Holding A Grudge Only Hurts YOU


"Don't carry a grudge. While you're carrying the grudge ... the other guy's out dancing." ~ Anonymous Getting Angry You are in your bed crying because your wasband is out of town with his little honey with him; or you are enraged that you are having to deal with all of this agony and frustration while he has

Holding A Grudge Only Hurts YOU2018-01-10T18:10:32+00:00

Beware of Flamenco Dancers


"Never get involved with a flamenco dancer, no matter how gorgeous, whether he is from New Jersey or Peru." ~ From Normal Is Just A Setting On The Dryer A Desire For Closeness Some of you may be at the point where you are beginning to think about dating again. But the danger is that

Beware of Flamenco Dancers2023-08-01T15:50:38+00:00

Rebuilding After Divorce: Adversity


"Adversity can make you better if you don't let it make you bitter. Why? Because it promotes wisdom and maturity." ~ John Maxwell, Attitude 101 Adversity Don't you just love adversity? Didn't you just embrace your divorce? Aren't you smiling picking your way through the rubble of your home after the tornado (divorce)? And I'm sure

Rebuilding After Divorce: Adversity2018-01-10T18:10:33+00:00

Finding Your Good Sense After Divorce


"Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense." ~ Gertrude Stein Unlimited Access Today, we have unlimited access to an overload of information and experts in every field. We can go online and find out about the most esoteric topics. We can get advice from all around the world. And, consequently,

Finding Your Good Sense After Divorce2018-01-10T18:10:33+00:00

How To Get Through The Hard Days Of Divorce


"I realized I'd been given a restorative gift: sacred idleness. An unexpected, melodic day of undoing to balance the discordant days of doing too much." ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort of Joy Practicing Self-Care We all do too much. After my divorce it seemed like my task list doubled in

How To Get Through The Hard Days Of Divorce2023-08-26T00:58:00+00:00

Breathe First


“Breathe before you speak.” ~ Richard Carlson, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Reactive Response During the divorce process we are usually so distraught, that when we try to converse with our ex-spouse or soon-to-be ex-spouse, our conversations are either strained and cold, or raging with fury. Every time my wasband would say something that upset me,

Breathe First2023-08-01T15:38:34+00:00

Divorce Overwhelm & Financial Initiation


“Overwhelm is an inevitable part of our initiation into the ranks of the financially enlightened.” ~ Barbara Stanny, Prince Charming Isn’t Coming: How Women Get Smart About Money  Changes Overwhelm is an unavoidable part of midlife divorce — and not just because of the financial uncertainty and chaos. So many changes are coming at us

Divorce Overwhelm & Financial Initiation2020-03-04T04:15:16+00:00

Creating A Smoother Path For Your Divorce


It was Myrtle Reed who plainly stated, “If we all tried to make other people's paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on”. This is an important thing to remember as you in the process of separation with a spouse (do trial separations work?). While it may be

Creating A Smoother Path For Your Divorce2023-03-24T13:35:47+00:00

Feeling Overwhelmed This Holiday Season?


"When we are frantic and feel particularly rushed, we can stop and ask ourselves, 'rushing for what?'" ~ Sue Bender, Plain and Simple Wisdom The 'To-Do' List I woke up at 3:15 a.m. this morning, fretting. I don't know about you, but struggle with being too busy. I never seem to be able to cross everything off of

Feeling Overwhelmed This Holiday Season?2023-08-26T17:02:27+00:00

5 Qualities To Look For In A Divorce Lawyer


Choosing a divorce lawyer can be an extremely daunting process, and it’s easy to get lost in the complex jargon and unfamiliar concepts. Your divorce settlement will inevitably have significant consequences on your wellbeing for a long time to come, and it’s imperative that you hire a qualified professional who will secure you the most

5 Qualities To Look For In A Divorce Lawyer2023-03-24T13:38:17+00:00