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.
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.
There was a time that I believed I was a hot mess. My decisions were not the best and some of them still affect me to this day. Then I read a quote that said, “You can be a mess and a masterpiece all at the same time”. When I stopped and thought about it, … More God thinks I am a masterpiece.
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
It’s been a while since I’ve posted. Seems like that’s the norm these days. Busy, busy I have been! But just as I say that I have had a lot of “busyness” and little productiveness. Well, in the sense of connecting to the things that balance me: Reading, meditating, looooonnggg music listening sessions.. And you … More Today I am 2 years old:… my blog that is. And I’m being transparent about it.
Hey you all! It’s been over a month since I’ve written a blog post. I started a new path in my nursing career, and I must say that change is good. More like GREAT! I am more certain than ever that God carefully orchestrated this entire process and it has come to fruition at this … More Change is good. And very necessary.
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 ❤️