We throw around terms like optimal wellness, holistic and integrative care, wholeness of body, mind and spirit and human optimization, but what does comprehensive wellness really entail? It is now well-established in the scientific community that mental health, relationship health and physical health are linked in important ways. It is difficult to optimize our bodies […]
Getting outside your comfort zone is valuable. It’s a primary way that the mind and brain reset, learn, grow and develop new insights for your life. There are many ways that we intentionally take ourselves outside of our comfort zones. Sometimes we travel to experience different cultures and ways of doing things, to learn new […]
We can all benefit from a little therapy once in a while. Heck, many of us make a culture out of it and use therapy as a means of personal growth. Some of you have never been in therapy, but have maybe thought about it. Regardless of your relationship to therapy, let us guide you […]
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.
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. […]