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Coping Mechanism

Did You Financially Self-Soothe After Your Divorce?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 07.21.2013 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Many divorcees feel depressed, anxious, guilty and angry during their divorce, and many admittedly turned to financial self-soothing to cope. Financial self-soothing is the term used to describe individuals who spend money to make themselves feel better about something.

The One Thing I Have To Do Whenever I'm Upset

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 05.12.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

To some, I suppose I might seem crazy, like a lady who lives alone with too many cats. But that's okay with me. With my hands in the soil and my head in the fronds, I am beyond calm. I'm... happy.

Do You Drink When You're Angry?

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 07.03.2012 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

A recent study conducted by psychologists at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, shows that anger and alcohol mix a little too easily for many women.

Migraine, Migraine Go Away

Miriam Novogrodsky | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Miriam Novogrodsky

Early in her quest for a cure she had an abundance of hope. She believed that with the right treatment, she would find relief. And why not? Many people do.

Turn Your Coping Mechanisms Into Warning Signs

Jan Shepherd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Shepherd

Instead of using your coping mechanisms to mask what's going on underneath, why not use them as an early warning system that something is going on and begin to take a look under the hood?

5 Tips to Avoid Overeating

New Harbinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
New Harbinger

There are many reasons why you may overeat. Whether it's emotional or stress related, you are using food as a coping mechanism. Before you grab the bag of chips read these helpful tips.

Getting Over a Friendship Drought

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The more lonely people are, the more nostalgic they tend to become as a way of increasing their self-perceived feeling of social support.