It was a very big day for Michelle, her first ever experience of Life Coaching, her first introduction to Collaborative Law, and her first chance to be made to feel special and have some great photos that reflect the beautiful lady that she is and the person she is striving to become, because of her situation rather than in spite of it. But let's see what Michelle discovered on that Thursday 19 November 2009.
The only thing a heated argument produced is coolness – American proverb. Understanding the 'drama triangle' and how you can keep communicating through even the most entrenched conflict situations will not only resolve differences but enable you to strengthen relationships with family, colleagues and friends at the very moment when most at risk.
My guess is that like me and countless others you’ve got your divorce papers filed away in a box somewhere, well it’s not the sort of thing you frame and hang on the wall is it! Either that, or you’ve just never bothered yet to get round to actually divorcing, but you’ve sorted out the money between you and the children live one place or another.
As a vetted professional on CertainShops and also an exhibitor at Starting Over Show, I am constantly aware of the interconnection between the need for personal development during difficult life situations, such as divorce or redundancy, and also the need for business owners to keep their dreams alive during these trying economic times.
‘Dump the mum-in-law with us this Christmas’ was the tongue in cheek headline in the Daily Record as Holiday Inns announced its advertising campaign with special rates of 25% off to entice families to spend their Christmas in the hotel chain, in order to avoid many of the stresses facing families over the festive period.