Brandi-Ann Uyemura

Brandi-Ann Uyemura

Brandi-Ann Uyemura has been a freelance writer for the past 8-years with experience working for various retail companies, publications and small businesses in the areas of health, psychology, entrepreneurism, and travel. Brandi's educational background in counseling psychology and health and her experience as a writer and stress management educator have helped her to help others through the written word.

Families, Kids, Teens and Seniors

Brandi is a mom of a toddler. She was also a marriage and family therapist intern at a middle school and community college where she counseled students on a variety of mental health issues. As an associate editor for PsychCentral for the past five years, she has written articles on everything from anxiety and stress to healthy living topics. She has also written travel articles for families.


Brandi has a graduate degree in counseling psychology from Santa Clara University. As part of her program, she worked with clients of diverse ages, backgrounds and issues, including relationships. She has also interviewed experts and written several articles on relationships including ways to end a friendship and the spiritual lessons that can be learned from friendships.

Stress Management and Health and Wellness

Brandi was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease in 2013. Since then, she's taken her Master's degree in counseling psychology with a health emphasis and used it to educate others on how to live a more resilient life. She's given stress management workshops to moms and was a guest speaker at a mom's health and wellness event.

Small Businesses

Brandi is an expert in small businesses. She has written several informational articles on and for entrepreneurs featuring successful businesses and tips from experts on running a successful business.

Other Interests and Hobbies

Brandi is a SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators) member and currently working on books for children and kids. Her dream is to create whimsical characters who remind us about the beauty, magic and extraordinary that can be found in the ordinary. She created her own writer's group to help inspire and motivate her and other writers and blogs about inspiration and passion on The Inspiring Bee and everything writing on her website.

Most Recent Contributions by Brandi-Ann Uyemura

Are You Ready for a Monogamous Dating Relationship?

Casual dating can organically turn into something more exclusive and serious. However, what do you do if you want it to progress and it hasn ... Read More

Good Ways to Give Thanks

The best gift you can give your kids is the gift of appreciation. However, this goes beyond simply saying, "Thank you." The key is to engage ... Read More

How to Write an Amazing Secret Admirer Note

Someone's caught your attention, but you're too afraid to approach him or her. A handwritten secret admirer letter could be the jumping poin ... Read More

Japanese Culture and Traditions

Old and new traditions permeate and are an important part of Japan's cultural fabric. There is an art, reason and historical purpose to expl ... Read More

What to Do if Your Boyfriend Is Bullying You

Bullying isn't just something that occurs online, at school or at work. Although love is not supposed to hurt, many girls get involved with ... Read More

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