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
If you did not win the giveaway today @empoweredbynikola on Facebook, do not be discouraged. I LOVE giveaways for a few reasons: They remind us of our inner hope which can be reflected onto any other aspect of our life. Hope can breed passion and passion can fuel...Read more
To the man who thinks I am lucky to have him…that I should take whatever I can get because I have “baggage”…no thanks, you can stay on the shelf and wait for someone else (my guess is you’ll end up on clearance!). P.S. Kids are not baggage. They are human beings just...Read more
Where other attempts at self-improvement may fail you, consistent self-care never will. The benefits are HUGE. The cost: Time and effort. The reality we know is that anything worth having takes time and energy. Why is it so hard for us to consistently make self-care a...Read more
Welcome to Empowered by Nikola! I write in an attempt to light up life with empowerment, hope, inspiration, love and wellness!