Coping mechanisms vary from person to person. One individual may write in a journal or make time out their day to take a nap. Another may sketch or spend time meditating. Some might not know how to cope, or things that once worked are no longer effective. For those of you that need some new ideas or suggestions, here are five things that help me to cope with my anxiety.
Your life is going to be a tough one. I wish that I could prepare you for it, but unfortunately, there is no real way to do that. You’re going to be a young one when your parents die, and you will live with your maternal grandmother from the time you are one year old until you are about ten years old. You will live there with her and your half-sister, who is 17 years older than you; you will have a few good times and even more terrible times, but you won’t even really remember most of your childhood once you get to be twenty two.