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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

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.”

Let That Sh*t Go

When I walked into my yoga studio this past Monday evening, I saw a woman with the most amazing shirt. Under a simple image of a figure in a pose, were the words: Let that shit go. I laughed. I smiled. And I reflected back on my day, the first day back at school afterContinue reading “Let That Sh*t Go”

At Some Point, It’s No Longer About the Nail

When is it no longer about what hurt you?   In the beginning, I made it all about him. What he did. Why he did it. How he did it. Where he was. Who he was.   It was an escape of a sort. A distraction. If I stayed focused on him, I didn’t have toContinue reading “At Some Point, It’s No Longer About the Nail”

What is a Tsunami Divorce?

What is a Tsunami Divorce? A tsunami divorce is one that completely blindsides a spouse, flattening him or her with a wave that was never spotted.  A tsunami divorce is characterized by a normal marriage and a normal life up until the moment of total and utter destruction.  The spouse that embodies the wave mayContinue reading “What is a Tsunami Divorce?”

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