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Bad Habits

15 Nov

If you could quit one bad habit instantly without difficulty, which would it be?

No human is absolutely perfect, we all have bad habits we’d like to break. A bad habit I would like to break is touching my hair. It’s a weird thing that I do subconsciously and I’m not completely sure when it manifested.

Sometimes I catch myself at my desk twisting a piece of hair from the back of my head. Or my bangs. Tugging the strands, sliding my fingers through. Finding odd bits that are textured instead of smooth. Then I realize what I’m doing and try to occupy my right hand in a different way.

When I’m vegging out in front of the TV, or reading a book or even driving alone I find myself doing this. It’s so weird! I think I do it out of boredom or to occupy my hands, a strange way of fidgeting. Sometimes I run my fingers through my bangs when I’m trying to fall asleep. If I wear my hair tied up in a bun or pony tail I rarely touch my hair. If I wear it down it’s a sure thing that I’ll catch myself in the act.

I would like to break this habit because for one I think it’s strange. Second, I think if someone walked past me and caught a view of me twisting my hair they might get the wrong impression that I’m a ditz. Another reason to stop this odd habit is I don’t think it’s very good for my hair. My hair is think and healthy but I’m sure constant touching, twisting and tugging is not helpful. So if I woke up tomorrow and simply just didn’t touch my hair like that anymore, without any difficulty, that would be amazing.

Ok there–I confessed something odd and personal! Do you have a bad or strange habit you’d like to break?

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Favorite Hour

13 Nov

What is your favorite hour of the day?

When the day is done and I’m freshly showered and in my pajamas with a good book, that’s the best hour for me. I try to go into bed (key word here is TRY) at least an hour before I actually want to fall asleep so I can just enjoy being surrounded by blankets and pillows and just relax for a while.

I LOVE to sleep and dislike waking up. While I enjoy living, I wish I could wake up at my leisure everyday. Spending a little extra time in bed at night is a good way to compensate for waking up early and shuttling off to work.

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Trapped In A Movie

11 Nov

Continuing on with National Blog Posting Month, the prompt for today is: If you had to be trapped inside a movie for 5 days, which movie would you pick?

In the past I wrote about my favorite movies but I wouldn’t want to necessarily be STUCK in any of them for five whole days. I would want to be stuck inside a movie with magic and happiness. Where something wonderful happens. I’m a big fan of Disney movies so this is a tough choice!

Maybe I would be stuck inside Bambi. In the beautiful forest, roaming around with Thumper, Bambi and Flower. Oh and Owl! As long as we don’t have to be in the part where “man has entered the forest.” If we can just play in the meadow and listen to rain drops at night.

Maybe I would be stuck inside The Little Mermaid. Swimming around with all my many Mer-Sisters and fish friends. I would join Sebastian’s band and play music all day long. I’d hang out with Flounder, get into mischief and occasionally go to the surface to chit chat with Skuttle.

Or, maybe I’d like to be stuck inside Toy Story. I would be a toy version of me and spend my days adventuring around the house with Woody and Buzz. I might have to break up some heated disagreements between the two every now and then but overall we’d have a blast!

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Daily Blogging

8 Nov

Today’s prompt is: Tell us what you’ve learned so far about daily blogging.

Since I got a late start on NaBloPoMo I haven’t really learned anything yet! I did participate in a blog challenge earlier this year and I found it to be very helpful in clearing out the cob webs in my head. I sometimes get stuck on this blog with topics to write about. Since this is just a very general “lifestyle” blog I feel like I don’t have a real specific angle to work with. I don’t want this to become a “dear diary” type of blog where I just confess everything on my mind. I know that sometimes co-workers might see this blog and maybe other professional peers since it’s connected to my LinkedIn account and Twitter.

I constantly struggle with how much I want to reveal about myself, if I want to talk about the past or even current issues in my life. Not everything is going swell all the time but…I don’t want to air my dirty laundry or my family’s dirty laundry either. So sometimes I feel like this blog lacks personality and is too dry and boring.

I guess I’ll end it there for today. Please, if you are reading this leave me some comment love! How do you feel about revealing personal details online? Sometimes it’s good to open up, other times it’s not. Do you have any advice or suggestions?

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Home Alone

22 Mar

The prompt for today is “What do you do when you’re home all alone?” — Honestly I don’t think I really do anything incredibly different than when Kyle is home. I guess this would be different if I had kids and I only occasionally had “me” time. However, for now we’re kid-free and live a pretty relaxed lifestyle.

The only thing I might do differently is play music I specifically like very loudly and sing along. I’m pretty much completely myself when Kyle is home. I break out into silly made up songs, talk in funny voices, have conversations with our pets, sing to my music, make up silly dances…all the stuff I do when I’m comfortable!

Sorry for a short post again but, I really don’t have anything interesting to say on this topic!

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