“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 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 […]
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 […]
If it’s not an absolute yes, it’s an absolute no. Last month, I spent the last day of summer in a room of women chatting about all things mental health. From boundaries to finding Black therapists to generational behaviors to anxiety triggers, The Will to Be Well was a breath of fresh air accompanied by a […]
My nephew is consistently teaching me. He’s so intelligent and funny and creative, but he’s also six and still learning how to process his emotions. One of the major things he’s taught me is patience. I have to remind myself of his age and even though I may know more than he does, he can […]