Stress Management Portland OR

Knocking the simple stuff off your to'do list, such as signing your son up for soccer, will provide a sense of accomplishment and the confidence to go after larger, more complicated tasks like drafting that monster proposal you’d been putting off.

Men's Resource Center
(503) 235-3433
12 SE 14th Ave
Portland, OR
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Esther Maria Gwinnell
(503) 227-7586
319 Sw Washington St
Portland, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Edmund Myers
(503) 223-3576
2408 Se 16th Ave
Portland, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Vernon L Read
(503) 988-3674
426 Sw Stark St
Portland, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Eva Gold
(503) 230-0900
757 SE 34th Ave
Portland, OR
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Pacific U
Credentialed Since: 2005-01-18

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Henry Miller
(503) 227-3358
516 S.E. Morrison Street, Suite 710
Portland, OR
Services
Forensic Evaluation (e.g., mental competency evaluation), Couples Psychotherapy, Family Psychotherapy, Problem Related to Abuse or Neglect (e.g., domestic violence, child abuse), PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Pacific U
Credentialed Since: 1993-05-21

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Project Quest Integrative Health Center
(503) 238-5203
2901 E Burnside St
Portland, OR
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Indochinese Socialization Center
(503) 239-0132
1032 SE 35th Ave
Portland, OR
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Lifeworks Nw
(503) 223-5525
506 SW 6th Ave Ste 905
Portland, OR
Industry
Mental Health Professional, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse

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Thomas Patrick Welch
(503) 292-4382
2408 Se 16th Ave
Portland, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry

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Beat the Post-Vacation Blues

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By Melaina Juntti

After touring the Tuscan countryside with your sweetheart or camping with the kids, getting back to the everyday grind sounds less than appealing. Catching up on email at the office and tackling the piles of dirty beachwear at home can cause enough stress to wipe out the hard-earned rejuvenation you scored while away. These simple steps can help you beat the post-vacay blues and maintain that island-hopping ease even after you stash the suitcases.

Start easy. Knocking the simple stuff off your to-do list, such as signing your son up for soccer, will provide a sense of accomplishment and the confidence to go after larger, more complicated tasks like drafting that monster proposal you’d been putting off.

Eat feel-good foods. Zinc-packed options like turkey, barley, and pumpkinseeds help your brain produce the anxiety-easing compound GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid), while spinach, beans, and artichokes are stocked with depression-fighting magnesium. Cheese, chickpeas, and beef give your body the amino acids it needs to make mood-boosting serotonin and norepinephrine.

Herb up with mind-easing supplements like St. John’s wort, valerian, and B vitamins, or sip green tea, which offers the serious stress buster L-theanine.

Hop on the treadmill,
bike to work, or take the dog for a hike. Exercise clears your mind, burns off stress, and gets those endorphins pumping for an unbeatable natural high.

Take time to relax. Don’t run yourself ragged trying to tackle every task. Reserve 20 minutes for midday meditation, or pencil in a qigong session to break up the frenzy.
—Melaina Juntti

Author: Melaina Juntti

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