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Monthly Blog/Vlog Posts Recording reality as a Cameroonian woman, Writer, Academic, Advocate, and Believer

Monique's Musings

July 31, 2022

Thriving as a Cameroonian Child almost always requires rebelling… Let’s talk about why & how

One would likely get dismissed for suggesting that African parents ‘spoil their kids’ as much if not more than their Western counterparts. I’ve said as much […]
May 31, 2022

An Antithesis of Popular “Inspirational” adages

One of my vivid childhood memories is of the day I learned the importance of knowing and understanding what you’re saying/singing. I was roughly ten years […]
April 30, 2022

An Interview with Myself on Depression: Episode 1

Mental health is gaining traction, more people are speaking up which is great. Getting therapy is becoming normalized (at least via Western media)- also great. But […]
January 10, 2022
Want to have a successful year? How are you defining success?
What if I told you, there's a way to guarantee you have a successful 2022? Well, I can; because a successful year all depends on how you define success. Here's a definition I recommend.
August 4, 2021

On Unlearning: A lesson from A Child

Two weeks ago I came across this short video of @BeleafinFatherhood’s daughter Anaya asking for love. In it you see a little black girl, with a […]
December 30, 2019

Wishing You a Decade of Dependency and Thriving Despite Deficiency

As a teenager, I wasn’t really ‘taught’ how to cook. I moved around a lot. And in every home, I would have tasks like dicing onions […]
October 28, 2018

29 Lessons I’ve Learned at 29: A Collection of Personal Epigrams Thus Far…

Earlier this month, I celebrated my 29th birthday. I have dubbed this year: My year of testimonies signifying my commitment to share more (particularly of lessons […]
October 11, 2018

…And that is the story of how I became a Christian.

Hello, I’m Monique and today, 11th October 2018,  makes me twenty-nine years old.  I added an About My Faith page to this blog at the start […]
December 30, 2017

So… What did 2017 teach you?

Earlier this year, I wrote on the development of the now year-long crisis which has plagued the Anglophone regions of Cameroon. I outlined the emergence of […]
June 18, 2015

Our Identity and Our shame

The Transracial Trend…  Please have a look at my picture in the about section of this page. Have a good look, read the bio.     […]
November 28, 2013

The Things We Allow

Have you ever heard the saying “The minute you settle for less that you deserve, you get less than you settled for?” Well I’ve been thinking […]