Conscious Uncoupling™ Certified Coach

How to Stop Worrying About Your Future

Do you find yourself worrying all day about how you’re going to get over your heartbreak? Does worrying about you and your kids’ future keep you up at night? There are so many thoughts going through your head when you’re dealing with divorce. read more

Why You Feel Like a Fraud

I’ve often had a big challenge with honesty. The truth can be terrifying. Sometimes, it’s just so much easier to stuff away my feelings instead of acknowledging the truth about something. Because when you don’t deal with your feelings, you won’t have to deal with the pain…right? Ehhh…not so much. read more

Why You Can’t Miss Tonight’s Full Moon

Happy Summer Solstice! Today, we will experience a once–in-a-lifetime celestial event with the solstice occurring simultaneously with the full moon. This hasn’t happened in 70 years. The summer solstice is often said to represent love, emotions, and relationships. It is a time of “death and rebirth” where the old self dies to be born into a greater life. read more

What I Learned from Scandal’s Papa Pope

Confession: the television show, Scandal is one of my guilty pleasures. When I feel like my life is spinning out of control, the craziness of Scandal helps me remember that things could be a lot worse! A little “white hat” distraction is good once in a while. As Scandal wrapped up its season last week, Joe Morton (Olivia’s father, aka Papa Pope) was on the interview circuit. read more

Philadelphia Shouldn’t Hold Villanova Parade

Philadelphia shouldn’t hold a parade in honor of Villanova’s men’s basketball team winning the national championship. I’ve heard this and several other disparaging rants over the past few days. Some want to connect the minor mischief that occurred after the win on Monday night with Villanova being an elitist and predominantly white school. read more

How to Get Over Breakup or Divorce – 3 Things You Can Do Today

Divorce or the breakup of a significant relationship is one of the most life stressing events that you can experience, whether you wanted it or not. Breakups often have you doubting and second-guessing every part of your life. You beat yourself up for decisions made in the past. You are petrified of your now unstable future. And, your present moment is overwhelmed with sadness, fear, and despair. read more

Why I Thought Seeking Help was a Sign of Weakness

Seeking help is not a sign of weakness. But for a long time, I thought it was. I thought it meant that I wasn’t good enough or smart enough. I was petrified to “raise my hand” and draw attention to myself – from all the way back in elementary school through corporate meetings as an adult. I spent most of my life this way, often asking myself, “Why was I the only person in the room who didn’t know or understand something?” I thought everyone else had it all figured out. And I was afraid to admit that I didn’t. read more

Are You Looking for What’s Right or Wrong in 2015?

2015 may have been one of your roughest years if you have experienced conflict or trauma in your relationship. And you may be so glad that it is over as a new year brings the opportunity to start fresh and look forward to new possibilities. So a big welcome to 2016! Personally, I was pretty happy to close the door on 2015. But then I stumbled upon a post by Alanis Morissette that provided an opportunity to look back on what went right. read more

Holiday Forecast – Dreamy or Dreadful?

Are you excited for the holidays or feeling a sense of dread? The holidays can be a magical time of year but also a painful time when going through the relationship trauma of breakup or divorce. Your holiday traditions suddenly look very different. You now need to juggle your kids’ schedule with your ex and you may end up spending some holidays alone. read more