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3 things you can do right now to get over Separation Shock

Going through a divorce or romantic breakup of any kind is traumatic. Your hopes and dreams of a future together vanish, leaving you bewildered, dumbfounded, and emotionally gutted. It’s as if your world has just turned upside down, and you’re free-floating without an anchor. The emotional devastation you experience during a break up is phase one of the grief process; shock and denial. And there are 3 things you can do right now to get
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In Search Of My Soulmate

If you are still in search of your soulmate; If you haven’t been beaten down enough by your divorce, and are still enthusiastic and hopeful, then you may still be asking this question. “Where is my soulmate?”  The first or second or third (I don’t judge) spouse certainly wasn’t the one. Because if they were, then the divorce wouldn’t have happened, right? Let’s get some clarity over how this soulmate thing works. What is a
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How To Tell If You’re Really Over Heartbreak

You think you’re over it. Your friends are pushing you to get online and start dating again. Or even worse, they try to set you up. But after all this time, are you really over your ex? How can you tell if you’re really over heartbreak? For you to answer that question, you first have to understand the phases of heartbreak and where you might be stuck. Heartbreak is grief. It’s the most common form
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How Your Past Can Heal Your Heart

The many ancient mystics and modern day gurus will teach you to be in the present and not dwell in the past or look to the future. Even modern day psychologists realize that bringing their patients back to look at past traumas only serves to re-traumatize and not necessarily heal them. The past has the power to heal your heart. But I say, to learn and grow into the beings we are here to become,
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How your eating is affecting your Love Life

Eating is fundamental. We need it to live of course, but did you know how you eat is affecting your love life? Many factors affect our energy and how we project ourselves. Our inner dialogue, emotional well-being, perceived level of security, friends, and family, and what we put in your body all affect our outer self-image. How we feel about ourselves takes all of these outside influences into account. They all affect how we think
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6 Signs You’re A Masochist

If you have ever been a “giver” or a “fixer” or a “nurturer.” Then listen up. I’ve compiled 6 signs showing you’re a masochist. When we give to depletion, we create an imbalance in our bodies, our lives, and in our souls. It’s not that the other person is selfish, a liar, and a taker. We let them be selfish, lie, and take because we are masochists. #truthbomb. Let’s explore this a bit more. There
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How to Survive Separation Shock

When you go through a separation whether it is planned or not you are still presented with a new reality. It feels like your foundation has been pulled out from underneath your feet and you are free floating in space, not knowing what to grab onto. This feeling of not being grounded or connected to...
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How to Erase Bad Memories

The other day, while cleaning out my desk, I found this eraser.  I bought it while on vacation with my sons in Zagreb, when I was deep into my separation with my husband at the time.  While walking the old town of Zagreb we happen to stumble upon the Museum of Broken Relationships. How appropriate...
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