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"There is a fountain of youth. It is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring in your life and the lives of people you love." ~ Sophia Loren On rare occasions, I think about getting old. Every so often, I look at myself in [...]
"AS A RULE OF THUMB: Adventures are not fun while they’re happening." ~ Tom Parker, Never Trust A Calm Dog And Other Rules Of Thumb Defining Adventure When I read this quote above, I immediately thought about midlife divorce, though admittedly, adventure is not the word I would [...]
"I think this is how we are supposed to be in the world --present and in awe. There is ecstasy in paying attention." ~Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird Finding Appreciation In the middle of divorce, life sometimes seems dull and dark, and sadly unworthy of our [...]
"As with language, so with life: less is often more. The quality of life is marked by what you can do without and still do well. The best things in life aren't things. Simplify. Thoreau subscribed to this line of thinking. So did Buddha, Lao-tzu, [...]
“Wishes never filled the bag.” ~ Greek Proverb Wishing For Change If you are going through a divorce, you have probably been doing your share of wishing lately. Wishing things had turned out differently. Wishing you were still married. Wishing you didn’t have to suffer [...]
"Money can be a huge insulating cushion that can obscure your view of adventure. Money can seduce you into thoughts of scarcity and fear of loss." ~ SARK, author, artist, child abuse survivor Financial Uncertainty We have to have money to live ... to pay the [...]
Get Active! Without a doubt, one of the most transformative ways to get through your divorce and be a more effective parent is to become an active person. During my Mom's recovery period after the divorce, I could always tell the days when she missed a workout. [...]
Although divorce is a challenge for everyone involved, there are many ways you can make the transition easier for your children. In general, children are adaptable and will adjust to the new situation, but even the most resilient people can become overwhelmed when too much [...]
At its core, a loyalty conflict occurs when two parties expect a third party to side with them over the other because they either disagree or don't like each other. Vying for their child(ren)'s loyalty may be one of the most prevalent challenges for parents during a divorce. Considering [...]
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