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3 Simple steps to healing your relationship with food during and after divorce by Kimberly Sammaritano, Psychology of Eating Coach

The relationship between food and emotion is a strong one. We are emotional eaters. As chemically driven beings, we are often at the mercy of our hormones and stress chemicals, most especially when facing the monumental life change and stress experienced in divorce. Turning to food in the time running up to and during divorce is common. Food is comforting. …

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De-stress your divorce by Jacque Allschwang (Transformational coach)

Getting divorced is without a doubt one of the most stressful experiences you may ever go through in your life. It presents a series of life challenges that are guaranteed to disrupt your physical, mental and emotional balance. It is a time of change and loss.  It represents the death of life as you have known it, a period of …

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Post separation amnesia by Anonymous

The weirdest thing seems to be happening to me since the start of my separation- I walk into places and people pretend that they have no clue who I am. Have they forgotten I was at their engagement party… and then their wedding? Maybe a mind slip that I attended their child’s birthday party? And the worst part about this …

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Survive and Thrive – from Breakup to Breakthrough

Divorce is rated as one of the most stressful life experiences, right up there with emigration and death of a spouse. It can be a tremendously traumatic time. When you’re in it, you may not even be able to imagine ever being happy again. You also not even be able to contemplate rebuilding your life. YOU ARE NOT ALONE Stacey …

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Maintenance Matters Workshop by Nina Mensing (counsellor and mediator)

This workshop is for anyone who is a single parent, or going through a divorce or separation, and is battling with calculating child maintenance or claiming child maintenance. Finances are an emotive topic, and often one where power plays itself out. With 13 milliion children in South Africa growing up in single homes, paying maintenance correctly is vital for their …

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Hello Blondie by Mandy Levin (divorce blogger)

When a woman changes her hair she is about to change her life….. I was born with pitch black hair and I have pale skin with freckles. My long hair was wildly curly and I always looked longingly at the skinny blonde girls with golden tans and silky, straight locks, thinking that their lives must just be perfect. No amount …

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Starting right now by Mandy Levin (divorce blogger)

Imagine if instead of seeing your divorce as an ending, you decided to see it as a beautiful new beginning. I mean why not? I can hear what’s happening in your head – no one will ever want me … I’m going to be alone … I can’t do this by myself … I’m not attractive… I’m an idiot… STOP! …