The Crossroads: Work Life Balance

If only there was a magic solution, a magic pill to fix everything…Yesterday, I was delighted to review with a client what she has done to get her life, work and emotions back in balance. To achieve stability, there are many physical and psychological dimensions to engage. Take a moment to review this list and see what you can gleam from it to apply to your life to regain balance.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Medication
  • Yoga
  • Keeping logs of moods
  • Self-soothing activities (to relax & calm yourself)
  • Reframing of negative thoughts’
  • Fun
  • Exercise & activities
  • Trips (large & small)
  • Deep breathing techniques
  • Joining a volunteer organization
  • New rituals & routines
  • Cleaning up clutter
  • Taking small bites & practicing moderation
  • Focus on being “good enough” rather than “perfection”
  • Affirming self for accomplishments
  • Being positive
  • Getting social 
  • Accepting support
  • Confiding in friends
  • Slowing down & pacing yourself

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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.