How often do you hear people talk about coping with something? It might be a bad job, relationship or place they live.

The word cope comes from Middle English, and meant ‘meet in battle, come to blows.’ When it comes to your mindset, it seems a fitting origin for the word. If you are coping, you are fighting the difference between what you have and what you want.

When you find yourself coping, look beyond the coping for what has you stuck. Coping in your current job, a bad relationship or anywhere else? Look for the story you’re telling yourself that has you stuck.

It’s time to stop coping and start winning! Spotting yourself coping is like building a muscle. The more you do it, the easier it gets.

You’ve got this.