Dr. Jennifer Hartstein was featured in the article below as Yahoo Life Mental Health contributor and practicing psychologist.
With the pandemic, politics and everything in between, it seems as if tensions are running high in most people’s lives. For many, it can feel like emotional overload.
Jen Hartstein, Yahoo Life Mental Health Contributor, spoke to Yahoo Life about ways to hold onto hope at a time when things feel, well, hopeless.
“When we’re feeling hopeless, it is very easy to stay stuck there and we become a magnet for every piece of negativity,” she says. “The longer we sit in those feelings, the harder it gets to move out of that.”