5 Ways to Recover from Post-Election Fatigue

Our country has been through an emotional gauntlet in the past 18 months.  The election build up, election coverage and post-election reactions have left many feeling exhausted and drained.   Many of my clients have reported increasing feelings of uncertainty and fear about their future.  Some have been triggered into traumatic reactions that stem from childhood.  Themes of unpredictability, bullying, abuse of power, narcissism, bigotry, misogyny, and racism have caused a tsnaumi of feelings that can’t be ignored.  We are inundated with images and soundbites that keep coming as part of our 24-hour news/social media culture.  What is the best way to cope and recover from the cultural and personal traumatic reactions that many are feeling? Continue reading