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Maintaining physical health during divorce is important

When a couple makes the decision to pursue a divorce in Virginia, their time often fills up with making important decisions about their future and how they will begin to untangle years of sharing everything they have with someone else. Even during quieter periods of the divorce process, people may be so consumed with their emotions, that maintaining their physical health goes on the back burner. However, when people recognize the value of maintaining their health and wellbeing despite the chaos, they can put themselves in a better position to cope with the unprecedented changes. 

According to U.S. News, people should do everything they can to keep their schedule as similar to what it was previously. Striving to keep some balance and normalcy will provide clarity and direction even when things get dramatic. They should also make a habit of exercising on a regular basis and focusing on their nutrition. Investing in preventative health and learning more about health benefits is another way in which people may be able to be proactive about staying healthy. 

People may also consider taking up a hobby or finding something to do that keeps them entertained in a productive way. Spending a little time each day doing something for a person's individual benefit may enable them to focus their attention more efficiently on their divorce when it is required. 

The American Psychological Association has said that nearly 50 percent of marriages in the United States will end in a divorce. For people who are involved in a second or third relationship, this percentage could be significantly higher.  

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