Rebuilding Your Life After Divorce Mountain Retreat announced | SierraSun.com

Rebuilding Your Life After Divorce Mountain Retreat announced

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TAHOE CITY, Calif. and#8212; Divorced people suffer common problems and#8212; from financial issues to re-entering the dating world to helping their kids heal after divorce. Divorced people will learn how they can face those challenges at the Rebuilding Your Life After Divorce Mountain Retreat, Sept. 15-17, at Granlibakken Resort in Tahoe City.

The retreat will bring together 15 authors and experts from Reno, Nev. and the country, who will show divorced people how to:

and#8226; Overcome nervousness over dating again.

and#8226; Get back on your financial feet.

and#8226; Let go of post-divorce anger and sadness.

and#8226; Meet quality people when venturing back out into the dating world.

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and#8226; Use four questions to get your child to cooperate with your every request.

and#8226; Begin the steps necessary if youand#8217;re as unhappy with your job or career as you were with your marriage.

and#8226; Feel whole again now that youand#8217;re a single person instead of part of a couple.

Speakers include authors such as Charles Orlando, and#8220;The Problem with Womenand#8230; Is Men;and#8221; Lisa Steadman, and#8220;Itand#8217;s a Breakup Not a Breakdown;and#8221; Shela Dean, and#8220;ReDate Your Mate: 4 Steps to Falling in Love All Over Again;and#8221; Theodore Henderson, MBA, DTM, and#8220;The Wisdom Compass;and#8221; Susan Sheppard, and#8220;How to Get What You Want From Your Man Anytime;and#8221; and Julia Bowlin, MD, ACG, ALS, and#8220;To ME I Thee Wed.and#8221;

In addition, Pat Meidell, chairman of the board of American Wealth Management in Reno, Nev. will help you get back on your financial feet while Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) practitioner Rosemary Manning, MA, MH, CMP will show attendees how to create emotional balance when life feels overwhelming after divorce. Barbara Smailey, Ph.D. and Leslie Petruk, MA, LPC, NCC, BCC will show single parents easy ways for kids to thrive after divorce.

For women who have been neglecting their exercise routines due to the stress of divorce, south Reno Curves owner June Steffey is going to share some secrets for getting back in shape.

The retreat is the brainchild of Kimberly Pryor, a freelance journalist and author of and#8220;The Indestructible Relationship: Support and Understand Each other Better During Grief, Illness, and All Lifeand#8217;s Stressful Moments.and#8221; After seeing how much her friends were suffering after divorce, she wanted to take action to help divorced people everywhere.

and#8220;I noticed some common problems among my divorced friends,and#8221; Pryor said. and#8220;Many of them were beating themselves up over the role they thought they had played in the breakup of their marriage. Other friendsand#8217; children werenand#8217;t taking the divorce well and#8212; the kids were turning to drugs or doing poorly in school. My goal in hosting this retreat is to show divorced people how to heal from their heartbreak and easy ways to overcome the more practical post-divorce challenges.and#8221;

The Rebuilding Your Life After Divorce Mountain Retreat also includes online dating photos taken by a professional photographer for the first 135 people who sign up for the event as well as a and#8220;Dress as Your Favorite Divorced Celebrityand#8221; party.

Ten percent of the net proceeds from the retreat benefit Be Someone (www.besomeone.org), a nonprofit that helps kids turn away from violence by teaching them the game of chess.

To sign up for The Rebuilding Your Life After Divorce Mountain Retreat or for more information visit http://www.afterdivorceadvice.com.

Granlibakken is located at 725 Granlibakken Road, Tahoe City.