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Surviving the First Holiday Without Your Spouse

Dec 21, 2018

Sometimes, what are supposed to be happy occasions are instead times of sadness. This is especially true during the first holiday after your divorce. Being alone during a traditionally joyful time can amplify that sadness. The distress and sadness can … Read More

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Bring the Power of Mindfulness to Your Holidays

Dec 17, 2018

The holiday season is supposed to be a happy time, full of joy and good cheer. But if you’re going through a divorce, however, this time of year can be overwhelming. You might feel you’re unable to manage your grief … Read More

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A Heroic Effort: Choosing to Make the Best Decisions during a Divorce

Apr 19, 2018

“It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.” ▬ Dalai Lama XIV

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Don’t Let Anger Derail Your Divorce

Mar 13, 2018

It’s impossible to go through a divorce without experiencing some anger. And usually you both experience resentment, abandonment, disillusionment, sadness, loneliness, guilt, and fear. Anger is a powerful emotion that requires a great deal of energy, adrenaline and resources. In … Read More

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Solo and Lonely at Christmas? Create Your Own ‘Snow Globe’ Vision of the Holiday

Dec 08, 2017

Solo and Lonely at Christmas? Create Your Own ‘Snow Globe’ Vision of the Holiday Whether you are divorced, separated or widowed, you may feel less than festive about the holidays. The life changes you are experiencing can make you feel … Read More

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Breaking Up the Mortgage after the Marriage Breaks Up

Nov 27, 2017

Divorces are tough. They are tough emotionally. They are tough legally. They are tough financially. One of the many issues to face is what to do with your real estate. The marital home is probably one of your largest assets. … Read More

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Mindfulness – Be Compassionate with Yourself during Divorce

Nov 07, 2017

Mindfulness during Your Divorce – Is it Possible? Can you anchor your mind and emotions to a mindful peace in the middle of a personal storm? The upheaval during divorce produces a whirlwind of emotions that overwhelm, agitate and untether … Read More

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Flying Blind: Why a DIY Divorce Can Cost You Money, Time and Conflict

Oct 30, 2017

As if contemplating divorce isn’t scary enough, how you handle the legal issues is crucial to how well you recover. In the DIY scenario, you can use forms downloaded from the internet. But assuming you have created the best possible … Read More

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Personal Affirmations: Replace Negative Self-Talk with Positive Statements during Divorce Recovery

Aug 29, 2017

Personal Affirmations: Replace Negative Self-Talk with Positive Statements during Divorce Recovery Divorce shakes the very foundation of anyone going through it. Individuals who consider themselves strong and resilient are stunned by the toll divorce takes on their self-esteem. For once … Read More

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Being Tax Savvy During Divorce Can Lead to a Better Financial Future

Jul 18, 2017

The saying goes that the only things certain in life are death and taxes. But when couples divorce, tax ramifications that can be a financial “kiss of death” if ignored. A key part of Alpha’s divorce mediation program is to … Read More

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