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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Why Do We Fall in Love With People That Are Bad For Us?

When I first started dating, I sought out boys that were the opposite of my father.  My logic went like this – my parents divorced, therefor my father didn’t make a good husband, so I would be better off avoiding guys that mirrored my dad.  And I soon fell in love with the man thatContinue reading “Why Do We Fall in Love With People That Are Bad For Us?”

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.”

Stuck In a Bad Marriage? These Are Your Three Choices

I had someone come to me last week for advice. His relationship with a woman – a married woman – recently ended and he was reeling from the breakup and associated revelations. “I don’t understand,” he wrote, “How can she tell me her marriage is so bad and then choose to stay in it?” IContinue reading “Stuck In a Bad Marriage? These Are Your Three Choices”

Homeostatic

I spend a lot of time thinking about habits – the good, the bad, the intentional and the wholly accidental. In my own life, I have become aware of and am addressing my habits of mind that lead me to anxious thoughts and a propensity to becoming overwhelmed. I have removed some habits (okay, maybeContinue reading “Homeostatic”

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