Songs remind me of life. Life reminds me of songs. Of course, that’s the point, right? That’s the power of music, or part of it anyway. Days Go By, a song by Dirty Vegas, is playing on a loop in my head. When it comes to personal development, the most important...Read more
Starting something new can be so freaking intimidating!!! It really is and it does not seem to matter what it is; those feelings of insecurity and self-doubt are there just the same. The fear that comes with starting something new is overwhelming enough for the...Read more
Do you want to live a passionate life, but you’re not sure where to begin? Passion is a weighty word. In the book Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert offers a perspective on this that has made me rethink my position on passion. What if, instead of following our passion, if...Read more
1) Create a “Positive List” – Sit down and spend 15 minutes listing ANYTHING you can think of that is a positive in your life right now. 2) Exercise – Taking a walk is great, but this refers to a work out that is enough heart-pumping action to break a sweat and keep...Read more
Lately, it seems, life has been as hard as it’s ever been. The isolation of this pandemic has felt crippling at times and I’ve felt like I am hanging on by a thread. There is so much I have to be grateful for, and our situation could be infinitely worse for sure. In...Read more
Welcome to Empowered by Nikola! I write in an attempt to light up life with empowerment, hope, inspiration, love and wellness!