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)

Take it Easy

Thoughts are very powerful. You cannot control them but you must not quickly react to them either. Be aware that’s all. Also, Don’t be afraid to seek help. There are times when you need someone to help you sort things out. Limbo is no way to live (Dante’s first ring of hell).  And finely, you’re … Continue reading Take it Easy