Stress Relief-Try Spending Some Time in the Sun

The stress levels that we experience can directly affect our physical, emotional, and mental health.  Divorce is listed as one of the most stressful events in a persons life.  Having experienced the pain and stress of divorce I decided I would look for some ways to decrease the effects of stress in my life.  Here…

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Finding Joy Even in the Pain-The Joy

Divorce is one of the most painful events in a person’s life.  That being siad there is still joy to be found if we take the time to find it. How have I found joy this month?I have found joy in my family, food, the change from summer to fall, food, and my dog Brodie.How…

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The Journey-A Quote by an Unknown Author

“Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls our life.” ~Unknown I  love this quote.  I believe healing from a devastating event is a process.  The length of time this process takes is individual.  For some of us, it will be a life long process.  I have seen over the last…

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“The Beginning” Wisdom From the Web….Huff Post Divorce Pages “10 Productive Ways to Move on After Infidelity”

This was written back in the early days of my unwanted separation and pending divorce. That is whay I call it “The Beginning” I believe that these “productive ways” are good advice if there was infidelity in your marriage or not.  “10 Productive Ways to Move on After Infidelity” (My opinions in red:-) By Anita…

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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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Self Care- Try Something New!

Why You Should Try New Things “Switching things up can help to keep you inspired and motivated.” Long before COVID 19, I took a class. I took a class in Floral arranging. What fun! Try something new. I believe it will help you feel better even if you are going through a difficult time. God Bless…

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