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Fri Feb 14, 2020, 02:04 PM

16. I have had to cut down on my political news consumption.

I don't turn on MSNBC as much (love them, but it feels like they're screaming into the wind sometimes) and switched my car stereo and clock radio alarm away from NPR. I even occasionally declare a moratorium on reading here sometimes for a day or a couple of hours.

Now I make choices when I want to hear news and avoid it if I'm in no mood. Obsessing about politics can grate on the soul sometimes, so I specifically divert the choice from "wonder what I45 has done now" to "let me listen to some music or go outside and get some air."

Don't ever get the idea that taking time for self-care equates to apathy.

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