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?
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
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!
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.
Last night I had the opportunity to attend a women’s class at my church. After the lesson was completed we had time for an open discussion with the few other women at our table. Surprisingly, when the time came.. No one said anything. It was silent. I am a leader by nature, but I wanted … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 3: Open up
As women, sometimes we have a hard time coming to grips of what has happened in the past. Things may not have worked out as we thought that they would and that may cause a bad outlook on the future. We must learn to accept what was, what is now, and what is to come! … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 2: Accept
It takes 21 days to break a bad habit (usually) let’s break the cycle of self-destruction ladies. For the next 21 days I will be sharing a nugget of wisdom that I’ve learned within these 34 chapters called life. I have learned that how you speak to YOURSELF really matters; self negative talk is real! … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 1: Love yourself