The world stops. Everything is without motion except for the beating of your heart and the pulsing of your veins.
A large mesh cage appears and in that cage you place the butterflies of your soul. As you confront a feeling of pain, anxiety, happiness, loss or anything else, a beautiful butterfly materializes, reflecting that emotion. Once placed in the cage they may fight or console each other. But they wont be there for long.
When you feel like your emotions have been processed and materialized, you stand up and walk to the nearest door you can find.
You walk through.
A land of your creation awaits you. It is a warm medow in the middle of a forrest. The sun is welcoming to your newly naked and vulnerable skin. There is a lake near you with the clearest water you have ever seen.
You open the cage and release the butterflies of your soul into this world of serenity.
Your breathing slows. Your pulse settles. And for even a moment, you are at peace.
The lake lures you in with its crystal waters and soft stirrings. You wade in, cleansing yourself of the struggles of life.
You dry off by laying in the grasses of the meadow. Sometimes you are greeted by a rabbit or a deer. Sometimes you are left alone to process and breathe.
Looking up, you see the butterflies of your soul flitter around free, but hesitant to fully leave. Some never do.
When you feel satisfied, you walk back through the door into the motionless world you left. You take your place back into reality and live on where you left off.
Knowing that, soon enough, you will be able to return to this world of your making.
One day, forever.