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Guilt and divorce by Lana Levin (Clinical Psychologist)

Guilt implies wrong-doing. I think it is important to preface this section with this: for people to truly feel guilty, they will look to make a repentance. No behaviour – bar murder, rape, child or animal abuse and such – is unforgiveable. Most behaviour, accompanied with true penance, can be forgiven. However, a “sorry” needs to be accompanied by behavioural …

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The Divorce Source is launching a blog…..

The Divorce Source has exciting news!! In the next few weeks, we are going to be launching our official BLOG !!! We have selected an amazing divorcing lady who knows exactly what it takes to get through all the stress and pain that we all experience, with her head held high, a gorgeous smile on her face and a positive …

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Diet and divorce by Lila Bruk (dietician)

There is no doubt that with all the stress and anxiety that surrounds divorce, eating well is the last thing on your mind. You may find that as you’re trying to juggle all the emotional and physical demands, “eating healthily” is the one ball that seems to keep slipping out of your grasp. You may find that you’re regularly eating …

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The benefits of shared residency by Nicki Macartney (attorney and mediator)

It is no secret that divorce and separation can and often do have a detrimental impact on children. Shuffling kids between houses and dividing up holidays is already a difficult task, having to go through these motions with someone whom you could not stand to be married to makes it even harder. Studies have however shown that having children live …

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Expert Profile – Philippa Levitt

PHILIPPA LEVITT is….  A certified Integrative Coach with The Ford Institute in San Diego. One of two Spiritual Divorce Coaches in South Africa. One of 100 coaches worldwide personally trained by Debbie Ford in Leadership. Part of a worldwide network of coaches, dedicated to bringing this evolutionary work into the world. She has coached people in London, Lebanon, Philadelphia, Denmark, Australia …

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The Power of Purpose

THE POWER OF PURPOSE This course explores what you really value and want out of life. The aim of the course is for you to determine a clear purpose in each important area of your life as well as an overall life purpose. This course is designed to radically enhance your effectiveness and assist you to acquire a new level …

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Ask yourself the right questions by Stacey Lewis

Divorce scores only second to the death of a spouse on the traumatic life events scale. Even when a divorce is amicable and uncomplicated, it can still be stressful. How much more so if the divorce is unwanted or unexpected. I often refer to the first emotional stage of a divorce as being “Hiroschima”. It is a time of many …

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High conflict relationships with your ex by Stacey Lewis

We have received so many letters telling of difficult interactions with ex spouses and we have been inundated with questions in this regard. Unfortunately, when you share children between you, there is no such things as a “clean break”. For as long as your common children are not self-supporting, there will always be a connection between you and your ex.  …

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Because everybody has something by Nicci De Wet-Du Toit

I AM One day (9am-9pm) Personal workshop   When life gets in the way of living, ask yourself some simple questions: Do you keep on doing for others that never get done for you? Are you struggling to find your voice or drowning in demands of your relationships, work or being a parent? Are you going through disruptive changes in …