Life After Divorce: Living in the Moment

I recently wrote a post about my fear for the future and my old age. One way that I combat my anxiety is to concentrate on the present - the beauty of the sunset, a peaceful morning, success in completing my projects, and enjoyment of the book I am reading.

I look to my dog for guidance. He is happy when he is fed or simply near me, and looks anxious when he is confused or lost. Once he deals with his immediate problems, he is at peace again, for he lives in the moment. I wish I could just simply ... be, like Cody.

Fear of the future and dwelling on past mistakes are powerful deterrents to happiness. I struggle every day to find my balance, reduce my anxiety, and find a sense of contentment. There are days when I am able to let go. That's when I enjoy life the most.


Anonymous said...

Today’s world makes it increasingly difficult to meaningfully connect with others. Those of us who have lost family and friends are hit hardest.

“It is entirely conceivable that life's splendor forever lies in wait about each one of us in all its fullness, but veiled from view, deep down, invisible, far off. It is there, though, not hostile, not reluctant, not deaf. If you summon it by the right word, by its right name, it will come. This is the essence of magic, which does not create but summons.” - Franz Kafka, Diaries

We all have admirable qualities within others would love. If only they could meaningfully connect with us and see them.

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Maintaining a routine is key when trying to get over a divorce as it can help to reduce feelings of anxiety.

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Virginia Divorce Lawyer said...

Life after divorce is never been easy for the people who are living this moment. I just want to say that those people need to live their life as it was before their marriage.

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