Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: 25 Books That Changed My Life

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A room without books is like a body without a soul. ― Marcus Tullius Cicero I love books more than anyone I know. I spend a significant portion of my time and money on books, and I collect them with the avidity others might have for Chanel handbags or rare coins. Like any good collector, Read more »

Imagine other drivers are babies or 100 years old.

Nicki's Personal Updates, Personal

In my quest to become a kinder, gentler person, I’ve often noticed that I’m still annoyed most of the time on the road. This is especially prevalent because I tend to have driving habits that make me fit right in (literally and figuratively) in New York City. I drive how I want to live: Fast, aggressive, often down Read more »

Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: Let Yourself Fall in Love.

Nicki's Personal Updates
Let yourself fall in love.

“Do you think I’ll ever find someone?” I asked. I was 28, had just gotten out of my second major romantic relationship, and was feeling vulnerable. “Don’t become jaded,” one of my best guy friends said. “What?” I was puzzled. “Look,” he said, leaning forward, “You’re attractive enough. You’re smart. You can find someone. But the problem Read more »