Why in the heck would a Special Agent become a Beauty Consultant? Many people told me during my seven-year career as a Special Agent that they thought I had the coolest job in the world. All told, I had served the government for a total of ten years before my...Read more
Though it seems hard to believe, the key to success is not luck, skill, or talent. The key to success in my book is incurable optimism. Mary Kay Ash wrote that every entrepreneur she knew was an incurable optimist. It takes something to be an entrepreneur because in...Read more
I am more convinced than ever that stress is the root cause of our struggle with obesity and weight management in this country. I am also certain that diets are not the answer to our weight loss woes. I have been saying this for awhile now, but when you take diets out...Read more
Three steps toward the new you for the new year! 1) Believe… What better time to believe in your vision for next year than in the midst of the holiday season?! “Believing is achieving”…and if you do not believe, I can virtually guarantee, your thoughts will be your...Read more
“It is not the mountain ahead of you that wears you down; it is the grain of sand in your shoe. People seem to have awfully sandy shoes these days.” Though the first line is a quote which long precedes it, this phrase was written in the Boston Herald in 1976 and...Read more
Welcome to Empowered by Nikola! I write with the goal that I might light up your life with empowerment, hope, inspiration, love and wellness!