I read a shocking and heartbreaking article recently about the prevalence of suicide by military spouses. In one case, a woman expressed that she wished her husband had just died in combat on his deployment. Then she would be surrounded by support. Instead, her...Read more
Most people would probably hazard a guess that my aspiration for minimalism is a result of the sudden death of my soulmate and father of my children when I had just turned 32 years old. The date was August 3, 2014. Actually, August 2nd, because he died in Afghanistan...Read more
There is this fun bar trick with matchsticks. Use matchsticks to form a martini glass. Break one to use the tip to be the olive in the glass. Show it to someone and ask them if they can get the olive outside of the glass by only moving two of the matches and without...Read more
I am so excited about this special giveaway I am running to promote my writing on NikolaRosa.com to increase visibility and my readership. The Deal: Between now and September 24th (Tuesday) at 9pm Eastern Time, share one of my articles with one sentence on why you are...Read more
In a quest for peace and simplicity, but a day and age of information overload and unending overwhelm, too many of us live in a state of near-panic. Only recently have I discovered in my own life that multi-tasking is the biggest source of my struggle. I have...Read more
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