Move the body. Even if you don’t want to do yoga, do something. It is difficult to work on the mind, with the mind. The body is a foundation for the mind and if you move your body and circulate the life force it will have a positive effect on the mind.
The science of yoga is learning how to make your mind happy without leaning so much on those external things (coping) for happiness. It is using your body and your breath and directing your mind so you can have a sense of purpose and live with good health and vitality. By increasing awareness of your body, you can channel your energy to increase calmness.
Yoga is known to reduce stress, lower blood pressure, induce sound sleep, and reduce anxiety and muscle tension. The benefits of yoga are so many that it really makes having a yoga practice a big payoff for minimum effort! There are many different types of yoga. Just find the one that you resonate with and give it a try.