Resilience


A Life Coach’s Advice for Overcoming Fear of What People Think

Do you feel paralyzed and anxious because of what people think about you, your appearance, performance, opinions, choices? Here’s how to overcome your fears and insecurities; these tips are from life coach Arianna Merritt, M.Ed. “For years, I kept my mouth shut as I was too shy to speak up,” she says. “While I wasn’t afraid of […]

How to Overcome Your Fear of What People Think

6 Tips for Trusting God Despite Your Unanswered Prayers

The only thing worse than unanswered prayers is a clear “No” from God. These tips on how to trust Him will help you cope with the silence and loneliness that can accompany unanswered prayers. “Unanswered prayers are often not unanswered at all,” says Michelle on How to Pray for a Baby, which is one of my most popular […]


7 Ways to Make Peace With Infertility 

They say it’s easier to learn how to find peace when you call yourself “childfree” instead of “childless.” I say female and male infertility is painful no matter what label you give it. Painful, but not permanently disabling…unless we give it that power. These tips for finding peace whether you’re childfree or childless – or […]

Infertility in Women Finding Peace

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7 Ways to Take Care of Yourself

Even if you aren’t in the “when it’s over” relationship category, here are seven tips on how to take care of yourself. This is the most important time to give your body, mind, and soul the juice it needs to rev up again. Here’s what happened to Tina: “The other day he came over for a […]


How to Be Happy Without Kids – Inspiration From Lesley

Are you saddened by your life as a childless woman? Here’s one of the best tips on how to be happy without kids: connect with other women who have experienced infertility. “I am now in a place where I can say that childlessness has proved to be my biggest gift because without it I wouldn’t […]

How to Be Happy Without Kids

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Dealing With Grief After a Massive Heart Attack

When someone you love dies from a massive heart attack, dealing with grief is the last thing on your mind. Here’s a simple yet powerful way to cope with the grieving process. It’s called a “grief sanctuary”, from a book called Honoring Grief: Creating a Space to Let Yourself Heal. If you haven’t written anything […]


How to Stop Living in the Past

This simple three-fold process will help you learn how to stop living in the past. I also share the three most painful experiences I’ve experienced, plus three ways I put the past behind me. A message such the “For I Know The Plans I Have For You” Inspirational Poster is one of the best tips on how to […]

Stop Living in the Past

How to Stay Positive When Sick

How to Stay Positive When You’re Sick

These ways to stay positive when you’re sick are inspired by the Parable of the Hospital Window. If you’re coping with a chronic illness such as colitis, cancer, Crohn’s, or celiac disease, you’ll find inspiration and hope here! I’m dealing with a nasty case of ulcerative colitis right now, and my bunion is acting up. […]


Gifts for Quadriplegics, Paraplegics and People in Wheelchairs

This list of gifts for paraplegics, quadriplegics, and other people in wheelchairs range from practical ideas to encouraging gifts. These ideas are inspired by the most common health conditions and problems that paraplegics and quadriplegics face – from depression to chronic pain. The best gift you can give is something encouraging and life-giving. A High Quality […]

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