6 Encouraging Ways to Take Back Your Power After an Unwanted Divorce

I’ve never felt so powerless. I had no money because he had taken it all. I had no voice because he left with a text and refused any contact. I had no information because he had taken important files and changed account passwords. I felt like he called all the shots and I was leftContinue reading “6 Encouraging Ways to Take Back Your Power After an Unwanted Divorce”

Why “How Could You Do This to Me?” Is the Wrong Question to Ask

I was a playlist on repeat. “How could he do this to me?” I wailed to my dad as he made sure I was restrained by the seatbelt before racing off to the airport to escort me to the ruins of my once-placid life. “How could he do this to me?” I cried to myContinue reading “Why “How Could You Do This to Me?” Is the Wrong Question to Ask”

Anger Isn’t the Only Emotion to be Managed: 9 Ways to Tame Your Feelings

When I was a kid, I used to have tantrums. And not just any tantrums. The on the ground, store-clearing, face-purpling variety. And I had them a bit longer than was considered to be developmentally appropriate. Sorry, mom and dad. I can still remember the feeling. It was like a bucket of fizzy emotion hadContinue reading “Anger Isn’t the Only Emotion to be Managed: 9 Ways to Tame Your Feelings”

If There Has to Be An Ending, Why Not Make It a Good One?

My school of the last five years is involved in a meiosis of sorts, splitting and dividing into two halves, each pulling some of its identity from the whole. Good schools become families, adults coming together with the shared goal of nurturing and launching children. The restructuring of a school is the break up ofContinue reading “If There Has to Be An Ending, Why Not Make It a Good One?”