Finding the right career is no easy task, but you should know that it is an achievable goal. Even if you are starting later in life. There was a time when a middle aged individual who worried about being back on the market was exclusively referring to their love life. However, we now live in a time where many people have found themselves in need of new career ideas later in life instead. In many cases we see men and women finding the right career at age 50 or even older.
Being a single parent can be challenging on even the most relaxed days, but summertime brings a whole new set of challenges. There are the heat and the bugs, the cuts and the scrapes, and the inevitable “Mom I’m bored” heard by every parent at least once over the summer.
For a single parent, vacations can be even more difficult as child care becomes a necessity and planning activities can be extremely challenging while trying to juggle a job and provide for the children.
Divorce is a crucial decision, which will affect your life and the lives of your family for unknown and countless years. Instead of improving your life, a divorce may give you another set of problems to deal with. Getting ready for a divorce transition begins by evaluating your relationship’s facets.
It hit me around 9:00 am that I felt as though I was dragging my body around and I stopped and wondered ‘why?’
How you talk to your kids about divorce can make all the difference. Sometimes, especially with younger children, you don’t even need to use the word “divorce.” A brief and simple explanation of what changes might be happening is a great start.
Stress can be very overwhelming at times, especially when going through a divorce. So, what are you doing to manage your stress levels? While feeling stressed is a somewhat involuntary reaction to everything going on around us, there are definitely things we can do to reduce those feelings, if not eliminate them entirely.
Learn how you can be stress-free by applying these stress management techniques from our guest bloggers to your daily routine.
Given that approximately 50% of US marriages will end in divorce, it is likely that you will encounter a divorcing friend more than a few times in your life.
Many times, knowing what to do or say is uncomfortable and tricky. Sometimes the old, “I’m so sorry to hear that,” just doesn’t feel like enough. So what is the best thing to say or NOT say? There are a few “rules of thumb.”
There are a lot of things that will go on at your first visit to your divorce attorney, much of which involves a whole slew of questions and answers.
Your attorney will attempt to gain as much information as possible, from which she/he can get a “big picture” look at your individual situation before making a preliminary assessment and making recommendations. One of the areas you’ll be questioned about is your finances, and while it’s up to the attorney to find and gather all relevant information, it’s not a bad idea to bring whatever paperwork you can to that first visit.
A divorce can be debilitating, not only emotionally but also financially. In the aftermath of this life transition, re-establishing financial well-being will give you peace of mind. This begins by taking the time today to rebuild for tomorrow, with these five tips:
Ways to rebuild your self confidence after divorce are imperative for survival. Separation or divorce can take its toll on our self-esteem. Even if you initiated the divorce you can experience tremendous emotional turmoil along with guilt, anxiety and insecurity. Those who were caught off guard or did not choose the break-up can come away feeling psychologically battered, confused and questioning their own worth.