Recount Out Loud the Highlights of Your Relationship

  I was tapped on the shoulder by a wonderful old friend today who I’ve not seen in two years and we stood in the middle of Waitrose clucking like a pair of ducks catching up with each other’s news in digest.   I relayed my divorce news in bite-sized chunks and found myself bullet pointing that old relationship. It was enlightening - for me - and I want to direct this Tip of the Day to anyone on the lead up to leaving, or anyone who has been treated badly and is now in the devastatingly Read more [...]

You Are Not A Loser

By Noah Brand Seriously, you’re not a loser. Noah Brand explains why. As boys, we get told that there are winners and losers in this world, and it’s important to make sure you’re a winner. As men, we discover that that’s impossible. There’s always some metric by which we’re inadequate, always some ideal we’ve failed to meet. And so the labels of “loser” and “failure” creep in, become the nouns we define ourselves by. Inevitably, once those words become nouns, they begin poisoning Read more [...]

Sending a Card (or Not) on Behalf of Your Children

    Last week, I talked about mentally preparing yourself for Father’s Day. Well, here it is, are you ready? Are you ready for the guilty/inadequate feelings you may endure for sending a card on behalf of your children/not sending a card on behalf of your children/not receiving a card and questioning your very existence/encouraging them to send one and failing/coping with a difficult conversation with children regarding sending one to a step-parent/getting a card and questioning Read more [...]

Divorce Coping Tip of the Day – Move On

      Its always hard to move on if your just getting divorced or coming out of a long term relationship,but yet the need that you crave to move on and leave that relationship that is not healthy for you is overwhelming. You struggle within yourself of so many feelings. But  you know you gotta do it for yourself to be happy again within  oneself. No matter how hard it is you will have to dig deep within yourself to move on with your life,and don't ever feel guilty about it Read more [...]

“42 Seconds of Happiness” Film Fundraising Pitch

    Warning some episodes have strong language!     Published on Jan 5, 2013 WritersImprovStudio http://www.indiegogo.com/42SecondsOfH... Find out why you should support "42 Seconds of Happiness." For more information, click through to our IndieGoGo campaign. "42 Seconds of Happiness" is that moment when we are in the moment. In the past year, writer/creator Christina Kallas and the Writers Improv Studio team, have experimented in the frame of the transmedia project Read more [...]

Divorce Coping Tip of the Day – Never say Never

  Never say your never gonna be able to get out there and enjoy life again,because you are and will be happy again with yourself.. You take things one day at a time and you do what matters for yourself! It is a scary thing to end a relationship after a long period of time,but it can also be an exciting time for you. You have the right to do things for yourself and make decisions on your own , and  do the things that you have always wanted to do that you could not do before. It's time for Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Ten | Alis II

  42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Ten | Alis II  Warning some episodes have strong language!     Published on Nov 17, 2012  WritersImprovStudio   "I don't want to be sad. I don't want to cry. I don't want to feel like my life is over." - Alis. Sometimes a decision is made before it is made. Sometimes we know, but it takes time - and a shock - to make us listen to what we know. A month before The Dinner. The inevitable is written in every scene. Life is scripted, Read more [...]

Life is an Interesting Journey

    Life is an interesting journey; you never know where it'll take you. Through all the peaks & valleys, twists & turns, you can get the surprise of your life. Sometimes on the way to where you're going you might think, damn this is the worst time of my life...But you know what, at the end of the road through all the adversity & pain, if you get to where you wanted to be. That's when you remember that whatever doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger; all the adversity Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode “What Does It Mean to Love Yourself?”

    Originally aired May 24, 2012     Podcast: Play in new window | Download Karen McMahon is back with us at Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, to help us know what it means to love yourself. Self love is essential. Have you been living in a loveless marriage, maybe you  have not been getting what you want from your spouse… and what are you been giving yourself? Karen McMahon For many, it’s difficult to tell the distinction between selfless, selfish and Read more [...]

The Divorce Doula Makes Divorce Easier

      Podcast: Play in new window | Download       We’ve become aware of divorce coaches and divorce consultants, but never before a Divorce Doula! In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, from The Family Support Expo in Toronto, Lynn Kaplan, (a.k.a.., Divorce Doula), teams up with us and comments on her unique method of helping individuals make divorce easier and navigate divorce more successfully.     Lynn Kaplan, Divorce Doula Lynn Read more [...]