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.
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 ❤️
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.
It works. Nikki ❤️
This morning I had a “Mommy moment” as I like to call them. You know, that moment when everything stops and you focus on how your children are growing up quickly and you feel less than a stellar Mom? Yeah, that one. I was lacking confidence in myself. Now I’m sure every Mom has this feeling … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 9: Got GODfidence?
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
This picture is my normal response when people ask, “Are you ok?” But, I made a vow that I was going to become even more real with my blog posts this year. I try to be as authentic as I can, that’s one of the things that I love most about myself. So here goes … More I have depression; today I cried. My Husband let me..