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28 Tips For A Happy Life

By Dr. Karen Finn / November 12, 2020

Smiling is a great place to start. It’s both amazing and sad the number of people who spend the majority of their days feeling depressed, anxious, and generally unhappy. And, yet the majority of them can feel differently. I know this is the case because I used to be one of them. I used to…

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Woman sitting on her sofa using her remote to select a life-after-divorce movie to watch.

6 Cathartic And Inspiring Life-After-Divorce Movies

By Dr. Karen Finn / October 21, 2020

It’s time to break out the popcorn (and maybe a box of tissues). Sometimes you have to take therapy into your own hands – and to the movies. You may not be able to part ways with your shrink just yet, but you also may need a mini-reprieve from the format. That’s where those classic…

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Unsmiling woman dressed in white who is unhappy with her marriage and depressed.

What To Do If You’re Unhappy With Your Marriage & Depressed

By Dr. Karen Finn / October 12, 2020

It’s time for a reality check. You walk down the aisle expecting eternal bliss, even though you know better. You eventually settle into more realistic expectations, learning as you go that happiness evolves and deepens in meaning with life’s challenges. But sometimes there is a harsh reality check: You’re unhappy with marriage and depressed.  You…

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Smiling couple enjoying the benefits of self-awareness in their relationship.

Why Great Leadership In Any Area Of Life Requires Self-Awareness

By Dr. Karen Finn / September 23, 2020

Do you know yourself well enough to be a great leader? At some point we’ve all thought about the qualities of a great leader based on our experience with a poor leader. A heartless boss, a hypocritical politician, a do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do parent. Sometimes the absence of admirable qualities makes us all the more aware of what…

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7 Success And Happiness Quotes – It Is Possible To Have Both

By Dr. Karen Finn / September 9, 2020

Do you believe it’s possible to be successful & happy? You’re in good company if you do. It’s not too much to ask, is it? To be successful and happy? After all, it seems only logical that if you can only achieve success, you’ll be happy. But you don’t have to be knee-deep in adulthood to know…

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Woman, who’s struggling with rebuilding her life after divorce, outside with her 3 children.

6 Tips For Rebuilding Your Life After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / August 26, 2020

Yes, you can do this. Oh, the rollercoaster of it all. The falling in love, the wedding, the children, the disenchantment, the fighting, the falling out of love…the rebuilding life after divorce.  Remember your first rollercoaster ride? You climbed into your seat, fastened up, and threw your hands into the air and caution to the…

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Unhappy man looking out a window wondering how he can escape his miserable marriage.

How To Escape A Miserable Marriage

By Dr. Karen Finn / August 14, 2020

It’s time to make a plan. The vision of marriage is all about diving into life’s riches together. When you’re dating, you can’t get enough of one another. When you’re walking down the aisle, you see only the good that lies ahead. Nowhere in this fairytale is there a chapter on how to escape a…

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Emotional self-awareness is behind this woman’s smile.

Why Emotional Self-Awareness Is Difficult For Some People To Attain

By Dr. Karen Finn / July 31, 2020

How well do you know yourself? Who are the people you know really well in your life? Your spouse? Your parents? Your best friend? As you contemplate your most intimate, secret-keeping, mind-reading relationships, do you think of the relationship you have with yourself? Chances are you don’t. The level of emotional self-awareness necessary to truly…

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Another Way Divorce Sucks: It Can Impact Your Long-term Health!

By Dr. Karen Finn / July 30, 2020

No matter how you look at it divorce sucks!…at least in the short term. But more and more research is being done on how divorce impacts former spouses. The results are sobering. Karen and her guest Dr. Jennifer Ridley, a functional medicine doctor, discuss the long-term health implications of divorce and what you can do…

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WAIT! Listen to This Before You Hire Your Divorce Attorney…

By Dr. Karen Finn / July 30, 2020

In this episode, Karen speaks with Lisa Zahn, a board-certified family law attorney in North Texas. Karen and Lisa discuss how to make selecting and working with a divorce lawyer less intimidating and less expensive. You can learn more about Lisa at lisazahn.com. Here’s more information about selecting and interviewing a divorce attorney.

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What You Need To Know About Credit And Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / July 30, 2020

In this episode, Karen speaks with Paul Hendricks, a consumer finance expert with Build My Scores Credit Services. Karen and Paul discuss how the division of debt in divorce can impact you years after you divorce is final and how not only newly divorced but anyone can both establish and improve their credit. You can…

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Feeling Stressed? Getting a Prescription Isn’t Your Only Option

By Dr. Karen Finn / July 30, 2020

In this episode, Karen speaks with chiropractor Dr. Melissa Dunlap. Karen and Dr. Dunlap discuss a common problem in divorce – feeling overwhelmed with stress. They talk about not only the sources of stress, but some easy ways to decrease your stress when going through divorce (and any other time you just need a little…

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