Give yourself time

Flor Taboada Breakup, Divorce, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Lovingkindness, Relationships, Self-empowerment, Self-esteem, Support

Breakup. Divorce. Separation. Whether you have already left or have been left, recently or time ago. Whether you are in the final stages of a divorce after challenging years. Or want to leave behind a relationship that is no longer working, and perhaps hasn’t worked for a long time, and are in the process of building up the strength, confidence …

That space of lonely heartbreak

Flor Taboada Breakup, Divorce, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Lovingkindness, Self-care, Self-esteem, Support

The weekend again. If you are in that space of lonely heartbreak, exacerbated  by months of pandemic, it may not make any difference to you. At this point, you have by yourself reached the conclusion that you will never be happy again or find love again.  Getting through this breakup or divorce  and moving on it is a conscious decision, a …

Let’s talk self-love and heartbreak and why this is now more important than ever

Flor Taboada blog, Breakup, Divorce, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Lovingkindness, Relationships, Self-care, Self-esteem, Support

So let’s talk self-love and why this is important during heartbreak. It is important because during this time you are probably being very hard on yourself, disliking yourself.  So being kind with yourself during this challenging time is more important than ever.  When we have a good and healthy relationship with ourselves we become a much happier person and this …

Another Friday Night

Flor Taboada Breakup, Divorce, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak

Another Friday night. Another weekend not to look forward to.  You don’t even want to see the few friends you aren’t hiding from. You don’t like them to see you this way  So down  So depressed  So overwhelmed by sadness and grief  So lonely  You definitely don’t won’t them to feel sorry for you, to give you advice on what …

When asking for help is an act of courage

Flor Taboada Breakup, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Lovingkindness, Relationships, Self-care, Self-empowerment, Support

Is reaching out for support to help you get through this painful divorce or breakup difficult for you? YOU ARE NOT ALONE. I was the same. Many women of the women who reach up to me are the same. Asking for support was a huge and courageous step to take. A step some of them have taken for the first …

Waterloo station, 1998

Flor Taboada Healing, Love, Relationships

LONDON It was a warm, sunny evening. I only had a suitcase 🧳 but that’s all I needed. I was excited and looking forward to my new life in a foreign country whose language I hardly spoke.  I had left Madrid 2 weeks before. I had decided to have my hair cut really short and, on my way to my new life, …

The silent pain of heartbreak

Flor Taboada blog, Emotional healing, Healing, Heartbreak, Self-care

I think the challenges that a heartbreak brings are underestimated. We do not talk about it much. Often well intentioned and caring friends and family will give us advice and try to cheer us up so we can get over it as soon as possible. Breakups happen to anyone but that doesn’t make them less painful or challenging. And we …