Feeling guilty for feeling happy?

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    There's a lot to be upset about in the world right now, and sometimes it's hard not to feel guilty when you yourself are having a good day. (Milkos/Big Stock)

    A lot of people feel overwhelmed by the news lately. The pandemic continues, the political landscape is polarized, wildfires rage on the West Coast. This kind of upsetting information can leave people feeling conflicted if they are otherwise having a good day. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss these feelings, and how we can handle them.

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