Divorcing when you still have to go to work and maintain your busy schedule isn’t easy. You may have to take time off work to meet with your attorney, go to court or just schedule time away to focus on calming your mind.
A divorce can have a significant impact on your daily life, and it’s important that you’re able to help yourself recover. You need to be able to work, go to school, take care of your children and yourself and be able to handle the divorce, too.
You need to place the legal challenges you’re facing into the hands of your attorney so that you can focus more on your personal life and handling your emotions. You will need to negotiate and focus on finding all your assets. You may need to develop a custody plan or even go to trial over your children.
In your personal life, you can take some steps to reduce the stress of a divorce. Don’t forget to maintain a healthy lifestyle including exercising, eating well and getting enough sleep. You may need to cut off negative friends or family members until the divorce is final and surround yourself with friends and family who are supportive.
Reducing stress starts with taking care of yourself, so remember that you can step away from the divorce and take a few days to recover from the shock of all that’s happened. Allow your attorney to guide you through that divorce process so that you can feel prepared and ready to make the best decisions for yourself and for your children.