Life is filled with good days, but life can also be a bumpy road. Very rarely does everything go along without a hiccup or two for long. Most of the bumps you encounter in life are of smaller variety, but many small bumps can seem somewhat significant at the time. There are productive ways to cope with the smaller, more commonplace challenges on the road of life that can help make them easier to face and move beyond.

Go to for suggestions from a few average folks who have managed the bumps they’ve encountered in their lives.