Take Thomas Jefferson's advice, "When angry, count to ten before you speak; if very angry, 100." - Allison Pescosolido, M.A.

If Anger Wins, You Lose

Take Thomas Jefferson’s advice, “When angry, count to ten before you speak; if very angry, 100.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A. The divorce process can be difficult, easily sparking frustration and anger. To mitigate these feelings, slow down. Give yourself room to think and process before answering. Take breaks during difficult conversations or mediations. If you […]

See fears for what they are: False Expectations Appearing Real. - Allison Pescosolido, M.A.

Overcome Fear in Relationships

“See fears for what they are: False Expectations Appearing Real.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A. Fear is only powerful in your imagination. When confronted with reality and facts, fears diminish and what was once insurmountable becomes possible.

Exercise is one of the best ways for the human body to relieve stress and release anger. - Allison Pescosolido, M.A.

Shake Up Your Divorce

“Exercise is one of the best ways for the human body to relieve stress and release anger.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A. Get your body moving! Exercise has two major physiological effects; first it produces happy-making chemicals such as endorphins that make you feel good, second it purges negative chemicals, the causes of stress and anxiety, […]

When eating alone, a good book or magazine makes perfect company. - Allison Pescosolido, M.A.

Perfect Company When You’re Alone

“When eating alone, a good book or magazine makes perfect company.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A. One of the greatest gifts you can give to yourself is learning how to be alone. Make solitude a retreat so you can use your alone time to heal and grow.

For a perfect nights sleep, clear your bedroom of all distractions. The bedroom is for sleeping. - Allison Pescosolido, M.A.

Delete Distractions, Sleep After Divorce

“For a perfect nights sleep, clear your bedroom of all distractions. The bedroom is for sleeping.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A.   With the television, phone, laptop and everything else running around you, it’s no wonder the mind gets running too. Gift yourself with peace and quiet for an amazing rest.  

"Take care of yourself so you can take care of your children." - Allison Pescosolido, M.A.

Care of Self is Care of Others

“Take care of yourself so you can take care of your children.” – Allison Pescosolido, M.A.