Psychological Hardiness

Understanding the following 3 principles will help determine your ability to cope with stress.

The 3 C’s of Psychological Hardiness
1. Control
2. Commitment
3. Challenge

Look at what you can control and let go of what you can’t control. If you are committed to a plan of action, you are more likely to succeed. Lastly, challenge yourself you learn, grow, and increase your self-esteem.

I discovered I always have choices, and sometimes it’s only a choice of attitude. “

–Judith M. Knowlton

Building Hardiness:

Have a written life blueprint.
• Take your emotional pulse regularly.
• Think positive!
• Check your toolbox.
• Take time to laugh.
• Build your support network.
• Take time to relax and do nothing (without guilt!)

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Dr. Mike Klaybor

Dr. Mike Klaybor

Dr. Mike Klaybor brings thirty years of experience in practicing counseling psychology with individuals and couples. His approach is cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT. Specific specialties include; anxiety and stress management, chronic pain & chronic illness management, depression, substance abuse evaluations, employee assistance and executive coaching for workplace performance and leadership.