Socio-political stress stems from concerns about the social and political environment. In 2017, the American Psychological Association began evaluating anxiety as it relates to the political climate in their annual “Stress in America: Coping with Change” survey. So, it is of no surprise given the current state of play in our nation’s capital and time of political transition that individuals may feel an increase in socio-political stress and anxiety. You are not alone.
It is important during these times to plan ahead: balance and build in stress reduction. Toward that end, we have compiled some tips and sites for managing news and emotional overload.