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How to Survive Life After Losing Someone You Love 

I am so sorry for your loss. I’ve walked through the valley of the shadow of death, and I know how hopeless it feels to search for ideas on how to survive life after the loss of someone you love. These tips are inspired by a reader’s comment on my article for grieving widows — she found that her healing […]

How to Survive Life After Losing Someone You Love 

What to Do When You Feel Empty and You Don’t Know Why

One of the most popular internet search terms is “I feel empty.” If you struggle with feelings of emptiness and you don’t know why, I have good news for you! You are not alone. You are normal. The person sitting next to you on the bus or in the library or on your sofa at home is struggling with empty […]

I Feel Empty I Don't Know Why

5 Ways to Find Peace in a Difficult Mother-Daughter Relationship

While researching my book Blossoming After Loss, I discovered several healthy approaches to difficult mother-daughter relationships. They’re refreshing and healing – and they may help you navigate your interactions with your mom. These tips for finding peace in a difficult mother-daughter relationship are inspired by Naomi’s strong connection to her mother-in-law, Ruth. “Their [Naomi and Ruth’s] unconventional relationship allows us […]

Find Peace in a Difficult Mother-Daughter Relationship

What to Do When You Can’t Stop Eating…and Eating…and Eating

I know how you feel! If I get a whiff of a chocolate chip cookie, I can’t stop eating until I devour the entire tin. Here’s what to do when you can’t stop eating; I learned how to overcome mindless overeating the hard way and you may have to, too…but at least you’ll know you’re not alone. “I can’t stop eating, no […]

I cant stop eating

7 Tips for Overcoming Fear of What People Think About You

The best way to overcome your (completely normal) fear of what people think is to do things that make people think about you. Yes, it’s counterintuitive. And yes – it works! Here’s how I’m successfully overcoming fear of what other people think of me, and how you can find the same freedom, peace, and joy in your life. I always […]

Overcoming Fear of What People Think About You

How Letting Go Helps You Heal and Blossom 4

These 7 practical tips for letting go of the past will help you heal, flourish, and even Blossom into a new season! Your past is an important part of your life because it helped shaped who you are today – for better or worse. But, the past can also hold you back from being who God created you to be. […]

Blossom Tips How Letting Go Helps You Heal

How to Be Alone After Years of Marriage 4

You’ll never find quick or easy tips on how to be alone after years of marriage, but here you will find comfort and healing. These ideas for surviving life alone when your spouse dies are inspired by these beautiful comments from a widow named Ken: “My wife died recently, we were married for 37 years,” says Ken on on Living […]

How to Be Alone After Years of Marriage