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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Five Damaging Divorce Stereotypes

Those that have not personally experienced divorce have no shortage of judgements and opinions. These are some of the more common damaging divorce stereotypes that you may encounter –   The Spouse That Initiated the Divorce is a Quitter At some point, you have to make a decision – do you continue to endure aContinue reading “Five Damaging Divorce Stereotypes”

The Power in Applying “The Four Agreements” to Divorce

As a homework assignment for my recent girl’s weekend, I was asked to read The Four Agreements. I was fully willing, but somewhat skeptical, since as the only child of a counselor, I was raised on a steady diet of self-help. I think I overdosed. After the first few pages, my skepticism was replaced withContinue reading “The Power in Applying “The Four Agreements” to Divorce”

Jumping to Conclusions

Once we believe something, even if we leapt recklessly to that opinion, we then proceed to ignore that which doesn’t support our conclusion. 

The Problem With Doing What You Know

When I first started teaching math, I followed the general wisdom of the time that the majority of independent practice should take place outside of the limited classroom time.  As I was advised, I took grades on homework completion, quickly glancing at thirty-plus student papers filled with equations before going over the answers. At thatContinue reading “The Problem With Doing What You Know”

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