When you're in the midst of it, divorce and happiness seem mutually exclusive. As though you're not only divorcing your spouse, but also splitting from your ability to ever smile again. This post gives hope that happiness can follow on the heels of divorce. That sometimes losing what we thought we wanted can sometimes be … Continue reading Guest Post: Proof Divorce Can Make You Happier
I know. "Looking forward" and "divorce" seem to be oxymoronic when considered together. But I promise, they're not. Without a doubt, divorce sucks. It's traumatic, painful and life-altering. And it's also an opportunity. A crack in the wall that permits the light that allows you to see yourself clearly. A rip in the fabric that … Continue reading Podcast: Cool Things to Look Forward to After Your Divorce
"I can't imagine being happy with any else but her," the message in my inbox said. The "her" in question was his ex-wife, who had recently initiated an unwanted divorce. "Do you really believe that it is possible to ever be happy with a new person?" I asked my journal that same question after my … Continue reading Can You Find Happiness With a New Partner After An Unwanted Divorce?
I connected with Dave Scott on Twitter (@davecscott) a while back when he responded to a Tweet I sent about trying to overcome my fears of going down hills in order to try skiing for the first time. Dave's enthusiasm for skiing was contagious and helped me have fun on the slopes (even while I … Continue reading Guest Post: 9 Things You Must Give Up To Be Happy