Embrace, Don’t Resist, Your Upheaval I’ve come through another one. This time I paid more attention: to the process, to what it required of me, to the fears, to the anger… and also to both the expansiveness and the depth
The Secret to Finding Yourself I was in turmoil for nearly two decades. I was “in it” so long I’d come to think of turmoil as normal life. What I didn’t realize is how lost in the weeds I’d been until
Burden or Blessing? I woke up early this morning. 4:00 a.m. seems to be the time for processing. Have you noticed that? Some little zinger will zip across my mind demanding to be dealt with and sleep vanishes. This
Are You Tired of Your Inner Critic? Are you aware of your inner critic? You know … that voice in your head that tells you you can’t do anything right. Most of us have an insidious inner critic that
Mapping Your Divorce Support Resources Ending a relationship without a solid emotional divorce support net in place is quite daunting. You will be required to make some of the most important decisions of your life—decisions that impact your future,
Radical Self Care During Divorce How are you feeling after the new year? Is it starting out the way you hoped? If you’re going through a divorce, and January is a prime time for it, you may need some
Dumped and Feeling Abandoned In a previous post I mentioned two types of folks who have the most difficulty getting through divorce. The first type is mothers (and sometimes fathers) facing the empty nest. The second, which is the
Forgive Yourself Energy is a funny thing. When you have it, you don’t think much about it. When you don’t, it seems like a most precious commodity. I haven’t had much of that precious substance lately. Too tired to exercise.
As usual, I seek the symbolism or metaphor in such an event. I imagine those of you who are divorcing can relate deeply to being caught in a current that has a life of its own, leaving a wake of destruction. A life rearranged after its passing. Piles of...
I have such respect for the people I work with. They are right up against it. "It" being, “Should I go, or should I stay?” Or, “I’m on my own, now what?” Or, “How the ‘H’ am I ever going to get through this?” Or, “I am so overwhelmed...