Stress Relief and The Sounds of Nature

As I was reading about stress relief activities today I came across one suggestion I thought I would try.  Listening to the sounds of nature.  In my reading, I found that listening to nature can induce relaxation, reduce negative feelings, and increase pleasant feelings.  One site it was said listening to the sounds of nature…

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Monthly Motivation, Lord I Need You

If there is one stairway to heaven for me, it is music.  The Christian songs that I listen to inspire me and soothe my soul.  In them and their message, I find hope and direction. This song is a blast from my past.  We used to sing it in church, yes the church in which…

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My Thoughts on an Article Managing Depression After Divorce by Daniela Ginta

I just did a post on Divorce and Depression and thought I would follow up that thought with an article by Daniela Ginta that deals with Managing Depression After Divorce.  I am going to look at the article and see which suggestions I used in the early days of my divorce.  Maybe there are some…

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Quote of the Week by KathieyV from her book My Story My Divorce God’s Promise

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Yes, Divorce Can Cause Depression

I see the unexpected abandonment by my husband as a storm.  A category five hurricane that entered my life.  The entire process turned my life, my emotions, my dreams, and the expectations of my future upside down. For me, divorce was probably worse than a storm because, in most cases, in a storm, the damage…

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Divorce Court. How to Handle Anger, Humming?

I am now years away from the initial pain of an unwanted and unnecessary divorce and can now laugh at video clips like this one.  In the early days I probably could not have watched this video it would have been far too painful. I know we all deal with pain and anger differently.  Some…

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Thinking Back to the Beginning of my Divorce “Faith”

It has not been easy since I have been put on the path toward divorce.  There are many hurdles.  In the beginning, it was the shock and depression and the disbelief of abandonment.  In the months to follow it has been an effort to continue to function as I had before, plus, taking on the…

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