seasons of life


7 Ways to Stop Feeling Like a Failure When You’re Over 40 1

Your life took a wrong turn somewhere along the way. You never thought you’d feel like a failure over 40 – maybe your career is empty, your relationships disappointing, your heart broken because of a betrayal or loss. Maybe your family is expressing their disapproval or disappointment with you. Guess what? You are not alone…and your life isn’t even half […]

Ways to Stop Feeling Like a Failure When You're Over 40

How to Survive Life After Losing Someone You Love  1

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

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

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 Stay Positive When Your Life Sucks 2

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 […]

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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