How ASMRtists Are Reducing Our Collective Election Stress And Anxiety

 How ASMRtists Are Reducing Our Collective Election Stress And Anxiety

Throughout Election Night, as MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki manically bopped around in front of a heat map, 10s of millions of Americans clenched their fists and jointly tried not to stroke out from stress and anxiety. The antidote to that: a 22- minute YouTube video of a lady pretending to brush your hair.

” I understand you’re feeling very nervous and extremely stressed while you’re waiting on the election results,” the female purrs in the video. “There’s absolutely nothing we can do now; we have actually done all we could. We voted. It’s simply a sort of waiting game now to see what occurs.” She then says the words most Americans, no matter political affiliation, wished to hear: “whatever the result of this, we will make it through it together.”

The video is “ ASMR Let me calm your #election night nerves,” by 41- year-old YouTuber MinxLaura123 ASMR. It’s one of a little cottage market of election-themed YouTube videos meant to assist in ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Reaction), a feeling that has been referred to as a tingling, unwinding sensation in the head, spine, and extremities. Though ASMR is a little-understood phenomenon, the existing research study does suggest that it can have some salutary results in dealing with anxiety or sleeping disorders– 2 conditions that w

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