Hello? Is this thing on? Yes? Okay. Let's chat.
There have been a lot of things on my mind lately and I just wanted to put some of my thoughts into words.
This is the first blog post in this new phase of brena's breakthroughs. This relaunch almost didn't happen, but after much deliberation, I decided I wanted to be a source of love and light in a time that feels dark for many us. #BlackLivesMatter, even though the world still may not see it.
original post date - april 19, 2020
#DearBrena – A Letter to Freshman Me
This post is a letter to my freshman self. It's a little longer than some of my previous posts, but it gave a form of closure that has been much needed. While it may be bittersweet, the time feels right.
original post date - march 17, 2020
#Coronacation – A Perspective Shift
This coronacation is not the business. I'm not a fan, but I'm not canceling 2020 as a whole. In this post, I talk about a recent perspective change I've had to help me make the best of an otherwise chaotic time in life.
original post date - february 25, 2020
#TakingLs – Listening, Learning, Living
Taking L's isn't always necessarily a bad thing. In this post, I briefly explain why I've been missing on the blog and some of the L's I've been taking in life as it relates to listening, living, and learning.
original post - december 7, 2019
#NextChapter - This One Is Personal
Lately, I've been finding myself in a place of transition as the chapters of my life are progressing. In this post, I talk about some of the decisions I've recently made to help me in my journey to the woman I want to become.
original post date - october 27, 2019
#ProtectTheCoins - Being Bougie on a Budget
Nobody said I can't be in my bag and on a budget at the same time. Financial stability is a goal of mine, but I know it's a marathon, not a sprint. In this post, I talk about a few of the tools and techniques I use to keep myself on track financially.
original post date - october 13, 2019
#HonestyHour - Confessions of a Graduating Senior
Senior year of undergrad, much like college and adulting, is a scam. It can be fun, but it's also a challenge. In this post, I really just vent about a few of the things on my mind right now.
original post date - september 22, 2019
#SeniorSzn - My Year of Yes
Thank you Shonda Rhimes. The hiatus is over. In this post I talk about the book Year of Yes and different yeses I've started applying to my life. Disclaimer: This post is a long one, but I had a lot to say. I hope you enjoy!
original post date - august 4, 2019
#BossUp - Get AND Keep Your Life Together
We all have things that are important to us, and right now one of mine is my boss-up. A lot of people have asked me how I get and stay organized or how I seem to keep it together, so I decided to write about it! In this post I talk about what I do to get and keep my life together. Make sure you read the WHOLE thing! *wink wink*