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Brain Fog

April 30th, 2016|Blog|

For me, brain fog was like walking in molasses. That’s how I would describe my mental state after my MTBI, caused by a horse accident in 2001. Before my brain injury, I was high functioning, organized and had a great memory. For example, after the accident, I thought I could work on my Quicken accounting […]

MTBI Tip for Families – Lack of Initiation

March 20th, 2016|Blog|

One of the complications that can show up after your family member has suffered a brain injury, whether it is severe or a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) or a concussion, is called lack of initiation. You will notice that they will get overwhelmed easily, find it difficult to get started on something or may […]

Manage Energy for Efficient Use of Time

March 15th, 2016|Blog|

Recently, I watched a YouTube video presentation by Tony Schwartz to a group of Google employees. Tony Schwartz is a best selling author and Peak Performance Expert who helps organizations perform at their best. His message was about managing energy and using it efficiently.

The reason I found this so interesting is because he stressed the […]

3 Habits of Highly Effective MTBI Survivors

March 5th, 2016|Blog|

1. Sleep, Sleep, Sleep whenever and wherever possible.  When you feel tired, overwhelmed or experience “foggy brain,” take a break.  Rest or take a 10 to 20 walk, do yoga or meditate. I know you don’t want to stop what you’re doing because in the past you probably could overcome the fatigue.  Your brain needs […]