PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –– After a long and contentious political season, many are happy it’s Election Day.

According to the American Psychological Association, the election had a lot of Americans feeling stressed out.

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Psychologists suggest if you’re feeling stressed, read enough to stay informed, but do not binge on political news.

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They also say to take some time for activities that recharge you.

While it’s okay to have meaningful discusses about political ideas, they say try to avoid any arguments.

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If you really want to be proactive today, get out and vote!