Take Time Each Day Just for You

      Try to seek out the peace and comfort that lies in your own silence.   Take Time Each Day Just for You! At certain stages after your divorce, it will seem like you have noise and chaos raining down on you from all angles, and if you’re busy at work, or have your hands full with children, it’s virtually impossible to turn the noise off. Find a pocket of the day where you are likely to remain undisturbed, switch all telephones to silent, and play a game of patience, Read more [...]

Relationships – Domestic Violence

    When you are young everything revolves around relationships...your relationship with your family, your relationships with your friends and peers, and your romantic relationships.  As we age and grow into who we are as people it is natural for the focus to be less on relationships with others and more on the relationship we have with ourselves; however, even as adults that often isn't the case. In our society we put a lot of emphasis on romantic love.  We watch romantic comedies, Read more [...]

WWE Wrestling and Life: Illusion? Reality? Are You Stuck?

Many people look at WWE wrestling as illusion, pretend. Is it? Is life an illusion too? Let's see.  There are people in you life struggling with the reality of their challenges.  Yet there are other people who create an illusion of problems in their lives.  Take a moment and think about which you might be doing?     Hi I am David Essel, M.S. the Author 7 books and counting, National Radio and Television Host, Master Life and Business Coach, Adjunct Professor, All Faiths Minister, Read more [...]

Clean Break Orders

Clean Break Orders are agreements that have been stamped and sealed by the courts and they state that neither party has grounds to make a financial claim on their ex, once their divorce has settled. It stands firm even in the event of an untimely death soon after the divorce and is generally suitable if there are no children under 18 that need providing for. If one of the parties earns considerably less than the other, a court may rule the balance of equity be more favorable towards them by Read more [...]

Survivors of Domestic Violence, Let Your Story Empower Others

  Stories of Survivors: Stories of those who have overcome abuse As many of you know I am a private practice clinician  an author, and a tv show host...what you may not know is that my greatest passion is connected to a fight against domestic violence and serve as the Executive Director of a domestic violence organization, Acts of Random Kindness (or ARK.) ARK is in the process of collecting stories of survivors of domestic violence in various stages of rebuilding their lives and recovering Read more [...]


Pressure. Pressure. Pressure. One oppressive word with an overwhelming and incredible ability to make you feel it bearing down upon your very soul. It can make you choose shorter paths just to bring things to a welcome end, it can cause you to make irrational decisions to spite your ex, it can make you do things completely out of context and character and it can lose you tens of thousands in your financial settlement. So what’s the secret to coping with it and not cutting off your nose to spite Read more [...]

Steve is Home Alone! The History of Divorce Source Radio

    Podcast: Play in new window | Download Joanie and Lesley are absent, and Steve is “home alone” and taking care of the show. Steve Peck Joanie is visiting her grandson, and Lesley was going to be on the show with Steve until Lesley woke up and couldn’t talk. (Can you Imaging that.) As An Alternative to making our listeners wait another week for the next show, Steve has decided to go it alone and reads and answers listener emails. Steve also talks about: The history of Divorce Read more [...]

US Resident and Had an Foreign Divorce

          If you are a US resident and have had an overseas / foreign divorce, things may get a little more complex than usual. According to the US Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs, divorce, just like any other major change of circumstances, affects your eligibility for federal benefits. The three main organizations involved said decisions are the US Social Security Administration, the Veterans Administration (if applicable) and the Internal Revenue Read more [...]

7 Axions / Universal Truths – Zuda Yoga Teacher Training

  7 Axions / Universal Truths - Zuda Yoga Teacher Training 1.  You are exactly where you are supposed to be 2.  Fear and pain are life's greatest teachers 3.  Laughter and play are the keys to the fountain of youth 4.  Exercise and rest are the keys to vibrant health 5.  Touch and intimacy are basic human needs 6.  Everything is impermanent 7.  Everything is connected         Amazon.com Widgets     Would you like to support DASNM?  If so, Read more [...]

22 Ideas for Those Little Pieces of Soap

    My ex-husband is a pilot, and I asked him to start bringing home hotel soap for a project I needed to accomplish with my children. He got into the habit and over the years we found many uses for those little soap bars. At the time of the divorce we did have a rather large assortment of hotel soap, I got custody of in the divorce. Just about every household has to deal with small leftover pieces of soap and now, you need to stretch the budget a bit. Stop tossing and start collecting Read more [...]