Nicole Weider is a Salem, Oregon native who moved to Los Angeles and quickly found success as a fashion model at the age of 17. Today, Nicole is an active wife, mom, producer, actress and author and has made it her mission to share her personal story, the bright moments and the challenges, with young women around the world.

    My Top Five Dating Tips

    Don't compromise who you are in order to be accepted by the one you're trying to win over! God made you completely unique with your own special qualities, your unique traits, the way you look! Don't trade in your values and your character for your date. He or she - if they're worthy! - will accept you completely as you are.

    My Three Favorite Bible Verses

    Turning to the Bible for wisdom and guidance has gotten me through so many bad moods and dark days. I think of these quotes often and they always make me feel strong and ready to tackle the day.

    3D…as in Ri-D-culous!

    Today it's possible to see every single pore! Every flaw, line, wrinkle, zit – BOOM! – all out there. No wonder more and more women in Hollywood are going overboard with inflated lips (which many deny, but hello, Google search says otherwise with your "before" shots from a few months prior, girl!).

    Five Things You Can Do Today to Build Your Confidence!

    Start by accepting compliments. When someone tells you your hair looks nice, your outfit is cute, that you look pretty – instead of playing the whole thing down, say, “Thanks, I appreciate it.”

    Why I’m Battling Cosmo Magazine

    Today's young women are growing up in a society that places little importance on integrity, values or self-respect. And the most popular magazine, Cosmopolitan, is the embodiment of everything that's gone wrong. It's time to stand up and demand a change.

    Things I Love: My Canon Camera

    You never know when that moment will arrive when you wish you could take a picture! It’s so important to capture whatever it is on the spot.