage that ignorance is bliss suggests the reverse, that knowledge involves anguish. Now it’s starting to get some scientific validation. In a recent … [Read more...]