If you’re at any point in the divorce continuum — contemplating divorce, going through or recovering from one — chances are you feel like your world is coming to an end. All is doom and gloom and happiness is forever out of reach.
We all go into marriage with the expectation that it is the straight path to happiness. That our partners are going to make us happy, and the rest of our lives will be a fairy tale full of rainbows and unicorns.
But after the wedding, reality sets in and we eventually discover that married life is not…
Publishing a book is a rewarding, yet expensive, proposition. For many of us, it is the culmination of our lifetime dreams and aspirations, and we are anxious to share our talents and message with the world.
Unfortunately, for indie authors and small publishers who do not have the power of a major publishing house, getting your book in front of large audiences can seem daunting.
Advertising seems the obvious choice, but given limited budgets and unpredictable results, ad campaigns can turn out to be as futile as they are costly.
What is an indie author to do?
While many of…
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. The Dalai Lama
November 13th is World Kindness Day. We have a special day for everything: donuts, lemon meringue pie, pizza with the works except anchovies day…
Having a day to celebrate kindness makes sense.
But kindness is something we should celebrate and practice every day.
After all, kindness is the ultimate medicine for troubled relationships.
Think about it… We all have one nemesis — or more.
These are the people who get under your skin and bring out the worst in you. They push your buttons until you lose your cool…
5 Easy Ways to Show Love to Your Favorite Authors
Authors Need Love, Too
September is Be Kind to Writers and Editors Month.
If you are not a writer you may be wondering… why would writers need me to be kind to them?
Fun fact: writers are human and, like you, need validation and support.
It takes a lot of courage to put yourself out in the world. There is an element of vulnerability, almost like being naked in public.
For me, it took lots of years to muster the guts to write my first book and fulfill my lifetime…
Do you live in a state of emergency?
Is your fear of the future holding you back?
Are you exhausted from seemingly weathering storm after storm and lacking the time and the energy to enjoy your life?
Maybe you’re stuck in hurricane season and it’s time to snap out of it.
I, too, was stuck in emergency mode for years and snapped out of it with the power of awareness.
Read on to discover ways you, too, can storm-proof your life.
Living in “hurricane season” is not fun
My recent trip to Puerto Rico before the arrival of Hurricane Dorian…
Mother’s Day is a celebration of the women in our lives — the mothers who gave us birth and those who lovingly assume that role in surprising and unsuspecting ways. It is the one day of the year when most of us make a pause to offer flowers, candy and lavish gifts and express love and gratitude for all they do and mean to us.
But Mother’s Day can be a painful day for many — those whose mothers have died or are ill… For women who have lost their children or are estranged from them. …
Earth Day is coming. Do you ever wonder what the fuss is about?
Earth Day celebrates the anniversary of April 22, 1970, when 20 million Americans rallied in streets, parks and auditoriums to denounce the degradation caused by industrial development and to demonstrate for a sustainable environment.
Led by the Earth Day Network, Earth Day has evolved into an annual global event of political action and civil participation, engaging more than one billion people from 192 countries around the world.
Participants march, sign petitions, meet with government officials, plant trees and engage in environmental cleanup. Corporations and governments use it…
Sonia is an attorney, empowerment trainer and author of Relationship Solutions: Effective Strategies to Heal Your Heart and Create the Happiness You Deserve.