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“Clarity inspires trust. Clarity inspires faith.” You, Inc. – by Harry Beckwith and Christine Clifford Speaking With Clarity I’ve been reading lately about public speaking. It is emphasized repeatedly how important it is to be very clear, whether you are writing or speaking, so that you cannot be misunderstood. [...]
"Focus on what you are moving toward rather than what you are leaving behind." ~ Alan Cohen Looking Backward When the whole divorce process started, I don't think I realized the full extent of the changes I was about to undergo. When we finally met before [...]
"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for circumstances they want; if they can't find them, they make them." ~ George Bernard [...]
"Asking for help calls on your faith ... asking for support involves trusting ... asking for miracles is instinctive and can be nourished." ~ SARK, author, artist, incest survivor We All Need Help During a midlife divorce we all need help, but often times we are hesitant [...]
I'm a worrier. This morning as I had my coffee and read the Wall Street Journal, I literally held up a section of the paper and said aloud, "God, this world is so f*%#ed up!" I usually don't use that word, but It seemed to be [...]
"'Then the prophecies of the old songs have turned out to be true!' said Bilbo. 'Of course,' said Gandalf. 'You don't really suppose, do you that all of your adventures and escapes were managed by pure luck, just for your sole benefit?'" ~ J.R.R. Tolkien, 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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