Radio Interview: How to Cope with Post-Election Depression Syndrome

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Radio Interview: How to Cope with Post-Election Depression Syndrome

David John Marotta was interviewed on November 13, 2012 on radio 1070 WINA’s Schilling Show discussing PEDS: Post-Election Depression Syndrome.

“I was talking to a doctor in town who said he was surprised how many patients he had seen with clinical depression over the election results. I believe the definition of clinical is the thought that ‘Things will never be good again.'”

Listen to the interview here:


Program Notes:

There are many ways to read the elections. Capitulation on your core values is not one of them. Read a biography of anyone who has done anything significant. The setbacks and struggles are inevitable. They require grit and perseverance to overcome. Abolitionists took many years to win the day. World War Two involved major defeats. Imagine Hitler to Churchill: “I won Europe so you should concede Brittain as well. Like Churchill we should say, “Never.”

There is a moral case to Free Enterprise:
1) Free Enterprise safeguards lasting happiness
2) It promotes real fairness
3) It does the most good for the most vulnerable

We should regroup and continue to work alongside those on our side, trying alternate strategies to reach the hearts and minds of America.

We should avoid falling into anger, apathy or acceptance that this is the way it will always be.

Have an Inner Locus of Control: Ignore the Politicians and Take Control of Your Financial Freedom (Aug 6, 2012)

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David John Marotta is the Founder and President of Marotta Wealth Management. He played for the State Department chess team at age 11, graduated from Stanford, taught Computer and Information Science, and still loves math and strategy games. In addition to his financial writing, David is a co-author of The Haunting of Bob Cratchit.