Nicole (Nikki) M.
I'm a free-spirit, deep thinker and continuous learner. My hope is that my stories will evoke emotion, educate and inspire. Thank you for being apart of my creative journey!
Family Estrangement 101
1 in 4 adults are estranged from a family member but despite this, estrangement seems like a taboo subject in our society. Due to this, so many of us are suffering in silence while grieving the loss of a living loved one. When someone we loves dies it can be exceptionally painful. There is typical a funeral held to help you morn and to honor your loved one. Usually when someone dies you are surrounded by friends and loves ones, who provide support while you're grieving. Now, imagine that you are grieving the loss of a family member without a support system, and quietly grieving while moving through the motions of everyday life. From personal experience I can attest that this is an extremely painful experience.
DIY: Not Your Children's Fairy Lantern
Fairy lanterns have been trending in the craft world for a little while now. Kids of all ages are getting swept away in this fun fairy-tale styled DIY project. However, why should the kids have all the fun? For this reason, I decided to take this enchanted project to the next level with a more advanced and aesthetically pleasing approach.
The Ultimate Guide to Overcoming a Creative Block
Creativity is truly a special gift, and it is something that each and every one of us possesses. Some of us are more naturally inclined than others. This is due to a variety of factors, which include but are not limited to the following: genetics, self-confidence, experiences, social influences and more.
What they don't want to you to know about social media!
I am not going to sit here and pretend that I have all the answers because quite frankly I don’t. However, what I do know to be true is that we are seeking the same thing in life and that is to be successful. Success is kind of a strange word if you think about it, because it can mean something totally different to each and every one of us. Our definition of success is often built from outside influences and can change over time.
Social Media has blown up over the last few years! I would almost guarantee that nearly everyone you know and their pet has a separate IG account. Instagram has quickly become the most popular social media platform available. Building a following requires a lot of work, patience, and skill. To avoid a lot of the common mistakes, and to increase your following quicker, follow these helpful steps to not only grow your following, but increase their engagement!