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*
original post date - july 22, 2019
#Summer19 - Hot Girl Summer
Simon says click the button and read this blog post. In this post, I talk about what being a Hot Girl and having a Hot Girl summer has meant to me so far.
original post date - july 8, 2019
#HBDToBB - One Year of Brena's Breakthroughs
*in my Tony! Toni! Toné! voice* IT'S MY ANNIVERSARY! In this post, I'm celebrating the first year of my blog. I'll talk about why I started my website, how I've grown since starting the blog, what's new, and what I'm looking forward to in the future.