The more I speak candidly about #depression, the more I realize how necessary the conversation is. 4 months ago, I wrote a blog piece for Minority Mental health awareness month about depression in the black Christian community and how it is often dismissed. I was then asked to be a guest on a local radio … More Dear depression, thank you.
I am a Black Woman. I am a Christian. I am a Nurse. I also have clinically diagnosed Depression. I have wanted to write a piece on these four things for a while now. But unfortunately I still succumb to the stigma of it being a taboo subject as well. One less subject talked about … More I have depression; don’t tell me to just pray about it.
Strength bearers. Nurturers. Exponential lovers. Unmatched. Nothing is synonymous. In the midst of all that we possess, we have to remember to take care of what’s most important… That woman. You. Be good to yourself.
Today is our wedding anniversary. Well it’s our “first” wedding anniversary. Let me explain: I married my Husband at 21 years old. Surrounded by over 100 people, some that I couldn’t identify today if you paid me. Bright-eyed, bushy tailed, in love, glowing… and pregnant. By this time, we’d been in a relationship for 3.5 … More How do we work it out after it hasn’t worked? Re-marrying your spouse after divorce
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Did you know? I’ve spoken on how this affects “us” many times before. Especially Women of color. Please, if you have a condition, love yourself and those around you enough to seek help. I did. #BreakTheStigma #DepressionAwareness
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Are you faithful to your fear? It’s a positive attribute to be loyal to your significant other, your family or close friend but it’s dangerous to become loyal to your fears. It can become your go-to place anytime things don’t go as expected or a situation takes a turn for…
So here I am at the end of the series, and I am feeling quite differently than I thought that I would. My intention was to encourage and empower other women to stop negative self-talk and break bad habits in 21 days, because it’s a proven fact that it takes about that long to do … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 21: Sometimes you have to learn from yourself.
Empower. Enlighten. Encourage. Embrace. #internationalwomensday #21DaysOfAffirmations Day 20 ❤️
Blessed and thankful! Nikki ❤️
I have a story that I’d like to share; I am going to be completely transparent, and yet brief. I feel that it may help someone. I once loved a man who laid his hands on me, with the intent to hurt and harm me. It has forever changed me. The man who loves me … More 21 days of affirmation -Day 18: Guard your heart.