A large factor in coping with lupus is understanding what lupus is and the course of actions to take. As in most things, having a clear and sound mind is essential in grasping vital information about lupus. It can be very difficult to digest a lupus diagnosis and emotional strain can make understanding very difficult. That’s why it’s so important to work hard at keeping your mind, body and spirit strong as you battle lupus. Doing things that bring peace, love and healing to yourself is most important.