Tuesday night broke many hearts in this area— DC, Maryland, Virginia. Yesterday I sat with clients in various stages of grief, rage, despair, and shock.
If you, or someone you know, are struggling, here are a few resources:
If You’re Overwhelmed By The Election, Here’s What You Can Do Now
Elizabeth Gilbert asks “Who do I want to be in this situation?”
After the Election How Do We Move Forward?
How to Talk to Your Kids About Trump’s Win
5 Ways to Reduce Post-Election Day Anxiety
5 Tips for Coping with Post-Election Shock and Panic
Living With Change, Post-Election Now is Not the Time To Gloat or Despise Others
Three Ways to Lower Post Election Anxiety
Pain, Anger, Sadness, Fear and Hope
18 Compassionate Poems To Help You Weather Uncertain Times
Coping with The Pain and Uncertainty Around Us
Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s Letter to His Daughter
My 2004 Post-Election Blog Post
Practice self-care. Feel your feelings. Write an op ed, a letter, or in your journal—get these feelings onto paper. Support causes you believe in. Connect with others. Donate. Volunteer. Spread kindness. Eat dark chocolate. Celebrate successes.
Wishing you moments of ease as we move forward. You are loved and your voice matters. Bisous. x