After a breakup, while you logically might know the relationship is over, you body and brain is in a state of shock. It’s used to getting its feel good chemicals like dopamine and oxytocin from the relationship, and now that supply is cut off – and you feel like you’re in withdrawal.
You know the relationship was toxic, but for some reason, you can’t help but miss them, pine over them, and hope for them to change. Or, you might stay in a dead-end relationship because it hurts too much to leave.
The majority of people we date will not be our destination. They were meant to be bridges. Each time we cross a bridge, we have a chance to become a stronger, wiser version of ourselves.
Renew is the world’s first breakup bootcamp and now there’s a Hallmark movie starring Ryan Paevey called Don’t Go Breaking My Heart.
Here you can learn about the reason why I started the world’s first breakup bootcamp in 2016, wrote a book called Breakup Bootcamp published by Harper Collins and the heartbreak that started it all.
When a relationship ends, the feelings harken all the way back to our lost childhoods when we were helpless, and dependent.
Red flags are red flags, regardless of when they show up. Something that would have turned you away initially from a relationship shouldn’t be the thing you ignore just to stay in it.
You’re desire to text has nothing to do with your concern for how they’re doing, and everything to do with the uncomfortable emotion you’re feeling.
Too often we think of loving ourselves as a final destination, as if you flip a switch and suddenly you’re transported to some magical island of enlightenment and relationship bliss. The alternative is feeling ashamed—as if you’re not strong enough, or working hard enough, to get there. This mentality does more damage than it does good.
To you, Here we are, two strangers connected synchronistically through something we both have in common. Heartache. Feeling disappointed in love. Exhausted from the suffering. Where does one begin when the pain seems like it has permeated every single cell of your body? How does one even begin to have hope that this ‘happened for… Continue reading A Letter to Anyone Going Through Heartbreak
Read the Interview with Renew Guest, Mercedes Mercedes is a millennial woman living in San Francisco who attended Renew’s wellness retreat in December 2017 in Malibu. A combination of serendipitous signs led her to attend the retreat, and today she shares her journey about how heartbreak enabled her to realize, create and embrace her own… Continue reading Heartbreak was the Catalyst for Self Discovery