It seems to me that sometimes when we lose someone we love, our sensitivity shoots up to the things we hear and these small comments or words can stay with us in a profound way. After my husband died, someone said “…he just genuinely cared for everybody around him.”...Read more
There are times. Magical, mystical times. Inexplicable times. They come in and out of our day-to-day life like the wind, at no predictable time or frequency and definitely not through our own control. But when they come, we can feel it. We feel the presence of...Read more
I am on a mission and I need your help! I am excited to have you write this one with me! In the midst of this unprecedented global crisis, I have, like all of us, felt anxious, challenged, frustrated, scared, and worried about my loved ones. I imagine all of us have...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
“It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are happy.” I do not know who coined that beautiful quote, but I love it. We all know it is best to have an “attitude of gratitude,” but sometimes it is easier said than done. My pastor spoke today...Read more
Welcome to Empowered by Nikola! I write in an attempt to light up life with empowerment, hope, inspiration, love and wellness!