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Separations: Top 10 Wellbeing Resources


Navigating the choppy waters of separations can feel a bit like trying to maintain balance during a gusty day—challenging yet manageable with the right support. 

Here at Martens Legal, we’re not just about navigating legalities in separations; additionally, we’re about infusing a positive mindset into every step of the process.

Moreover, think of us as your knowledgeable friend who’s always ready with a supportive smile and a toolkit of resources for separations.

So, without further ado, let’s explore together!

Headspace App

Imagine a serene voice guiding you through the stormy seas of your mind—this is Headspace. Consequently, it’s your pocket-sized sanctuary, offering peace amidst the turbulence of separation, fostering a tranquil mind and a hopeful outlook.

“Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before?” by Dr Julie Smith

Though not directly about separation, this book is a fantastic guide on managing change and stress. It’s like having a heartfelt conversation with a wise friend who understands the intricacies of life’s transitions, offering insights and laughter along the way.

Local Support Groups for Separations

Sharing your journey with others who understand can be incredibly soothing. Look for support groups in community centers or online platforms. It’s a space for empathy, shared experiences, and collective healing—often accompanied by a warm cup of coffee.

Yoga With Adriene on YouTube

Adriene Mishler’s channel is a treasure trove of yoga practices for every state of mind, including those tough days when you need a gentle nudge towards self-care. It’s about finding what feels good, together.

“The Happiness Trap” by Russ Harris

With a blend of humor and practical advice, this book introduces Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in an engaging manner. It’s like having a chat with a friend who offers profound insights on finding happiness, even in challenging times.


For days when the outside world feels a bit too much, Talkspace connects you with licensed therapists through your smartphone. It’s discreet, accessible, and akin to having a therapeutic chat with a friend who’s always there for you.

“The Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle

This book serves as a gentle nudge to embrace the present moment, offering solace and enlightenment to anyone navigating difficult periods. Tolle’s wisdom is like a beacon of light, guiding you through the fog.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Courses for Separations

These courses are akin to enrolling in a school of peace and resilience, teaching mindfulness techniques to tackle stress and enhance overall wellbeing. It’s about becoming a master of your inner world.

The Mood Gym

An interactive web program designed to bolster your mental health, providing tools to tackle depression and anxiety. Think of it as your personal brain gym, where emotional strength is the goal.

“Yes, And” by Kelly Leonard and Tom Yorton

This book applies improv comedy principles to everyday life, teaching the art of adaptation and positivity in the face of unexpected turns. It’s a reminder that sometimes, embracing life’s surprises can lead to beautiful destinations.

Maintaining your wellbeing during the separation process is about nurturing resilience, hope, and finding moments of positivity. These resources are your companions on a journey to a brighter, more balanced future.

Martens Legal is here to walk with you—offering legal guidance wrapped in understanding and a positive outlook. So take a deep breath, choose a resource that resonates, and let’s embark on this path together.

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