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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Focus On Where You Want to Be, Not Where You Fear Ending Up

I just couldn’t seem to get it right. My body was in the correct position. My muscles were contracted. But every time I tried to find my balance, I would wobble and fall back onto my feet. “Maybe you just can’t do crow pose,” I told myself. “Bullshit,” I replied. For months, I kept trying.Continue reading “Focus On Where You Want to Be, Not Where You Fear Ending Up”

Normal Isn’t On the Menu

It’s a hard time to be a parent right now. I can feel the trepidation and frustration in their frantic posts. They’re worried for their kids, emotionally and academically. It’s been a rough few months, having to balance work and childcare, trying to be a parent while also playing the heavy when it comes toContinue reading “Normal Isn’t On the Menu”

Living With Uncertainty

Like many (most? all?) of you, I’m struggling right now. As a teacher, I’m used to a certain rhythm of the school year. And by now, I should be excited for summer, exhausted by the demands of the end of the school year and putting energy into finalizing plans for the next school year. Instead,Continue reading “Living With Uncertainty”

Life is Not a Waiting Room

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