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It’s Your Time to Blossom

What an amazing group of women make up my SheBlossoms email list! If you’re not part of my group, just sign up at the bottom of this post. Or, enter your name and email in the big purple box in the sidebar 🙂 I recently emailed everyone individually about a new […]

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How to Use Food to Help You Blossom

How to Use Food to Help You Blossom

What are your favorite foods? More importantly – how does your body feel after you eat? My favorite foods are: Cilantro salsa (my husband’s secret recipe) My special lunch, which I’ve been eating every day for at least 2 years (as described in A Simple, No-Cook Ulcerative Colitis “Diet Plan”) […]


Blossoming When You Feel Self-Conscious

“What are they thinking of me? Do I have something in my teeth? Am I too short for this skirt, too Jewish for this school?” Self-consciousness isn’t just painful, it prevents us from doing a good job. The more self-conscious we are, the worse we perform because we aren’t connected […]

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4 Secrets to Blossoming in All Seasons of Your Life

Wow, the pull of negativity, criticism, and darkness is strong! The sharks are mean and lean, constantly circling. Sharks never sleep; they suffer from insomnia and they want you to suffer, too. The world wants to steal your joy, peace, and light. The world wants to remind you of your failures and […]


How to Blossom When You Don’t Feel Inspired

You can’t heal her – the daughter, niece or neighbor who is trying to fill the hole in her soul with food, sex, drugs, clothes, cutting. You can’t bring them back – the mother, sister, or best friend you lost. The brother, uncle, father who was taken from you too early, […]

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Blossoming on Stage When You’re Terrified

What would your life be like if you weren’t self-conscious, or worried what people think, or scared to get up on stage and belt it out like there’s no tomorrow? It would be awesome. For the past six weeks, I’ve been buried in a (lovely but all-consuming) garden of classical […]


My Secret to Blossoming on the Journey

The other night, I told a gathering of friends about the most important moment of my life: the day I read a poem called “The Road of Life” by someone called anonymous. That poem, which I share below, contains my secret to Blossoming. But first here’s a snapshot of my […]

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Blossoming When You Have No Hope Left

If you feel hopeless, have I got a story for you! A dream, to be more specific. First, here’s a short list of what’s new on Blossom: 10 Time-Tested Ways to Know if You Love Someone – My favourite tips are the ones from divorce attorneys – they know a […]


Finding Blossoms in a Jar of Marbles

I discovered one way to treasure every moment of your life – even if you’re not exactly living the life of your dreams. Especially if you’re not living the life of your dreams. Get a jar, and fill it with marbles. Not just any number of marbles. No, you need […]

Blossoming With a Jar of Marbles

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365 Blossoms – A Challenge 2

Every week I have trouble figuring out what to write here on my main site. I never have a problem writing articles for my actual blogs, because they’re about other people’s problems. For example, on Blossom this week I wrote: 7 Ways to Make Peace With Infertility – because a […]