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 […]
Another piggyback post! Some writers just convey my thoughts better than I can.
Last Wednesday, I spoke on how unlearning some things we were taught and stepping out of your own way can pave a new path; I know some folks will never try because they’re scared—scared of failing. Scared of what others may think. Scared of success. I’m speaking to myself here, too.
What kind of life are we living if fear pulls the strings? What kind of life awaits if we go after what we want?
Fear is a fragment of the imagination. It’s fictitious and resides in the imaginary binary synapses of the creative, right side of the brain. Fear doesn’t exist, there is only the known and the unknown. The unknown is frightening because we label it as such – how we label a perceived experience is how we […]
One major thing I’ve unlearned as an adult is that the career path you take after high school or college commencement does not have to be the only path. Yes, for some that path is very neat and clear and they do that one thing forever. But for the rest of us? It’s a no, […]
In the top 100 Google searches, which in by itself depicts Americans’ interests, you will find the daily necessities such as: weather ranking #8, news #16, 45, 87, calculator #22, timer #97 and restaurants #85. Education related searches ranks #14, 17, 25, 30, 58, 76 while entertainment & sports #40, 51, 53, 64, 94, […]
I attended a Friendsgiving dinner last month that involved a pretty cool bunch of women. We discussed everything from marriage to mental health and enjoyed a meal we all helped prepare. It was authentic and refreshing until… The night ended like so many have lately: the exchange of social media handles. I think back to […]
Things to Remember About Arguing: You are not always right. The point of arguing is not to win. You don’t know everything. It’s ok to stop when you see things escalating. Some people will not get it. Focus on solutions instead of going in circles about the issue. Saying the same thing over and over […]