Tag: Resilience

7 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur after Divorce

7 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur after Divorce

You’re never too old to start a new venture. Three years ago almost to the day, I returned to work after being a stay-at-home wife and mother for more than a decade. My marriage had abruptly ended about a year earlier, even though looking back I realized our relationship had begun unravelling long before that. […]

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Ex-Valentines Day Cards

Ex-Valentines Day Cards

In the spirit of civilised, fair divorce, I created some Ex-Valentine’s Day Cards. If you need a bit of humour to lighten up, something inspiring to cheer you up, or really want to wish your ex well, you are welcome to share these complimentary cards from our social media pages. I’ll be sharing one on Facebook, […]

13th February 2017 | By More
Two Books about Divorce

Two Books about Divorce

. Recognised as an Exemplary Christian Self-Help Book by the Illumination Book Awards, Peace after Divorce: Choosing Concrete Actions Rooted in Faith, helps you with real-life issues to change your life for the better. . Author Renee Smith Ettline, founder of After Divorce Ministries, shares her own painful experiences of divorce and her journey to […]

28th October 2016 | By More
Indulge the Joy – it’s the Best Therapy

Indulge the Joy – it’s the Best Therapy

When we decide to get divorced, we often go to extremes to secure the best possible advice and counselling money can buy and then we take comfort in the perception that we are acting in the best interest of all involved. Family is after all, the most important thing in this world and we’ll stop […]

1st April 2016 | By More
10 Ways to Cure Valentine’s Blues

10 Ways to Cure Valentine’s Blues

 .  . The dreaded day is around the corner and you are wondering how horrible you are going to feel again this year…   Chances are, if you are considering divorce, going through it right now or recently divorced, the last Valentine’s Day probably left you disillusioned, disappointed and terribly hurt. Vow to make that your […]

10th February 2016 | By More
Tear Up The Victim Card

Tear Up The Victim Card

We’ve all encountered this person: they are firmly stuck in the mire of their past. They have 101 reasons to be lonely, miserable, sick, sad, broke, and hopeless. And, by most standards, they would be justified to feel that way. They are certainly entitled to choose this life in the role of the victim, and all […]

21st December 2015 | By More
How badly will Divorce hurt your Kids?

How badly will Divorce hurt your Kids?

If you believe your children will be unaffected by your divorce, you’ll be surprised to learn that all children of divorce suffer emotional injuries. So the question is not whether they’ll be hurt, but how badly they’ll be hurt. Here’s how to minimise the damage:   When Linda and Steve (names have been changed to […]

24th November 2015 | By More
Divorce Recovery Therapy

Divorce Recovery Therapy

Sometimes, marriages do not succeed. The end of a marriage can be a relief to some people, but it can also be an extremely stressful event. Even the partner who chooses to leave may experience a wide range of emotions and intense feelings that may be painful or difficult, such as grief, guilt, anger, confusion, […]

12th October 2015 | By More
The 5 Stages of Recovery following Divorce

The 5 Stages of Recovery following Divorce

The process that comes after a divorce can be broken into five primary steps. Each of the five stages of a divorce are vital to the recovery process if you really want to begin the next phase of your life in a healthy way. How long each phase will last varies significantly, depending on the depth […]

29th June 2015 | By More
Resilience: Attitudes and Skills

Resilience: Attitudes and Skills

Resilience depends on supportive, responsive relationships and mastering a set of capabilities that can help us respond and adapt to adversity in healthy ways: . . Personal Control Resilient people focus on events over which they have some influence or control rather than adopting what researchers have referred to as a “victim’s mentality” and constantly […]

30th April 2015 | By More