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Coping Mechanisms

There are a variety of coping mechanisms to overcome some of life's most difficult challenges. Many people resort to negative coping mechanisms like alcohol, drugs, or destructive behaviors like overeating. However, their are a variety of positive coping mechanisms (like journaling) that will support recovery.

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Surviving a Divorce: 8 Days of Expressive Writing

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Love is intricate. We all want a love that transcends the typical bounds of human relationships, the kind that is reserved for poetry, music, and art. We want to be swept away into a whirlwind romance full of passion and excitement, spending our lives with that one person that makes us happy. We want a love that makes us stand on the edge of the Titanic. One which makes us write a letter for each of the 365 days of the year and stand outside the window of our loved one with a boom box blast...

Best Coping Mechanisms for Good Mental Health

Friday, May 7, 2021

Coping mechanisms are crucial to help people deal with stressful situations and negative emotions that come from them. However, not all coping mechanisms are created equal, and sometimes, what we think of as coping mechanisms actually do more harm than good.  That’s why it’s important to learn about coping mechanisms, and have them in mind for when life throws stressful situations our way.