Resilience Real-Time Podcast

Episode 32: Dysfunctional Coping: How to cope with stress


People often engage in avoidance behaviours like drinking, drugs, TV, gaming, overeating, porn, gambling and social media to cope with daily stresses, fear, and worry—also known as ‘dysfunctional coping’. It’s no secret these mood-numbing activities only end up making things worse. In this episode, Peta discusses the value of adopting a daily practice of chunking your day with anchor points, to manage uncertainty and avoid types of coping strategies that only undermine our health and well-being.

Featuring: Peta Sigley

Host: Josh Taylor

Production: Josh Taylor

Music: Josh Jones

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