About Me Just Being Monica

About Me

A Little Bit About Me

Welcome to my blog, and so happy to have you here! This is Monica, single mom to a sassy girl and 2 dogs. I’m addicted to coffee, love everything Disney related, and have a soft spot for dogs.


While holding a full-time job as an IT specialist, which pays the bills and keeps me really busy and on my toes, I am also the mind behind Just Being Monica. I love it!!!


Life can be hectic with so much to juggle, but I know I am where I am supposed to be. This is my passion, and what I am meant to do.


Luckily, I work mostly from home and can squeeze a bit of extra time in my days.


A few interesting fun facts about me:


  • Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • Moved to Canada in 2003 to learn English.
  • I got pregnant a month before turning 40.
  • I have a twin brother who lives in Australia and 2 other brothers living in Brazil and the States.
  • Crazy dog lady, yep that’s me!
  • When growing up, I wanted to be a ballerina. I attended classical ballet classes for 10 years.
  • Romantic at heart and super shy.
  • Awesome driver! I can drive a stick.
  • Lemonade for me please lol, I don’t drink.


Now that is enough about me, let’s move on!

About Just Being Monica Blog

The idea of creating a blog came after reading several self-improvement books and experiencing how some individuals are making a big difference in the world helping others.


Positively impacting people’s lives is exactly what I want to do.


Since starting my own personal development journey at a more serious level in 2019, I am determined to create the life of my dreams while empowering women along the way.


Just Being Monica is a big part of this dream.


At my kitchen table, brainstorming ideas with my mom accompanied by long days and sleepless nights, I launched my blog on December 21st, 2019.

How Can I Help You?

I want to assist you in unleashing your full potential and accomplishing amazing things in life.


My goal is to encourage and empower women to believe in themselves to go after the life they deserve. Anything is possible when you take massive action and put in the work.


Expect to hear about personal development, self-care, inspirational, and motivational stuff.


Just Being Monica is the place you will find that extra boost of confidence. I write insightful content to support you on your journey to overcome challenges while aiming for the stars. I am in your corner!


I believe in women building each other up and making extraordinary things happen!


Strong, independent, badass, goal digger goddess? Let’s that be you!


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Stick around as I am sure you will love it here!

The only thing worse than starting something and failing is not starting something.

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