Category Archives: Mental Health

On Suffering…

BayArt - New Perspective on Life

Suffering is real.  But how much of it is really necessary?… Now, before the victim within each of us cries out in protest that no one chooses to suffer, let me explain where I’m going with this. Pain is inevitable.  Physical, emotional, mental and spiritual pain exist, and cannot be avoided if we choose to…


Midlife Enlightenment and Becoming Your Own Butterfly (or how to move on from being a disoriented grub)

Butterfly Life Cycle / Butterfly Metamorphosis “The pupa stage is one of the coolest stages of a butterfly’s life.  As soon as a caterpillar is done growing and they have reached their full length/weight, they form themselves into a pupa, also known as a chrysalis.  From the outside of the pupa, it looks as if…