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How to Focus on What Really Matters in Your Life

Sometimes, figuring out what really matters in life is the easy part. Survival, love, relationships, safety and security, feeling valuable, and living a meaningful life are things that matter to all of us. The hard part staying focused on the things that really matter in your life. “I recently had back surgery,” says Sherry in my She Blossoms Facebook Group. […]

How to Focus on What Really Matters

Adjust to Being a Single for Women Over 40

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 […]


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 Stop Complaining About Your Ex After a Breakup

How to Transition to a New Stage of Life

3 Tips for Transitioning to a New Stage of Life

Transitioning to a new life stage is difficult even if you chose to make the move. No matter how exciting or perfect your new life is, you’ll still find it difficult to transition. This is normal, so don’t be too hard on yourself if you’re having trouble settling in. I received a message from one of my “She Blossoms” readers, […]


7 Ways to Renew Your Interest in Life

Your spark has dimmed, nothing motivates you, you have no interest in life, work, family or friends. How do you renew the zeal for living that you once had? Lots of ways, such as learning how to play! Stop taking yourself — and your life — so seriously. Put down the burdens you’ve been carrying (much easier if you believe […]

7 Ways to Renew Your Interest in Life

How to Cope When Your Husband Dies Unexpectedly at Home

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, […]


When You Know It’s Over But Can’t Say Good-Bye

Sometimes you know things you wish you didn’t know – such as the fact that your relationship is over. And, sometimes you can’t say good-bye because it hurts too much. Even though you know your relationship has to end, you may be scared or reluctant to let go because you think you’ll never learn how to stop crying when it’s […]

When You Know It's Over But You Can’t Say Good-Bye

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 […]