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Age of Awareness

How to Survive the News during a Pandemic

These days, when I watch the news, I often end up feeling emotionally charged. I feel powerless and confused. I feel tribal, overwhelmed, fearful, alone, and depressed. I feel sold to.

I don’t know who to believe, what to think, and what to do.

All commercial or cable news programs are designed to keep us watching. They hook us with taglines and cliffhangers right before cutting to commercials.

Cable news channels:

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Marie Trout

Author “The Blues — Why it Still Hurts so Good,” artist manager. PhD Wisdom Studies. Contributor: The Daily Beast, The Bern Report, Classic Rock Blues Magazine.