Blog

/Blog

When and How to Disclose Your TBI

March 9th, 2018|Blog|

Survivor Series #3—Disclosure with Nancy Freeman, Facilitator

Disclosure. It’s a touchy subject especially when you have an “invisible injury,” such as a Traumatic Brain Injury. Yes, it can be easier to disclose your injury to friends and family as opposed to an employer or co-workers, but disclosure can work to […]

Keys to Re-empowerment after a Brain Injury

February 9th, 2018|Blog|

Keys to Re-empowerment after a Brain Injury

Our bodies want to naturally heal and operate at optimal condition. Take that little cut on your finger, for example. You don’t have to do much except keep it clean and covered, and voila! Your body mends itself to create a new barrier […]

Successful Survivor Panel: Living with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

January 12th, 2018|Blog|

Being part of a community may be just what the doctor ordered.

More and more medical research is revealing the health benefits of social connection, which has been proven to have the same benefits as exercising and quitting smoking.

Having a sense of belonging is also being touted as aiding in […]

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 […]