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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 …

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Reframing pain – a talk by Stacey Lewis (founder of The Divorce Source)

If you are stuck in your pain, you will be less likely to attract: Happiness Love Material wealth Physical health Energy and vitality But……life is full of pain. Life is full of so many circumstances we cannot control.  Being alive means being exposed to pain. Can we avoid it?  Of course not. So what am I saying? Life happens, shit …

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When there’s a third party involved by Stacey Lewis

Divorce can be extremely difficult…..without any added complications. Imagine how much more complicated things can be when there is a third party involved. The dynamics of an affair are not simple. Very often, both parties, shall we call them “the cheator” and “the cheatee” very often feel as if they are the victim in the situation. The cheatee feels victimised, …