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Moral Hangover????

In a recent conversation with a few very bright, high achieving college students in my practice, we have uncovered insights into destructive behaviors patterns. These patterns are typically invisible or blind spots that tend to be automatic and unconscious. Unfortunately,

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Start With Gratitude

What matters in relationship more than any other factors? Are you ready to learn but even more importantly respond by taking action? Let’s start with gratitude. There are many opportunities to express validating, loving and kind words to your partner.

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How to be happy…….

In a recent series of articles on happiness, I found a comfort in the profound simplicity to elevate and influence happiness in your life. Also noteworthy is that the first and foremost elements have to do with your thinking. Negative

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Live longer

In a recent Ted Talk, I was intrigued to hear about what makes a difference with longevity, health and happiness. This chart will show you the findings of the study, but you really need to listen to the talk by

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What is the key to happiness?

Wikipedia states: Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being which can be defined by, among others, positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. Happy mental states may also reflect judgements by a person about their overall well-being.” 

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Thinking and Wellness

If you haven’t explored the mindfulness movement, it may be time to do so. A clear mind, an open mind that has a positive and optimistic focus creates happiness and health. Don’t just take my word for it. There is

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Happiness: To be or not to be…..

Happiness is a journey, not a destination. How you travel in this world has a lot to do with attitude, optimism and the lens you use to view the world. Let’s start with these questions. Are you awake to your

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Happiness & Marriage Talk

Last year, Gayle I presented a talk to TLAP, the Texas Lawyers Assistance Program for the Texas Bar Association in Austin. The topic: Happiness and Marriage. Happiness is quite a challenge in life in general, let alone if you are

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Social Media and Happiness

Are you observing life or engaging in it? What is social media doing for you? Or to you? Do you watch others on Facebook with regret or envy? Don’t worry…. That is totally normal. According to the Happiness Research Institute,

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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.