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

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

A breakup can be a blessing in disguise

Although breakups tend to be incredibly painful, even when we initiate them, a lot of times they are a gift. When we separate from someone we love, the feelings can be very overwhelming and most of the time unbearable. We really do go through the five stages of grief: denial.anger.bargaining.depression.acceptance. For anyone who has lost … Continue reading A breakup can be a blessing in disguise

expectations, do you have them?

I am 47 years old (about to be 48 in a few days) and have recently discovered something that was missing from my life, yep, you guessed it, expectations and boundaries. Having grown up in an abusive, dysfunctional and very chaotic environment I was never taught how to exist in any other way.  Healthy relationships … Continue reading expectations, do you have them?