Is your Marriage on Life Support? 9 Warning Signs

For better or for worse… but when it does get worse, you may find yourself trying to decide if your marriage can still be revived or if it’s time to disconnect the monitor that’s barely keeping the marriage alive- even knowing that it will cause pain, disruption and many changes to come. How can you […]

Divorced, Home Alone and Safe & Sound

It’s probably been years since you’ve had the house to yourself. If you went directly from your parents’ home to living with your husband, maybe you’ve never experienced the pleasure. Once the ordeal of divorce is over, you’ll find single living can be enjoyable. You won’t have to share the bathroom or closet. Once you […]

3 Smart Moves for Women who are Separating

If you are considering separating from your husband, you are probably overwhelmed with the emotional swings back and forth and wondering what will happen next. You may not even want a divorce and are trying hard to reconcile. During a time like this, you may not realize just how critical it is to take some steps […]

Are you Getting the Respect you Deserve in your Marriage?

Do you find that you often ignore or deny the intense hunger pains that cry out to you for more consideration and respect in your marriage? Although you may try to deny or suppress it, each of us deserves to expect and experience a relationship that includes being truly known, accepted, valued, and seen along […]

Stop Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do

  When you take a look at your calendar from last week, how many things were on there that you really wanted to do? Did you work late when you really didn’t have to? Attended some social gatherings that lasted too long and weren’t what you expected them to be? Did you decide to help […]

Getting Stronger through Divorce

Although I have read many, many books about how to survive divorce, there is one in particular I often turn to over and over again. Therapist and Divorce Coach Susan Pease Gadoua’s book, “Stronger Day by Day” is that small book of wisdom that reaches out to me like a starfish when I’m struggling to […]

3 Reasons to Rip Open that Chocolate Bar!

When it comes to dealing with your health during separation and divorce, it is so easy to get caught up in the emotional storm of divorce that your plans to focus on your physical well-being often get tossed around like a foil wrapper into the back seat of your car while you navigate though each […]

Are you Living in the Tsunami of Other People’s Expectations?

As a divorced mom of 3 kids who are each 5 years apart in age, I live in a lot of worlds at one time. For many years while I was married, I had the youngest child at home with me, the middle child in elementary school and the oldest in either middle or high […]

How Energy Healing can Help through Separation and Divorce

Have you ever wondered what happens to all the  negative energy and emotions that we experience and store up in our bodies and memories during times of major transition such as separation, divorce or anger or grief about the loss of a family member? My good friend Julie Christensen  is an Energy Healer from Hopesbrightflame.com helping […]

Warning: Backing Up will Result in Severe Tire Damage

You may remember having had the experience of leaving a parking lot area and seeing the following large red warning sign posted near the exit: Warning: Backing up will Result in Severe Tire Damage! When it comes to going through all the twists and turns that come along with major life transitions such as separation […]