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Coping mechanisms

Discover powerful coping mechanisms to help you effectively manage stress and anxiety. Learn how to develop healthy habits and strategies to overcome challenges and improve your well-being.
Teachers, School Cousnelors, Parents! Why Teach & Practice Healthy Coping Skills?Life can get really tough. So it's important to help young people -and ourselves, too- to cultivate tools and tricks that can support us to get through the hard stuff of living, to relate to uncomfortable feelings with self-compassion and to practice skills that can help us to feel calmer and more relaxed. And this is where using healthy coping strategies come into play. Coping Skills Activities, Healthy Coping Skills, Therapeutic Activities, Coping Strategies, Coping Toolbox, Coping Skills Toolbox Ideas, Counselling Tools, Mental Health Inspiration, Stress Management Strategies

Teachers, School Cousnelors, Parents! Why Teach & Practice Healthy Coping Skills?Life can get really tough. So it's important to help young people -and ourselves, too- to cultivate tools and tricks that can support us to get through the hard stuff of living, to relate to uncomfortable feelings with self-compassion and to practice skills that can help us to feel calmer and more relaxed. And this is where using healthy coping strategies come into play.

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Chrystal Garrison
Difficult Thoughts, Thoughts And Feelings, Stress Causes, Stress And Anxiety, Healthy Coping Skills, Sources Of Stress, Canceled Plans, Self Efficacy, Feeling Helpless

Avoidance coping strategies involve avoiding stressful situations, experiences, or difficult thoughts and feelings as a way to cope.1, 2 While avoidance provides short-term relief, overusing it can cause more stress.1, 3, 4 Ignoring or denying problems, procrastinating, canceling plans, or using substances are all examples of avoidance-focused coping skills.2, 5

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Laura Harris