Shards of Glass

Focus; be mindful, the only limits are in the mind Time is not linear, it’s malleable. Exercise and meditation reinforce the connection between mind and body. Life has a meaning, but it’s different for everyone. Adversity is your friend, anxiety is not. Looking for closure is a waste of time. Human evolution is leading us … Continue reading Shards of Glass

End of the Weak-Sept. 25,2020

Hello all, Here's a current bit of mind puke. Gravity Blankets - A weighted blanket designed to improve sleep quality and mood. It helps anxiety and restlessness with the gentle feeling of a hug. There are a number of other claims, but you get the idea. They range in price from $25 - $350. To … Continue reading End of the Weak-Sept. 25,2020

Pinocchio

We (humans) can be puppets to our thoughts. That’s why it is import to become focused, mindful, and aware in our daily lives. Living a life without focus, mindfulness and awareness is like living on autopilot (living inside your head). For PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) sufferers on autopilot past traumatic events can cause parts … Continue reading Pinocchio

Tuesday Brief

I wanted to start giving a preview on Tuesdays of what content to expect on Fridays. So here. I'm 2 weeks into a new diet called the carnivore and it is what it sounds like. I will cover the good/bad and the challenges. I will also talk nutrition, hydration, electrolytes, and exercise. I will explain … Continue reading Tuesday Brief

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

From the Memoir “Rain” 7

7. Not so Fast “Is there no way out of the mind?”  - Sylvia Plath Life can be extremely bitter when you career is in the shitter. With another gut punch from the world of employment I had to wonder what in the hell I’d done or who did I piss off to have this … Continue reading From the Memoir “Rain” 7

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)