Tagged: personal history

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!

03/30/15 Edricdale Silla

Edricdale Silla, photo courtesy of Classy Deer
Edricdale Silla, photo courtesy of Classy Deer Productions

Brenda sits down with friend and former classmate, Edricdale Silla and catch up on life since graduation. They remember the days of art classes, and how exactly did Edric find his passion for film, editing, and most importantly, storytelling (those days of online RPing!). He shares his personal experiences of an unhappy job, the physical toll it had on him, the incredible turnaround that followed after, and some blunt but invaluable advice he has for twenty-somethings (and up!).

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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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9/29/14 Funemployed, Again

Rise and shine, mofuckas.
Rise and shine, mofuckas.

Happy Monday, everybody! Brenda embarks on a rather familiar journey of her life: (f)unemployment. She goes into detail of what happened, and dissects the fresh thought process that went through her head in the hours afterward. The question still remains: what’s the next step?

12/31/13 End-of-the-Year Wrap Up

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And just like that, 2013 is over. Brenda gives a quick review of how her year turned out, what she’s learned, how you should look at your past year (bad or good), and how to keep your 2014 resolutions. HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY!

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!

12/4/13 – Traffic, Acne, and New Friends

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I would do immoral things to have skin like this.

After a Thanksgiving break, Brenda is back in the car with an episode that goes everywhere! She rants about the traffic around her and the crazy drivers; she talks about ACNE when you’re in your twenties, her personal history with acne; then how to branch out to new/more friends.

11/6/13 The Postgrad Dilemma pt. 3 (AKA I Still Hate Facebook)

Brenda takes it back to the postgrad dilemma series by talking about a huge part of having a quarter-life crisis: loneliness. She talks about how social media exacerbates feelings of loneliness, how stupid Facebook can be, and being alone vs. being lonely. Also a personal confession!

Also, the aforementioned video for extra credit:
The Innovation of Loneliness by Shimi Cohen

The Innovation of Loneliness from Shimi Cohen on Vimeo.

10/31/13 Trashy Halloween

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Happy Halloween! Brenda comments on the tradition of girls wearing slutty costumes, recalls her past costumes, and shares her most embarrassing (drunken) Halloween story.

5/08/13 – The Postgrad Dilemma pt. 1

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Part 1 of the jobs-after-college-talk! Brenda reads some emails about experience vs. money, the secret to how to find work with a “useless” major, and then shares her personal postgrad experience with work, depression, and even therapy. This episode gets real. [Intro song: DANakaDAN – “Red (Die Another Day)”]