Going through a divorce can leave you angry, in grief and filled with mixed emotions. In other words, it can be a time of intense stress.
During this period you may feel like your life is falling apart. However, the end of marriage can be the beginning of personal growth – after you get your stress under control.
To help you get your life back on track, experts recommend working on yourself from the inside out.
For example, studies show that taking an all-natural supplement can help the body’s natural defenses fight against the emotional wear and tear of a divorce, such as lack of sleep.
Write a letter to your ex-spouse. Getting your feelings out of your system is a healthy way to start recovering from anger, resentment and other emotions. But after you’re finished writing the letter, don’t send it. Rip up the note and throw it away along with your sorrows.
Seek counseling. Discussing the failed relationship with a professional can help you identify what went wrong and figure out what you need to do to recover and learn from the experience. Also, it can help you share your deepest feelings in a safe, secure environment where you won’t be judged.
Sweat it out. Exercising regularly does more than keep you fit. It also releases endorphins and is a great outlet for anger.