Moving Past Outrage Fatigue

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The current political atmosphere has many people feeling distressed. What’s the best way to cope with our emotions when we’re outraged? And how can we translate our anger into productive action before burning out? Dr. Dan Gottlieb explores outrage fatigue on this Voices in the Family special with two psychologists from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Ellie Brown facilitates local, national, and international workshops for leaders and activists in social movements and helps us understand why some social movements succeed while others fail. Dr. Michael Gawrysiak, who specializes in mindfulness-based interventions for treating depression and substance use disorders, describes effective tools to ease our mind before reacting to external stressors.

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