Personal Development

5 New Years Resolutions for anyone recently separated or divorced

5 New Years Resolutions for anyone recently separated or divorced

Making the decision to leave your spouse is extremely difficult, and not without consequences. If you are in a toxic, bitter relationship, leaving may be the best thing you can do for yourself and for your children. There are times when the grass is greener on the other side. I’ve worked with hundreds of individuals who have chosen to get divorced over the years. Contrary to what you might think, the vast majority of these folks are much happier when their case is completed and they are finally divorced than they were before they decided to separate. Making the choice […]

Divorce can be a time to reinvent yourself

Divorce can be a time to reinvent yourself

Maybe you are going through a divorce right now, or maybe you are just thinking about it. There are lots of things about divorce that really stink. When looked at in comparison to life’s major stressors, such as death of a loved one, losing a job, bankruptcy, etc., divorce is right up there at the top. In addition, getting a divorce is expensive. On top of legal fees, you may have to part with ½ of your life savings and either pay more spousal support than you would like or receive less support than you need. And this doesn’t even […]

It’s that time of year again… Divorce and the Holidays

It's that time of year again... Divorce and the Holidays

As we flip to the last page of the calendar for 2013, a topic comes to mind that I know is front and center for a lot of my readers. Divorce and the holidays. If you are thinking about divorce, or even going through one already, this can be an extremely difficult time. Perhaps this is your first holiday season after a divorce? Perhaps you just recently separated and are concerned about how much time you will get to spend with your children? Perhaps you are just dreading spending another holiday with your husband/wife’s family?

Be Thankful for Today – You Only Get it Once

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday.  It’s the one day out of the year that we can take a moment and be thankful – no gracious – for what we have and the people in our lives.  Whether you are going through divorce, or just thinking about divorce, or have no interest in divorce at all and you just stumbled across this page, take a minute today to watch this video and remember the things that matter most in your life. We all have so much to be grateful for. I wish you and your family a wonderful holiday.