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Cheers to the New Beginnings in our Endings

Cheers to the last six months we’ve spent together – it’s been a wild ride! …and this isn’t the last you’ll hear from me…

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Storytime

This week, we all came up with questions for each other; here are my answers…

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Just a Quarter of My Awesome Life

The Quarter Life Crisis exists, all right, only… should we really be calling it a crisis?

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Managing My Melancholy

When I have a bad day, I don’t even try to fight it, I just get through it. Here’s how…

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I am WonderWoman

I’ll be rockin’ it like a superhero in 2011, you just watch me.

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Looking Back to move Forward

I never keep my new year’s resolutions, so this year I’m trying something a little different…

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The love you take is equal to the love you make

I like to think I contribute positively to society… but what do I actually DO?

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I’ll be home for Christmas… maybe.

Last year was the first time in my life I wasn’t with family for Christmas. I can’t really complain; I was in Australia, eating pig roasted on a spit, drinking in the sunshine, swinging in a hammock, swimming under the stars. But it didn’t feel like the holidays; I just felt like it was some summer party, a fourth of July maybe, until I skyped with my family and realized what I was missing.

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Passing notes in homeroom (or, a letter to my 16 year old self)

If I could go back in time & slip a note in my high school locker, this is what it’d say…

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a Future Soundbyte

This radio interview with writer and actress Nikki Klecha, premieres on November 24, 2015.

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You Gotta Have Faith

When I say I’m “trusting the Universe,” what exactly does that hippie dippy do-dah mean…?

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Everyday Happiness

It can be hard to find, even when it’s right in front of you…

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Guts.

I have a confession to make: I’m in therapy.

No, I have never been diagnosed with any sort of mental instability or chemical imbalance; I’m not depressed or manic-depressive, and I didn’t have an overly traumatic childhood. In fact, I’m generally a pretty happy person. So why do I go to therapy, you ask?

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Unsettled, Unmapped, Uncertain

I’ve been back in LA one week now, and everyone’s expecting a decision. But I’m frozen and letting my fears get the best of me…

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It's Not What You Take, It's What You Find Along the Way

I’m returning to LA after 6 weeks of travel with no big revelations but one enormous reminder…

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It’s Not What You Take, It’s What You Find Along the Way

I’m returning to LA after 6 weeks of travel with no big revelations but one enormous reminder…

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My Aural Inspiration

Music is my inspiration. Here are some of the songs I find most inspiring right now. Turn it up, y’all, we’re about to get down.

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Love & The Single Girl

I’m at the age where everyone’s pairing up and I only have a handful of single girlfriends left. Here’s why I’m ok with rocking it out by my bad self at all those weddings.

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Love & The Single Girl

I’m at the age where everyone’s pairing up and I only have a handful of single girlfriends left. Here’s why I’m ok with rocking it out by my bad self at all those weddings.

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Showdown with the Bogeyman

Sometimes when life is dark, my nastiest fears come out to play. And I’m ready for them.

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On Friends OR Why I don't look like Zach Braff

It’s easy sometimes to feel like you’re invisible. But to feel important, worthy?? That’s what friends are for.

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On Friends OR Why I don’t look like Zach Braff

It’s easy sometimes to feel like you’re invisible. But to feel important, worthy?? That’s what friends are for.

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I'm Going Home

Tonight I’m, in a sense, going home. I’ve always been so independent; have I taken for granted the strength found in family? Is it time to reconnect with my roots (and who’s rooting for me) in life?

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I’m Going Home

Tonight I’m, in a sense, going home. I’ve always been so independent; have I taken for granted the strength found in family? Is it time to reconnect with my roots (and who’s rooting for me) in life?

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Trust me. I Know What I Want.

It is amazing what can happen when you expect nothing and are open to everything.

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The Satisfied Artist

I don’t want money to rule my life – either in the lack of it or the promise of it. How does a starving artist with extreme wanderlust balance her need to create with her need to pay the bills? Hell if I know.

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Dreaming in the City of Angels

I have to tell you my dreams – dreams I’ve wanted since I knew how to dream, dreams I’d thought were dead and then were rekindled, dreams I’ve recently discovered I have. I find myself gauging your reactions – will you think my dreams silly? Stupid? Selfish? Boring? Generic? I’m showing you a little hidden piece of my heart, so please, be kind.

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Confessions of a Hollywood Dropout (pt.2)

One day, I cracked. And that crack let so much light in, it was stunning.

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Confessions of a Hollywood Dropout (pt. 1)

When I was a kid, I did NOT want to be an actor. There were two career choices in my mind: librarian or archeologist. And then I saw a movie that changed my life…

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Notes From the Edge

I live in Los Angeles. I came here from South Carolina as an actor and in love; I saw my future on the big screen and in a cozy married home. It wasn’t long before the fantasy disintegrated and I found myself single in this sprawling monster of a city, stunned and unprepared.

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