Art Inspo: Gold Leaf

Art Inspo: Gold Leaf

Art Inspo: Gold Leaf The story behind the art. I wanted to capture what I felt when I started feeling better. I wasn’t the Amanda I was before I went through depression, but a version of myself that came out stronger. Leaves represent hope and…

Art Inspo: We Are Gathered

Art Inspo: We Are Gathered

Art Inspo: We Are Gathered The story behind the art. An abstract expression of how we are all different and can be a part of something together. The colours symbolize creativity, reflection, friendliness and fun. The circles of varying colour and sizes represent the diversity…

Art Inspo: Space Party

Art Inspo: Space Party

Art Inspo: Space Party The story behind the art. An abstract expression of the joy, creativity and excitement when one finds hope. That is the basic premise of my art piece, Space Party. I called it Space Party because I felt like the circles represented…

Art Inspo: Today is my Mental Health Day

Art Inspo: Today is my Mental Health Day

Art Inspo: Today is my Mental Health Day The story behind the art. Taking time to ourselves is important here at CB. We value our need to reset and gather ourselves. Sometimes you will notice that we have our Out of Office emails set up…

A Salute to Father Figures

A Salute to Father Figures

A salute to father figures Morris from America (Hartigan, 2016) stars Craig Robbinson and Markees Christmas The title of Father can be a proud crown to wear but one that can weigh heavy on a person’s head. These father figures are just humans trying to…

Art Inspo: Making Things Happen

Art Inspo: Making Things Happen

Art Inspo: Making Things Happen The story behind the art. “Making Things Happen” Greeting Card Being active and being in ‘action’ is never easy. I remember when I was feeling my deepest depressive moments, I only had the energy to do three things in a…

Films and Shows about LGBTrights

Films and Shows about LGBTrights

Films and Shows about LGBT+ rights May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia To celebrate International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, here are a few films and shows that recognize the hardships and challenges that a community, including allies, struggles to…

How to start a bullet journal

How to start a bullet journal

A GUIDE: How to start a bullet journal I have always loved journaling. I still have my earliest journals from 1993! I love writing out my feelings to get them out of my head. Bullet Journals, aka Bujo, are a little different. A lot of…

The Radical Self-Love of Penelope Alvarez

The Radical Self-Love of Penelope Alvarez

The Radical Self-Love of Penelope Alvarez By: Shaunna Quin When CreateBeing asked me to write about self-love, I had to do it with nothing but authenticity. I mulled my options but, for me, everything comes down to where I might see myself in pop culture.…

MC ET’s Playlist

MC ET’s Playlist

The PLaylist to boost your mood We asked rapper, poet, MC ET from Mindful MCs, to share with us his playlist for when he feels he needs to elevate his mood. Read why he chose this list and listen to it on our channel. Why…