Bipolar Blues

An emotional pendulum swings for the day. Spectacular violence is well on the way. You think you know, you really do not. Regret the day and that gun you bought. Attempting to hold back with just strength of will, Few can speculate how much blood may spill. I personally don't suffer bipolar, but know many … Continue reading Bipolar Blues

Shifting Gears

In an effort to bring more useful content to you here on Struggle Street, I would like to begin to share personal information about the things that have helped me survive while enduring a mental health condition. The new content will include media of all types, books, literature, podcasts, TV, radio, movies and the latest … Continue reading Shifting Gears

Blind Spots (Rain)

When I realized that I had manufactured blind spots in my psyche, I had to find a way to detect and correct them. My thoughts, resulting from the blind spots, kept triggering the fight or flight response which is a huge disservice because your body doesn’t know what is real and what is not. Shifting … Continue reading Blind Spots (Rain)

Welcome to the Street

Today, Check your ego and emotion when entering the street. We are all in this together and we will see it through. Forget about yourself - help others that are struggling. Egos will rise up, ignore, they will get the game much later than you. Please continue.

Fear Not

Fear is simply a lack of knowledge. Do not lose your capacity for logic and reason before gaining that knowledge. Please know that knowledge may cause you to lose your shit, but at least you didn't panic too soon. Be, well, Do well, Scarpoe

When it Rains, A Surrender to Consciousness

AUTHOR’S NOTE What follows is based on actual occurrences as I recall them. Although some content has been changed for personal purposes, it should be regarded in its essence as fact. Mental illness does not discriminate. Preface I didn’t notice any signs in the beginning, none. Admittedly, I could have overlooked a few negatives – you know … Continue reading When it Rains, A Surrender to Consciousness

When it Rains…

...from the manuscript "When it Rains..." Think critically and creatively when thinking with consciousness engaged. Consciously process all other thoughts from a distance to stop any reaction. Be present and do not live in your head.  Seek discomfort- physical, mental you name it.