SHAPE Feature: How to Mentally Prepare for Any Outcome of the 2020 Election

With the election coming up in the midst of a terrifying pandemic, people all over the United States have expressed feelings of stress and anxiety. This is mainly due to the uncertain future of the country, a hyper-polarized political climate and of course the COVID-19 pandemic. Many fear for the result of this upcoming election. However, it’s important we all mentally prepare for any outcome of the 2020 election and try to take in the results as best as possible.

Dr. Upshaw was featured in this SHAPE article, where he gave advice on managing anxiety of future events by not allowing your brain to “catastrophize” a situation. Read more about what he suggest you do to maintain a healthy mental state when you’re uncertain about the future.

This story was also featured in the following publications: The Oklahoma Eagle and  

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