We all have trouble coping at some points in life. We don’t get the promotion we hoped for; our relationship breaks down; a presentation is overdue.
Whether you cope or not depends on how you think. Stress—a feeling of emotional or physical tension—arises from how you interpret life’s events as they unfold.
Our coping skills have evolved to help us survive in environments very different from those in which most of us now live, work, and play (Cosmides & Tooby, 2013).Read more on positivepsychology.com