The Shocking Way Trauma Affects your Life

Photo by Luis Galvez on Unsplash Even though May was Mental Health Awareness month, it should be practiced daily, from within! And in this post, I wanted to highlight the importance of complex trauma. The dictionary describes trauma as a deeply distressing or disturbed experience. Complex trauma is when you have multiple trauma experiences. It’s…

Five Tips To Start Practicing Self-Care

What’s the number one killer nationwide? Something overlooked and often underestimated. It’s so precious and easily taken for granted. The number one killer nationwide my friends is time. As precious it may be, why do we spend most of the time fulfilling others needs instead of our own? Although easily said than done we will…

Live Your Truth Even If It Scares You

Photo by Judeus Samson on Unsplash I no longer believe that being a woman is both a gift a curse. I only see the blessing and opportunity in living my truth. So let me share my truth with you…hi, my name is Niccole and I’m an alpha female. What is an alpha female? A woman…

Five Ways to Brace for Life’s Storms

Photo: Favour Omoruyi Our journey through life has many sunny and cloudy days. The blessings that we receive normally come after an obstacle or storm. There are times we want something to happen by XX date and it never does because God has the final word. And a lot of the time as we wait on…

TEST FOR YOUR TEMPLE: NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY

Did you know that Feb. 7 was National Black HIV/AIDs Awareness Day #NBHADD? Well, I didn’t until David Johns, the former executive director for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and now executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, went on The Breakfast Club to speak to the day. Then he…