Rediscovering U Articles

Informative and Inspirational Articles Written for Women Approaching - Experiencing or Moving Forward from Divorce

Divorce and Time Travel

I’ve read books and listened to talks about the power of staying in the present. It’s wonderful advice, which I’m not very good at following! How did I ever make it thought my divorce getting so far ahead myself and worrying about things that might or might not happen?

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Why resetting passwords is vital if you’re divorcing

How secure is your personal smartphone, computer or other electronic devices? Do you have any information on them—things such as text, contacts, personal e-mails, financial information, social media and web browsing history—that you would be comfortable sharing with your spouse as your marriage winds down?

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The Emotional Roller Coaster!

Whether you love riding roller coasters or want to stay as far away from them as possible, the emotional roller coaster of divorce can take your breath away. You fly from grief to rage to confidence to depress to determination with such force that if makes your stomach flip.

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The Good China

Life doesn’t always go the way we planned, hoped or imagined it would be. But we can’t keep looking out of a glass cabinet door or stay tucked away, waiting for just the right moment to arrive.

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What Does Healing Really Look Like?

My friend said that she assumed once she healed, she would simply move on. But our bodies have long memories, and sometimes it takes more time than we realize. It turns out that healing isn’t a package with a bow that you receive as a reward for the hard work you have done.

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Raising Healthy Kids

Raising a child in today’s world takes a lot of attention as a parent. There are many new dangers that the previous generations never had to worry about. But what about the less obvious hidden dangers lurking everywhere?

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The Prisoners’ Dilemma

A respectful divorce is possible. If you find yourself in this situation, take the time to explore how divorce is conducted by those with whom you are consulting. You are entitled to a dignified process– know that it is possible.

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It’s Not Failure!

Why would anyone judge this as if it were a grade on a report card? This is a situation where human beings are struggling to find their way. It is not a failure. It’s life and life is filled with choices and change, with loss and grace.

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Honor Your Story

I’ve heard people say we need to give up the stories of our past so that we can write a new one. I believe we should not give up these stories. They are a part of our history, and we need to honor them, for they have impacted who we have become.

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The Gift of Community

Research shows that being part of a community helps us stay healthy and live longer, but often during divorce friends feel they have to choose sides and may drift away from us. How do you find a new community?

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Does Worry Limit You?

I understand that sometimes I jump into things not fully prepared. I understand that when I get scared, I’m good at looking for excuses not to jump.

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Are You Listening?

Many of us have good reasons to be angry, resentful, miserable and it’s important to honor these feelings. When the time is right, it’s also important to honor the voice that lets us know it’s time to move forward.

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How to Protect Our New Self

We understand that being silent is no longer an option. To protect the precious new life we have created, we need to wrap it, swaddle it, in a blanket of truth, honesty, love, compassion and light.

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Sweeping Away the Eggshells

In my everyday life, I would speak up if I didn’t agree with something or walk away from things that didn’t seem right. However, this wasn’t true when it came to relationships. In many interactions, I had trouble finding my voice.

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A Most Powerful Resolution

How much of our life do we take for granted simply because it’s familiar? When we look in the mirror every day. But how often do we ever stop and look into our eyes, smile and blow ourselves a kiss?

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Home for the Holidays

Going home for the holidays can be quite an adventure. There is also another home we are always invited to visit, within ourselves. It is our core, the essence of who we are. Traveling to this place takes courage, patience, trust and love.

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Season of Hugs

The holidays are in full swing and there’s a whole lot of hugging going on! But how do you get through to family members who don’t respect your space? How do you set boundaries?

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