Making Self-Care a Habit Can Promote Better Mental Health

Dr. Brett HowardMental Health

by guest blogger, Brad Krause You may already know the importance of self-care, but are you taking time to really put that knowledge to use? Self-care is a necessary tool in maintaining your mental health and can help you stay strong during difficult times, such as recovering from addiction. Want to know more? Here are five meaningful methods to incorporate … Read More

ADHD Sucks! – but you can do something about it

Dr. Brett HowardADHD

ADHD sucks! Sometimes I wish I had cancer or a broken leg! They never truly mean it. The occasional client that says something like this is absolutely not trying to diminish the experience of those suffering from other conditions, nor are they trying to imply that living with ADHD is more difficult or challenging than battling cancer or recovering from … Read More

Superheroes meditate…(Now will you do it?)

Dr. Brett HowardMental Health, Performance

The internet searches have been completed, and the results confirm that every major superhero (and most super-villains) can be found doing some sort of meditation. Wonder Women meditates, Superman meditates, most X-men & Magneto meditate, Yoda & other Jedi meditate and I’m pretty sure Darth Vader was sporting some serious lotus pose just prior to the opening of that big … Read More

The Paleo Mind

Dr. Brett HowardPerformance

The “paleo” fad is one that takes us back to our roots…way back. Those who are following a paleo lifestyle often endorse taking on the eating habits similar to our caveman ancestors. The idea is that a diet containing food items that were available to our paleolithic relatives (e.g., vegetables, nuts, fruits, fish) is a diet that makes us healthier … Read More

Surviving Unemployment by Living to Work

Dr. Brett HowardPerformance

I often joke that I am on career number 17. Although the actual number is much lower, there has certainly been enough to suggest that I have been in a perpetual state of “looking for work.” Why so many careers? It seems that I have always thought, “what you do matters.” However, I have come to believe that it is true that “what you do matters,” but … Read More