As a parent I sometimes get frustrated and feel as if my child, at 23 years of age, should already be established in a career and fully independent, but then I came across an article by Melinda Beck. According to Beck their brain is still developing and will be well into their third decade of life – 30’s??? I don’t know if I can make it that long.
Fall is a season of change. The leaves change, temperature drops, and suddenly there’s pumpkin-flavored everything. Here, nestled in the mountains, we get to experience the transformation that fall brings firsthand. Each year, the Blue Ridge Mountains trade in their distinctive hue for vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow that people travel from all over to see.
Yes, the right and privilege of everyone; there is no prerequisite for it other than your free choice. Wellness begins with your lifestyle. Your environment is important, heredity does play a part, and the health care system has an impact on your wellness, but only lifestyle is under your direct influence. Since lifestyle is the key element in reaching a high level of wellness, motivation is needed to choose and maintain a wellness lifestyle. Lifestyle is the range of actions under your control, such as how you eat, exercise, manage stress, think of the
If you have been to the A-B Tech website, seen our billboards around town or received our postcards in the mail, you may find yourself a little panicky that you need to register for your non-credit, continuing education class by mid-August. Never fear; here is some clarification about the difference between registering for non-credit classes and credit classes, and the good news is…YOU STILL HAVE TIME!
Health care programs, especially those centered in allied health are a major focus for community colleges. No sector since 2001 has been as consistent in employment growth year after year. Private hospitals and nursing residential care facilities have been among the biggest gainers adding over 2 million jobs since 2001.
Research shows that bad or negative interactions with bosses and co-workers can have as much as five times the negative influence on you as positive interactions. When you are trying to do excellent work, build a team, or start a new project, the negative trumps the positive.
Your job search efforts have finally paid off, they called and invited you for an interview. Your resume and cover letter were excellent. You know to never be late for an interview and make a reconnaissance run just to make sure you know where the company is and how long it will take you to get there. You always treat people with respect and kindness and you always make good impressions. Appropriate eye contact is important; too little and you may appear untrustworthy, too much and you will make the interviewer uncomfortable. You also know that about 90 seconds is all you want to take
How many afternoons do you struggle to stay awake at either your computer, your meeting or during a class? Surely, at some point during the day, you have wondered how much more effective you might be if you just had enough sleep and felt fully rested.Too often we accept this sleep deprived state as the norm instead of taking a serious look at how important sleep is as a habit vital to not only our good health but how we perform at our jobs and how we learn.