What is a "coping strategy"?

In some situations, despite our best efforts, we still can’t fix the problems we find ourselves in. Coping strategies can help you learn to accept situations that are beyond your control and find ways to help you feel better even if the problem still exists.

Source: How can I develop coping strategies? @ ReachOut.com: Get through tough times

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