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How to Handle Your Divorce Like a Celebrity

(1) Comments | Posted August 4, 2015 | 4:37 PM

As anyone who has navigated the trenches of divorce can tell you, it is a gut-wrenching, highly stressful, life-altering situation -- to say the least. No matter who you are, how beautiful, rich, or famous you might be, no person is immune to the overwhelming emotions a divorce can invoke....

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The Power of a Divorce Coach

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2015 | 10:42 AM

I wish I'd known before I started the divorce process the many benefits of having a divorce coach. The reasons are simple: I would have increased my self-esteem, lowered my overall stress, spent less on attorneys, and probably gotten through the overall process a heck of a lot faster. Instead,...

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How to Not "Remarry Your Ex"

(36) Comments | Posted June 16, 2015 | 1:36 PM

Almost 20 years ago, long before divorce was even a thought (and I was still fairly happily married to my first husband), one of my girlfriends was lamenting her husband's lack of... well, something. I don't remember what she was complaining about, but I do remember she was complaining about...

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Who You Need On Your Divorce Team

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 4:47 PM

Practically the only way to gain experience is to fully experience a situation, and a divorce is no different. Most of the time we have to go through something in order to make the distinctions and gain the experience that will benefit us "the next time." Yet I'm sure you...

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Your Divorce Is the Best Thing That's Ever Happened to You

(17) Comments | Posted May 1, 2015 | 10:06 AM

I rarely meet anyone who regrets going through divorce. While to a divorced person they agree divorce is a miserable process that takes too long, hurts beyond description, and costs too much, the only thing they wish they could truly change was when it happened. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, those...

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How to Make Every Meeting Wildly Productive

(0) Comments | Posted February 17, 2015 | 7:41 PM

While some people advise that you avoid meetings (and I don't entirely disagree), I believe the magic happens when two {or more} people get together in person. Phone calls are fantastic and a lot can be accomplished. Skype can bridge the gap when distance is an issue. But if and...

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Divorce Is Your New Beginning

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2015 | 8:50 PM

Just as a brand new year is upon you, after divorce you have a new life in front of you.

It's true that you may be overwhelmed, stressed, sad, frustrated, excited, enthusiastic, full of anticipation... or all of the above.

There are some powerful ways to make the...

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2015 is Your Year

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2015 | 2:21 PM

It's estimated that 40 percent of people set some pretty amazing intentions and goals at the beginning of each year, only to have abandoned, forgotten about, or let them go within a few weeks. It's not that we don't want what we've said we wanted, because you really...

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The Best Answer to Nosy Divorce Questions

(1) Comments | Posted November 29, 2014 | 5:57 PM

As news of your divorce spreads -- and it will spread quickly and perhaps not-so-quietly throughout your workplace, community, church, friends, and family -- you will be asked invasive, intrusive, offensive, meddlinghuff and upsetting questions. And not just by well-meaning friends and family... even in a strictly-business meeting, you can...

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You Can Survive the Holidays During Your Divorce

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 8:32 PM

For those experiencing a loss, the holidays, especially on the actual holidays themselves, can be excruciatingly painful months. Death, separation, divorce, illness, family trauma, job loss, or moving to a new location result in great losses that make the holidays difficult.

Divorce is different in that almost every other loss...

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3 Things Your Divorce Lawyer Isn't Telling You

(8) Comments | Posted November 7, 2014 | 12:45 PM

While writing If Divorce is a Game, These are the Rules, I had the great pleasure of interviewing many -- many! -- divorce attorneys. My goal was to uncover the things people going through a divorce were great at, as well as the things they could do better.

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The No. 1 Action You Must Take After Divorce

(11) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 9:47 PM

Immediately following your divorce, there is one key action you must take in order to set yourself for "life after divorce" success. But it's not what you might think. It's certainly not to dive right into another relationship because you're lonely. You don't need to pretend everything is a-okay, even...

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Turn Your Divorce Breakdown Into Your Breakthrough

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2014 | 3:07 PM

While you may not realize it today, your divorce can actually be the beginning of an amazing new life for you. Not that I want to spoil the end for you, but everything is going to be okay. In fact, you're going to love your life after divorce!

I'm going...

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3 Things Kids of Divorce Want Most

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 1:24 PM

Going through a divorce or separation is a traumatic experience that is not for the weak. Divorce is a grown-up experience that can bring us to our knees. In addition, it can hurt our kids very deeply as they have neither our years of experience nor our understanding.

If mom...

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The 7 Magic Steps of Achievement

(1) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 1:13 PM

In order to achieve anything, you absolutely must have your ducks in a row. There are simple yet not-so-easy steps that can accelerate you on your quest for achievement. In fact, when you "have your act together" you can by-pass all of the folks who are showing up without a...

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Want Love After Divorce? The First Step Is to Forgive

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 12:49 PM

You can't fit new love into a heart that's already full of love... or something else, any more than you can fit a new wardrobe into an already over-flowing closet.

To the extent you want to welcome new love into your heart and life, you must consider letting go of...

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How to Think Win-Win (and Win) During Your Divorce

(2) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 6:49 PM

Your divorce isn't a competition to see who can get more, move on to a new romance faster or get the most love from the kids.

As Stephen Covey points out in his epic bestseller, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, "Think Win-Win isn't about being nice,...

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The Four Key Cornerstones of Successful and Happy People

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 3:37 PM

There are the four key cornerstones of a successful and happy person: talent, character, attitude, and skills. With one exception, the skills piece, each of the other three centers around what you've been given naturally, what you choose to do, and who you choose to be. It's these three that...

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A Letter From a Child of Divorce

(9) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 6:17 PM

Following is an excerpt from If Divorce is a Game, These are the Rules.

Dear Mom and Dad,

I realize something is happening, but I don't really know what it is. Life is different, I'm scared to death and unsure of my future. Here's what I need from...

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How Your Attitude Affects Your Reality

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 1:34 PM

People are attracted to other people who "feel good" to them. The people you most likely feel great around are the people who are easy to be with, who make you feel good about yourself, and who encourage you to be your best self. This "beingness" creates a positive environment...

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