Energy & Stress

The World’s Greatest Lie

In The Alchemist, it is said that the world’s greatest lie is this: “that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.” Wow! I love this and it is so true. That is a lie. However, it got me...

Confidence, Energy & Stress

Resilience Ratio

What is your “bounce back-ability?” When life seems to knock you down, how fast can you pop back up? It reminds me of boxing. “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” Think how fast an animal that flies pops back up when the wind knocks it back. Life does that...

Confidence, Energy & Stress

Undisclosed Trauma

When I was 21 years old, I was raped by my then best friend/former boyfriend. This will come as a shock to some readers who know me because I never reported the rape, which actually happened on two separate occasions, and I never told almost anyone in my life. At...

Nikola Rosa
Charlotte, NC

Nikola Rosa is an artistic rendering of the soul that has come to exist after rising from the ashes. Her thoughts are from Nancy Gass, and yet they are in some ways, a different person entirely. We all have hearts and souls that are a deep ocean of complexity and this dichotomy is no different.