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4. Healthy Coping Mechanisms

- Replace unhealthy coping mechanisms with healthier alternatives. Engaging in activities like exercise, journaling, or connecting with supportive friends can redirect focus and alleviate emotional distress.

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Understanding why triggers occur and learning how to manage them is crucial for emotional well-being.

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