It's a weird time, so I'm gonna do a weird thing. I’m going to talk about anxiety.
Yes, this election was tragic. There's a hundred articles today talking about things that people of color and the LGBTQ+ community has known all along and the rest of us are just learning hard lessons about. And many more filled with good, solid, practical advice on how to fight back. You should go, read all of those. I'll wait. Most acknowledge what many of us are feeling, but the assumption is the feeling is a fleeting part of the process—the weakness before we get to work.
I think I’ve decided the feeling is the work.