INSTEAD OF WORRYING ABOUT FINDING SOMEONE NEW, FOCUS ON YOU!

When people find themselves single again, it can be a scary experience.  Often in the grips of change and loneliness, we find ourselves wondering about the “whens”, “wheres” and “hows” of finding someone new.  However, jumping right back into another relationship is not always beneficial to everyone involved, most importantly-yourself. Before getting involved in another relationship right away, we need to do what is best for us, which is to heal completely.  It is necessary to be 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 [...]

Five Important Things Women Don’t Know About Men

  By Noah Brand editor-in-chief of the Good Men Project It’s true, men are complicated and confusing. Noah Brand clears up five common misconceptions. The title is, to be fair, an overgeneralization. These things are not universally true of all men, and there definitely are women out there who know and understand some or all of them. By and large, though, these are five areas where communication between the two most popular genders tends to break down on grounds of incomprehension. Women, Read more [...]

Think you’re too old to start over? Think again!

  It comes as a shock, doesn't it, the end of a marriage or long-term relationship? Whatever happened, whichever one of you decided to call it quits or whether it was an amicable, mutual decision, the gargantuan life changes that ensue can feel quite overwhelming. There are probably questions swimming around and around... What happened? Why me? What next?!  Think you're too old to start over? Think again! Time will help with these questions but meditation will give you peace of mind in the Read more [...]

Top Eight Ex- Etiquette Rules

Divorces are nasty, tangled affairs, and while being civil to your ex is sometimes a task as daunting as taking the one ring to Mordor (J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional universe of Middle-earth), it’s not impossible. Divorce and early post-divorce is a time when emotions are running high, decorum is soon forgotten, and everyone gets in on the mess, from in-laws to friends and family. Everyone gets a piece of the divorce drama pie, and somehow, amidst all this, you have to try and keep civil to your Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio – Conscious Dating After Divorce

    Do you ever find yourself questioning why you are attracted to the “bad boy” or “bad girl”, the addict, the emotionally and or legally unavailable human being, it’s important to “open up the hood and look underneath”.       Podcast: Play in new window | Download   Welcome to this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, on today's show the topic is Conscious Dating and our guest is Elizabeth J. Tupling, MS, TLLP. Elizabeth is a psychotherapist Read more [...]

A Little Motivation for 2014

    My, my it’s 2014. A New Year. Another opportunity to start again. It’s funny, because I distinctly remember a discussion with my ex after a horribly bad patch in our relationship. It centered on trying to start again, because we both knew it was impossible to start over. I think about that discussion almost every New Year because now that I am divorced, I think of this time of year as MY personal opportunity to start again. I have a fresh canvas and new colors in my life’s Read more [...]

My way of giving back…

    Hello Everyone, Most of you have been watching my videos, "Fireside Chats with Joanie" or listening to my radio show called the Single Again! Now What? Radio Talk Show, but maybe you don't know why I do what I do as a Divorce Mentor. To give you a little background... when I got divorced in 1995 (yikes, that long ago?), I felt so overwhelmed and down right scared; maybe some of you can relate. My children were 12 and 9 at the time. The "once shared" to do list was now my responsibility Read more [...]

Encouragement

Encouragement When was the last time you have been encouraged? When was the last time you self-encouraged you? Encouragement is something we all need and need to give to others. I am authentic in I believe what I say and I believe in what I do. I practice self-encouragement and now include encouraging others. Several times lately I have been told how young I look and I will be 45 in November. I do not tell you this because I am pompous, but to encourage you to better yourself in body, mind and soul. Read more [...]