Divorce Coping Tip of the Day – Divorce is only Two People Wide

  Divorce really is only Two People Wide Despite the way it may feel at times, a divorce is only ever two people wide. Try to reserve your energy to cope with necessary responses to your situation, as opposed to justifying or clarifying yourself to the array of onlookers who seem to delight themselves in your fueling the fire of your angst, also commonly known as ‘The They’.   Divorce Coping Tip of the Day and Poetry of Divorce     Poetry of Divorce: Read more [...]

It is Possible to Stay young and Release the Aging Process

    The whole thing about aging is an illusion.  As we become closed off to new experiences, more of who we don't want to be and talk more about the things associated with aging we are aging more rapidly than we are. Yes, we are all getting older......but do we have to?  So many of have bought into this illusion.         Hi I am David Essel, M.S. the Author 7 books and counting, National Radio and Television Host, Master Life and Business Coach, Adjunct Read more [...]

Learn from your mistakes, we are all HUMAN!

    Most people have a tendency to let their mistakes define them yet most experts say to embrace and learn from them. You may think the breakup was entirely your partner’s fault (which is not always the case, even when an extra-marital affair took place); but either way, there are still things to learn from the experience. In some cases, we punish ourselves for our partner’s mistakes by putting up walls around us so nobody can hurt us again. Before you use this tactic, ask yourself Read more [...]

Is your life out of balance? Find the Right Life Balance

The Right Life Balance To achieve the right balance, you first need to know your values and priorities so you can allocate more time to those areas when time is limited. To prioritize what really matters to you, start by paying attention to what makes you truly happy or instantly brings a smile to your face. People often look at work/life balance as having an equal balance between the two. They view it as a balanced scale. Unfortunately, this belief does not take into account your life's purpose Read more [...]

Promises

    Don't bother me with promises. Vows are cheaply manufactured, come with no guarantees. Don't bother to say you love me. The word is indefinable. Joy to some, heartbreak to others, depending on the circumstance. There is evidence that the emotion can make a person live longer, evidence that it can kill you early. I think it's akin to a deadly disease. Or at least some exotic fever. Catch it, and you better, quick; swallow some medication to use as a weapon against the fire ravaging Read more [...]

Is it Really Gossip? Either Way Hold Your Head High

  Regardless of any volatile circumstances during your break up, don’t assume all your friends and associates are conspiring against you.  Also remember to not fuel the flame for the ones that are wanting the tidbits of gossip to pass along. It’s easy to let paranoia creep in as you stand by the school gate and The They keep their distance, whispering behind hands that cover their mouths, with raised eyebrows completing their disdainful look. It’s more likely they are conveying news Read more [...]

Avocado and Apple Salad

  Ingredients 1 avocado 1 apple 1 TBL raisins 1 TBL Walnuts 1/2 TBL honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 tsp cinnamon   Instructions Peel and chop apple. Place in bowl with a drop of water. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir, microwave for 30 seconds longer. Cool apples! This step is to make them the same texture (soft) as the avocado. While your apples are cooling, mix together honey, vanilla, and cinnamon, until well combined. Drain any water from your bowl of apples. Chop Read more [...]

Lessons I learned From Deepak Chopra: How to Live in Flow

            Best selling author Deepak Chopra introduced me to many deep topics during the interviews I have done with him, but one that always has stayed with me is the concept of living in flow with life, free of fear. Watch and see how you can do this too. Lessons I learned From Deepak Chopra: How to Live in Flow     Hi I am David Essel, M.S. the Author 7 books and counting, National Radio and Television Host, Master Life and Business Coach, Read more [...]

Taking a Look at Oneself Following a Divorce Is Scary

Understandably, self-reflection is scary. For most people, the root of this problem is usually a lack of self-awareness: we know ourselves too poorly. However, self-reflection is a must for those of us who have been through a divorce. We must learn from our mistakes and heal the wounds. The person we are today is the result of past events and decisions we have made. In order to move forward from a breakup, you must accept exactly what happened and acknowledge the part you played in it. It Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode “Stepfamilies: Losses and Loyalties”

        Divorce Source Radio Episode   “Stepfamilies: Losses and Loyalties” Originally aired August 12, 2012     Podcast: Play in new window | Download Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck welcomes Patricia Fares-O’Malley, PhD. She is a psychotherapist,  hypnotherapist, teacher, stress and grief management specialist.   Patricia Fares-O’Malley Todays program zero in on the challenges stepfamilies face, and Patricia help us know what it takes for blended families to Read more [...]