Ailments of the mind are often perceived differently than ailments of the body, yet modern science now understands how connected they are. Physical issues seem more acceptable to talk about, but as mental health awareness gains ground, we are more able to discuss issues of mind and emotions like we do those of the body.
Most of you have probably heard that engaging in new activities in older age helps keep the brain functioning optimally. That’s because the stimulation of new ideas and activities promotes neural growth and the maintenance of active circuits. The same is true throughout life, however, not just in older age. To the extent that we […]
It’s always a good time to deepen the love in your home. Whether you live alone, with family, with a spouse or kids, creating a tender, warm, loving sense of home is helpful to our health and well-being. Some say that our home is the love we share with others more than the structure we […]
Animals are cute, cuddly, and sweet. Whether you’re a dog or a cat person, or a horse or a pot-bellied pig person, animals some of our best friends, right? Pets are an important part of our lives, but did you know they can be helpful to your mental and emotional health and well-being? Animals offers […]
Our very own Dr. Tracy Carver named “Woman to Watch” in the Feb issue of Austin Woman Magazine. Congrats, Tracy! Read the feature here: http://atxwoman.com/dr-tracy-carver/
The human brain is the most powerful organ in the body. It is capable of an unfathomable amount of processing power. It has approximately 200 billion nerve cells, called neurons, each one connecting to as many as 10,000 other neurons via trillions of synaptic connections. Every second, the brain communicates more signals from neuron to […]
Stan’s latest book, “We Do,” gives couples the insight and tips they need to be rockstars for life. John Howard interviews Stan as he describes what’s in the book and why every couple needs to read it. Click Here to Watch the Video of Stan Discussing the Book.
John Howard, MA has won Best Mental Health Professional 2018, awarded by the readers of Austin Fit Magazine. John specializes in couples therapy, group counseling, anxiety and spiritual/existential issues. He brings the latest science and methods to Austin to help his clients heal and grow so they can thrive at life and in their families. […]
Congrats to John for being voted Austin’s Top Mental Health Professional in 2018 by the readers of Austin Fit Magazine! Our very own Tracy Carver came in second after winning it the last two years. We work on our craft in order to best serve and support you and we appreciate your appreciation of us! […]
The holidays can be stressful, but they don’t have to be! Come up with your own traditions and resist what your family wants to do just because it’s expected! More tips on how to enjoy the holidays in our latest Austin Fit article for December. Enjoy! http://www.austinfitmagazine.com/December-2018/How-to-Stay-Sane-During-the-Holidays/