Kids Run Club Summer Sampler in the Park

Adventure: Fayette County is in partnership with Active Southern West Virginia, Coda Mountain Academy, Mountain Surf Paddle Sports, New River Association of Climbers, Fayette County Park, Fayette Prevention Coalition, New River Health Association, Fayette County Libraries and Bookmobile, Fayetteville Arts Coalition, and others.

Their Adventure Days in the Park initiative ...

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Enjoying The Bounty Of Summer

Enjoying the Bounty of Summer

Lauren Weatherford, WVU Extension Agent, Fayette and Nicholas Counties

Ripe tomatoes, juicy berries and fresh corn are just some of the joys of summertime. Whether you pick them from a garden, visit the local farmers market or shop at the grocery store, fresh ...

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Active SWV Trained as Lifestyle Coaches

Active Southern West Virginia is excited to announce a new way we will bring wellness to our community. This month, three Active SWV staff became certified Prevent T2 Lifestyle Coaches through the CDC certified National Diabetes Prevention Program, NDPP.

By offering this course, Active SWV hopes to reach locals who are combating prediabetes or at risk for type 2 diabetes. The disease continues to deeply affect West Virginians. As of 2019, America’s Health Rankings placed WV as the unhealthiest state in ...

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How to Recognize Compassion Fatigue

If you’ve felt irritable, down, or unmotivated, you may be experiencing compassion fatigue. If you look at your social media feed and feel stressed or exhausted afterwards, you might be experiencing compassion fatigue. Compassion Fatigue is not new. But during this time of global pandemic and social revolution, its affecting many more of us without us even realizing it.

Here we’ll explore compassion fatigue at the workplace, and at home. We’ll also take a closer look at why and how employers ...

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2020 Community Captain Training

Active SWV Volunteer Community Captain Training

Active SWV Community Captains are champions of their communities who want to lead others to healthier and active lifestyles. They remove barriers preventing people in our community from being active by providing free weekly and monthly physical ...

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July Participants of the Month: Crisandra and Randy Tephabock

Active SWV is excited to introduce our July participants of the month, Crisandra and Randy Tephabock! Crisandra and Randy have participated in many Active SWV events, most recently the New River Gorge Virtual 10K event, and the Virtual Regional Fun Run community 5k, where they ...

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Will Work-From-Home Be the New Norm?

As we enter another month of the global pandemic, most of us are eagerly waiting to see what the new normal will be. For the workplace, many experts and employers predict the biggest change we’ll see is a growing acceptance of remote work. Even though remote work and flexible schedules have been cited as desirable among the working class for decades, very few employers have offered the option until now.

Why we haven’t seen more remote work sooner?

Fear-based management ...

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