Negative #coping skills to avoid during #depression 

Here’s a list of coping strategies that will cost you in the long run. These do more harm than good in most cases and can make life more stressful.
Diversions:

Procrastination
Abusing drugs or alcohol

Wasting time on unimportant tasks

Gambling 
Interpersonal (With Others):

Blaming

Isolating/withdrawing

Mean or hostile joking

Gossiping

Criticizing others

Manipulating others

Refusing help from others

Lying to others

Sabotaging plans

Being late to appointments

Provoking violence from others

Enabling others to take advantage of you
Cognitive (of the Mind):

Denying any problem
Stubbornness/inflexibility

All or nothing/black or white thinking

Catastrophizing

Overgeneralizing
Tension Releasers:

Tantrums

Throwing things at people

Hitting people

Yelling at others

Destroying property

Speeding or driving recklessly
Physical:

Suicide

Self harm

Developing illnesses
Intrapersonal:

Making fun of yourself
Self-sabotaging behaviors

Blaming yourself
Indulging:

Spending too much

Gambling

Eating too much

Setting dangerous fires

Continually crying

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