Discouraging - often painful - setbacks are part of the healing process after a physical illness, injury, or surgery. Overcoming setbacks is a difficult but necessary part of the healing process. It's the same with healing a broken heart after a loss; the setbacks are inevitable...but healing is still happening despite the paint.
how to be happy
Are you dreading your birthday? Maybe you broke up with someone you love and you’re wondering how to survive the heartache. Having a happy birthday after a breakup seems impossible….but what if you can be happier on your birthday?
Love is powerful..but is the power of love strong enough to save a relationship that is failing? It depends how you – and your boyfriend… Read More »Is Love Powerful Enough to Save Your Relationship?
Work, money, relationships, and daily hassles are common sources of stress — but a breakup is the worst stressor of all. How do you stay positive after a stressful breakup when you feel anxious, sad, lonely and tired?
These four insights will help you get to acceptance, whether your breakup happened today or ten years ago. Accepting a breakup you didn’t want, expect or plan won’t be the easiest thing you ever do. But, learning how to accept that it’s really over will give you a new sense of freedom and peace in your life.
If we knew what He knows—if we could see the big picture with all the pieces—we would ask God for exactly what we have. Imagine that! If you knew what God knows, you would give yourself the exact same body, life and relationships you have right now.
As you get older, do you find it harder or easier to be who you were called to be?Maybe you find it harder because of loss, grief, pain and circumstance. Maybe you’re just too tired and far from your childhood self to think about being who you were called to be, much less blossom into who God created you to be.
Your loudest and deepest desires are natural, primal and purposeful. You deeply desire safety and security, peace and healing. You loudly desire freedom and joy, love and life! Those are good desires, and you're right to want them.
Usually I write serious stuff. Practical tips, encouragement, information, and sometimes even exhortation to take responsibility for your life and choose to grow forward — even in an unwanted, unexpected season of life. Put on your big girl pants and blossom!
I once found those kind of mistakes — though they were small and not terrible in the grand scheme of things — difficult to live with. I didn’t know how to make peace with myself, much less forgive myself.
Leaving home is a huge life transition for anyone; helping a teen age out of foster care is particularly problematic! My tips on how to help a teenager move out of foster care are inspired by a question I received from Christina Dronen, a foster parent and teen advocate.
One of the best ways to let go of your old doubts, fears and problems is to find someone new to talk to. Someone who doesn’t know the “old you”, someone who will encourage you to change and grow. A Blossom Pen Pal is a friend who will encourage you to blossom in a new season of life!
Strong Biblical women used different strategies to succeed — and we can learn success tips from every one of them. These seven female Bible heroes are Eve, Naomi, Ruth, Esther, Mary, Martha, and Mary of Nazarene.
Thank you so much for sending me your encouragement and prayers! I’m finally back to my old self again, working at full capacity with my… Read More »What to Feed Your Heart and Your Free Gift – Blossom Tip 62
Did you know elephants grieve when one of their herd dies? Scientists say it’s because they live for approximately 70 years and develop strong bonds.… Read More »What to Remember When You’re Left Behind – Blossom Tip 60
When I travel — like now in Portugal — I pack light. Wearing the same clothes doesn’t bother me the way it used to. This… Read More »How to Keep Going When Life is Hard – Blossom Tip 59
These five “Blossom Tips” for being happy when you’re alone will help you find the sweet spot. You’ve been lonely and searching for happiness for… Read More »5 Keys to Being Happy When You’re Alone
Feeling jealous of a friend’s happiness is normal – especially if you lost your husband, broke up with your boyfriend, or have never fallen in… Read More »How to Stop Feeling Jealous of Other People’s Relationships
You know you’re not worthless, stupid, or lazy but you don’t know how to stop believing the lies about yourself. You know there is good… Read More »How to Stop Believing Lies About Yourself
You want to be in a good relationship with the right man, yet you keep attracting men who aren’t available. Maybe you even feel like… Read More »How to Stop Attracting Emotionally Unavailable Men
What do you say to your ex’s new partner when you meet for the first time? How do you cope with your feelings of anxiety,… Read More »4 Ways to Be Calm When You Meet Your Ex and His New Partner
Imagine being happier after a breakup – or even a divorce – than you were before! It may sound unbelievable, but it is possible. These… Read More »How to Be Happy Alone After Your Relationship Ends
One of the best ways to see signs of God’s blessing on your relationship is to look at a marriage that wasn’t blessed by God.… Read More »5 Signs of God’s Blessing on Your Relationship
Moving on after you lose the only man you’ve ever loved may be the hardest thing you ever do…and the most important. These tips for… Read More »How to Heal After Losing the Only Man You Ever Loved
“How to overcome fear” is our theme on She Blossoms this week. What do you do when you feel scared you’ll never be loved? It’s… Read More »When You Feel Scared You’ll Never Be Loved
Two She Blossoms readers recently asked for tips on how to get rid of fear in relationships. In this article you’ll learn how to stop… Read More »5 Ways to Stop Protecting Yourself From Falling in Love
How to you celebrate your birthday after your relationship falls apart? It's not a riddle, unfortunately. It's your life. You may not be having a happy birthday this year, but my tips for blossoming after a breakup will help.
After a breakup - or any type of relationship loss - you don’t just miss the person’s presence. You miss the feeling of having that relationship in your life. You miss the emotional stability, physical security, and familiarity of knowing your boyfriend or best friend was there.
Deep down you know your heart will eventually heal, but right now you feel like you’ll die without him. Here’s what to do when all… Read More »When You Want to Believe He Can’t Live Without You