13 episodes

Most women aren’t plotting their exit strategy as they’re saying, “I do.” But sooo many find themselves asking, “How the ef did I get here?” once they unwittingly fast forward to divorce. Dawn Wiggins draws from decades of experience as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and EMDR specialist—as well as her own divorce journey—to help women navigate and overcome the trauma, grief, anger, despair, and wtf moments that often come with divorce. Using a little bit of science, a few tricks of the trade, a whole lot of love, and zero BS, Dawn created the Dear Divorce Diary podcast to offer support during your pain and healing process, clarity on how you may have gotten here, and proven tools to help you regain your confidence, reclaim your future and feel truly worthy. It’s a warm hug—and a roadmap—for divorced women facing the Single Woman Frontier.

Dear Divorce Diary My Coach Dawn

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Most women aren’t plotting their exit strategy as they’re saying, “I do.” But sooo many find themselves asking, “How the ef did I get here?” once they unwittingly fast forward to divorce. Dawn Wiggins draws from decades of experience as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and EMDR specialist—as well as her own divorce journey—to help women navigate and overcome the trauma, grief, anger, despair, and wtf moments that often come with divorce. Using a little bit of science, a few tricks of the trade, a whole lot of love, and zero BS, Dawn created the Dear Divorce Diary podcast to offer support during your pain and healing process, clarity on how you may have gotten here, and proven tools to help you regain your confidence, reclaim your future and feel truly worthy. It’s a warm hug—and a roadmap—for divorced women facing the Single Woman Frontier.

    (12) How to Understand Your Feelings and Get Unstuck

    (12) How to Understand Your Feelings and Get Unstuck

    Answering the most frequent questions you've asked about being stuck and a guided journaling prompt to help you along the way!
    What does it mean that I am stuck?What causes me to feel lost?What causes emotional detachment?Why am I stuck in the past? Why do I miss someone who hurt me?How do I get unstuck?How do I love myself?Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyCoachDawn
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dawnwiggins/
    On the Web: https://www.mycoachdawn.com

    • 26 min
    (11) Secret Weapon for Bad Days

    (11) Secret Weapon for Bad Days

    There are a lot of rough days in this process and we need ways to shift when the feelings hit so we don't go "down with the ship".

    Topics discussed:
    Fear can stop your recoveryHow to keep moving forwardUsing Daily ReadersThe Language of Letting Go Daily Meditations on Codependency
    Author: Melody Beattie

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyCoachDawn
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dawnwiggins/
    On the Web: https://www.mycoachdawn.com

    • 7 min
    (10) How understanding your attachment style impacts your post divorce life

    (10) How understanding your attachment style impacts your post divorce life

    Unpacking the importance of understanding and reworking your attachment style as part of the divorce recovery process. 

    Topics Discussed
    Netflix docuseries: BabiesAttachment style impacts how we experience relationshipsHow you can adapt your attachment styleGetting to the root vs. weed whacking the problemWays the brain keeps secrets from usCodependencyBook recommendations:
    Attached
    Wired for Love
    Wired for Dating

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyCoachDawn
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dawnwiggins/
    On the Web: https://www.mycoachdawn.com

    • 17 min
    (9) Struggling to love yourself? Ask yourself this.

    (9) Struggling to love yourself? Ask yourself this.

    Brene Brown Excerpt – Altas of the Heart Page 30 
    Answering this question reveals our most vulnerable places. 
    Ushering in self-acceptance

    DM me your answer on Instagram
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyCoachDawn
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dawnwiggins/
    On the Web: https://www.mycoachdawn.com

    • 9 min
    (8) Learning to Trust Again After Divorce

    (8) Learning to Trust Again After Divorce

    At the root of us all is a longing desire for a strong sense of trust. And, learning to trust again after your divorce is hard! Trust equals security, and trust equals survival. Follow along as I guide you through some tools that will help keep you on the path of building trust in your life. The healing journey is life-long. We are always becoming better as long as we put in the work to get there.
     
    Topics discussed in this episode:
    When a lack of trust shows up as anger or sadness, we want to turn away“Be wary of the naked man offering you a shirt.” – Dr. Maya Angelou There are no shortcuts on the journey of lifeThe vulnerability to ask for help makes us the most trustworthy 
    Resources:
    Brene Brown’s The Anatomy of Trust
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyCoachDawn
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dawnwiggins/
    On the Web: https://www.mycoachdawn.com

    • 15 min
    (7) (Mis)Intepreting Dreams

    (7) (Mis)Intepreting Dreams

    Dreams are where we process our *un*processed daily life - and in a post-divorce world, there is a lot to process. Today we work through an example of a bad dream and how to make sense of it. 

    Topics Discussed:
    Dream theoryShifting your perspective
    Free Journal Prompts

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyCoachDawn
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dawnwiggins/
    On the Web: https://www.mycoachdawn.com

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Brian Metacarpa ,

Awesome content for everyone looking to become a better human!

Dawn’s content is insightful and easy to digest. She may speak to women, but everyone can benefit from her content.

The Haviland ,

Over 10 years

Dawn has helped me on and off for over 10 years now. She has helped me grow into a loving and truly self aware human. I have also watched her grow and evolve over that time to become the most caring, understanding and extremely brilliant therapist and human. She is able to help me to understand where my pain and struggle is coming from and find a real world solution. I know she can help anyone who is willing to be open to the process of trusting her, as I do with my life. I am forever grateful that she came into my life, which is now so much fuller because of her help:)

WTFwouldJDdo ,

The most compassionate

Dawn is the most compassionate authentic and relatable therapist I could ever have. I am so grateful for the love, wisdom and insightful guidance that she has poured into me. Thank you Dawn, you have truly helped me grow and reflect in a way that I would have never done with out you!

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