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Thriving After Divorce: From Victim to Victor

How to Break Through a Victim Mindset and Transform Your Life
4.4 (14 ratings)
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115 students enrolled
Created by Lisa Arends
Last updated 6/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 13 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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Description

Are you feeling beaten down by your divorce? Do you feel like you've been through a battle and lost yourself in the process? Are you tired of feeling drained and defeated?

Are you ready to reclaim your life and get your happy back?

This course is organized into twelves chapters, each focusing on a particular effect of divorce on your well-being. Within each chapter, there are two videos of inspiration and motivation, a call to action with a multitude of specific and easy-to-implement ideas and seven life-changing journal prompts. You can move through the course in order or you can focus on the areas that are most important to you.

Every ending contains the seed of a new beginning. I'll help you learn how to let it grow.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for men and women who have gone through (or are going through) a divorce and feel victimized and stuck. This course is not for you if you are looking for legal advice regarding your divorce or if you are suffering from clinical depression or anxiety.
What Will I Learn?
See yourself as a student of life rather than a victim of circumstance.
Engage in experiences and exercises that will help you reclaim your life and your happiness.
Build the confidence and courage to create the life you want.
Release the pain and transform the anger that is keeping you stuck.
Create and implement strategies replace self-defeating thoughts with empowering intentions.
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Requirements
  • Come to this course with an open mind, a desire to reclaim your life and a willingness to put the effort into your well-being.
Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction: How Does Divorce Contribute to a Victim Mindset?
4 Lectures 09:49

Learn what characterizes a victim mindset.

Preview 04:16

Understand the elements of a victim mindset that draw you in and how they keep you trapped.

Preview 03:10


Change starts with our thoughts and culminates in our actions. This lecture explains how the course is organized and provides tips and choices for implementation of the strategies.

Preview 17 pages
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Take Back Responsibility
3 Lectures 09:11

Learn the limitations of shifting responsibility.

What Would Make it All Okay?
03:55

Discover how to take back the power for your own healing.

Preview 05:16

These action items will give you the power to take back responsibility. The writing exercises are also available as a printable PDF in the resource section.

Preview 13 pages
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Create Purpose
3 Lectures 11:40

Recognize the greater meaning behind your divorce.

You Are Not Your Divorce
05:43

Learn how to adapt and grow as you navigate life's changes.

Recalculating
05:57

These action items will give you the power to create purpose in your life. The writing exercises are also available as a printable PDF in the resource section.

Call to Action: Create Purpose
13 pages
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Crash the Pity Party
3 Lectures 11:32

Learn how to replace self-pity with self-compassion.

Preview 05:34

Implement strategies to help fill the void left by divorce.

Displacement
05:58

These action items will give you the power to crash the pity party. The writing exercises are also available as a printable PDF in the resource section.

Call to Action: Crash the Pity Party
13 pages
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Build Confidence
3 Lectures 14:01

Understand how divorce undermines self-confidence and implement ideas to rebuild self-assurance.

We All Feel That Way Sometimes
10:51

Utilize the concept of progressive resistance to build emotional strength and grit.

Meet Where You Are
03:10

These action items will give you the power to build confidence. The writing exercises are also available as a printable PDF in the resource section.

Call to Action: Build Confidence
13 pages
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Unravel Rejection
3 Lectures 09:03

Understand the impact of rejection and the assumptions embedded within.

I Never Loved You
04:07

Learn how to be objective about rejection.

Don't Take Your Divorce Personally
04:56

These action items will give you the power to unravel rejection. The writing exercises are also available as a printable PDF in the resource section.

Call to Action: Unravel Rejection
13 pages
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Counteract Powerlessness
3 Lectures 13:12

Learn to distinguish between the cause of the pain and the pain itself.

Preview 06:56

Embrace the influence your thoughts have on your reality.

What You Own, You Can Change
06:16

These action items will give you the power to counteract powerlessness. The writing exercises are also available as a printable PDF in the resource section.

Call to Action: Counteract Powerlessness
13 pages
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Defuse Triggers
3 Lectures 11:48

Discover how to see triggers as opportunities rather than setbacks.

Facing the Dragon
07:07

Devise and implement strategies to limit the impact of triggers and defuse their power.

Deactivation
04:41

These action items will give you the power to defuse triggers. The writing exercises are also available as a printable PDF in the resource section.

Call to Action: Defuse Triggers
13 pages
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Transform Sadness
3 Lectures 11:34

Uncover the gains within your losses.

Divorce As a Forest Fire
03:31

Learn how to release your pain by facing it.

Show Your Pain the Door
08:03

These action items will give you the power to transform sadness. The writing exercises are also available as a printable PDF in the resource section.

Call to Action: Transform Sadness
13 pages
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Quiet Fear
3 Lectures 12:02

Identify the causes and signs of a fear-based response in your life.

Horses and Zebras
05:02

Learn how to gain the courage to confront your fears.

What is Courage?
07:00

These action items will give you the power to quiet fear. The writing exercises are also available as a printable PDF in the resource section.

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About the Instructor
4.4 Average rating
14 Reviews
115 Students
1 Course
Wellness Coach, Teacher and Writer

After her own tsunami divorce, Lisa Arends used her skill of teaching along with the lessons learned from her own experience to write about and coach others through the transition of divorce. Through one-on-one coaching, she has helped countless men and women thrive after difficult divorces and other life transformations. Lisa specializes in tangible and applicable strategies that help people accept responsibility for their own well-being and summon the confidence and courage to create the life they want.

Lisa's work has been featured in The Huffington Post, The Good Men Project and Maria Shriver and her story has been promoted on The Jeff Probst Show and Investigation Discovery. She shares her personal story in her book, Lessons From the End of a Marriage, and she writes about divorce, relationships and finding love again on her blog by the same name.

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