breakups

Gettting Over an Ex

My ‘Ask Amy’ Column as seen in the 24 Hours Newspaper. Dear Amy I don’t know how to get over an ex-boyfriend who has…

Processing Pain

I’m starting to understand and appreciate that situations, such as breakups, loss, etc – can act like catalysts. Painful as they may be, they are opportunities in disguise, that give you the chance to rewrite the stories we attach to past events that ultimately shape our perception of reality.

Opening Up My Heart Again

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. Sometimes that reason comes in the form of a harsh, uncomfortable lesson. And sometimes, that reason comes in the form of a light, positive memory to remind you that there is good and hope out there.

Rewriting the Script

While I cannot change my childhood, my upbringing and my history, I can change my reaction to it. The memories of events may stay the same, but my internalization of such events don’t have to.

Breakups are Blessings

The relationships that don’t work out aren’t failures nor are they a waste of time. They are meant to happen because they are preparing you for the person you are meant to end up with, and the person you are meant to be.

Closure

When you go through a breakup, one of the ways to move forward is to find closure. Closure has different meanings for many, but…

To You.

To You. The last few months have been one of the most challenging times of my life. I lost my job, my income, and…

Remember the Good

When you experience a breakup or heartache, it is easy to focus on everything that went wrong. Your mind plays every disappointment and argument…