It is completely normal to be plagued with negative thoughts during and after divorce. It’s a challenging time where you’re facing loss and uncertainty and your prior coping strategies may not be quite up to the task. Here are some actionable strategies that you can employ if you’re struggling with any of these common negativeContinue reading “Strategies to Override Negative Thoughts After Divorce”
Letting go is hard. Damned hard. I first learned this as a young child, exploring my grandmother’s basement, packed to the ceiling with carefully labeled and organized items as though she was preparing to seek refuge from the apocalypse. Which, in many ways, she was. She lived through starvation and disaster on the Dakota prairieContinue reading “Signs You’re Holding On When It’s Time to Let Go”
At first, it was a fight for survival that kept me going. That was soon replaced with a desire for justice. Then, some excitement for new possibilities provided a slight trickle of motivation to keep going. Eventually, all of that ran out. The well of inspiration to keep slogging through the debris of divorce driedContinue reading “Five Strategies to Cope With a Lack of Motivation During Divorce”
Marrying young feels like making the right decision in the moment. Yet, that decision can have some very real consequences.