Don’t Panic About Politics — Here’s Where Your True Power Lies

This year’s presidential election is not for the faint of heart. In fact, over the past several months, mental health professionals have noted a significant uptick in anxiety and emotional distress related directly to today’s elections. According to a survey1,2 by the American Psychology Association (APA) published October 7, 2020, 68% of Americans say the upcoming elections are a significant source of stress. Those with chronic health conditions are faring the worst, with 71% reporting feeling stressed about the elections, compared to 64% of those who do not have a chronic health condition. A clear majority, 77% (up from 66% in … Continue reading Don’t Panic About Politics — Here’s Where Your True Power Lies