The battles of divorce

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“We grow forward when the delights of growth and the anxieties of safety are greater than the anxieties of growth and the delights of safety.” ~ Abraham Maslow Growth and safety are usually at odds with each other. During the earliest stages of a midlife divorce we crave safety above all else. We worry we can’t

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The Secret to Surviving Divorce

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The selection below was shared by a RADiCAL Woman in the MDRcommunity.  I think it's perfect for learning how to not only survive divorce, but to truly Rise Above Divorce In Confidence and Love which is what RADiCAL means. There is no situation you will ever face that will change so many things in your life

The Secret to Surviving Divorce 2018-01-10T18:10:48+00:00

Beam on after divorce

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Stand straight and tall and proud and be exactly who you were created to be! Shine! “Your problem is how you are going to spend this one odd and precious life you have been issued. Whether you are going to live it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have

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Musak and Divorce

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“I worry that the person who thought up Muzak might be thinking up something else.” Lily Tomlin I have a women’s quote book called Women’s Lip: Outrageous, irreverent and just plain hilarious quotes. Some of them are not appropriate even for this RADiCAL Blog. Some aren’t appropriate for other reasons. But the Lily Tomlin quote

Musak and Divorce 2018-01-10T18:10:53+00:00

The Small Things Are Huge

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Getting the small things under control is huge. It’s not the disasters that do us in, it’s the messes. “When something small is right you can then forget about it and think about more lofty ideas. I pay attention to the little things; when they’re right, they shore us up,

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Bits and Pieces

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Doing “bits and pieces” of kindness always does us as much good as it does the person we are encouraging. Let’s see how many ways we can lift up others today and then see how we feel at the end of the day. “Giving a birthday card, a meaningful book,

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Feeling good vs Doing good

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Enjoy the sensations and the experiences this holiday season. Most of the gifts will be outgrown, broken or forgotten. The experiences and the good memories and the deeper meanings will last. Keep that in mind this next 15 days especially. “Too many of us define happiness as feeling good, not

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My biggest divorce recovery mistake

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The Sisterhood Speaks:  Guest Blog My biggest mistake going through divorce - by Brenda Holding on too hard too long.  I come from a family of risk-avoiders.  If I could change one thing on this life journey it would be to get more comfortable tolerating risk.  I realize in hind-site, that the greater my level

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Divorce + Menopause

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Are you going through menopause and divorce? Use this opportunity to create your new best life! Fifty is the New Fifty by Suzanne Levine Yikes!  Add the craziness of divorce with the craziness of menopause and our friends and family might be tempted to take cover!  If you're experiencing divorce in midlife, you

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Through the Darkness after Divorce

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Shine your light for others on your trip through the darkness of divorce “Hope is like light … even the tiniest bit guides us through the darkness.”  Unknown After a midlife divorce, sometimes there is only the tiniest bit of light.  We are taken back to one of the R.A.D.I.C.A.L. Women on the

Through the Darkness after Divorce 2018-01-10T18:11:04+00:00
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