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The Life Lounge

The Life Lounge

By michelle craig
The Life Lounge- A podcast started by E.Michelle - a millennial, single mom, full-time career woman, small business owner and lover of God. Get ready to be entertained and even shed a few tears as she shares tips and tricks to managing life, money, relationships and everything in between. Join her weekly to talk about current events, music, reality TV, planning, budgeting, and of course faith. You never know what you are gonna walk into but know it’s gonna be good...are you Here For It!?
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Dating Your Co-Worker Ex Husband... Is It Ok?
We are back and I couldn’t be more excited then to come with the tea early this morning. Now you guys know I am an a round a way girl and enjoy a little messy tea as long as it ain’t about me. LOL Anywho my girl Porsha from Real Housewives of Atlanta just confirmed that she is dating the ex husband of her cast mate Falyn. Now Idk but this tea is pipping hot and Simon even posted that they are engaged. But lets talk about the issues with this situation and bring it down to people who don’t have money money life. Are you Here for it? I am also talking about where I have been and some life lessons learned in my off season! Let’s get it #tea #youtube #news #spiritual #girlboss #entrepreneur #business #finance #celebritygossip
May 11, 2021
Boss Up Season: Getting To The Money with Elisha Owner of Page Eleven Paper Goods
This episode we talk all about starting your own business and paying off debt. Come have a chat with myself,f and Elisha from Page Eleven Paper Goods and The Penny Lounge
September 28, 2020
Boss Up Season: What The Games Been Missing with Erion Goins
Back with season 4 and continuing the boss up season. We have special guest Erion Goins from Cookie Sticker Co discussing seeing what’s missing and bringing it to the masses
September 07, 2020
Boss Up Season: Unleashed
Today’s episode our cohost and guest is Author Latrice Fondren and we talk about everything from entanglements to being unleashed. Don’t miss this powerful episode Keep In Touch with Latrice: Instagram: Latrice_Fondren Facebook: Latrice Fondren Email: Youtube: Latrice Fondren “Talk Back W/ Trice” Short Personal Bio Latrice Fondren here, born in Las Vegas, Nevada. I’ve been living 28 beautiful years on the planet Earth. I joined the military after graduating from Legacy High School in 2009, having served for about 10 years, wrapping it up in 2021. I’m the author of Unleashed “Shining The Light On What Kept Me Bound”, published under (Latrice Walker< former last name) find it on Amazon
July 23, 2020
Boss Up Season: No Distractions
Let’s talk about August Alsina and Jada Pickett Smith are in the year for it hot seat! Are we here for this whole situation? Then we get into the meat and potatoes of the episode; no distractions! #augustalsina #jadapickettsmith #nodistractions #hereforit 
July 06, 2020
Boss Up Season: It Takes Faith... period
This weeks episode we talk about the boss up season and how it truly takes faith!
June 17, 2020
Let’s Talk: Racism, Police Brutality, Riots, Looting.... Fear. I’M TIDE!
Today’s episode I just wanna talk about recent events in our country. I’m tide
June 02, 2020
Lovin’ Me A Lil More
Today’s episode we talk about Future and Bitter baby daddies in the Here For It segment. Are we here for Future being upset that his child calls another man daddy? Today’s topic is : loving me a lil more. We are talking about ways to speak positive in our own lives and just loving on ourselves more.
May 24, 2020
Non-Negotiables - Creating A List For Healthy Dating
Today's episode we are discussing our non-negotiable items in a relationship.  Non-negotiables are the things you will not negotiate on. They follow your values and principles and define not only what you will and won't accept from others, but also what you will and won't accept from yourself. This list is going to be a tool to use for dating, so I can weed out the time-wasters quickly.  What are your non-negotiables?  Get the Jill Scott vs Erykah Badu Playlist on Apple Music here  Support the podcast by donating Visit my blog for more weekly content. #relationships  #dating #relationshipgoals #datingadvice #singlemom
May 12, 2020
Fear Of Success - How To Get Out Of Your Own Way
Today's episode we talk about the fear of success. Confidence is built within but there are times when we get afraid of what if it works. I want to share with you 5 ways that have helped me to pivot and get out of my own way. Don't forget to rate and leave a response! ♥ CONNECT WITH ME ♥ Instagram: @elainemichelleofficial  Twitter: Blog: #fearofsuccess #fearofflying #selfhelp #selfimprovement #girlboss #entreprenuer 
May 05, 2020
Relationship Goals Got Me In My Feels
This episode is unfiltered, unedited, and literally recorded in my car! I just finished Relationship Goals by Michael Todd and I couldn't have wanted to share a book faster.  I picked up soo many little nuggets and gained some extra confidence and a boost I needed to continue on my journey to a better me. I have included links to get a free audible version of the books if you aren't already a member (You can only get one per email/phone).  If you prefer physical copies, I've included those links too. Relationship Goals By Michael Todd (physical book: Eloquent Rage By Brittney Cooper (physical book: Wholeness by Toure Roberts (physical book: #books #relationships #relationshipgoals #healing #booklover
April 30, 2020
House Buying 101: What You Need to Know with Guest Host Ciara Foster
This weeks episode is lit! We are talking about all the hot topics plus getting the run down on home buying from certified loan officer Ciara Foster. She is dropping lots of nuggets so get your pens and paper ready to take notes.
March 13, 2020
Multitasking Does Not Make You Productive
In today's episode, we talk about the art of multitasking and how it can actually be counterproductive.  #Multitasking #Business #Entrepreneur #Girlboss #planner
March 06, 2020
Corporate America Is Failing Women but Why?
This episode we talk about Corporate America and the way it is failing women. We got different needs and we need the, met.
January 16, 2020
Ms. Nelly - More Than Braids; Getting Out to Get More
Ms.Nelly is a Mother, Celebrity Stylist, Educator, brand-prenuer, and domestic violence survivor. Her story of not giving up and taking leaps of faith, will truly inspire you. She went from a toxic relationship in a small town to big city living with major celebrity clients in less than 2 years. Tell me that ain’t God.  Follow Ms. Nelly @braids_by_msnelly. Purchase her book But Still I Rise:
January 09, 2020
End Of The Year Reflection- It Wasn’t All Bad
Starting off Season 3 With A Reflection Of This Year
December 31, 2019
Delay is Not Denial | Season 2 Episode 7
In Todays Episode We talk about All of Nicki Minaj's recent drama, Jay-Z's deal with the NFL, and Popeyes chicken sandwich.  For our snack we focus on "Delay Is Not Denial" and how to look at situations differently. #Blackwomenwhopodcast #blackpodcasters #hereforit #podcast visit for more information Stay Connected on Ig: @HereforitRadio
August 28, 2019
Christian Mingle : The Struggle Bus Feat Lisa Mack | Season 2 Episode 6
In Todays episode we talk about #LoriHarvey and #Diddy and their "we are just friends" relationship. We talk aboout #MaryJBlige being set to star in the upcoming #Power spinoff. And then we get into the deep conversation of being Christian and Dating. Lisa shares her background of being married 3 times and now getting back out into the dating field with a new mindset.  2 Corinthians 6:14-18  What is Christian Courtship anyway? #Blackwomenwhopodcast #blackpodcasters #hereforit #podcast visit for more information Stay Connected on Ig: @HereforitRadio  Follow Lisa @lisamackplans
August 06, 2019
Finding Your Why | Season 2 Episode 5
On today's episode we talk about the current state of male toxicity. From Bow Wow's tried instagram post about Wendy Williams "Hot Girl Summer" , to Antoine Fuqua openly cheating on his wife Lela Reshon with Nicole Murphy.   Todays Nugget: Finding Your Purpose ---  Exodus 9:10 " But I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power and that my might be proclaimed in all the earth." (ESV) Visit  to schedule your free discovery call with me. Follow us on Instagram @hereforitradio #BowWow #AntoineFuqua #NicoleMurphy #purpose #Planning #lisaraye #lelaReshon #wendywilliams
July 31, 2019
What About Your Friends | Co-Host Talisa Rae | Season 2 Episode 4
 Today my co-host Talisa Rae and I are talking about friendships; Lines of loyalty, building, and sustaining friendships. Come get you a word!   #Ciara #RussellWilson #Future #BowWow #Omarion #LilFizz #AprylJones #Friendships Enter the Giveaway here: 
July 23, 2019
Invest In YOU | Season 2 Episode 3
In Today’s episode we talk about LaLa and Carmelo Anthony’s marriage drama and rather or not ASAP Rocky truly needs the black delegation to fight for his release. For our snack session, we discuss Investing In YOU ; What does investing in you look like and breaking down those walls. Are you here for it? Giveaway here: 
July 16, 2019
You Want A Boaz but ARE YOU RUTH? With Chekesha Simms | Season 2 Episode 2
In todays episode we dig deeper into the notion of "waiting on my boaz".  Our guest Chekesha Simms of HerTestimony breaks down what Ruth was doing while she was waiting on her Boaz. You can find our guest host at
July 09, 2019
Why is Self Love So Hard | Season 2 Episode 1
Todays episode will talk about self love and why it is so hard to love our selves. Are you here for it?
July 02, 2019
Episode 7: It happened; Now What?
I have found in my own life and some others, that we can become stagnant in a situation because we aren’t willing to accept. Let’s chat and talk about things being in the past and moving forward.
February 18, 2019
Episode 6 : Protecting Your Energy W/ Erica
Our guest host brings us in a into her mind to share of the daily gems that we can use to not only be successful in business but in our faith walks as well.
February 11, 2019
Episode 5: Living Your Best Life Unapologetically with Kristyn Alexis
Come join me for some candid conversation with Kristyn Alexis. She discusses what keeps her motivated and how she started living her life unapologetically.
January 23, 2019
Episode 4: We are Responsible: Changing Social Norms
#SurvivingRKelly has brought soo much more to light then we could imagine. On top of man being mentally sick , there were more than capable adults who knew and did nothing. We are responsible and it’s time we take a stand.
January 13, 2019
Episode 3: Be Your Own Driving Force feat Shay Budgets
Shay Budgets has been so inspirational in the budgeting world. But there is ,i have more than just a budgeter. Tune in and listen and catch some of these incredible gems that she drops off about being your own driving force and living your best life.
December 03, 2018
Episode 2 : Unconditioned Male Independence
Piggy backing off of last weeks episode, this week we put the focus on males. How are they being effected by the new culture of independence .
November 26, 2018
Episode 1: Conditioned For Independence
Quick chit chat about self discovery in regards to being a millennial and independent
November 19, 2018