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So far Gayann has created 25 blog entries.

70th Birthday thoughts – Richard Garde

August 16th, 2019|Blog|

Well I certainly don’t suddenly feel wiser as I’m older — actually it doesn’t feel any different than yesterday. Remember those adult stupid […]

Denver Filmmakers Spotlight TBIs and Medical Cannabis

July 25th, 2019|Blog|

Takeda, Allred relate their experiences after traumatic brain injuries

After actor Scott Takeda suffered numerous concussions and remained stagnant in his recovery until he found medical cannabis to alleviate symptoms, he then found himself facing the stigma and shame of turning to medical marijuana along with being a TBI survivor. 

Cohen writes Book to Help TBI Survivors

July 5th, 2019|Blog|

Joanne Cohen is a board member of the Brian Injury Hope Foundation and a survivor of numerous brain injuries. The June 2019 Survivor Series was possible through a full grant donation from her family:   Dr. Steve and Debbie Cohen

A different vibe filled the air at the Survivor Series Luncheon on June 14, 2019, at the […]

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 […]