Discovering Life’s Real Treasures

"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 bills ... to eat ... to take care of those [...]

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Contemplating The Good, Not The Past, After Divorce

“Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrong.” ~ Charlotte Bronte, Writer Dwelling On The Past What good does ruminating do, really? What have you gained by replaying over and over again everything that “he” or “they” did to you and your marriage? Whatever has happened, is done. Continually [...]

Stand Firm After Divorce

“If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.” ~ Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister Not Everyone Will Like You I made a big collage for my kitchen. I used all kinds of handmade paper torn into squares. On each [...]

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Seize The Moment After Divorce

"Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart." ~ Erma Bombeck Seize The Moment Every saying must be taken with a fair dose of common sense. We can't constantly be driven here and there without any discipline in our lives. We can't follow every whim that presents itself. [...]

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Embracing The Challenges Of Your Divorce

"Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch, what make you go beyond the norm." ~ Cicely Tyson, Actor Challenges Sometimes I don't want a challenge. I just want a sunny, bright, happy day in which everything happens exactly how I want it to. Days like [...]

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Gaining Strength Through Divorce

"I don't think jogging is healthy, especially morning jogging. If morning joggers knew how tempting they looked to morning motorists, they would stay home and do sit-ups!" ~ Rita Rudner We Can All Get Fit One of our local RADiCAL groups discussed the Get Strong chapter last night. We talked about the importance of getting [...]

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Joy Still Happens After Divorce

"Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things are." ~ Marianne Williamson This Is A New Day The sunrise was beautiful this morning. Fog hugging the ground... light revealing itself slowly. This is a new day! A day full of joy waiting to be discovered. If you are struggling in the middle of [...]

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Moving Forward After Divorce With Meditation

"I've taken up meditation. I like to have an espresso first to make it more challenging." ~ Betsy Salkind Meditating I laughed out loud when I read the quote above. It's even funnier if you have really tried meditating and know how difficult it is. It's often hard to calm yourself and quiet your thoughts enough [...]

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Finding The Extraordinary In The Ordinary After Divorce

"The only difference in an extraordinary life and an ordinary one is the extraordinary pleasures you find in ordinary things." ~ Veronique Vienne, The Art of Imperfection Ordinary Pleasures It's those delicious little ordinary moments that often make life so wonderful. The way the sun shines through a glass on a glossy table. The feel of [...]

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