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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 […]


How to Help Your Mom Leave an Abusive Relationship

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 […]


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

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10 Tips for Healing a Broken Heart From Women of the Bible

Ask Eve, Sarah, Mary Magdalene, Naomi, or Hannah how to heal a broken heart, and you’ll discover oceans of comfort and healing. These women of the Bible share tips for healing broken hearts, letting go of loved ones, and stepping into a new season of life. Here’s how to get through your pain and heal: know that you are not alone. Trust […]


5 Ways to Find Peace in a Difficult Mother-Daughter Relationship

While researching my book Blossoming After Loss, I discovered several healthy approaches to difficult mother-daughter relationships. They’re refreshing and healing – and they may help you navigate your interactions with your mom. These tips for finding peace in a difficult mother-daughter relationship are inspired by Naomi’s strong connection to her mother-in-law, Ruth. “Their [Naomi and Ruth’s] unconventional relationship allows us […]

Find Peace in a Difficult Mother-Daughter Relationship

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How to Stop Feeling Guilty and Ashamed About a Choice You Made

Whether it was last summer or 20 years ago, it’s time to learn how to stop feeling guilty and ashamed of yourself, what you did, or how you reacted to someone or something. These tips are inspired by a reader who really wants to help others deal with guilt and shame…but she feels like she’s not good enough because of […]


How to Tell Someone You Were Sexually Abused as a Child

You need to tell someone that you survived rape or sexual abuse, but how? Here’s how to say the words “I was sexually abused as a child” or “My uncle or brother or father molested me.” It won’t be easy, but it will be worth it. You are a survivor; you will find healing and strength if you learn how […]

How to Tell Someone You Were Raped or Sexually Abused as a Child

How to Know If Your Boyfriend is Emotionally Abusive

12 Warning Signs of an Emotionally Abusive Boyfriend

It’s not always easy to recognize the signs of emotional abuse in a relationship – especially when you’re in love. Here’s how to know if your boyfriend is emotionally abusive, inspired by a reader’s question about her boyfriend. “Is my boyfriend abusing me emotionally? I’m not sure and I don’t know how to break up with my boyfriend,” says Indira on […]