Posts by Ruth Boukhari

Ruth has a master of creative writing degree from the University of Sydney, and her first book of poetry, Forlorn, was published in 2021. She is currently training to become a certified crystal healer practitioner as part of her holistic healing journey. You can connect with Ruth via facebook.

The Alchemy of a Broken Heart: How to Transform Your Pain into Purpose

“Life changes. You lose love. You lose friends. You lose pieces of yourself that you never imagined would be gone. And then, without you even realizing it, these pieces come back. New love enters. Better friends come along. And a stronger, wiser you is staring back in the mirror.” ~Preetham Mohanty

One year ago, I quit my high-stress job. Then my husband quit me.

There had been signs of our unhappiness in the six months prior, but I thought it was dissatisfaction with our work lives, not with our relationship. It was clear, though, that our dynamic had changed—we were …