I’ve been thinking about boundaries a lot lately. I recently wrote a piece for work about setting boundaries in the workplace, and it really made me reflect on the boundaries I have set both in the workplace and in my personal life. As it turns out, I have a much easier time asserting and upholding boundaries at work than in my personal life! At work, … Continue reading Setting Boundaries
As everyone knows, making friends as an adult is hard. I wrote a guide on this a while ago, but that guide didn’t give any recommendations about sourcing those friends. Since online dating worked for me in the past, I thought I would give Bumble BFF a try. It’s gone well overall, but just like online dating, I have certain standards. Here are all of … Continue reading Things That Make Me “Nope” on Bumble BFF
Welp, it’s that time of year again. The time where I watch something Christmas-themed and have way too many thoughts and feelings about it. Two years ago, I wrote about The Grinch and last year, I wrote about Olive, the Other Reindeer. Since they’re some of my most read and searchable posts, I wanted to do another this year, and the new Disney+ series The … Continue reading 276 Thoughts I Had While Watching the First Season of The Santa Clauses
Okay, so I know that we still have a couple weeks of 2022, but I’ve been struggling to write recently, and I’ve realized that’s because… Well, I’m just not feeling the Christmas spirit this year. I know, I know. This is where the audience gasps and people faint. Renata? Not excited for Christmas? Renata!? For the record, though, it doesn’t seem like I’m the only … Continue reading Bring on 2023!
I love Christmas music. I know I get a lot of flack for how early in the year I start listening to Christmas music from my fiancé, everyone on my social media, Bill, the local barista and…you know, everyone else. Is September too early? Asking for this joker: Hell, sometimes during the year, if I’m feeling down, I’ll put on one of my favorite Christmas … Continue reading Some of My Favorite Christmas Song Remakes