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Brain Harmonics

Have you ever heard a song come on the radio and been immediately transported back in time to a vivid memory? Have you felt the emotions that came with that time in your life? Has music inspired you to dance?

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Complaining is Bad for your Brain and Body!!

Complaining actually rewires the brain!!! OMG, who would have thought this? In a recent study, it was determined that: “Repeated complaining rewires your brain to make future complaining more likely. Over time, you find it’s easier to be negative than

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The Neuroscience Behind Meditation

Who would have thought a common ingredient in most remedies today would involve doing nothing? Well… not exactly nothing… Just sitting and observing.That is clearly becoming the case as meditation gains more credibility in the medical field. This is largely

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How Stress Affects the Brain

Surely we all know that stress wears on us. It can create tension in the body, lower energy levels, harm relationships with others, and makes us more unsatisfied with life in general. But did you know that long periods of

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Flight or Flight… and Think

The amygdala is the organ in the brain that is the “fight or flight” self-protection system from danger. It alerts us to stress and wants to protect us. It serves as our instinctual center. The amygdala works so quickly, that is

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Alcohol & the Brain

With New Years just around the corner, I don’t want to be Debbie Downer, but please check out this article from WebMD in News from HealthDay by Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter. Think “moderation” tonight!Scans: Alcoholism Damages Brain’s White Matter.  Areas

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Brain on Pot

If you were wondering about the effects of smoking marijuana on the developing brain of a teenager, perhaps this brain scan will help you understand.  The deterioration is obvious by the “hole” produced by a three year history of 4 times

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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.