Divorce can knock you down and tear your life to pieces. But, you can pull yourself back together with one word: Giving. You shift your biology when you give of yourself and practice generosity. It changes the neurochemistry in your brain and over time, with practice, you raise your happiness level. Google it if you… Read More Thankful Thursday: Giving
We all have those days, those moments, that charge us up and we have to do something..RIGHT NOW! I hear ya..the last few days have been …just..so..tiring..with multiple boulders landing in my path, one at a time, testing me to see how I will react. It is in these moments, that you need to take… Read More WTF Wednesday: The Pause Button
What is a Marriage Bio & Why would it help you? A Marriage Bio tells the story of how you met, the marriage, when things began to shift, and what it’s like currently. It helps to have a concise document that can enable the lawyer to get a snapshot of what is going on. By… Read More Tip Tuesday: Marriage Bio
My name is Belki Tolman. My unofficial love affair with coaching began back in 1995 when I accepted an opportunity to volunteer at Victim Services back in my home town, New York City. After receiving some training I had the privilege to work with people who had experienced some sort of trauma. Here is where… Read More Meet Our Team: Belki Tolman
Alberto Ríos, 1952 One river gives Its journey to the… Read More Thankful Thursday: When Giving Is All We Have
I remember as a kid strapping on my roller skates and just escape, even for just a little bit, from whatever was bothering me. My Sony Walkman on my hips, headphones on my head, and I was free. It’s not so easy to escape these days and feel free when life keeps putting rocks in… Read More WTF Wednesday: Keep On Rollin’…
The process of divorce has a distinct beginning, middle, and end. That is how this book is organized. We start at the beginning. What divorce does. There can be no divorce without a marriage.[i] Let’s put it this way instead: if you are married, you qualify to get a divorce. The purpose of divorce is to… Read More Tip Tuesday: What Does Divorce Do?
Tony Thimakis lives in Millcreek, Utah. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Utah, a Master’s Degree in Business from the University of Phoenix and has been utilizing hypnosis since 1969. In 2013 I took over the Salt Lake Hypnosis Society to provide an opportunity for everyone to experience hypnosis in… Read More Meet Our Team: Tony Thimakis, Hypnosis
Why? WHY? WHY?! Divorce doesn’t go away once we sign papers ending a marriage. It is imprinting in our DNA, our children’s DNA, and forever in our lives after. If we want to get scientific, our divorce is imprinting epigenetic changes for our grandchildren. There is no aspect of our life from now on that… Read More Why create a Divorcée Cafe?
Holidays have a habit to heighten emotions at an already crazy time in a single parent’s life. No matter how you slice it or dice it, there will be stress somewhere. As we watch our Littles, divorce is a friggin’ blinking beacon like lights on the Christmas tree. Guilt begins to well up inside us… Read More Loosen up, Buttercup!
When I decided to file for divorce, Mina was 4. She had imaginary friends in her books she would talk to and dance with who gave her comfort during an uncertain time. Divorce is so hard on kids because it brings up the conversation about love and loss. “Mama, if you and my dad stopped… Read More The Need to Believe
It was the first holiday season that defied any kind of familiarity. Mediation for our divorce had yet to be scheduled, and I had moved from the home and relationship I’d helped create over the last 24 years. I felt somewhat like the solitary stocking that had been hung with care over the fireplace, blazingly… Read More Worthwhile Wellness