Dr. Lisa Condon talks about divorce recovery

How To Control Your Emotions And Cope With Divorce.

Dr. Lisa Condon joins the show and delivers great tips on gaining power over your emotions by using compassion to better cope with your divorce. Dr. Condon is a clinical psychologist; she specializes in helping her clients to gain a better subjective experience about their experiences and lives. She gives advice on how to cope with your divorce. She focuses on assisting her divorcing patients to become more compassionate with themselves in order to emphasize their strengths.  We talk about the following:

  • Why our natural fight or flight instincts can get in the way of your divorce recovery.
  • How to relate to your feelings without being overwhelmed by them.
  • How to know when you are in a bad place in your emotional state.
  • The power of channeling your emotions into something productive and beneficial.
  • How to gain power by being vulnerable during your divorce.
  • Why we are wired to ruminate about our feelings and what we can do to break that chain.
  • The mistakes that we make when we are in a reactive emotional state.
  • How you can create an easy “meditation” check in to steady your emotions.
  • The dangers of judging yourself too harshly while you’re going through your divorce.
  • How self-compassion builds resilience and strength.
  • The importance of setting up a mindfulness practice and how to do it.
  • How the feeling of control lessen the negative feelings of stress.

Dr. Condon recommends a book by Tara Brach to help with acceptance: Radical Acceptance

More information about Pema Chodron meditation

Also, check out Eric Barker’s piece on will power:

You can find out more about Dr. Condon and her practice at The Dolan House

The Dolan House
156 College Street, Suite 201
Burlington, Vermont 05401
(802) 444-0451

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Honoree Corder Divorce Advice and Coping Skills

Coping Skills and Rules To Get Through Divorce: Honoree Corder Part 2

Coping with divorce expert Honorée Corder comes back to the show to give more solid advice on how to cope with your divorce. Honorée is the best-selling author of If Divorce is a Game, These are the Rules. She also has coaching program designed to give hope to people as they navigate their divorce.

Honorée talks about her rules of divorce and how implement them. She gives ideas on how to have a better experience getting through your divorce. She speaks about:

  • What a Systems Therapist is and how they can help you.
  • The notion of Karma during divorce.
  • The benefits of forgiveness and how to “fake” it until it becomes real.
  • Find out why the costs of your divorce are already predetermined.
  • How to reduce your attorney’s fees by using a divorce coach.
  • The importance communicating to your attorney exactly what you want.
  • The big events that happen during a divorce.
  • Things you can do to take care of yourself after your divorce.
  • The value of starting your divorce bucket list.
  • How long it will take you to get over your divorce.

Here is some information about Systems Therapy: http://www.goodtherapy.org/systems-theory-therapy.html

Make sure to check Honorée and her books/coaching programs at www.HonoreeCorder.com

Here Facebook address is www.facebook.com/Honoree

Follow her on Twitter at @Honoree