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What Exactly IS Trust Anyway?

Posted:   March 02, 2019 by Nani Waddoups, LPC, NCC

What is trust exactly? This month I have been immersing myself in Brene Brown’s recent work on The Anatomy of Trust in order to answer this question. She has broken down trust into seven parts (forming the handy acronym BRAVING for an easy mnemonic device), which help us clearly measure, not only our trust in others, but also our trust in ourselves.