Author: Becki Pickett
Coping Smart is a personal development guidebook offering specific action-focused strategies for stress management. Based on practical modality of problem solving, these strategies identify the problem, provide insight into personal perspective, clarify options, and help find a workable solution based on each individual's definition of happiness and success. By developing a bespoke action plan to move the problem, confidence is built and the memory muscle of resilience is strengthened. Written in a distinctive one-on-one conversational style, this book offers specific steps rather than vague positivity to recognize and overcome the problem that is causing stress. Stress isn't the problem. It's a side effect. Coping Smart addresses the essential process of categorizing any problem to assess its severity. Then an individual can use that insight to decide for themselves the amount of time, attention, and emotional resources they're willing to devote to the problem they're facing. From inconvenient complications to tragedies, problems are an inevitable part of life. The core belief of Coping Smart is while not all problems have a clear-cut resolution they are all manageable with effective coping skills. By discovering the factors that shape personal perspective such as family legacy, wiring for personality and temperament, emotional style, phases of life, experiences, and relationships true insight is gained. That knowledge is the foundation of stress management. The added benefit of discovering self-awareness is a profound understanding of the behavior of others as well. That is the major component of genuine empathy. Successful and effective coping skills are essential for emotional equilibrium and can be taught to all age groups for all situations. This book is an invaluable resource for individuals seeking insight for self-improvement and better relationships, parents and educators in teaching problem solving skills to children and teens, and for organizational team building. Everyone has problems.Everyone deals with stress. Everyone is looking for answers for living a more balanced and fulfilling life. Coping is key. Now they have the blueprint for Coping Smart .