From Believing in God to Having a Relationship With Jesus

What’s the difference between believing in God or a Higher Power, versus having a personal relationship with Jesus? A “She Blossoms” reader inspired me to write this article; below is her question about belief in God versus having a relationship with Jesus. In this article, you won’t find complicated theological arguments about why believing in God […]

From Believing in God to Having a Relationship With Jesus

Helping Your Sister Through Grief After Her Husband Dies

Helping Your Sister Through Grief After Her Husband Dies

How do you comfort your grieving sister after the death of her husband? These five ways to help a family member grieve are inspired by a brother’s comment. His sister’s husband died several months ago, and she hasn’t been coping well with the grieving process. “Thanks so much for writing about feeling scared to grieve on […]


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

5 Smart Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Not Having Enough Money

5 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Not Having Enough Money

Financial fears are the scariest fears for many of us – and the most difficult to overcome. The roots of money fear extend back to our childhood, sometimes beyond our ability to even remember why we’re so scared of not having enough money. “Financial considerations are a big thing,” says a reader on our She […]


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 […]

How to Cope When You're Scared to Grieve 

How to Survive a Birthday When You Aren't Happy

How to Survive Your Birthday When You Aren’t Happy

When you’re sad, lonely or grieving a loss, celebrating your birthday is the last thing on your mind. These tips for surviving a birthday when you aren’t happy are inspired by a reader who recently lost her husband… “I’m turning 40 and experiencing my first birthday as a widow,” says Melanie on 12 Creative Ways […]


How to Trust Your Intuition When Dealing With Toxic Coworkers

You may be setting yourself up for more — and worse — work problems if you don’t learn how to trust your intuition when you’re dealing with toxic coworkers. These five Blossom Tips won’t miraculously make your job the happiest place on earth (even if you actually do work at Disneyland), but they can change […]

How to Trust Your Intuition When Dealing With Toxic Coworkers

Helping You Through Grieving Process When a Dog Dies

Healing Wisdom for When Your Dog Dies

In How to Fix a Broken Heart, Dr Guy Winch offers healing advice to help you cope with grief when your dog dies. This is one of the most thoughtful, informative books on pet loss I’ve ever read; it explains why grief over a dog’s death isn’t given the time or attention its due. A […]


What to Do When Grief Overwhelms You

Unexpected waves of grief overwhelm you at unexpected, sometimes awkward times. Coping with setbacks in the grieving process when you’re home alone is one thing — but what do you do in the grocery store or at your kids’ school? Nothing prepares you for this part of the grieving process. You are not alone. They […]

What to Do When Grief Overwhelms You

When You Feel Like You'll Never Get Over Your Cat's Death

When You Feel Like You’ll Never Get Over Your Cat’s Death

Your cat isn’t “just a cat” – so don’t let anyone make you feel foolish about the grief you feel after your cat dies. If you feel like you’ll never get over your cat’s death, you’re not alone. I know how you feel — and so does my reader, SG. Here’s what she says about […]