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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 to our authentic selves. We aren’t in flow because we’re focused on other people and what they think, not what we’re doing.

“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…
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Cold Feet? How to Cope With Anxiety Before the Wedding > Pre wedding jitters are the “cold feet” you’ll learn how to deal with - those nagging doubts you feel about getting married. You’ll also want to know about a research study I found; it explored the long-term effects of ignoring cold feet before getting married.

Pre wedding jitters are the “cold feet” you’ll learn how to deal with – those nagging doubts you feel about getting married. You’ll also want to know about a research study I found; it explored the long-term effects of ignoring cold feet before getting…
Pre wedding jitters are the “cold feet” you’ll learn how to deal with – those nagging doubts you feel about getting married. You’ll also want to know about a research study I found; it explor…
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How to Find Your Dream Job - 5 Simple Steps > Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy? These 5 steps to finding your dream job will help you clarify where you’d happily work today, tomorrow, forevermore. Jump in! #dreamjobs

Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy? These 5 steps to finding your dream job will help you clarify where you’d happily work today, tomorrow, and forevermore. “My dream job is working with animals,” says Kathy on Best Jobs for Introverts and People Who Like to Be…
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5 Ways to Write Way Better Sentences and Paragraphs
It's an upward spiral: knowing how to write better sentences will help you write better paragraphs. This will help you write better chapters and stories, magazine articles and blog posts. See? Simple!
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5 Examples of Mind Games in Relationships - Every couple is different, but when you read these common examples of mind games in relationships, you’ll see similar manipulations and attempts to control. We’re all unique, but we’re still human. We have the same needs and hearts (which have often been hardened by life experiences and other people).

Every couple is different, but when you read these common examples of mind games in relationships, you’ll see similar manipulations and attempts to control. We’re all unique, but we’re still human. We have the same needs and hearts (which have often been…
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4 Examples of Evergreen Articles and Blog Posts
Evergreen articles are my favorite to write for both magazines and my Quips and Tips blogs because they're never "not trending." These examples of evergreen articles include definitions, several categories of evergreen content, and specific examples of my most popular evergreen blog posts.
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4 Ways to Get Out When You're Stuck in a Rut > Imagine how amazing you’ll feel when you discover that getting out of a rut isn’t as hard as you think! Yes, you were stuck in a rut for some time…but not anymore. No, it won't be as easy as eating ice cream and bon bons on your sofa in front of Netflix while surfing Facebook...but it will be worth it.

Imagine how amazing you’ll feel when you discover that getting out of a rut isn’t as hard as you think! Yes, you were stuck in a rut for some time…but not anymore. No, it won’t be as easy as eating ice cream and bon bons on your sofa in front of Netflix…
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5 Red Flags That Tell You He's Having an Affair - Is he cheating on you? These red flags will help you know for sure if your boyfriend or husband is having an affair. Often the most difficult part is trusting your instincts, being honest with yourself, and accepting the fact that he is unfaithful.

Is he cheating on you? These red flags will help you know for sure if your boyfriend or husband is having an affair. Often the most difficult part is trusting your instincts, being honest with yourself, and accepting the fact that he is unfaithful. “I…
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How to Stop Walking on Eggshells in Your Relationship - You’re walking on eggshells in your relationship, but leaving is difficult, impossible, or just heartbreaking. These tip are inspired by a reader’s comment… PS: "It takes more courage to let go than to hang on."

You’re walking on eggshells in your relationship, but leaving is difficult, impossible, or just heartbreaking. These tip are inspired by a reader’s comment… “It’s hard because of guilt,” says Fran on How to Break Up With Someone You Don’t Love Anymore. “I…
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How to Stop Playing Mind Games in Your Relationship - You know you and your partner are playing mind games in your relationship (and not the good kind of brain games, either!). Now you need to learn how to stop the control and manipulation, and start relating to each other honestly and authentically.

You know you and your partner are playing mind games in your relationship (and not the good kind of brain games, either!). Now you need to learn how to stop the control and manipulation, and start relating to each other honestly and authentically. After I…
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8 Surprising Benefits of Getting Your Period
Your menstrual cycles are good for your physical, mental, and emotional health. These benefits of getting your period will make you glad to see your monthly visitor!
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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 world wants to steal your joy, peace, and light. The sharks are mean and lean, constantly circling. Sharks never sleep; they suffer from insomnia and they want you to suffer, too. #blossom #sheblossoms

Wow, the pull of negativity, criticism, and darkness is strong! The world wants to steal your joy, peace, and light. The sharks are mean and lean, constantly circling. Sharks never sleep; they suffer from insomnia and they want you to suffer, too. The…
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Helping you listen to that still, small voice so you Blossom in your life!
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Hello! I'm passionate about encouraging women to Blossom in life - especially if they're dealing with the loss of a spouse, relationship, job, family member, or even a pet. Loss is loss, and it hurts. 

I started blogging in 2008; my most popular site is Blossom in Love. I recently finished my MSW (Master of Social Work) at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, and  am working part-time with Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver. 
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I know how to play the flute :-)
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    Master of Social Work (MSW), 2012 - 2014
  • University of Alberta
    Education, 1999 - 2001
  • University of Alberta
    Psychology, 1991 - 1994
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How to Stop Obsessing About What Happened
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You know you’re wasting time and energy, but you don’t know how to stop. Obsessing about what happened is more common than you think - and I

How to Sleep in a Noisy Hospital - 8 Tips for Patients
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The irony about hospitals is that you’re supposed to heal, but it’s hard to sleep! These tips for sleeping in a hospital are for patients wh