The Four R’s of Coping by Helen Hunter ACSW, LSW
REORGANIZE Reorganize your life. What do you need to focus on at this time? By reorganizing your life, you can better structure your needs and the needs of others.
RETHINK Rethink your priorities. What is most important to you? By taking a good look at what is most important in your life, you can focus and channel your energy in that area.
RELAX Find relaxation in exercise, hobbies, meditation. What is the best way that you can find peace? By finding a method of relaxation, you can recharge your energy so that you will be better able to face daily challenges.
RELEASE Let go! What can you let other people do? By taking a good look at what others can do, you can ask for and accept assistance.