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.
Today a I found a gem of a song called “Cycles” by Jonathan McReynolds (click here to listen) 👇🏽 https://youtu.be/0Eu2aYgWmVA “Didn’t I conquer this? Last year? Tell me what I missed. Because I fear it’s coming back again… help me in these cycles” are the opening lines. The song is speaking about spiritual attacks from … More Cycles: The life ride no one wants to talk about
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.
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.
How many times have you been scrolling you Facebook timeline and have come across a friend’s post about all of the wonderful things that are happening for them, and thought “Wow, I can’t wait until God blesses me like that”. Or as your thumbs are smoothly pressed against the glass of your smart screen you … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 17: Grow where you are planted.
Nikki went to bed at 9:30 everyday this weekend. Because she hasn’t rested well. Nikki didn’t go to the gym this week. Nikki hasn’t practiced good self-care. Don’t be like Nikki. Take care of yourself. On my 1 day off, I like to read, write, journal, be a social media affidecio.. you know, relax. Not … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 16: Rest girl!
It works. Nikki ❤️