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Defeating the Chiefs blues after Super Bowl loss

Some Chiefs fans are feeling down on Monday
Patrick Mahomes
Posted at 7:44 PM, Feb 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-08 20:44:04-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs fans woke up Monday feeling a little down after the 31-9 loss at Super Bowl LV, but a Kansas City metro psychologist shared tips to help combat the blues.

First, take a step back.

Dr. Gregory Nawalanic, a clinical psychologist at The University of Kansas Health System, said to find perspective on the game and realize that the loss hasn't changed the lives of Chiefs fans.

Second, don't isolate from friends and family. Instead, maintain social connections and don't cut off relationships.

"Talk about it. I don't think you will find any shortage," Nawalanic said. "Just walking in here today, I heard a number of conversations in the hallway of people talking about, 'They should have just run it more,' or, 'Should have done this.' It's nice to be able to share this experience with other people who are of the same mind and process what happened."

Nawalanic also said to try and think about next season and what the future might hold.