Jeremy Mohler

Jan 13, 2021

4 min read

The Capitol Riot Was Traumatic, Even if You Weren’t There

Since the white supremacist insurrection, I’ve been looking for ways to process what happened. Here’s what I found.

By Blink O’fanaye

Even doomscrolling can cause trauma

The first helpful thing was realizing that what happened was traumatic.

Trauma can stay trapped in the body

It’s also been helpful to meditate and move my body.

I needed something larger than myself

But, if I’m being honest, I have a therapist and plenty of close friends. And I’ve got a halfway decent meditation practice.