“Participants who engaged in both proactive coping and high mindfulness were more resilient against daily stressors compared with those who performed only one.” This Harvard Health article is a quick read but outlines a very interesting concept. Planning for future stress may actually help to reduce it. A study that looked at how 223 people dealt with daily stress showed that being proactive helps resilience when faced with stress in the future.
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Need help staying positive during trying times? Live more in the moment, but also focus on how to cope with future stresses. This advice comes from a study published online March 25, 2020, by Personality and Individual Differences. Researchers explored two factors in how people handle stress: mindfulness and proactive coping.