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Monique Elise wears a tan two-piece set. She is sitting behind a laptop computer on a bed, which has a green plant on one side and a pink wall on the other.

5 Mindset Shifts I Made to Improve my Mental Health

I’m not ashamed to say that I’ve had quite a few challenges when it comes to managing my mental health. Truthfully speaking, after the last two and a half years we’ve had, I am not alone. None of us are immune to experiencing burnout, depression, anxiety attacks, or full-on psychotic breaks. I believe that now more than ever it’s important to prioritize your mental health and well-being. Want to know the trick? You have to learn how to master your mind. In order to do that, you have to do the work to[...]

Black woman, Hair, Tape-In Extensions

My Honest Tape-in Extensions Review & Everything You Need to Know

It seems like tape-in extensions are all the girls have been talking about lately. I won’t lie, I’ve been on the hunt for a solution to my extension woes. I love the length and added body that extensions offer but I hate the restrictiveness of sew-in weaves, wigs, and clip-ins are damaging. After hearing such great things about tape-in extensions and doing a ton of research, I finally decided to give them a try. Keep reading to see my honest tape-in extension review and everything you need to know. My Initi[...]

Last Minute Gift ideas for girls on the go

Christmas will be here in less than two weeks, so I have to ask… Did you finish your holiday shopping? If you're anything like me, probably not! But no worries I've created the perfect shopping list that's sure to cover all my last-minute shoppers. Here's a special list I put together with all of my boss babes in mind. Because we're closing deals, making moves, and on the go! Keep reading to see a list of last-minute gift ideas for girls on the go! read more[...]

pink sweater set

Monique’s Must-Haves: November 2021

Farewell November! I know that I’m not the only one that feels like 2021 flew right on by. Yes, I'm aware that I keep saying that, but I truly can’t believe we only have 31 days standing in between us and 2022! Are you ready for the new year ahead? I know that I am. But before we get there, I just have to share my favorites from the past month. Keep reading to see the things that I loved in November! read more[...]

phone case

Monique’s Must-Haves: October 2021

Sigh….I’m so sad to see October go. It’s one of my favorite months out of the year. For starters, it’s my birthday month. But not only that, by this time of year all of my favorite shows are back on television, and who doesn’t love Halloween?! I’m always down to enjoy a treat and I had my fair share. That said, I have some serious treats for you too! Check out my absolute favorite items of from October 2021. read more[...]

10 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job

Are you feeling dissatisfied with your current job? Nothing can be more draining than working at a job that you hate every single day. Day after day, you’re forced to walk a fine line between finally putting in your resignation or sticking things out for a little while longer in hope of some kind of improvement. Just know this, the desire to change jobs is normal and shouldn’t be ignored. Keep reading to learn about 10 signs it’s time for you to quit your job.  read more[...]

satin dress

Monique’s Must-Haves: September 2021

Well, Q3 is officially in the books, and we’re about to be on the last leg of 2021! This year is moving at warp speed, right? I won’t lie, I am excited about the fall season. Bring on combat boots, leather jackets, and scary movies! This week I’m back with my September Must-Haves. Keep reading to see my list of my September 2021 favorites. read more

peach dress

Monique’s Must-Haves: August 2021

Is it me, or did summer just fly on by?! Like fall… and soon winter, are literally right around the corner. I don’t think I’m ready! Well, this month I’m kicking off something new around here. Every month I’ll be sharing my absolute favorite products of the month or things that I call Monique’s Must-Haves! You’re in for a treat because I found some pretty amazing stuff! Items will range from beauty, home, books, fashion, you name it! So let’s get this show on the road. Here’s a list of my favorit[...]