Entries by Kevin Patyk

How Breathing Can Focus Your Mind, Body, and Emotions

By Reuben Brody Even the Navy SEALs use breathwork to self-regulate. “The cold is the greatest teacher,” says Wim Hof. Then he plunges into a frozen lake and swims under the ice for three to five minutes without taking a breath. Wim has also climbed Everest in swim trunks, surmounted Mount Sniezka in Poland in […]

Affordable Autism Counseling in Austin

By William Schroeder and Caroline Turner from Trumpet Behavioral Health Finding affordable counseling for autism and assessment options in any city can be a challenge but we are hoping we can make this a bit easier for you with some well-researched options in Austin. This is a comprehensive guide that was put together in order […]

How Do You Know If You Have Postpartum Depression?

By Ian Hammonds “If you ask me what’s the most terrifying and difficult emotion we experience as humans, I would say joy.”—Brene Brown  It’s important to state from the outset that as a male, I obviously cannot fully empathize with postpartum depression. I write here from the point of view of a mental health practitioner, […]

ADHD in College Students

by William Schroeder & Scott Allen Attending college is an entire new level for every young adult. Subject matter becomes more dense, hours invested in studying dramatically increase, and tests and homework become more challenging. Along with this, many young adults are now on their own, so they have to manage work, school, and personal […]

How to Connect with Your Teenager

Yes, the teenage years are collectively a cringe-worthy and uniquely challenging time for many parents. How vividly do you remember the chaos and stress that you bestowed upon your own parents many years ago? It is a point in your child’s life that can be fulfilling, as they are developing their own interests, trying new […]

How to Control Your Anger

Anger: everybody knows the feeling. It is the feeling of white, hot rage that causes your blood pressure to skyrocket and makes you feel like you are about to boil over. Anger is one of the most basic emotions, along with sadness, fear, happiness, and others. It is a useful emotion which serves a protective […]