for the black men who don’t love black women because she’s angry maybe because her footsteps are a sin and her breath is a crime. she can’t express without a dagger thrown her direction and here you come telling her to smile and she has to decide if she wants to be brazen or be […]
I have had this thing that if I knew I did wrong—you know, being human and all—it’d gnaw at me and ruin my sleep. So even when I’ve apologized and/or did everything in my power to rectify a situation, the quiet wee hours of the night’d come and I’d still be replaying the scene with different endings. […]
“Unpopular opinion: No one needs to text you and tell you they are busy and will respond later. If they don’t respond they are busy. People are not required to be constantly available to you or you to them. Even your significant other. Learn to give people space.” -unknown I blame everything on the internet. […]
It’s getting cold. They’re getting bold(er). Passing out smarmy smiles and laughable smolders Meet eyes and hold Shoot your shot is what they’re told To tell him off or give the cold shoulder? But a little attention amounts to (fool’s) gold He knows that is all it takes, so monkey lines are doled Longing for […]
It didn’t happen unless it’s on the Internet, right?
Kindness is the act of being friendly, generous or considerate. Since I started Nickkie&Co I have been an advocate for kindness, humbleness & humility as a default response. However, today, I still advocate for the the same thing but want to stress the importance of being kind without the need of the public eye. See […]
On my retreat last summer, a fellow attendee (hey Alex!) taught us about mindful eating: Mindful eating (i.e., paying attention to our food, on purpose, moment by moment, without judgment) is an approach to food that focuses on individuals’ sensual awareness of the food and their experience of the food. It has little to do […]