Finding the Common Ground in Political Conversations

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In today’s world, politics can really affect our feelings and relationships. That’s why our next segment of Mental Breakthrough is so important. Our host Patricia Wu and guest mental health expert Ryan Heapy talk about how politics and our mental health are connected. They share simple ways to feel better and understand others, even when we disagree about politics.

The Connection Between Politics and Mental Health

Discover how political disagreements can lead to stress, anxiety, and even harm our relationships with friends and family. Patricia and Ryan break down this complex topic into easy-to-understand insights.

Simple Strategies for Feeling Better

Learn straightforward techniques to manage the stress that comes from political news and discussions. Whether it’s through mindfulness, taking breaks from the news, or practicing self-care, you’ll find ways to protect your mental health.

Understanding Others with Empathy

Find out how to have respectful conversations about politics, even with people who have different views. Ryan shares tips on listening and responding with empathy, making it possible to have productive discussions without conflict.

Join Patricia Wu and Ryan Heapy for essential tips on staying calm and connected in a politically divided world.

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At the heart of MHTN - America's pioneering 24/7 Mental Health TV Network - is our editorial team, a dynamic group of professionals united by a shared commitment to transforming the conversation around mental health. Our team is composed of seasoned journalists, mental health experts, researchers, and storytellers, each bringing a wealth of experience and a passion for advocacy.


  1. Wow! You Are so articulate! I loved all your comments /and self awareness! You are wonderful! And amazingly articulate!


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