Author: Mikey Kuplevatsky

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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
Dec 13

Acceptance

Nathaniel Branden once said: “The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” What really, really started to derail me was my own mind after my traumatic experience about a month ago. My mind became the ultimate prison, and that’s the hardest prison to break free from. I’ve put off writing this…

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As seen on: [Source] Today, we’re going to talk about lifestyle goals and several ways you can accomplish those goals with ease. The first step to achieving any goal is through self-confidence; if you don’t believe in yourself, you’re not going to be able to move forward. Have you ever heard the phrase: “a healthy mind…

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Immanuel Kant said: All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason. Have you ever wondered why people have nightmares? If we look at things objectively, we understand that it’s because nightmares are our mind’s way of processing leftover fears and anxieties that…

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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
Nov 30

Underneath

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford It is said that the worst pain you’ll ever feel will come from denying your own feelings to make others feel a little more comfortable (or happy). Growing up, mental strength was not…

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The fundamental nature of happiness and our relationship between our inner world and the external world most often intertwine. Without realizing it, our happiness is often governed by the external world. For example, if someone frowns at us, honks a horn at us, calls us crazy, disagrees with with some of our viewpoints or thinks…

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Living in New York teaches you two things. One, bad shit happens. Two, the city that never sleeps may be filled with people that don’t sleep, but some of them sure do sleep around. I like taking late-night walks. You get to look around and learn a lot about people. A woman takes her wedding…

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The fear of death is possibly one of the biggest and most common fears we as humans share. What we may not understand, though, is that this fear of death we have often hinders our ability to live a happy, successful life. Think about it: we give fear more power than we give ourselves. We say…

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Over the years, our life experiences shape the way we see things in the world. Our life experiences also change the way we respond to difficult situations. We may find that we’ve picked up a few unhealthy habits that can negatively impact our lives and the state of our mental health. Have you had any…

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This is an old article I wrote that I found hidden away in my blog somewhere. Date: 10/14/15 Our mind is an elaborate maze and our choices influence whether or not we get to the end of that maze. It isn’t easy, though, because as humans, we often find the need to make things more…

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Hallucinations are often brought up in conversations that have to do with serious mental illnesses such as Schizophrenia (and other illnesses that I won’t try naming). Rarely, though, do I see people discussing hallucinations as an extension of the grieving process, so I thought that this would make an interesting article. I’m a huge fan…