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Are you a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean?

A young woman went to her mother and told her about how hard her life was. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem was solved, a new one arose. Her mother took her to the kitchen. She filled three …

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The Emotional Divorce

I physically stood in the court room and divorced my ex spouse almost a decade ago. It took me many more years to complete the emotional divorce. It is so interesting. My husband chose to leave, without a process, without therapy, without trying. He said he was leaving. And he did. End. Of. Story. I was advised by many people …

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The list by Diane McKay

I remember the day so clearly. My BFF, my “sista from another Mister” arrived at my house in a huff. I opened the front door for her and she headed straight for the kitchen. She pulled up a chair for me and ordered me: “sit down and listen”. She proceeded to pour me a glass of wine and warm up …

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How cognitive coaching can help you through your divorce

Cognitive Coaching is a process whereby the coach is actually a mediator, one who figuratively stands between a person and her thinking to help her become more aware of what is going on inside her head. Cognitive Coaching uses an understanding of human behaviour to facilitate change, to help people understand their own behavioural preferences and allow them to be …

My Journey So Far

Ladies, please note this was not written by a divorcee but by a widow. She has shared with us how Yoga helped her find herself again after her trauma and loss: In March 2010, my husband of almost 17 years, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. We went from a happy, full four cornered square family, to a very sad, incomplete/empty …