Becoming aware of the hindrances and learning how to work with them skillfully is an important part of meditation and mindfulness in daily life. Jack Kornfield discusses the hindrances and ways to work with them that don’t foster more aversion in this article: Obstacles are Part of the Path.
Gil Fronsdal has a good resource on working with desire in meditation and in the practice of mindfulness that you can find here: Sensual Desire as a Hindrance.
A number of well-known meditation, mindfulness, and yoga teachers are contributing to an effort to get out the vote and encourage people to fully participate in our democracy. As we’re now in the middle of voting season in many states and approaching Election Day, we’d like to encourage you to vote, too. You can find more information about this effort, and the teachers who are participating at this link: Mind Our Democracy.