Divorce may be the end of one chapter, but it’s also an opportunity for a bright future. You are the author of the story of your life, get some inspiration from “Divorce & Other Things You Can Handle” the weekly divorce podcast that will keep you thriving as you embrace your fresh start! Hosted by Jennifer Butler for Worthy.com
After 40, life changes for many of us. Along with those changes come lots of questions about everything that lies ahead. Nina Lorez Collins joins us for a frank discussion about life after 40 and so many of the things that it entails: The good, the bad, and the ugly!
If Heather Monahan’s name seems familiar to you, it’s likely that you’ve already been introduced! She’s the best-selling author of Confidence Creator (https://www.amazon.com/Confidence-Creator-Heather-Monahan/dp/1544500769/), the founder of Boss in Heels, and creator of the popular podcast Creating Confidence, among many other accomplishments.
Considering divorce? Wondering whether you should stay or go? Like so many of us, Kate Anthony has been in your shoes, worrying about whether she was giving up too soon, concerned over potentially losing friends and family, and afraid that divorce would damage her children.
We all have a tendency to see ourselves from a surface perspective, taking family, friendships, and lifestyle into account. But what happens when we strip outside factors away? Who are we, truly, underneath? Who are we when our relationship status changes, when we’re “divorced” instead of “married?”
If Bela Gandhi’s name sounds familiar to you, it’s possible you’ve seen or heard her before. A renowned dating relationship expert and frequent guest on the Steve Harvey Show, Match.com relationship insider, and regular contributor to the Today Show and Good Morning America. Bela founded her website, Smart Dating Academy (https://www.smartdatingacademy.com/), in 2009. She frequently appears on major networks, treating viewers to helpful insight for navigating the world of dating.
What happens when personality disorders and mental health problems go hand in hand with divorce? Prominent New York divorce attorney and certified divorce financial analyst Lisa Zeiderman is here to help you navigate the complications that can occur when divorce and personality disorders collide.
Have you ever heard the saying “Health is wealth?” Of all the investments we make, those that provide a positive impact on health are among the most important. Award-winning author and positive aging expert Barbara Hannah Grufferman joins us this week with actionable advice on staying healthy as we age.
Moms give their all, spending an incredible amount of time and effort on becoming the best possible parent to their little ones. All too often though, we moms tend to lose ourselves in the process. Our commitment to our children often overshadows our own dreams.
Katey Johnson is living proof that taking risks, embracing possibilities, and stepping into the unknown can make life better than we’ve ever imagined. When divorce changed her life forever (and for the better), Katey learned the value of placing one foot in front of the other, forging ahead, and creating a life that’s as rewarding as it is enjoyable.
Many of us view divorce as an ending, and in many ways, it is. When we end our relationships, we close one chapter of our lives and open another. What does the next chapter hold? The answer is up to us: How we reinvent ourselves determines the paths our lives will take going forward.
“Let it go.” It’s a piece of advice many of us have heard often, and one that’s well worth heeding – especially when we find ourselves languishing in dead-end relationships or struggling with the loneliness of singlehood when we’d rather find someone to share our hearts and our lives.
What if someone could share life lessons for a successful marriage, based on their own discoveries after going through divorce and helping countless others with relationship issues in the real world? There’s no need to wonder: Jennifer Hurvitz is a relationship coach who knows what it takes to weather life’s storms and enjoy healthy, lasting marriages. Best-selling author of Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda – A Divorce Coach’s Guide to Staying Married, Jennifer offers a no-nonsense approach to the realities of divorce, plus an insightful view toward what the “greener grass” on the other side of the fence really looks like.
At age 58, Jodi Harrison Bauer is living proof of the truth behind this popular quote. On a mission to empower women and fight against ageism, Jodi is an ageless warrior committed to changing the narrative around age, outer appearance, and the general way that we put people into boxes.
Trauma is defined as a deeply distressing or disturbing experience which, we would all agree, that divorce, no matter what the circumstances, falls under this definition. Oftentimes the trauma piece of it can be overlooked, though, and never really dealt with at all. Our guest today Whitney Boole is a therapist specializing in trauma who believes that a major part of healing from divorce includes a focus on navigating the crisis and healing the trauma that divorce creates. When this trauma is dealt with, the pain felt fuels growth and empowerment.
If you’re among the millions of women for whom dating after divorce is a reality, our discussion with Ann Cutbill Lenane is for you. Searching for love – or simply dating for fun – comes with frustrations and challenges such as being ghosted or searching countless online profiles in hopes of finding a connection.
Dating after divorce: It’s a topic that comes with questions, fears, excitement, and so much more. In this episode, Tamsen Fadal, primetime anchor for PIX11 News in New York and author of The New Single: Finding, Fixing, and Falling Back in Love with Yourself provides insight into emerging from major life changes with grace, confidence, and an eye toward self-care, plus a focus in increased awareness that helps women avoid repeating toxic relationship patterns that hold them back.
Dating after divorce: It’s a hot topic and something that most of us experience eventually. In this episode of Divorce and Other Things You Can Handle, New York Times best-selling author and blogger Mandy Hale offers reasons why it’s often important to take a break from dating.
Have you ever heard the term “money personality?” In this episode, certified financial planner and certified divorce financial analyst Ivy Menchel provides insight into your money personality, along with solid advice for making sound financial decisions to help you transition smoothly into the next phase of your life.
We don’t talk about the emotional trauma from divorce as much as we should and as a result, we hold onto this trauma without realizing. Our guest Lara Eisenberg discusses letting go of this trauma through the physical, mental, spiritual and sexual sides of yourself and how all are necessary to fully recover from divorce.
Jackie found herself divorcing when her kids were just 3 and 5 years old. Despite multiple attempts to solve the issues that divided her and her husband, things simply didn’t work out. When even couples’ therapy failed, Jackie and her ex-husband realized that divorce was the best option.
Nobody expects their marriage to end in divorce. For most people, it’s as traumatic and heartbreaking as it was for Jacki. As she navigated the murky waters of her divorce, she felt like she was an island as she was the only person in her circle who had faced the emotional pain of divorce. Having no one to talk to made matter worse and when it was all over, Jackie realized that she didn’t want others to experience divorce in the same lonely space she did. That’s when she decided to create her blog, Divorced Girl Smiling.
Dr. Sarah Gundle became interested in Break Up Therapy when she saw couples in therapy who would break up and then stop their treatment together. Often, one of the patients would continue to see Dr. Gundle and be overwhelmed with questions of “why and how did this happen?”. With only one side present, there could only be one side of the story.
Michael Daniels created his co-parenting app, FAYR, after he went through his own divorce and noticed that there needed to be a change in the way co-parents effectively communicate. His app allows parents to take responsibility for their actions, track spending, communicate in an admissible way, and ultimately reduce court and lawyer fees by keeping everything organized.
Emotional Intelligence can be defined as the ability to both understand and manage your emotions while understanding and respecting the emotions of others. The more flexibility and intelligence you have with your emotions, the better you can handle your relationships and the potential ending of those relationships. Furthermore, parents with strong emotional intelligence can pass down the self-awareness skills to their children.
Today we are back with Carey Davidson for the third episode in our four-part series discussing how you can use your archetype and how it acts in a relationship to avoid ending up in the same negative relationships.
Chinese medicine dictates that there are five different ways that people can interact with the world, and every person has all five within them, but there is one primary archetype that becomes your guiding force. These archetypes affect how we act and are perceived in relationships. We have an idea of what we are like, however other people can perceive us very differently depending on which archetype they are guided by.
After practicing as a divorce attorney for 39 years, Larry Bloom has become an expert in high conflict divorces. A high conflict divorce can be characterized by long trials, hostility, custody battles, lack of communication and allegations of abuse. This experience can cause abundant amounts of stress and anxiety throughout the whole process. Today, Larry shares his best tips on how to survive this difficult time.
This week we are opening our 4-part series with Carey Davidson, founder of Tournesol Wellness, an integrative healing arts practice and learning center. In this episode, Carey takes us through the 5 personality archetypes, the gifts and challenges they offer, and how each archetype can achieve optimal balance and resilience.
Carey Davidson founded Tournesol Wellness to help heal and strengthen people with all different types of ailments - including both the physical and emotional as well as the acute and ongoing. Modern medicine, while necessary and at times miraculous, is limited to treating a specific ailment or part of the body, not the person as a whole. Carey’s approach dives deeper into understanding your primary archetype and how you can achieve balance, strength, and resilience.
The 5 archetypes are based in ancient Chinese transformative medicine and can help us understand our emotional and physical ailments in the short and long term.
When Sarah was a child, she was faced with her parent’s divorce. Her world and her life had changed. Sarah found that cleaning up, organizing and owning her space helped her cope, and began her path to helping others become more organized.
As Sarah set out on her professional path of organizing homes, she found that most of her clients were going through major and at times traumatizing life transitions. This led her to develop a more intentional way of decluttering. In Sarah’s words “The transformation of space can be a vehicle of healing.” Even the simple task of sorting through clothes makes you revisit the significance and meaning of certain things in your life.
In this episode, Sarah walks us through the ways that you can transform your space and heal following a divorce and how you can help your kids heal by setting up their new spaces.
This week, we have Tara Eisenhard, author of the D-Word and renowned divorce coach. Join us as she takes us through her Infidelity Recovery Boost, a multi-step process to help you evolve through the divorce process.
8 years after finalizing her divorce, Kelly digs deep into the realities of divorce. Her’s wasn’t at all what she expected, full of ups and downs but all worth it! Hear how Kelly got through and onto the best chapter of her life.
This week, Jen is joined by Certified Divorce Finance Planner Lili Vasileff of Divorce and Money Matters to discuss how divorce can affect your finances at each decade and what to focus on to make sure you are planning for the long term.
Anything is possible for women when they own their financial worth. Wealth manager and financial planner Marielle Schurig joins Jennifer this week to discuss how women can learn to own their financial worth.
This week’s episode is all about getting control of your finances during a state of transition such as divorce. We hear from so many of our readers and writers about how they knew nothing about their finances during their marriages, giving full control to their husbands. But when things begin to go downhill in your marriage, do you know enough to take control of your own money?
Susan Guthrie and Rebecca Zung join us to talk about how mindfulness can be brought into the mediation process, and give the best chance at a win-win resolution. It is possible to step away from the fear and conflict that typically defines a divorce. Tune in to hear more!
In this week’s episode, Jennifer talks about creating your own destiny after divorce with author, expert, and wellness coach, Dawn Burnett. Dawn takes us through her own journey, through two marriages, abusive relationships, her personal down spiral into debt and more. In her struggles, a pattern emerged.
Dr. Kristin Davin, also known as “Dr.D” joins us to discuss dating after divorce and provides us with 8 guiding questions to get ready to date again after a toxic marriage, infidelity, or any other form of unhealthy relationship. Get ready to challenge yourself, confront your doubts and set yourself up for success in your future relationships!
Ladies, start your engines! Divorce & Other Things You Can Handle is back for its second season with our amazing new host, Jennifer Butler. In this mini-episode, you will be introduced to Jennifer by our Director of PR and Partnerships, Judy Herbst.
After almost exactly a year of writing for Worthy, sharing her expertise and experience, Jennifer has agreed to host this podcast that we are so proud of. We all have so much to learn from Jennifer as she has gone through the challenging transitions that come with divorce, loss, relocation, career changes and more.
Tune in to season 2 for as Jennifer leads us through an exciting lineup of guests with expertise in finance, relationships, career, self-love, wellness and more! It all begins with Dr. Kristen Davin, an esteemed therapist specializing in divorce, marriage, dating, life transitions, and relationships. She will be talking a bit about our new study Jumping in: Dating After Divorce in 2019 and how to trust again after being betrayed in a relationship.
Remember Worthy Women, this podcast is for YOU. If you have feedback or fresh topics that you would like us to address, email us at email@example.com.
If you’ve ever felt like you can’t control parts of who you are, or that your happiness is limited because of your personal nature you are going to love this episode. Carey Davidson is the founder and CEO of Tournesol Wellness, a fabulous center in New York City. After she moved through her own divorce, Carey sought out to create a roadmap for others to heal and thrive using modern science, ancient Chinese medicine and a whole lot of love.
The holidays can be a tough time...especially in moments of transition.It’s a crazy balance of a new year and a fresh start, and a nagging feeling of traditions that just aren’t the same anymore. This episode is all about the ways Worthy is making this holiday season special for women like you, including our $500 giveaway! No matter what your holidays look like, and regardless of how you've decided to balance the old and new, you’re doing just fine!
Veronica Dagher is an award-winning senior wealth management reporter for the Wall Street Journal. She’s the co-creator, host and co-producer of the top-rated podcast the Wall Street Journal’s Secrets of Wealthy Women where she’s interviewed some of the most well-known women in the world like Gloria Steinem, Bobbi Brown and Rebecca Minkoff.
She co-produces and hosts videos for WSJ.com and is a regular guest on the Fox Business Network and other national media where she speaks about women, personal finance, markets and the economy. She is a frequent panel moderator and MC across the U.S. and is currently working on her first book, but she took a break from all of that to talk with us about wealth and women, and all of the ways a woman like you should identify as capable and worthy of wealth!
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
You may have liked this quote when we shared it on our Instagram page, and we’re really excited to open this episode with it because there is a new life in the extended Worthy family. You may remember Nicole Amaturo, our favorite Personal Growth and Love Coach because this is the third time she’s been on our show! She is one of your, and our favorites, and we are so excited to talk to her after the birth of her new baby!
If you’ve heard her here before you’ll remember that Nicole has 3 kids with her ex-husband, and that after she found the courage to leave that unfulfilling marriage she truly created the life she deserves.
This episodes she talks to us about how she’s feeling at this moment of transition in her life, and she answers all of our nosy questions about her new blended family! Nicole is always so generous with her experiences, and we know that you’re enjoying her fresh start as much as we are, so we’re very glad to have her back!
We know the divorce process can feel impossible, which is why we brought back our favorite divorce lawyer, Erin Levine. Erin founded Hello Divorce and is empowering women across the United States through their divorce journeys by saving them money and helping them become informed experts. In this episode we talk about everything from the unspoken rules of divorce court to the most common missteps Erin sees her clients make in the middle of the divorce process.
Emma Johnson, our favorite hot pink pillar of tough love, is back to tell us all about her new book "30-Day Kickass Single Mom Money Makeover" and give you the tips you need to embrace your fresh start as a wealthy single mommy! You will love the way she talks about life after divorce, and the gusto she brings to creating her best life!
Your divorce probably landed you in a different financial situation than you had anticipated being in. We know that this is one of the most important topics to you, and that’s why we’re so glad Laurie Itkin is back to help you revisit your finances to make sure that you don’t outlive your money.
Going through a divorce is exhausting, so this episode is all about productive approaches to your fresh start, and getting there through the support of others. We assembled a dream team of experts to help create an uplifting path through a difficult transition for Worthy Women like you. Judy Herbst is here to share the highlights from the event we hosted earlier this month, which featured speakers on self-care, personal finance, career, continued learning and all around growth.
When the court system fails you and your ex will do whatever he can to make things hard for you it can leave you feeling heartbroken, frustrated and vengeful. Ashley Machele's ability to navigate an impossible situation and create a healthy balance for her daughter with her ex is amazing. She has been through it too, and shares her top tips for moving through this difficult experience.
Lesley Jane Seymour is one of the most influential voices in media, and she's here to talk about female reinvention, and the power of community. She served as Editor-in-Chief of More Magazine, Marie Claire, YM, Beauty Director of Glamour, and copywriter and senior editor at Vogue, and now runs CoveyClub. She is smart, funny and even shares a personal story about Drew Barrymore on this episode!
Selling a diamond can be overwhelming, so this episode we unpack everything Worthy does to help you sell smart, safe, and get you the deal you deserve. Roy Albers, one of the world's most recognized diamond experts, leads the team that handles the items you send us and helps you get the best deal available. You can watch this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRgT3phxkeE) of this episode so you can get a look at some rings, learn about the resale market and see how all of this works.
Vikki Ziegler is an amazing force changing the stigma of divorce, and if you don’t already love her you’re about to! Her show “Untying the Knot” was one of our favorites when it aired on Bravo, so we are chatting with her about TV, her personal experiences with divorce, and the way her volunteer work with domestic abuse survivors influences her booming legal practice.
Cydney Hatch devoted herself to advancing social change in her LDS community following her divorce. Regardless of your own beliefs about faith and organized religion you’re going to love what she has to say.
Nicole Quallen is a collaborative divorce attorney who does an amazing job of empowering her clients to create a better life post-divorce, not just by getting them what they need, but by creating a way for one family to turn into two happy families that can work together for years to come.
Laura Lifshitz knows that when your divorce is over but your ex is still connected to you through your children it can be hard to not compare your lives. Maybe he’s able to take trips with your kids that you can’t afford, maybe he’s introduced his new girlfriend to your mutual friends, or maybe he’s just being a jerk and refusing to let you move on. This episode is all about dropping bitterness towards your ex, which is why we wanted to open with this quote about choosing self-worth over revenge. Laura keeps it real, and we think you’ll definitely be able to relate to the stories she shares.
Karen Sparks is one of the top Certified Divorce Financial Analysts in the country. Her insights and full command of the challenges a woman faces in divorce will give you the tools you need to keep building a bright future regardless of where you are in your divorce journey.
Lauren McKinley's story is one worth sharing because she is a great example of how you can go through so much pain and disappointment, and still find ways to live in your worth, find love, and create your greatest possible life.
You asked for it and we listened! Our new Facebook Group, Worthy Women & Divorce, will let us bring you even more of what we think you deserve. There’s a stigma about divorce and single moms, and we are dedicated to changing the conversation to celebrate the perseverance, hustle, and strength we see from women like you every day!
Laurie Itkin is like the financial fairy godmother every divorcee needs as she embraces her fresh start. In this episode she helps unpack all the financial concerns a divorcee should be aware of in order to be free from debt and avoid outliving her money.
While knowing what your deal breakers are, makes dating easier, we know it’s still really hard. That’s why we brought on our friend Karen Bigman, the Divorcierge. Karen has the best tips on how to get back out into a world that is probably very different than the one you dated in before your marriage.
Jennifer Giamo talks about what it was like going through a painful divorce in a very public forum, and how she was able to rebuild her life to be better than ever.
You’re going to hear all about Fresh Start Fitness, which is available now!
Get to know Jenn, and then join us for this free 5-step fitness program designed to help you heal and thrive after divorce.
Dena Landon joins us to talk about some of the crazy things our politicians have said about single moms and the way we make divorce harder for ourselves, and even for each other.
The bottom line is no matter how much you’re struggling, you are amazing, and your potential has no limits!
How do you let a man in your kid's life who is no longer Worthy of being in yours?
Desirae shares how she’s navigating things with her ex, and the struggle of trying to find the right way to let a man she could never depend on, take on the ultimate role of responsibility with her daughter.
After divorce it can be easy to feel like your happily ever after was a bust and that's that.
But Audrey Cade is here to show you how amazing your next chapter can be!
Find out how Audrey identied what was missing from her life to create and sustain a new happily ever after!
Stacey was a stay-at-home mom with a husband overseas.
One day she got the call from her husband that their marriage was over.
The shock left her distraught, but she managed to rebuild her life, her career and empower her kids through the process.
This is her story...is it yours too?
Erin does an amazing job of clearly explaining everything you need to know about the divorce process, and at the same time she’s so compassionate and thoughtful, it feels like you’re getting expert advice from a girlfriend. That combination is why she’s our favorite.
Laura Lifshitz knows that when you’re a single mom looking for love it can be easy to feel defeated.
You’ve been hurt before, you’ve got enough on your plate, and you might just not be ready yet!
No matter where you are in your own journey this episode is for you. Laura reminds us that it’s worth it to get unstuck!
You are becoming your best self, and you’re equipped with experience that helps you know what you want and need!
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To kickoff your new favorite Divorce podcast we invited the #1 Kickass Single Mom: Emma Johnson!
It's time to take a moment to consider how Worthy you are. You may feel beaten up by your circumstances, but you are not the victim in your story...you're the star! Emma talks about how she applied this kind of thinking to her own life, and how it allowed her to launch a wildly successful career, raise two amazing kids, and make room for healthy and fulfilling romance.
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Divorce is the end of one chapter, but it’s also an opportunity to create the life you always dreamed of. You are the author of the story of your life, so get some inspiration from “Divorce & Other Things You Can Handle!” The divorce podcast that will keep you thriving as you embrace your fresh start!