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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

When It’s Raining, Let it Rain

I made my intention clear in the first few weeks after the marital tsunami – once the divorce was final and the school year over, I was going to leave my former life behind and move across the country to Seattle. As I saw it, there was only one little problem. The rain. As aContinue reading “When It’s Raining, Let it Rain”

Not Every Day Is a Good Day. Show Up Anyway.

Having a bad day? My hairdresser is usually an upbeat and positive woman. Her energy pulls me into the moment and her “bright side” approach helps me forget the fact that I seem to have a little more grey to cover every time. Yesterday was different. Tears teased the corners of her eyes as sheContinue reading “Not Every Day Is a Good Day. Show Up Anyway.”

Let That Sh*t Go

When I walked into my yoga studio this past Monday evening, I saw a woman with the most amazing shirt. Under a simple image of a figure in a pose, were the words: Let that shit go. I laughed. I smiled. And I reflected back on my day, the first day back at school afterContinue reading “Let That Sh*t Go”

At Some Point, It’s No Longer About the Nail

When is it no longer about what hurt you?   In the beginning, I made it all about him. What he did. Why he did it. How he did it. Where he was. Who he was.   It was an escape of a sort. A distraction. If I stayed focused on him, I didn’t have toContinue reading “At Some Point, It’s No Longer About the Nail”

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