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6/30/15 Dealing with Negativity

Fight those demons!
Fight those demons!

Brenda shares her experience of two types of negative people in the world, and gives advice on how to handle them–so you don’t become one yourself. Also having made the leap to self-employment, she encourages you to no longer be afraid!

02/05/15 The Dark Side of Unemployment

Two episodes ago, Brenda talked about the Value of Unemployment, highlighting the unmentioned benefits to being unemployed for a time. Today’s episode, she explores the not-so-happy stuff, and the common feelings of dejection and poor self-worth one has when searching for work. But with every dark tunnel comes a light at the end!

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12/31/14 End of the Year Wrap-Up

nye14

Just as she did a year ago, Brenda looks back at the past year, and gives a little instruction on what to take from your own 2014 events. How much has changed for you since the year has started? And how awesome do you want to make 2015? Happy new year everyone!

11/21/14 The Value of Unemployment

Brenda gives a quick spiel about the changing value of unemployment, the doors that unemployment can do for someone, and motivating yourself to follow your dreams. DO IT!

10/30/14 What is Passion?

This week’s episode is all about PASSION! We say that word over and over, but what does it really entail? Brenda does a breakdown of how she came about her idea of different levels of passion: admiration, passion, and TRUE passion, in the form of obsession. Also, an important discussion of inspiration vs. motivation. Stay inspired!

2/12/13 Breaking Up with Your Job

OH HAPPY DAY!
OH~ HAPPY DAY!~~

Finally, the cat is out of the bag: Brenda is QUITTING her job for another opportunity! She talks about all the reasons for her decision, when’s the right time to leave your job, and why you can get away with this in your twenties. Hesitant to dump your employer? Then let this episode inspire you. [Intro song: Beyoncé – “Yonce”]

1/24/14 Race Talk pt. 1: Stereotypes

Brenda talks about her trip to Chicago, then discusses (for the first time) her opinion on stereotypes, and how to inadvertently start a race war on Facebook! Obviously there is much more to talk about, so this is the first of an on-going series. [Intro song: Lorde – “Team”]

1/9/14 Starting Off 2014

This is supposed to represent productivity for the new year. Just go with it, yeah?
Clean workspace for a fresh start. This is supposed to represent productivity for the new year. Just go with it, yeah?

This is the first episode of 2014, bitches! Brenda shares some of her resolution progress about fitness, tips on not giving up, and then talks about how her mother is going to charge her rent. Yeah, HAPPY NEW YEAR! [Intro song: Bastille – “Pompeii”]

12/25/13 Christmas Quickie!

You can't always pretend to enjoy the holidays.
You can’t always pretend to enjoy the holidays.

Holiday quickie! Brenda whips out the mic to talk about Christmas music and retells the story of when she stopped believing in Santa. MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!

12/19/13 – The Internet is for Porn

You know what happens shortly after the initial "disgust"––awwww yeeahh.
You know what happens shortly after the initial “disgust”––awwww yeeahh.

Brenda talks in traffic about Target, affluenza, and porn. What? No, really. She discusses whether porn has negatively affected the way people have sex, and then gives her opinion on those who look down at porn viewers. OH YEAH DID I MENTION PORN? [Intro song: OneRepublic – “Counting Stars”]

The mentioned article for extra credit: “Did porn warp me forever?”