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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Why We Feel the Need to Fix Things

“I am so frustrated at work right now,” a woman vents to her husband. “My team just doesn’t pay attention to deadlines and it keeps impacting my work.” “Why don’t you set up a shared calendar with your team to coordinate deadlines?” the husband suggests, as it seems like an easy and obvious fix toContinue reading “Why We Feel the Need to Fix Things”

We Are the Sum of Our Experiences

As I mentioned recently, I’m in the early stages of making a major change in my life. This early stage of not-knowing is uncomfortable and so my inclination is to quickly make a decision so that I can disguise my anxiety about the uncertainty as busyness towards the goal. To help fight that tendency, I’mContinue reading “We Are the Sum of Our Experiences”

A Guidebook to Handling Your Emotions

We don’t come with emotion-handling software already installed. As young children, we were pure, unrestrained emotion. Any disappointment resulted in a red and tear-stained face and joy over the smallest delight would result in spontaneous and unselfconscious giggles. And then, over the years, we received guidance on how to handle our emotions. Some of usContinue reading “A Guidebook to Handling Your Emotions”

A Complete Guide to Coping Strategies During Divorce

Divorce is a time when you need to have every possible coping strategy at the ready because it seems that every day brings with it a new challenge. It also seems like everyone is ready with advice – do this, don’t do that. Usually offered with compassion even when it’s off-base. And the combination canContinue reading “A Complete Guide to Coping Strategies During Divorce”

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