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5 Daily Rituals to Keep You Balanced

5 Daily Rituals to Keep You Balanced

Today, in our too-fast, information-overloaded society, we’ve lost much of our connection to the earth, to spirit, to nature’s cycles, to our own cycles. And yet, we still need things to feed us, to ground us, to give us courage and connection. Good rituals are essential to our emotional, psychological, and spiritual health. To help […]

19th April 2015 | By More
Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation

Are you unknowingly alienating your child from his/her other parent? Definition: Parental Alienation occurs during divorce, when a child rejects one parent, due to unreasonable programming or brainwashing by the other parent. Parents are psychologically fragile when they separate and as their emotions escalate, they might become overly involved with, feel entitled to or feel the need […]

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Is Litigation Worth It?

Is Litigation Worth It?

What happens in reality is that the litigation process takes hold of both clients and carries them away like a raging river. They fall into it and almost lose control over what happens. The attorneys do the best they can, but the way they are trained is to simply force the next legal step on […]

14th April 2015 | By More
Dishonesty in Divorce

Dishonesty in Divorce

Being dishonest during a divorce process is so common, we tend to think nothing of it, other than regard it as someone protecting their own interests from an evil partner. Not so simple! . . Lies The purpose of dividing assets in the divorce process, is to treat both spouses fairly, considering their individual needs […]

26th March 2015 | By More
A – Z of True Happiness

A – Z of True Happiness

                      Compiled from an article by Mike Oppland, which originally appeared on Lifehack Posted by Sinta Ebersohn (Creator of fairdivorce.co.za – Stellenbosch)

24th March 2015 | By More
Why Divorce Made Me a Better Parent

Why Divorce Made Me a Better Parent

Divorce sucks. It doesn’t matter if you were the divorcer or the divorcee, it doesn’t matter who was at fault, none of that matters – what does matter is that it’s a time in your life when you are forced to hit a reset button. You can choose to use that reset button for good […]

24th March 2015 | By More
Effects of stress on your body

Effects of stress on your body

The physical effects of stress can be bad for your health, if you are not aware of the symptoms and manage it properly. Brain: In response to perceived danger, the hypothalamus places an order for stress hormones. Stress triggers the “fight or flight” response that can save you from danger. Prolonged stress can interfere with […]

18th March 2015 | By More
How do you Handle Stress?

How do you Handle Stress?

Avoidance The first defense against negative emotions is avoidance. We all want to avoid difficult or painful emotions. As a result, we tend to avoid any situation that could lead to the emotions we fear, or worse, try not to feel any emotions at all. While avoiding negative situations may protect us in the short […]

17th March 2015 | By More
7 Steps to Forgiveness

7 Steps to Forgiveness

BURYING THE PAST ONCE AND FOR ALL Only recently have I been able to truly forgive myself and my former spouse for our divorce. Honestly, my journey was stalled for many years because I was unable to let go of resentment and to emancipate myself from the hurt and pain that we caused our children. […]

17th March 2015 | By More
8 Ways to Grow Your Happiness by Letting Go

8 Ways to Grow Your Happiness by Letting Go

Happiness in all walks of life is often more about stopping than starting.  More about subtracting than adding.  More about letting go than holding on. Consider, for example, what happens when you stop, subtract or let go of… Criticizing everyone and everything Life isn’t perfect.  People make mistakes.  Let go of unfair expectations.  Stop criticizing […]

10th March 2015 | By More