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?
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.
Blessed and thankful! Nikki ❤️
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.
Disappointment. Denial. Anger. Sadness. Fear. Some of the things you may feel when you have a loss, or when something unpleasant happens to you. Although you may have not been able to put a label on it, you felt it. But possibly, like me, you didn’t want to acknowledge those feelings at the time. There … More 21 days of affirmation: Day 8-Feel it, all of it.
How many times have you gone through a situation and all you could focus on was how uncomfortable it was? Job loss, a break-up, financial trouble… whatever your “it” was, I’m sure that it was not what you would have wanted. But my question is: What did you learn? God gives us free will to … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 7: Learn
Today I was driving to work and a song came on that was very familiar, “I trust you” by James Fortune. I immediately remembered the times that I played that song over and over and over again as to remind me that I was trusting God during my hard times. About 3 years ago, I … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 6: Be patient.
When women have been hurt, we tend to put up a fence around our hearts. We can definitely confuse guarding our hearts with “no-one-will-ever-hurt-me-again-so-I-won’t-even-allow-someone-the-opportunity-to-love-me”. I’ve done it. Unknowingly, I’m sure we all have at some point. I think all people, women and men alike should be cautious when opening ourselves up, but here’s the part … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 5: Let love in.
How many of us have pretended to be somewhere emotionally that we really aren’t? That heart break, that divorce, that loss that we have replied to, “I’m ok” when asked. This post goes along with my last post, in order to open up, you must first be honest with yourself before you can be honest … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 4: Be honest about where you are.