Divorce Decisions – the big and the bigger ones

How are you at making decisions? Big decisions that is.. And how are you at making decisions when you are crying several times per day and feel like your world has been flipped upside down? …ya, me too. It’s actually one of the reasons I decided to become a Separation Coach as opposed to Divorce …

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Healing, Growth and Sisterhood

As I write this it’s exactly one week since I said goodbye to the 6 beautiful souls that came to the most recent Rising Moon Sisters Retreat (RMS). It has taken me this long to allow the many feelings and experiences to settle in so that I can share with you. There is something extra …

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Healing from divorce and life with Equanimity

Equanimity. What does it mean and how will this help me heal? Equanimity is a word I have been studying and a mindset I have been working towards for a while. I first heard it in a yoga class a couple of years ago and had no idea what it meant. But now that I …

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How to win in a divorce

What does "winning" mean to you? If you read that heading and thought this is going to be about legal strategy, then you might be disappointed. However if you are ready to turn this awful life event into a win then keep reading. So many asked me after our divorce ended in a trial if …

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Are you truly honest with yourself and others?

How honest are you with yourself? I can feel when something I am choosing to do or say is not aligned with my truth. It doesn’t feel good. I’m not talking about little white lies or simple niceties that we say every day to our children, partners etc.  It’s the feeling I get when I …

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It explained so much once I understood that I was a Codependent in my past marriage

Reading about codependent relationships and realizing that what I was reading very much described me and my (first) marriage was not easy to absorb. At first I wanted it to be someone else's fault that I had been this way. If he had just been more loving then I wouldn't have had to be like …

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Moving forward from emotional and verbal abuse

I really struggled with how to start this article. In fact I have rewritten the first paragraph about 5 times already. In my work with women who are going through separation and divorce there is a lot of conversation around abusive ex-partners and also trauma from a childhood with abuse history. I believe that it …

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Have you been ghosted?

Have you ever been ghosted? If you have, you know it feels really lousy. Not only is it a rejection but done in the most cowardly way with no explanation. The Urban Dictionary defines ghosting in this way: When a person cuts off all communication with their friends or the person they're dating, with zero warning or notice before …

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Healing a broken heart.

I haven’t slept in days. Off and on, but not a good night’s sleep.  And I know why. A few days ago I saw an image on Facebook of four 18 year old young Ukrainian men heading to war. They were armed with a rifle, knee pads, warm jackets and yoga mats for sleeping on. …

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Imbolc invites you to let go, heal and grow.

I am inviting you to try something different today. To turn inward and tune into the natural energies flowing all around us. To harness these energies to help you heal, grow and create your new life as you move forward from your separation and divorce. So what can we learn from the pagan holiday of …

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