how to cope


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

How to Focus on What Really Matters

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 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, […]


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 Keep Going When You Want to Give Up

How to Keep Going – Even When You Want to Give Up

Giving up isn’t really what you want to do – but the problem is you just don’t know how to keep going. Take heart, for here you’ll find the strength, courage, and hope you need to fight those “I want to give up” feelings. My first teaching job was in Africa, at an American school for missionaries’ and ex-pats’ kids. […]


How to Forgive Yourself for Not Doing More

Don’t let guilt and regret consume and overwhelm you. These seven practical steps on how to forgive yourself for not doing more will help you heal, let go of the past, and move forward. Who knows — maybe you’ll even start to plant the seeds and nurture the conditions that will help you Blossom into who you were created to […]


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

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

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 […]