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Love Rice


Presented by Bloom (Bloomforwomen.com), Love Rice is the place where we honor our messy hair and messy hearts. It’s the place where we experiment with love, life and happiness to learn more about authenticity. None of us escape the hard stuff of lif...Show More

32:21 | Feb 13th, 2017

You'll want to listen to this one twice. Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife walks us through the tension of belonging to ourselves and belong to those we love. We talk about how to create strength in ourselves and in our relationships.

12:37 | Jan 20th, 2017

This episode is perfect for you if you’re looking for a deeper more purposeful version of self-care. The kind of self-care we’ll explore is less about bubble baths and working out and more about what we need in order to feel the way we want to feel. ...Show More

32:33 | Jan 9th, 2017

This story is about compassion tied to action. It’s about a nation displaced. It’s about the power of language to build and heal. It’s about humanity and it’s about home. Listen, as we follow the evolution of Hayley Smith, founder and director of Li...Show More

29:24 | Nov 30th, 2016

You know those relationship bumps and disconnections that feel impossible to navigate? Maybe ignoring, bulldozing or building resentments seem easier? Our guest shares how assertiveness is often the answer. “Assertiveness is the path to connection l...Show More

12:12 | Nov 10th, 2016

This Love Rice episode is about decisions and self-care. Today, we'll hear one woman's story about how she experimented with discovering her own creativity through remodeling her kitchen table. She found purpose, self-confidence, and a sense of peace...Show More

44:51 | Oct 24th, 2016

Today’s show is all about boundaries and love. I have a fascinating conversation with Dr. Brad Reedy LMFT, owner of Evoke Therapy Programs which specializes in wilderness therapy for teens, young adults, and families. Even though we talk about paren...Show More

25:21 | Oct 14th, 2016

When considering a big change, I’ve mapped it out, planned it out, and then ripped it up and tossed it through the window because there was too much pain and too many unknowns. It’s easy to get knotted up in the hows, whats, and whys instead of takin...Show More

17:22 | Sep 28th, 2016

I’ve been thinking a lot about kids and truth and hard messy family stuff. I’ve actually been thinking about it for years. And, like many of you, I’ve wondered how do you tell the kids, and what to tell them, and when do you tell them. In today’s pod...Show More

09:46 | Sep 13th, 2016

We're back for Season 2! Today we wanted to stop and celebrate our first birthday with the stories of some of our tribe.

24:49 | Jul 8th, 2016

Meet Jessica Spieth, wife, mother, hippy and founder of the HÓZHÓ project, an organization that focuses on stories and photos about real people. Using gorgeous black and white photos of people to highlight their strength and beauty in the midst of he...Show More

20:47 | Jun 29th, 2016

In today's episode we meet Lauren. She is a mother, teacher and a blogger. We'll follow the story of how she navigated her marriage post-affair and the music that inspired her along the way. When her friend told her, "You're gonna have to watch him g...Show More

24:48 | Jun 17th, 2016

Listen to the story of the Gold Minivan, a child who is bullied and the endless power we have to lift and reconstruct ourselves. Meet lifestyle, nutrition and fitness coach Angela Martindale. These are her stories and I think you’ll come to love her ...Show More

12:45 | Jun 10th, 2016

Today’s episode is about triggers, you know, that nasty little something that can throw us back, recalling difficult memories. You’ll hear how a trigger caught Scabs by surprise and what she did when it threatened to put a damper on everything.

30:44 | Jun 2nd, 2016

In this episode we delve a little deeper into the patterns that keep us stuck. Dr. Finlayson-fife talks about how to cross the bridge of owning our sexuality in the face of betrayal and defining what kind of sex we want. We’ll discuss the confusing...Show More

22:49 | May 25th, 2016

Sex is so confusing in love, deception and marriage…throw in a little dash of porn or an affair and who the hell knows what’s gonna happen. Hear, sex therapist, Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife's take on all this.

36:57 | May 17th, 2016

What’s the scoop on Internet accountability software and filters? Ron DeHass founder of Covenant Eyes shares a devastating personal loss that lead to his passion and new life’s work to find solutions for families that want to keep pornography out of...Show More

32:15 | May 10th, 2016

Blind spot: The Audacious Life, is a story told by Stephani Roberts. Stephani is the author and podcaster of The Audacious Life, an organization that helps men and women recognize and heal from emotional/verbal abuse. This story is about her genesi...Show More

41:47 | May 3rd, 2016

We talk about how to get off the couch and stop eating oreos, Dance Dance Revolution, how to get better sleep and how the movement of our bodies expands and grows our brains! What Dr John Ratey and I have in common: we love brains!!

23:07 | Apr 21st, 2016

Explore weird therapy, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), through the eyes of one woman’s man-hating experience. I promise, this story is worth it! For the record, Bloom does not support man-hating in any form. Warning: this episode c...Show More

41:42 | Apr 21st, 2016

Do we ‘see’ the people that walk in and out of our lives? How can we ‘see’ and be ‘seen.' Listen to Paul Parkin, empathy researcher, share his own life-changing empathy experiences and his thoughts on empathy, boundaries and betrayal.

1:01:42 | Apr 21st, 2016

Many of us know the nuts feelings of navigating the fallout of betrayal. Most of the time it might feel hopeless but the truth is, there’s incredible hope! This interview will validate you and you’ll find peace and understanding. Listen to Dr....Show More