Your regular reminder, as we head into US politics season once again, that CWs are good and anxiety isn’t praxis.

mental health (personal) 

@ghost_bird Something my therapist has been trying to get through my head for years.

The latter point, I mean.

mental health (personal) 

@rhiannonrevolts It’s hard in part because so many news and social media channels use anxiety to drive engagement. (Pink News is a particularly bad example I have in mind right now, but it’s basically universal.)

@ghost_bird I really appreciate that people here tag their toots with uspol keyword. I really enjoy my stay here with US politics blocked

@not7cd Same. And even when I’m interested, I don’t necessarily want to see the same news endlessly discussed on my timeline. CWs let me check when I want to instead of just doomscrolling.

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