Living Two Lives…

For those who face the struggles of depression and anxiety , it often feels like you are forced to live two very different lives. There's the life that the world sees - full of laughter, smiles, and even success. There's a fear with letting them see the real you, because they will never understand. Then … Continue reading Living Two Lives…

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What is your mark on the world?

"Many people will leave the universe without a trace. No one will know they were here. In fact, under their name on the headstone should read 'Not used up yet!' What contribution are you making? ~Les Brown That's actually a pretty powerful statement if you ask me. It goes hand in hand with another quote … Continue reading What is your mark on the world?

So, what is this all about??

Now that I have been on this blogging journey for just over 6 months, I wanted to share a little bit of what Caterpillars 2 Butterflies is about for those that are new here. Like many others I'm sure, I have been struggling the past few years to really figure out why I am actually … Continue reading So, what is this all about??

It’s time to look in the mirror…

When I look back on my life, I see pain, mistakes and heartache. When I look in the mirror, I see strength, learned lessons and pride in myself.  It took me a long time to appreciate quotes like this. I guess that’s mainly because I was only looking backwards. I stayed so focused on what … Continue reading It’s time to look in the mirror…

Passion on fire… No stopping me now!!

Since starting my blog back in April, I have watched myself go through some transitions. I don't seem to have a set style, with some being more topic oriented, and others having a huge touch of personal to them. I still don't really know which works best for what I want to accomplish, but I … Continue reading Passion on fire… No stopping me now!!

Are you ready for your wings???

We often spend our entire lives pretending to be someone who we're not. We let everyone around us dictate how we live our lives. We let them take away our identity, and therefore, leave our voice forever silent. We think that if we keep everything to ourselves we won't hurt anyone else, or cause trouble … Continue reading Are you ready for your wings???

A little self-evaluation is good every once in awhile…

How do I write today? My mind is heavy with all kinds of thoughts, but how do I choose what needs to be said? It all comes down to I feel like every post should have meaning, and substance. But, I'm sure that is only the standard I have put upon myself. Essentially, I should … Continue reading A little self-evaluation is good every once in awhile…