yesterday was yesterday. today-I’m feeling the same. one thing I’ve learned, is that people appreciate authenticity because they can relate to the thoughts that a lot of us have-but only a few are brave enough to share.💡 – the highlight reel will have you really out here pretending for folks that don’t even know who … More Faith trap
I had a tough past couple of weeks recently. As I was traveling last week, every time I started to have a negative or hopeless thought, I stopped and looked up. Because I love photos and capturing moments, I snapped a pic of the ceilings that were around me. & I literally said to myself … More Don’t forget to look up Nikki
When you are healing, you have to learn to get comfortable in being uncomfortable. That’s the only way to the other side. Deeply beautiful, raw & consuming emotions will come. Let them + process them. That’s the only way to really heal. The process is not linear-meaning there will be times of sadness & joy. … More Navigating through love & loss. Can they coexist?
Have you ever had something happen in your life and it feels like it’s the absolute worst thing ever? Then another situation occurs and you’re like, “Really God, for real for real?!” Because when you say it twice, it means that much more. Later everything you knew about faith and letting God handle situations goes … More Faith over feelings… let them out.
You read it right. I’m a divorcee, yep. Again. Now. Wait. Am I really writing this? Out loud? Publicly? Ah yeah. I’m doing it. I didn’t start this blog to write about nicety-nice things. But not just for me, for the woman that is just as confused, sad, tired, shamed or (seemingly) defeated, & sometimes … More I’m a divorcee.. again. & today I’m sad.
It’s been a while since I’ve blogged, so it’s gonna be off the cuff and pretty raw. I was reading about the death of Fashion designer Kate Spade yesterday and her completion of suicide; I noticed the more that I read, the more triggered I became. One article I came across stated “Kate Spade struggled … More Mental health: Pay attention to the things people don’t say.
I saw a friends post today about how truth and vulnerability is better than a flawless picture. That couldn’t be more true. Social media only paints the picture with the colors that we choose to use or share. I understand everyone is not as willing to be as transparent as others, but how will … More Use your true colors to paint the picture… even if it’s messy.
I’ve heard the saying, “Covered things do not heal” more times than I can count. In church, in Nursing school, in movies lol.. Too many times! But, it didn’t really click until I had some things happen personally that I could truly understood that saying. I read a story this morning about a beautiful … More Throw away the bandaid for good. Covered things do not heal.