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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Living With Uncertainty

Like many (most? all?) of you, I’m struggling right now. As a teacher, I’m used to a certain rhythm of the school year. And by now, I should be excited for summer, exhausted by the demands of the end of the school year and putting energy into finalizing plans for the next school year. Instead,Continue reading “Living With Uncertainty”

10 Ironclad Rules for Living After Divorce

While I was in life limbo post-divorce, I crafted 10 rules for myself to follow. These were rules born partly of pragmatism, partly of fear and anger and mostly of determination. The rules were written in the relative vacuum of the weeks following a divorce. Easy to craft. They’ve proven harder to follow. So hereContinue reading “10 Ironclad Rules for Living After Divorce”

The Marshmallow Test

In the Stanford marshmallow experiment, young children were placed alone in a room with a single marshmallow. They were told that if they left the marshmallow alone until the experimenter returned, they would receive two marshmallows. Further studies indicated that children that could delay gratification had better life outcomes in terms of educational attainment andContinue reading “The Marshmallow Test”

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