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Thursday, November 10, 2016
WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: POST ELECTION EMOTIONS
survey was conducted online among adults 18+ living in the U.S. by
Harris Poll on behalf of the American Psychological Association which
indicated 52 percent of American adults report that the 2016 election
a very or somewhat significant
source of stress. Election stress is exacerbated by images on social
media and verbal aggression both of which heighten frustration.
Comments that are hostile or instigative, are dividing families,
workplaces, and communities.
Don't fall into the pit of negativity.
how you react to what you hear and see.
it is normal to be upset, be respectful toward others. Pay attention
you have children around. Children can become frightened by what
ignore your stress.
can cause all kinds of problems including a bad mood. To help
yourself feel better, take the steps you need to reduce your stress
in a healthy way.
someone else's opinion is only their opinion.
people are happy with the results. When we feel differently, their
comments can feel like a personal attack; however, their opinion
likely has nothing to do with you. Everyone is entitled to their
opinions. Respect their opinion.
your candidate isn't headed to the White House, focus
on what you can do in your community to get involved. Find a cause
and volunteer. Stay in touch with your local representatives.
there is a future.
because your candidate did not win does not mean there is no hope.
There is no definitive evidence that the next four years will be
disastrous. Although there will be a grieving process to pass through, every day life will continue just as we know it.