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Coping Mechanisms

Tama Lane, Psy.D.: Why PTSD Flares Up During the Holidays--And What You Can Do About It

Red Room | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Red Room

By Tama Lane, Psy.D. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating disorder with an estimated lifetime prevalence between 1% to 9% in the ge...

Coping Mechanisms as a Springboard to Purpose

Erin Havel | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Havel

It's important to point out that creating a public purpose is not everyone's way of getting through an illness. Sometimes the outside world doesn't understand that.

Talking With Children About Tragedy -- Again

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 06.16.2013 | Parents
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

The important thing to know is that children take their coping cues from us, the trusted adults in their lives. This isn't to say that we should cover our pain. Not at all. Rather, we need to model healthy coping mechanisms for our children.

What I've Already Forgotten About My Daughters' Early Years

Liz Gumbinner | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Liz Gumbinner

Is it Mom-nesia? Mom-entia? Mom-ory loss? Whatever it is, I've got it. I hope I'm not alone here.

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?

Why Writing About Grief Makes Me Happy

Allison Gilbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

In truth, I'm happy in the face of what I write because I have an outlet for all my feelings. My upbeat attitude has been shaped by creating a new and different conversation about loss, and the relationship I have with my readers.