Are you happy about the way you are coping with stress? To avoid feeling overwhelmed, people often seek distractions that can manifest as one or more addictions. Unfortunately, the same coping strategies that serve to help us feel “ok” for at least a little while can cause many other serious problems that cause guilt and shame. Think about your goals-what you actually need and want. Do you really need that crutch? You can choose…and today you can make a good decision.