As soon as I had my son, I knew that he was different. We found out that he had several serious medical complications, which lead to emergencies on several occasions. I wasn't coping well with the postpartum depression and stress, so I decided to work with a life coach to learn some coping mechanisms. One of the best things that I learned in therapy was how to stay calm during emergencies through a series of self help rituals. The results were amazing. I was able to teach myself how to stay calm--even when our son had serious problems. Read here to learn how self help can benefit your life.