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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Emotionally Introverted

Life is beginning to return to normal after my trip to San Antonio. My introverted nature is enjoying the solitude interspersed with connections that I get to savor during the summer. My trip to San Antonio was awesome but it also strains my somewhat reserved nature to always have people around. Brock stayed behind inContinue reading “Emotionally Introverted”

Toe-Dippers and Jumpers

It seems like people fall into one of two categories when it comes to new experiences: toe-dippers who like to ease into the adventure or jumpers. I had the awesome opportunity to zipline in Austin yesterday thanks to the generosity of my friend, Kay. It. Was. Amazing. First of all, I have never witnessed aContinue reading “Toe-Dippers and Jumpers”

Taming the Monkey Mind: Taking the Monkey for a Ride

My monkey mind has been unruly of late. It’s been delivering excuses to refrain from sitting quietly faster than McDonald’s serves up burgers. And the excuses are about as palatable. I could list those excuses, rationalize away my lack of mindfulness. But what’s the point? It’s just noise. Distraction. I have two friends, sisters, whoContinue reading “Taming the Monkey Mind: Taking the Monkey for a Ride”

Walking a Marriage

Walking Tiger is pure joy. There is an ease in the connection, a trusted bond evident in the matched rhythms of human and dog. The leash is loose in my hand and the worries loose in my mind. We move forward together, sharing the experience in our unique ways (he spends much more time withContinue reading “Walking a Marriage”

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