By Robin Gardner, CDC, CPC                                                                                                                             Certified Divorce Coach                          …

     Who among us has not experienced closing off and shutting down our loving when something happens that we judge or find hurtful or upsetting.  We withdraw loving somehow thinking that to keep experiencing it would somehow indicate approval for something that we disagree with or see as not caring or even humane.  We also can mistakenly view…

When I’m particularly overwhelmed or drowning in negative emotions, I close my eyes, take a deep breath and remind myself that life is like an ocean. Like the ocean, life is a vast, mysterious, unpredictable force much bigger than any one person. Sometimes it’s beautiful and freeing and joyous. Other times, it’s terrifying and rough…

Savor Gratitude– This is a practice of mindful gratitude. Embrace at the moment and take note of the appreciation of something- take a moment to pause and breathe into it. You will experience the expansion of your heart opening, your taking in more oxygen, and the cellular structure of your being will resonate. You will…

February marks a year in quarantine. What initially started as a two-week or one-month shut down slowly crept into all aspects of our lives. The isolation. The household family dynamics. The lack of stimulation. The fear of COVID. The racial tensions. It was a powder keg ready to explode. In other words, a new normal.…

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