How to Remove the Emotion When Dealing With a Difficult Ex

Some people end up friends with their exes. Some people are able to successfully navigate their way into a companionate coparenting or business relationship with their spouse. And others have an ex from you-know-where that continues to cause pain and wreak havoc long after the divorce. Sometimes you can go no-contact and excise the malignancy.Continue reading “How to Remove the Emotion When Dealing With a Difficult Ex”

The Mistake You May Be Making With Your Divorce Pain

“Why am I still hurting so badly?” the email implores of me, the writer speaking of her ten-year-old divorce. As I read her message that details her divorce and her continued and prolonged sadness, I found myself thinking about how the modern western world handles death. Before the rise of the modern medical and funeralContinue reading “The Mistake You May Be Making With Your Divorce Pain”

Rewriting the End of a Relationship

The end of your relationship isn’t the end of your dreams or of your happiness. It just may be about discovery, renovation, and learning to let go. ____ When a relationship ends, it is natural to focus on what is lost, to fully submerge in the heartache and mourn the departed. It is all tooContinue reading “Rewriting the End of a Relationship”

Six Ways That Dogs Help Us Heal

In so many ways, every dog is a therapy dog.   1 – Dogs Are a Reflection of Our Energetic State Watch a dog for any length of time and you will learn things about their human companions. Dogs reflect our inner emotional and energetic state. They become a mirror, often giving us a glimpseContinue reading “Six Ways That Dogs Help Us Heal”