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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 […]

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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

12 Creative Ways to Celebrate and Honor Your 40th Birthday 37

Your fortieth birthday is when you really start to Blossom! This isn’t your typical list of 40th birthday celebration ideas; here, you’ll discover ways to explore, love, and be yourself in exciting and meaningful ways. These ideas will show you how to celebrate your fortieth birthday in meaningful ways and create memories that will last the rest of your life. I gathered […]

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How to Play the Flute on Stage When You’re Nervous and Scared 2

The tricky part of learning how to play the flute in public is you don’t necessarily know how nervous you’ll be until you actually start performing! Playing with a teacher – or even in a school, community, or concert band – is one thing, but playing any wind instrument on stage can be a terrifying experience. In 8 Ways to […]

How to Play the Flute on Stage When You’re Nervous

How to Stay Positive When Your Life Sucks 1

No matter how rich, smart, hot, or spiritual you are – sometimes life just sucks. Here’s how to stay positive on your worst days, how to make your life more meaningful, and how to be happy when you feel sad, tired, and droopy. This article was supposed to be a new and improved version of one of my most popular […]

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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 […]

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Think You’ll Be Single Forever? 7 Ways to Be Happy Anyway

Yes, the thought of being single forever is lonely and even depressing. But wait! The good news is you can learn how to be happy anyway. At least 7 ways. Maybe more. This article is for all the single women and men who are 40+ and worried that their singleness will last forever and ever amen. Here’s what 44 year […]

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