Set the standard for behavior by showing your children how to act through adversity. Be a hero for yourself and a role model for your children.
Become interested in your own life again. Explore your options and find ways to brighten up your surroundings.
One of the most powerful tools in your relationship arsenal is listening.
Be your own best friend.
There is one hero in your life – not your ex, or your parents or your boyfriend or girlfriend – only you.
Think of the airplane analogy – in case of emergency, you put on your oxygen mask before helping the others around you. This is true during major life changes such as divorce. Helping yourself empowers you to care for others.