Fun Facts About Me

Fun Facts About Me

I am an average singer(sometimes above average). I love Karaoke I can eat an entire large pizza to myself.. (I just choose not too most of the time). I love animals. I wish I could adopt all my furry friends. I am 25 years old and a Sagittarius- IF YOU WERE CURIOUS. I went to [...]

The Journey, Not the Destination

The Journey, Not the Destination

They say sometimes you have to get lost in order to find yourself, but you don't just find yourself. You stumble upon something that clicks for you. Somewhere in all the misdirection, in all the glory, in all the soul searching you find YOU. You find passion, drive, acceptance. People get so caught up in [...]

Confidence: The Key to Unlocking A Better You

Confidence: The Key to Unlocking A Better You

Confidence is interesting. I’ve watched it come and go in myself and other people.  Sometimes I think, wouldn’t it be nice if I could just be confident all the time? Well.. yeah.. duh... that would be nice.  It’s also 100% doable.   Confidence is part of a healthy mindset. A mindset you can adopt, change, develop [...]

The Bottom Line: Adulting is Hard.

The Bottom Line: Adulting is Hard.

I searched “Adulting” on urban dictionary today… and I was almost offended by the definitions I found. Granted. They were from 2015, so the times have changed.  Here is the top definition on Urban Dictionary: Adulting (v): to carry out one or more of the duties and responsibilities expected of fully developed individuals (paying off [...]

Hello… It's Me. Sliding into your DMs, Hoping You'd Like to Meet.

Hello… It's Me. Sliding into your DMs, Hoping You'd Like to Meet.

Technology is great. People are great. Tons of people meet online and go on to date or get married. But then, you get that handful of people, who just seem to have lost their forking brain (but really though where did you leave it? Maybe I can help you find it?). Somehow... social media has [...]

In a Funk? Here are Some Tips and Tricks to Perk You Back Up

In a Funk? Here are Some Tips and Tricks to Perk You Back Up

Oh FUNK. I've fallen and I can't get up (Haha, not funny....) That's my life right now. Trying to find my way to the light after falling into a fairly intense funk. I think it's the season. We hit the ground running with motivation and then we get stuck pumping the breaks from exhaustion. I [...]

The Post Hump Day Update

The Post Hump Day Update

Oh goodness it's #thirstythursday, and I'm about to break my semi-dry January promise to myself. I say semi-dry because I told myself no more drinking on the weekdays. But... It's been one of those weeks. So.. Pour me up a glass of wine. Please. The good news is, tomorrow is Friday. The bad news is...well [...]

The Millennial Struggle: Authenticity.

The Millennial Struggle: Authenticity.

Authenticity is something I think people in general struggle with throughout their life. Which is fair, because people spend a lot of time trying to find or figure themselves out. It takes time to figure out what your beliefs, passions, wants and needs are. It takes time to figure out, who you are as an [...]

Once Upon A Time: A Childhood Story That Will Leave You Cringing For Days

Once Upon A Time: A Childhood Story That Will Leave You Cringing For Days

Once upon a time ..... There was a girl, not just any girl, and extraordinary girl. A girl who looked danger in the eye, a girl who learned to survive the wrath of three crazy brothers. A girl, who, instead of running would just stand her ground. A girl, who, one day walked into the [...]

The Truth About Social Media: Depression, Reality, and Acceptance

The Truth About Social Media: Depression, Reality, and Acceptance

Social Media is a great place to network, to keep in touch, to stalk our exes, to reconnect, and to promote business. It has provided us with a world of endless possibilities. The Problem Unfortunately social media has led to a lack off authenticity. This lack of authenticity has created a void.. a pit.. of [...]

Five Things I Would Tell My Younger Self

Five Things I Would Tell My Younger Self

Dear Younger Me, Friendships You don't know this yet, but over the next ten years of your life you are going to have a revolving door of people that come in and out of your life. Most of which never stick around, and a few that stick around to long. This sucks, but you get [...]

Are You a Negative Nancy? Tips and Tricks to Overcome Negativity.

Are You a Negative Nancy? Tips and Tricks to Overcome Negativity.

If you asked my direct family members or my closest friends, if they thought I was more of a positive person or a negative person.... The majority of them would tell you... without hesitation that I am a Negative Nancy. When I was first starting my journey for personal growth, I dove head first into [...]

Treat Yourself To Some Positive Affirmations

Treat Yourself To Some Positive Affirmations

Affirmations encourage positive thinking. They consist of anything you repeatedly say to yourself, whether it be out loud, in your head, or written on a page. Affirmations can inspire us, motivate us, or help us overcome those negative thoughts that may be poisoning our minds. Some of my daily affirmations: Everything I need to succeed [...]

My First Time: Falling Asleep In My Meditation Class

My First Time: Falling Asleep In My Meditation Class

A few months ago, my stepmom and younger sister asked me if I would be interested in attending a meditation class with them. I had been dying to try meditation for quite some time, but I was having little success doing it on my own. Anyways, I decided to go to the class. The class [...]

Why You Should Try Meditation: Four Benefits That Make a Better You

Why You Should Try Meditation: Four Benefits That Make a Better You

Meditation is one thing I have adopted on my journey for personal growth. It took me many tries to actually start seeing the benefits, because meditation requires some level of skill. At least in my experience. As an over thinker, and someone who's brain is firing a million things every minute. It is hard for [...]

Can't Stop Won't Stop: Five Goals For 2020

Can't Stop Won't Stop: Five Goals For 2020

Here are five of my goals for 2020. Please share some of your own goals for this year in the comments! Read at least one book every month.-I recently joined the book of the month club, so this should be an easy one to uphold(I hope). Reading books can increase your creativity, improve sleep if [...]

Why Embracing Failure Leads to Success

Why Embracing Failure Leads to Success

As someone, who has put their dream of going to law school on hold, to pursue something that I believe will lead to a more fulfilling life. I have now been getting asked time and time again... "What if you fail?" Here is the thing. I hope I fail, because every single time I fail, [...]

Ambition: The Drive That Helps Us Reach Our Goals

Ambition: The Drive That Helps Us Reach Our Goals

In hopes to start the New Year off right, let's talk about ambition. Definition: a strong desire to gain a particular objective; specif., the drive to succeed, or to gain fame, power, wealth, etc. "Ambition." YourDictionary. LoveToKnow. http://www.yourdictionary.com/AMBITION. If I am being honest, ambition is something that is in all of us, and when paired with [...]

Hometown Appreciation: Bang Bang Niner Gang

Hometown Appreciation: Bang Bang Niner Gang

Four girls and one proud father lost their voices screaming Sunday night, when Rookie Dre Greenlaw stopped Jacob Hollister, from what could have been a game winning touchdown for the Seattle Seahawks. It's been eight years, since the Niner's could say they beat Seattle at home, and it "Feels Great, baby." - Jimmy G Many [...]

Mindful Monday:Happiness is a Choice

Mindful Monday:Happiness is a Choice

Once upon a time someone told me..... " I can't be the one to always make you happy, you have to be able to make yourself happy on your own"-My Ex It took me months after hearing this to actually understand what this person meant, because obviously I sat there like... "What? Of course you [...]

Five Things You Should Do Before The New Year

Five Things You Should Do Before The New Year

New year, new me season is around the corner. So, raise your hand if you're going to get in shape this year. Okay... Now raise your hand if you said that last year too. You should probably keep reading. I'd like us all to vow, to not be those A-holes, who wait until January 1st [...]

Post Christmas Gratitude

Post Christmas Gratitude

Well, we did it again! Made it through the holiday season. Adios Christmas, see you in 2020. It was so nice of you to take my bank account with you on your way out. Literally jumping with joy at the idea of not having to attend another large family gathering for at least another 11 [...]

Creative Revenge: The Ex Edition

Creative Revenge: The Ex Edition

I've been through some pretty bad breakups, and my mother is usually the first person I run crying to. She is also the first to say "should I go shit on their doorstep". My initial reaction is always "Mom there is a service for that.. Let's not go to jail for indecent exposure". She has [...]

About Me: Bluntly Bri

About Me: Bluntly Bri

Hi there, Let me introduce myself. My name is Bri. I am extremely new to this so bare with me. If someone I knew were to describe me in five words they would say I am funny, intelligent, inappropriate(sometimes crude), honest(open book) and big-hearted(all dogs welcomed). For a brief amount of my younger years I [...]

Five Things I am Guilty of

Five Things I am Guilty of

Well what can I say. Nobody is perfect. I, like the rest of the world am guilty of doing the unthinkable. Just kidding.. I wouldn't call it the unthinkable. Judging Others: I catch myself doing this not so much anymore, but often enough. I think this is one of the worst things we as humans [...]

Dear 24,

Dear 24,

We loved, we lost, we graduated college and we lived through it all. I can't believe I am about to say this.. but words cannot described how happy I am to turn another year older. Graduating college was a huge accomplishment for me, even if I took a little longer to do so. Graduating from [...]

Accountability: A Duty To Ourselves

Accountability: A Duty To Ourselves

Accountability is a word I believe we should all get familiar with. I think it is one of many things that helps people when it comes to personal growth. One of my goals this past year has been to become better at recognizing and taking responsibility of my actions. Definition of Accountability: The quality or [...]

Rant: #Shartbucks

Rant: #Shartbucks

Ok. I need to have a serious conversation with all my fellow coffee drinkers, because I can not be the only one, who experiences automatic release after having two sips of my Starbucks coffee? Or am I? Do other people experience this level of urgency? I can add all the almond and coconut milk I [...]

Lies I Tell My Boss: How I Convinced My Boss To Let Me Bring My Dog to Work.

Lies I Tell My Boss: How I Convinced My Boss To Let Me Bring My Dog to Work.

Lies I tell my boss. How I got my boss to let me bring my dog to work.