Tagged: post-college

10/16/14 Cultural Burden

Imagine some heavy weights on me or something.
Imagine some invisible weights on me or something.

Today’s episode covers Brenda’s perspective on being a 2nd generation immigrant, and what it feels to bear a cultural / child of immigrants’ burden, especially in today’s society. Hopefully this sheds some light on the subject and lifts the weight off the shoulders of some people!

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?

9/10/14 Reevaluating Your Unhappiness (or Your Life)

Yes. I’m back. The podcast is back.

It’s what inside that matters. But not everyone is made of trees, so there’s that.

I can explain. Hopefully, you can understand. Continue reading

4/02/14 I’m Still Alive (And How You Can Be Too!)

Yep this was rushed in Photoshop.
Yep this was rushed in Photoshop. No, I don’t care.

Hey. It’s been a while. How you been? Brenda talks about some reasons why the podcast was on an unforeseen break, as well as new developments in her personal life and passes on what she’s learned so far. YAY HAPPY FEELY LIFE LESSONS!

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”]

1/30/14 Benefits of Living at Home

Free food isn't the best part, but it's up there.
Free food isn’t the best part, but it’s up there.

After a bad day at work, Brenda discusses what she thinks is the best part about living at home after college. Then she digs into how to approach jobs, and what a Quarter-Life Crisis is like for 2nd-generation Americans like herself. [Intro song: ODESZA – “My Friends Never Die”]

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

acne
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.

11/13/13 Should I Work for Free?

Brenda talks about Super Typhoon Haiyan, global warming, and rants about people asking others to work for free. So let’s ask the question: should you ever work for free? (Hint: the answer is no, sort of.)

Extra credit link: www.shouldiworkforfree.com

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.