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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

How to Overcome Hopelessness After an Infertility Diagnosis 1

Overcoming feelings of hopelessness and depression is easier when you tune in to the right channel! Here’s how to find joy, hope and peace after a diagnosis of infertility or ongoing fertility problems. “Women helping women” is the theme of this article; I share 10 tips on how to overcome hopeless feelings from women who have survived the dark pit […]


How to Cope With Losing Your Life Purpose in Your 50s

When you lose your purpose, life is flat and meaningless. But take heart! Here you’ll find 7 ways to cope as a woman over 50 who feels lost without a life purpose. “One day, mustering up every ounce of courage she could find, she simply left,” write the authors of This Is Not the Life I Ordered: 50 Ways to […]

Coping With Loss of Purpose in Live - Women Over 50

7 Secrets for Surviving a Lonely Christmas 

You may feel alone, but my tips on how to cope with the “holiday blues” will comfort and cheer you! Here’s how to survive a lonely Christmas, with inspiration from one of my favorite Christmas quotes: “Isn’t it funny that at Christmas something in you gets so lonely for — I don’t know what exactly, but it’s something that you […]

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7 Tips for Dealing With Controlling Parents 227

Whether you’re an adult child or living at home (or an adult child who lives at home!), these tips on how to deal with controlling parents will help you see your situation – and your mom and dad – differently. I was inspired to write this article for Andy. “Growing up, my parents always had a way of making me feel crappy about […]