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3 Blossom Tips to Help You to Stop Dwelling on the Past

It’s not healthy to completely forget the past, but you can’t keep dwelling on the pain. These Blossom Tips to help you move forward in your life — whether you’re adjusting to a breakup, death, or difficult life change. First, here’s what a “She Blossoms” reader called Florrie says about healing after a difficult breakup: “It’s been four months since […]

Blossom Tips Stop Dwelling on the Past

Why Doesn’t God Intervene to Protect Us?

Why Doesn’t God Intervene to Protect Us?

If God loves us so much, why doesn’t He protect us from pain and suffering? Why doesn’t God intervene when Christians are suffering, struggling, or sad and lonely? You’re not alone if you’re wondering where God was when something bad happened to you. You’re not the only one questioning where God is. One of our Blossom readers emailed me the […]


How to Live After You Lose Your Soulmate

You may feel like you can’t go on when you lose your soulmate  — whether it was due to death, divorce, or a difficult breakup. You feel the loss in your heart, stomach, and soul. Your soulmate was part of you, your daily life and identity…how do you keep going? “Remember to be heroically patient with yourself,” writes Alan Wolfelt […]

How to Keep Going When You Lose Your Soulmate

3 Ways to Find Peace When You’re Struggling With Fear and Anxiety

3 Ways to Find Peace When You’re Anxious and Afraid

Two readers recently asked for tips on how to find peace when you’re struggling with anxiety and fear. I know well those anxious, fearful feelings — they were unwelcome visitors on many a dark night. I’ve tried several ways to find peace; below, I’ll share three of my most Blossomy tips for fighting anxiety and fear. Here’s one reader’s comment, […]


7 Smart Ways to Adjust to Being a Single Woman Over 40 

Maybe the single life when you’re a woman in your 40s is a dream come true – or maybe it’s your worst nightmare! Perhaps it’s a little of both. Maybe you feel like a failure because you’re not in a successful relationship, or you feel like a success because you escaped an unhealthy marriage. “I feel like a failure because […]

Adjust to Being a Single for Women Over 40

How to Stop Complaining About Your Ex After a Breakup

How to Stop Complaining About Your Ex After a Breakup

Coping with a breakup is more difficult and painful when you bury yourself in complaints and criticisms about your ex-boyfriend or ex-husband. These tips on how to stop complaining about your ex after breaking up will help you move on in peace, healing, and freedom. “After all of the heartache, change, and uncertainty you’ve faced related to your divorce, it’s […]


How to Cope When Your Husband Dies Unexpectedly at Home

Nothing prepares you for the grief and shock when your husband unexpectedly dies at home – no matter how old or healthy he was. I can’t imagine how difficult it is, or how much pain you’re in. I’m so sorry for your loss. While you won’t find instant healing or magic tips for coping with your husband’s unexpected death here, […]

How to Cope When Your Husband Dies Unexpectedly at Home

How to Heal Your Body After a Breakup

How to Heal Your Body After a Breakup

Finding happiness after a relationship ends isn’t just about healing your broken heart. Here’s how to heal your body after a breakup, plus a summary of the different ways breaking up affects you physically. Your heart feels broken after you break up with someone – but did you know your body feels the physical effects of a breakup, too? Rejection […]