There are many coping skills that work very well. Many are specifically tailored to different situations, personalities and problems. With the stress level most people experience these days, coping skills can be for the daily grind to the overwhelming circumstances. Still others may need to cope in social situations, with family conflicts or anxiety, which seems to follow them everywhere! If you need to improve your coping skills for whatever reason, consider asking for some help understanding how you function now and which skills are best suited to cope with your situation.