Working on your problems

Taking steps to deal with your problems will make you feel better able to cope with them.

Top tips include:

  • Dividing problems into smaller bite sized pieces and dealing with them one at a time.
  • Trying to deal with problems as they arise so that they don't get worse.
  • Prioritising what has to be dealt with now and what can wait.

Review the following sections for help with the following common problems:

housing problems
money worries

relationship problems
unemployment or the threat of redundancy
difficulties with children or parenting
problems at work
the loss of a loved one
caring for someone who's ill or disabled
domestic abuse



Now might be a good time to have a look at the practical problem solving exercise.