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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 Keep Going When You Want to Give Up

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 […]


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 […]

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

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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 no energy when you’re grieving […]


How to Help Your Mom Leave an Abusive Relationship

Here are the 7 most important things to remember when you’re searching for advice on how to help your mother leave an abusive relationship. I was inspired to write this article for a teenager who asked for help getting out of a bad relationship when you have nowhere to turn. “I am 16 and trying to help my mother get […]

How to Help Your Mom Leave an Abusive Relationship

5 Gentle Ways to Stop Grieving and Start Letting Go

You’ll always remember your loved one, you’ll be comforted by your memories, and you’ll even feel joy again! It’s time to learn how to stop grieving and start letting go of your loved one. Here, you’ll learn the difference between grieving your loss and letting go of someone you love. “Thank you for these ideas on surviving the grieving process,” […]


6 Ways to Deal With Guilty Feelings When You Move On

You’re normal – and even healthy – if you’re ready to let go of the past, but you feel guilty for moving on. These tips will help you find courage, strength, and freedom to walk into a new stage of life! “Letting go means something has to open in your head and in your heart, but that shift, that easing, […]

6 Ways to Deal With Guilty Feelings When You Move On