10/13/2013 12:44 am ET

Mick Jagger, 'War And Peace' And 6 Other Things That Will Get You Through A Split


If there's ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it's during the divorce process. That's why we launched our Divorce Care Package series. With each post, we'll show you what things -- books, movies, recipes -- helped others relieve stress in the midst of divorce, in the hopes that a few of their picks will serve you well, too. Want to share what got you through your divorce? Email us at divorce@huffingtonpost.com or tweet @HuffPost Divorce

When it comes to dealing with the pitfalls of divorce, author and therapist Christine Gallagher believes it’s better to laugh than to cry. It's no wonder, then, that the hobbies, photos and post-split purchases that made her split a little more bearable lean heavily toward the adventurous and uplifting side.

Check out the slideshow below for Gallagher's post-divorce lifesavers, then head to the comments and tell us what helped you move on after your divorce.

What Got Christine Gallagher Through Divorce

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