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The Hidden Life Within

The Hidden Life Within

Guiseppe Penone is an Italian artist and sculptor, known for his large-scale sculptures of trees. In the attached picture, Guiseppe Penone carves out a young tree with an older tree to reveal its past, showing us what once grew inside so that it...

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The Wave of Life

The Wave of Life

“Some days you feel so-so, and some days you feel downright awful.  But you wade through those days to get to the one or two days a week that satisfy you.” Our physical world is made up of energy that is carried by repeating patterns called...

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Grounding    :)

Grounding :)

I had a terrible sleep last night. I only got 3 broken hours of sleep so obviously I woke up feeling horrible. My neuropsychologist suggested I try “grounding” to help me feel better in the morning and to help me with my sleep. After...

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Don’t Look Back

Don’t Look Back

It is unfortunate that society has an obsession with things such as “the best looking”, “the wealthiest”, “the smartest”, “the most educated”, etc. The constant exposure to perfection in the media...

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Your Power

Your Power

It has been 24 years since my near-death experience where I sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and lay in a deep coma for two weeks.  I also sustained numerous life-threatening internal injuries which led my neurosurgeon as well as the...

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The Real Truth

The Real Truth

A Brain Injury Survivor is so incredibly strong.  What a survivor has to deal with on a daily basis causes them to lose their identity in the world. This would scare the hell out of anyone.  Living with a Brain Injury has been a...

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“X-Ray” Eyes

“X-Ray” Eyes

One important key to surviving a TBI is being able to adapt to the many changes that a Survivor must now face. If you are a TBI Survivor you have survived something that is unbelievable. I admire your strength and courage. My mother once told me...

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Play to your strengths

Play to your strengths

A Brain Injury Survivor needs to learn how to Play to their Strengths.  In fact, this is important for everyone.  We have much more to gain when we focus on our strengths than if we try to repair our weaknesses.  As we go through life we often...

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