How Leaving Life for Three Weeks Brought me Back

Burnt out? Yeah, so is the whole world. It’s the end of summer in 2020. The whole world has been on fire for months without any sign of it going out any time soon. Burnt out seems to be the nice way of putting it. Here’s what I did. I left my life for threeContinue reading “How Leaving Life for Three Weeks Brought me Back”

Stepmom Life: What I’ve learned, loved and bombed ?

I’ve been a stepmom for years. My stepdaughter has been in my life for 12 years, and over 5 of those have been with the official “stepmom” title. What does that even mean? It means we’ve both learned A LOT. Being a stepparent is extremely different than being a biological parent in so many ways,Continue reading “Stepmom Life: What I’ve learned, loved and bombed ?”

3 Ways to Embrace Change for Positive Growth

What do you think of when you hear change is coming? Does it strike a little fear in your heart? Be honest, it does. Even just the word “change” has a feeling of dread because it means that things will be different. Your gut reaction is to say, no thanks, I’m good. Welp, life doesn’tContinue reading “3 Ways to Embrace Change for Positive Growth”

An Attitude of Gratitude for 2020

I’ve realized something. Being a wife, a stepmom and a human being…gratitude goes a very long way. When you reach a level in your life where you have to stop fighting the fight, it really helps to switch your mental wellbeing to an attitude of gratitude. Do you ever find yourself caught in the middleContinue reading “An Attitude of Gratitude for 2020”

How to Battle Negative Vibes Like a Warrior

Not to be a negative Nancy, but bad vibes are all around you. It’s like the dust you see floating around in the air when the sun hits it just right, you know? It’s always there but you can only see it if you look really hard. As you probably know, my motto is positiveContinue reading “How to Battle Negative Vibes Like a Warrior”

Squashing the Starving Artist Mentality

One of the biggest challenges I have as an artist, digital marketer and content writer is finding my worth and putting a price on my value. What’s the right price for valuable work? Over the years I’ve gained my experience, I believe. Let’s take a look at the journey that is CBCInked and you canContinue reading “Squashing the Starving Artist Mentality”

10 Tips for Positive Growth (2020)

I’m not always positive, let’s get that out of the way right now. I’m also not always doing things that benefit my growth! However, I am always trying to learn, grow and be a better person. It takes a lot of effort, let me tell ya. As the year closes and a new chapter, evenContinue reading “10 Tips for Positive Growth (2020)”

CBD Oil: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

CBD oil is not a secret anymore. Finally. We can all stop hiding behind the scary marijuana industry, right? Good. There is a lot of controversy out there about the medical marijuana industry and for good reason. There are good and bad people out there running it! If you’ve been following along in the CBCInkedContinue reading “CBD Oil: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”

The Anatomy of Anxiety (+ Truths, Myths and Tools)

Anxiety is real guys. No matter what David Rose from Schitt’s Creek says. Anxiety is like an abusive family member coming to visit, staying way too long and never, ever leaving. The dread is real. Understanding that you have anxiety is the beginning of a very long battle. For me it happened with the deathContinue reading “The Anatomy of Anxiety (+ Truths, Myths and Tools)”

20 Quotes For our Future to Inspire Greatness in 2020

Does anyone else feel like they need a little inspiration for the future? It’s almost 2020 and most of the time we are filled with fear. Why is that? We are constantly needing to restore our faith in humanity and that is quite sad. We are about to embark on a turn of the centuryContinue reading “20 Quotes For our Future to Inspire Greatness in 2020”