“I am at home with the me. I am rooted in the me who is on this adventure.”
—Dr. Oatman, Grosse Pointe Blank
Unlike the image At Home With The Me may conjure, this series of posts will not be about me hanging out at home in my oldest sweats with a pint of Häagen Dazs in one hand, Sauvignon Blanc in the other, and all the episodes of Frasier queued up on my DVR. This is a series of posts about being okay with who you are.
Continue reading “At Home With The Me: What Do You Love?”
Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project was my inspiration for this blog so I’m kicking off my Life After Divorce by creating my own happiness project. Basically, I’ll create twelve months of resolutions that more or less follow the pattern in Gretchen’s book. If you’re interested in doing your own happiness project, you can find some great online resources here, including a chart to track your progress.
Continue reading “Post-Divorce Happiness Project: April is for Energy”
You are in this time of the interim
Where everything seems withheld.
The path you took to get here has washed out;
The way forward is still concealed from you.
The old is not old enough to have died away;
The new is still too young to be born.
—For the Interim Time by John O’Donohue, from To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
Welcome to the Interim Time. Welcome to the club you never wanted to join. O’Donohue’s poem perfectly captures the middle space of divorce, when your old life is over but your new life hasn’t begun and you live in an awful limbo.
Continue reading “Welcome to the Interim Time. Watch Out for Sinkholes.”