Author: Mikey Kuplevatsky

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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
Apr 19

The Unknown

This post may contain no redeeming qualities, as it will be my outlet for being profane, crass and downright stupid. Continue at your own risk. Just kidding (maybe). This article isn’t for normal people. For whatever reason, you clicked on this post and began reading, which is how we got to this point in time.…




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Every creation needs a reason to exist, no matter what the creation. It’s finding a reason for its existence that sometimes becomes the biggest challenge of all. As a former freelance network security engineer, I learned several things that transitioned into valuable life lessons. There’s always a way in. The weakest link in any security…




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Apr 14

Memories

The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant. – Salvador Dali You know what keeps me up at night? What keeps me tossing, turning and pacing back and forth in my room? “The realization that…




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Ownership is an illusion; an ephemeral concept, a time-bomb. The hardest life lesson to learn and accept is that when you own something, it also owns you. This is doesn’t only fall into our personal lives, but our professional ones, too. This is why I never understood the debate between “self-hosted WordPress vs. WordPress.com” No…




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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
Apr 11

Damaged

The world is a big place and it’s  filled with so much love, wonder, joy, pain and uncertainty. For a lot of my life, my world has been filled with pain and wonder. I wonder every day if I’m strong enough to move past my trauma. I wonder every day for how long I could…




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Originally written: 2016. What I’m about to share with you is deeply personal, fellow reader, so I ask you to read with caution. Any vulgar humor is only intended to ease the pressure of writing such thing and not directed at you, the reader. Unless you’re the intended recipient. Then take it personally. Today, I’ll be…




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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
Apr 10

Darkness

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Albert Schweitzer Allowing ourselves to feel pain is the only way we’re going recover and move past our difficulties. This I know to be true. I know this because every…




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To understand what I’m about to tell you, you need to do something first. You need to step outside of your comfort zone. Can you do that? Great! A lot of us have forgotten what it feels like when we accomplish something that we previously could only dream of achieving. Maybe that’s because success hasn’t…




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There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them. – Denis Waitley. We’re born and eventually, be die. It is what we do in between life and death that defines who we are, which brings me to my next point. It took me a…




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When I was a young boy, I looked at the world around me and saw adults who were happy, stable, strong and invincible. When I look at the world around me now, I think back to my perception as a child and say to myself “I wish you were right!” So many people think that…