How to move forward gracefully after a divorce

Let's face it, divorce, and break-ups in general, are very difficult to process and move on from.  For many reasons, separating from the person we love leaves us feeling lost and desperate for answers.  Many times we blame ourselves in hopes that if we take ownership of the breakup we can then fix whatever is … Continue reading How to move forward gracefully after a divorce

Allow your past lovers to be your greatest teachers

For now, this moment, let us try to understand what brought us to where we are.  Let us be kind to ourselves as we dive deep into our soul and carve out a space for acceptance as we recognize each and every person that has brought us to life and to the depths of despair … Continue reading Allow your past lovers to be your greatest teachers

My forty day challenge of needing a man in my life!

My whole life I have been strong, independent, feisty and incredibly driven. Growing up in a seriously dysfunctional household, I handled it many different ways. I acted out, a lot and to maintain a sense of sanity I gained complete control over my own life and choices at a very early age. I have always … Continue reading My forty day challenge of needing a man in my life!

Improve your life with these simple and amazing Keystone Habits

Let's start with defining Keystone Habits!  This is a term I discovered while I was in trauma therapy years ago and by far this concept has added so much value to my life. Simply put, Keystone Habits are small healthy and positive changes or habits that people introduce into their daily routines that unintentionally carry … Continue reading Improve your life with these simple and amazing Keystone Habits

Is it pragmatic or magical thinking?

A few years ago during a session with my one of my therapists we discussed (what else?) relationships....present, past and potential.  When he asked me what it was that I wanted out from a relationship and a partner, my response was that I had already received exactly what I had asked for…my ex-husband.  I felt … Continue reading Is it pragmatic or magical thinking?

Why confidence is everything in life

“Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.”– Franklin D. Roosevelt Confidence is everything! How can you can get to a place where you can feel confident in all areas of your life?  Good question, that is the struggle that … Continue reading Why confidence is everything in life