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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Gotta Have Faith

This house crush is proving to be an emotional affair. We saw the house this morning. There were no fatal flaws. Just great big spaces and bigger questions. We were not ready to fall in love. The money isn’t yet fully saved. The current lease is not final. Yet the house is ready. We spentContinue reading “Gotta Have Faith”

Forgiveness 101

Forgiveness. That word is often tossed about in hushed and almost reverent tones. It is the holy grail of one betrayed. Have you forgiven yet? We feel pushed to reach that nirvana, yet we are unsure how to navigate the labyrinthine path that leads us there. Nor are we even sure that we would recognizeContinue reading “Forgiveness 101”

Taming the Monkey Mind: My Monkey’s Alive

Do you ever have one of those days where you just feel a little more alive than usual? Everything just seems a little bit clearer. The breath a little lighter? The focus just a little clearer? I’ve had one of those days today. It’s just a normal Saturday for me – writing, laundry, meditation, gymContinue reading “Taming the Monkey Mind: My Monkey’s Alive”

Learning to Breathe

I’ve never been very good at breathing.  My childhood was spent with perpetual croup, the seal-barking cough echoing through the house at all hours.  Eventually, I was diagnosed with asthma, my lungs plied with drugs that were supposed to encourage them to relax.  Regardless of the dosages and names of the medications, I always failedContinue reading “Learning to Breathe”

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