Three surprising outcomes, none of which were directly related to Biden’s win.

Woman showing gratitude after the election by holding her hands over her heart.
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Before you dismiss this as, “oh great, here’s another Trumper who’s all in her feelings because he lost,” please know that I am thrilled that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won.

I’m not exaggerating when I say that I’ve been sleeping better and my anxiety has eased up since the…

How we can utilize self-reflection, respectful communication norms, and supportive outside resources

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For many American households, the 2020 election elicited feelings of either relief and jubilation or shock and bitterness. For me, I was grateful that the results were announced on a Saturday and that our family had the weekend to privately process our reactions to the historic results. Even so, as…

How I got my family on board with five practical strategies for lowering anxiety and getting back in control

Author’s photo of a kitchen counter with piles of papers, a laptop, red purse, basket of apples
Image by the author: the To-Do Zone

Above is a picture of one of my kitchen counters. Judge away!

This is also my designated To-Do Zone.

Come, come! Lean closer and let me walk you through it so that you, too, can revel in the chaos.

  • The pile: vote by mail ballots, some cards I need to…

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