This US election was a source of stress for 52% of American adults according to the American Psychological Association. There have been multiple reports of election-related fears arising on therapists’ couches as never before, along with anecdotes of relationships damaged by political disagreement. (Taken from The Guardian).
So whoever you voted for, based on the above figures you may not have feeling quite so much energy, vitality and motivation over the past few days. So when Zestology friend of the show, yogi and adventurer Lucy McCarthy and I met yesterday, the original plan kind of went out the window.
This isn't a trump-bashing podcast. I'm fully aware that some listeners may have voted for him. It's more about how we deal with the extraordinary stimulation and fear levels that many of us have experienced over the past few weeks, and are still experiencing now.
After election stress, we move on to lighter, and more enjoyable topics including voyaging