Author Nikki Bruno: “Here are 5 things you need to survive and thrive after a divorce”

Kristin Marquet
Authority Magazine
Published in
11 min readJan 10, 2020

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Get rid of what you don’t need. One of my clients relentlessly decluttered her home during her divorce. The process was so emotionally liberating that it led to her starting a business as a professional organizer, and now she does work that she loves. Other examples of getting rid of what you don’t need are ending toxic relationships, eliminating limiting beliefs, and cutting down on regular commitments that you no longer enjoy.

Nikki Bruno is the founder and CEO of The Epic Comeback™, as well as a 20-year veteran of the publishing industry and a published author. Her experience of reclaiming her power after a high-conflict divorce inspired her to help others do the same. Bruno is a thought leader on high-conflict divorce, verbal and emotional abuse, and intuition. She holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Princeton University, a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and coaching education and training from iPEC. Bruno has been featured in NBC Palm Springs Tipping Point, the Boston Globe, Best Self, Cosmopolitan, Bustle, and Glassdoor. A single mom of two, Bruno loves scuba diving, traveling, salsa dancing, and helping women (re)discover how incredible they are.

Thank you so much for doing this with us! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path?

In 2015, I’d been a solopreneur running a successful editorial services business for eight years, and I was getting restless. I wanted to impact people more directly instead of sitting alone at my computer editing manuscripts amid the sounds of crickets. One day a new friend of mine, who had been an internal leadership coach at a major corporation, told an anecdote about a workshop she’d led. It sparked something in me. I took my friend out for coffee and grilled her about her job. The more I learned about professional coaching, the more I realized it was my calling. The most rewarding moments of my life have been times when I’ve helped…

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Kristin Marquet
Authority Magazine

Publicist and author based in New York City. Founder and Creative Director of FemFounder.co and Marquet-Media.com.