Hello. This writing piece reflects my own experiences living with a TBI. When I write I always keep the following quote in mind: “A brain injury is like a fingerprint, no two are alike.” ~ By: Kevin Pearce, (Former pro snowboarder).
Wishing you the best. 🙏
The clouds are beginning to…
When your brain has changed, you see the world from a different perspective and your strengths manifest in ways that many may not be able to see or understand.
Try very hard not to let the words, opinions and judgments of others impact on your belief in yourself.
You survived the ICU !
You are not your brain. There is something more to who you are.
There is an energy or a divine force within us that allows us to control our brain.
This divine force is what is growing our hair, growing our fingernails, beating our heart and all of the other incredible things that take place…
When your life changes because of a Brain Injury or some other Trauma, you search desperately for anything that will help.
Your life has changed so drastically and you feel that you have lost everything that was important to you.
You feel lost and terrified. Everything that you used to know has changed or is…
Your brain is important but one should keep in mind that your brain is not who you are.
Our brain is similar to a computer that enables us to organize, store, retrieve and process information.
Yet, it is our mind that is the operating system that runs inside and changes our brain.
The mind is…
"Sometimes it's the imperfect stuff that makes things perfect."
It has been 25 years today since my life drastically changed on September 23, 1997. It has been an extremely difficult journey but I have come to learn that my life is perfectly, imperfect.
The imperfections in my life have given me the ability…
I frequently experience coincidences.
I was on travelling on a particular street on my way home when I started thinking about contacting a friend of mine.
I hadn't spoken to this friend in a while and I thought that it would be nice to get together with him.
When I got home I focussed my…
My Near-Death Experience:
I looked around. I was surrounded by bright lights everywhere. I felt an extraordinary feeling of peace, comfort, and bliss.
Looking down, I saw myself swerving on my motorcycle to avoid the car. It was coming straight at me, and I couldn’t avoid it. There was a head-on collision, and I wouldn’t…
Instead of fighting who you are and end up feeling frustrated and dissatisfied, try to accept who you are with all your warts and thorns.
Yes, this is easier said than done.
You can use the concept of Power versus Force to help you.
You are using Force when you criticize, negate or battle against…
I have learned to look for the positive side of every situation that comes my way.
On September 23, 1997, I sustained a severe Traumatic Brain Injury and my life changed tremendously.
I required a great deal of help and support from my family as well as from rehabilitation professionals.
It also took an extreme…