Blog Posts for Anxiety

What Exactly IS Trust Anyway?

Posted:   March 02, 2019 by Nani Waddoups

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.

Here Come the Holidays

Posted:   November 16, 2017 by C.J. Sanders

As the holidays quickly approach and we are busy making our shopping lists and turkey timetables, I thought it might also be helpful to take a minute to remind ourselves of some healthy practices for our emotional well-being.

A Paradigm Shift for Procrastination

Posted:   September 30, 2016 by Gregory Devore, Ph.D

Have you ever waited until the last minute to get something done? Ever wished you had started earlier and it would have been so much easier? Or perhaps you desire change, but can't seem to drum up the motivation?


Posted:   September 03, 2016 by Mitch Bacon, MA, LMFT

Did you know that men commit suicide 3.5x more often than women? Globally, 510,000 men die from suicide each year – that’s one every minute.

Winter is Coming: Time to Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted:   November 09, 2015 by Mitch Bacon, MA, LMFT

We are over a week removed from turning our clocks back, throwing all of our circadian rhythms completely out of whack.  Cooler air and more rain are accompanying darker days, and we have approximately seven months of grey skies to look forward to.  It is a perfect environment for many Portlanders to experience a Seasonal Affective Disorder.