Tips to Get Through the Holiday Season After a Divorce

Here are some tips to get through the holiday season after a divorce!   Getting divorced or separated was never going to be easy. But why make it worse by punishing yourself during the best time of the year, which has to be Christmas. All you need is to plan out things in advance before it gets to you. Things will be different and also, difficult, it is best to prepare yourself and your children, if you have any, mentally and emotionally for the holiday season. If you have separated Read more [...]

Know and Understand Your Credit Cards Rates

  Change is a fact of life. You must understand how, why, and when the rates change on credit cards because it can save money.   Promotional Rates. Promotional rates are temporary rates because the credit card company is wanting to get you to use their card. They are usually special deals with a card you already have or promotion to get a new card. Make sure to find out: Exactly when the low rate will expire. Especially if you are using it to pay off debt with the low rate. What Read more [...]

Root Beer-Can Chicken

  Don't like to cook with Beer try Root Beer-Can Chicken.  The recipe is basically the same as Beer-Can Chicken but using Root Beer. Try it next time you are grilling.     Ingredients 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 (12-ounce) cans root beer (or beer) 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 1 (3 1/2-pound) whole chicken, Read more [...]

Four Things That Helped Me

    When I read a newbie's story, it takes me back a few years to the divorce time. For you who are going through this now, here are my thoughts about how to make it:Here are four things that helped me:1) I needed strong physical exercise every day to sweat the bile out of my body. I biked or kayaked or went to step class every day. Your muscles get tensed up, then the blood doesn't flow through them and bring the oxygen and take away the CO2, and your muscles become poisonous. Then there Read more [...]

Ten Traits of a Confident Person

    Life after divorce can leave us feeling beaten up and lacking self-confidence.  It can take a bit of time to recover, and it might take a bit of extra effort, as well.  This is only natural after being dealt such a life changing blow, especially if we never saw the divorce coming in the first place.  But what are the traits of a truly confident person?  What makes one person appear more self-assured than the next?  And how do we get our confidence back?    1)  Fake Read more [...]

Quick Links for Great Amazon Deals Today and the Whole Week Long!

  Looking for Cyber Monday Deals Week? Here are the quick links for Great Amazon Deals today and the whole week long!   Cyber Monday 2013  is today and Amazon has got great deals. Some Cyber Monday deals are in limited supply, and all will go quickly--but don't worry if you miss one, because they will keep adding new ones as often as every ten minutes throughout the day, and all week long. Cyber Monday deals, with low prices and sales on Cyber Monday electronics, video games, DVDs, Read more [...]

To Help Through the Holidays DASNM is Proud to Present Three Awesome New Resources!

Thank you so much for being a member of Divorced and Scared NO More.  On the 14th of November we celebrated our first year on the internet.  Do you like the website and would you like to help DASNM keep putting out this useful information?  If so please click on "Want to Help" on the top left side of the page. Divorce and its after math is a difficult topic to deal with as any of you that have walked this path know all too well.    Tears and laughter used wisely can be wonderful healing Read more [...]

Turn That Grey Day Into a World Of Color

    Color and more color to brighten your day! You can take that dull grey day and turn it into a world of beautiful colors.  I have many said times that painting your body can help you feel better give it a try and remember no one has to know or see but you. On the other hand you very well may want he whole world to see your artistic designs on some days. The imaginative use of color is a remarkable method of raising your spirits and utilizing a splash of it on your body is about Read more [...]

Recommendation for Grieving During your Healing Process

    Allow yourself to grieve for the loss of the relationship.  It is a death of all the dreams that never will be fulfilled and in many cases the person at one time was your best friend. Despair is a natural reaction to loss, and the break up or divorce of a love relationship involves several losses: The loss of someone to share your life with and have companionship and shared encounters. The loss of someone to help, be it financial, intellectual, social, or emotional  The loss Read more [...]