- December 16, 2015
YES! Being kind will help you heal and find happiness again.
Are you stressed out? Depressed? Does your self-esteem suck? Are you pissed beyond words at your ex? Do you have little to no patience with anyone else? Do you frequently have mood swings that make you wonder just who you are? Or do you simply wonder if you can ever be normal and happy again?
If you're still reading this, then you're either having a difficult time dealing with your divorce or you know someone who is. And don't worry, you're not alone.
Most people coping with divorce experience a wide range of emotions and thoughts they've never had before. It's easy to get caught up in the chaos of it all.
Divorce is difficult. But there is hope!
Research suggests that kindness may just be the best way to get through your divorce and feel greater happiness.
It doesn't matter whether you witness compassion, you receive kindness or you act kindly, the health benefits of benevolence are tremendous.
When you witness compassion your find a renewed faith in human nature, you experience an increased connection to others and chances are you'll be kinder too. (Psychology Today)
When you receive the thoughtfulness from others,…
Read more: Is Kindness The Key To Coping With Divorce?
- October 22, 2015
Your misery is the result of 4 different emotions. Deal with them separately to get yourself unstuck.
Divorce is an upheaval of all that was - all that made your life make sense. The misery that comes with all the change is profound, but there is hope.
Staying stuck is optional. You can make it through your divorce. You can experience happiness again and maybe even find love again too.
How? First, you need to understand what misery is. Then, you do something about it.
Misery is "a SOS" from your soul. It's a result of feeling alone, stifled, overwhelmed and scared. Taken on their own, each of these emotions is challenging. When you experience them all at once, the result is often soul-crushing despair.
However, your situation isn't as hopeless as it might seem to you right now. The secret to getting out of being stuck in the muck of misery is to recognize that you can deal with each of these four emotions separately. By doing so, you loosen the bonds of your despair and move forward toward being genuinely happy again.
The following simple tips will help you deal with each of the four emotions of misery so you can get unstuck and…
Read more: 4 Simple Tips For Overcoming The Misery Of Your Divorce