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Posts Tagged: How to be happy after a divorce

How to Control the Negative Inner Voice Your Divorce Created (A Huffington Post Exclusive)

This blog originally appeared in the Huffington Post Divorce Section on 10/27/15.  The biggest lies are often the ones we tell ourselves. In my last post, “How Your Divorce Coping Mechanisms May Be Holding You Back,”  I discussed the danger of negative thoughts forming an endless loop in your head. In order to stop this, you have to understand what is controlling the loop in your head. The part of your brain that is controlling the loop is your ego. When you learn to harness your ego, you can transform the way you think to move past these self-destructive thoughts. When … Read More

How Your Divorce Coping Mechanisms May Be Holding You Back (A Huffington Post Exclusive)

This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post on October 1, 2015. Resistance reactions are the emotional reactions you have when going through a soul-crushing divorce. They are a coping mechanism designed to help you deal with the situation and a defense mechanism, a way to push back on the reality of a situation. They help you get through the first wave of pain and they’re a completely natural reaction to have when you are trying to comprehend what happened to you and why. The real problem, though, is if you get stuck in resistance reactions because they become an … Read More


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