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5 Tips for Growing Forward When You Can’t Go Back   Recently updated

You know your life will never be the same, and you’re struggling to move on. You’ve come to the right place! These tips will help you grow forward when you can’t go back. I call them “Blossom Tips” because they’re about planting seeds, nurturing growth, and flourishing in a new season of life. “See, I […]

5 Tips for Growing Forward When You Can’t Go Back

When Your Life Has No Purpose or Meaning

4 Secrets to Surviving an Empty House and Lonely Heart

Your life will never the be the same after you lose someone you love – and neither will you. These tips on how to survive an empty house and lonely heart after a loved one’s death will help you see you’re not alone, and give you hope for the rest of the day. One of […]


Healing After a Secret Relationship Ends

In my article about dealing with secret relationships, I describe the problems arising when you hide who you’re involved with. Here, you’ll find tips for healing after a secret relationship ends. You couldn’t talk about the relationship while it was happening, and now that it’s over you may feel ashamed or embarrassed. Hang on, my […]

How to Heal After a Secret Relationship Ends

Ways to Hold on to Hope When You're Lonely

4 Meaningful Ways to Hold on to Hope When You’re Lonely

Hope will get you through the lonely nights and dull days. Maybe you believe this – but how do you actually find and hold on to hope when you feel alone, lonely and abandoned?  The easy answer is to create healthy relationships, love, marriage and companionship. Those are good things, but they won’t erase your […]


What to Do When You Lose Confidence in Yourself

No matter how self-confident you are, it’s normal to occasionally lose confidence in yourself. If you’ve recently experienced a breakup, job loss, relationship conflict or some other failure (real or imagined), your self-confidence is even more likely to falter. Here, you’ll find my favorite ways to rebuild your confidence and renew your self-esteem. The most […]

5 Ways to Rebuild Lost Confidence in Yourself

How to Cope When You're Scared to Grieve 

What to Do When Grieving Feels Scary and Overwhelming

Grief feels like an overwhelming and terrifying mix of fear, confusion, and pain. The grieving process is scary! But it’s also essential to healing. Fear of grief is normal, because the grieving process is scary. Grief is also heartbreaking, lonely, and long. That’s the bad news. But wait, there’s good news! These tips for coping […]


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 […]

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

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 […]


Why You Have No Energy When You’re Grieving – and How to Re-Energize

You have no energy because grief is exhausting, yet you need energy to survive the stages of grief! Here’s how to re-energize your body through the grieving process. Feeling bleak, tired, and even physically exhausted are normal signs of grief — which means you can’t completely avoid them. But just because it’s normal to have […]

I have no energy grief stages

How to Be Happy When You’re the Black Sheep of the Family

How to Be Happy When You’re the Black Sheep of the Family

Are you an introvert surrounded by extroverted family members? Then you’re the “black sheep of the family”! Here’s how to be happy when you’re the only introvert in a tribe of people with extroverted personality traits. On our She Blossoms Facebook Group, I asked if our members had more introverted than extroverted personality traits. The […]