Wellness & Divorce

work life balance during divorce

Meghan Freed Interviewed for Daily Worth and on WHRC about Balance in Work, Life, and Divorce

Meghan Freed was recently interviewed by Daily Worth online magazine for a series on professional women and how they strive to achieve work-life balance. Additionally, she appeared on WRCH’s Rich Answers radio program, discussing finding your path, the art of negotiation, and balancing the emotional and practical sides of a divorce proceeding, especially when children…

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Landing on Your Feet (and Other Lessons on Life From Divorce Clients)

A year ago this week I – in a spectacular flailing demonstration more worthy of Clark Griswold than Nancy Kerrigan – broke my ankle “ice skating” during Winterfest at Bushnell Park.

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How to Help Your Children (and Yourself!) Deal with Divorce and the Holidays

The holidays can create mixed feelings for many people, especially children still coming to terms with their parents’ divorce. For divorcing parents, the stress of the first “new normal” holidays can be immense. Being aware of and empathetic to how their child and they may be feeling can help alleviate some anxieties and ease the…

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Halloween an Opportunity for Divorcing Parents to Create the “New Normal”

Both Halloween and divorce can be scary, and then there are the ghosts.  But Halloween presents an opportunity for transitioning families to have a fun holiday in advance of the more traditional holiday season. Even seemingly innocuous holidays like Halloween can elicit and exacerbate the conflicting emotions and fears the process of divorce can create.  Halloween is the…

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Meghan Freed Article on Divorce and Mental Health on Cover of Connecticut Lawyer Magazine

Meghan Freed’s article, Understanding the Rollercoaster: How an Informed and Empathic Attorney Can Better Serve Divorce Clients, is on the cover of the October 2015 issue of the Connecticut Bar Association‘s magazine, Connecticut Lawyer. “The process of divorce deals with high emotions in addition to the legalities. Find out what mental health professionals suggest, in…

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Cheryl Strayed Wild and divorce

What People Going Through a Divorce Can Learn From Cheryl Strayed’s Wild

Published in 2012 and recently released as a film starring Reese Withersoon, Wild is the autobiography of Cheryl Strayed’s thousand mile solo hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State. At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed lost her (very young) mother to cancer.  She was devastated, her family fell apart,…

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