Dealing with Post-Election Stress

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On the eve of Independence Day, the Shrink turns to post-election stress.

There are three things you can do with your post election stress. The first two are:

  1. Speak out
  2. Shut upBoth of these methods work to some extent, but can also cause stress. Speaking out can cause stress when there is no positive effect, so people often try the second method; but that causes stress when they feel cut out of the conversation. Luckily, there’s a third method. Rather than choosing or alternating between the two, you combine the two. I call this method:

    3. Statescraft.

    Here I am in a video in the Speaking for Justice Series of Higher Group Productions. I briefly talk about post-election stress and statescraft.

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