I started "Struggle Street" Oct. 23, 2017 as part of a new treatment regimen. I was hoping it would control my severe depression/PTSD that I had been suffering from since childhood (Reasons). Today I would like to share a brief list of symptoms/behaviors from both before and after this treatment. Before: fatigue, hopelessness, suicidal thoughts, … Continue reading MENTAL HEALTH UPDATE
This pesky little dichotomy can cross you up making your life very unsavory if you let it. Let’s examine the difference between the two. First, “reaction”, we react to stimuli every day, one example would be if someone cuts you off in traffic. Your first reaction might be, “I’ll kill that Mother Fucker” or “That … Continue reading React v Respond What’s your Choice?
An emotional pendulum swings throughout the day Serious violence is well on the way If you think you know, I say you do not One must read between the lines for my thought Struggling now with my consciousness and will Few will understand the blood that will spill Let’s talk anger, mine. Is it … Continue reading Don’t Play Angry
My backyard with a wild turkey way back by the trees.
Below is a list of medication I’ve ingested over the years for depression/PTSD, to no avail. (There are more sundry medications that I have forgotten about over the last 16 years of treatment that are not listed, please forgive). Psychotherapy performed by some questionable therapists and my own brand of self-help round out my treatment … Continue reading Good Help is Hard to Find
I don't know nearly enough, however, I found that the gestalt theory, the German word meaning form, has evolved to "the whole is greater that the sum of its parts". This is extraordinary. I don't want to throw too much information at once. I've been on the receiving end of that and there's nothing gained. … Continue reading The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts.
What follows is not meant to impress, persuade, sale or manipulate you in anyway. It is my modest recommendation to anyone that may be suffering from the devastating effects of Depression/PTSD. I’ve come to a point where I finally feel comfortable enough to share what I know is a very effective treatment for Depression/PTSD. Plus … Continue reading From Bad to Good
This is one of the many failed business ventures I did not have the energy to make successful.
Tabula rasa roughly translates to "clean slate". I love the concept but wonder about the reality of the phase. Pushing the reset button is necessity for us all. But when we execute, the experience is a warm boot (partial reset) as opposed to a cold boot (full reset), meaning you maintain baggage throughout your life. … Continue reading Tabula Rasa