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Head/Traumatic Brain Injury: How to LIVE with it

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2018/05/18/undiagnosed-brain-injury/

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2018/05/15/not-everyone-will-understand-your-journey-thats-ok/

https://livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com/2018/05/14/not-everyone-will-understand-your-journey-thats-ok/

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2018/04/18/undiagnosed-brain-head-injury/

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from a Google search (thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”,
Big G!

* (and by that I’m referring to both God and Google, but probably far
more the first)

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=my+our+story+craig+lock&rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ782NZ782&ei=BUBGW6DJINbl-AaW7YrYCQ&start=10&sa=N&biw=1706&bih=1201

“Just because a brain has been damaged, does NOT necessarily have to affect the human mind…and so the quality and height of our thoughts!”
from

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m,  hopefully what we learnt through the traumas (unique) we experienced along our journey can bring a little ray of hope and sunshine to others struggling in the darkest places.
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What is Neuroplasticity?

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“Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to regenerate, reform and make new connections.”

https://livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com/2018/01/31/what-is-neuroplasticity-2/

I like to think of it as simply wanting to drive to a destination, but you hear the road is blocked/closed somewhere (because of an accident, a slip (landslide and so on). So you have to take a different  route, a longer detour, but you get there… eventually!
You do find a way there… in time. The human brain is truly amazing!
“Just because a brain has been damaged, does NOT necessarily have to affect the human mind…and so the quality and height of our thoughts!”
from
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“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

Shining a light of hope  in the darkest corners

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“Inform, educate, inspire”

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pictures from

www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

http://www.writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.writingintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

enough there for now, c

“Sharing is caring”

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m,  hopefully what we learnt through the traumas (unique) we experienced along our journey can bring a little ray of hope and sunshine to others struggling in the darkest places.

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“Not everyone will understand your journey. That’s OK. You’re here to live your life, not make everyone understand.”

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

h-iinjury

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2016/04/18/not-everyone-will-understand-your-joutney-thats-ok-youre-here-to-live-your-life-not-make-everyone-understand/

and

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2016/11/07/not-everyone-will-understand-your-journey-thats-fine-its-not-their-journey-to-make-sense-of-its-yours/

PS

My other blogs in this area are at

http://www.headbraininjury.wordpress.com

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com

https://headinjurytbi.wordpress.com/

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/

http://www.livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com

https://thenurseanewbook.wordpress.com

and

https://anoneextraordinarylife.wordpress.com/

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

– Jeff Sebell

Shining a light of hope  in the darkest corners

Helping promote better understanding and awareness of what is often termed “The Silent Epidemic” (and/or “The Hidden Handicap”)

“Together, one mind, one life at a time, let’s see how many people we can impact, encourage, empower, uplift and inspire to reach their fullest potentials….and to strive for and perhaps even one day attain their wildest dreams”

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“Life is God’s novel; so let Ultimate Source write it, as it unfolds…”

– me (as inspired by the words of Isaac Bashevis Singer) from http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

makororifirst-lightpictures from www.shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com

www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud — Head/Traumatic Brain Injury: How to LIVE with it

Originally posted on BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK: via Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud and http://www.upliftencourageandinspire.wordpress.com SHARE, INFORM, IMPACT, UPLIFT, IGNITE, ENCOURAGE and (perhaps even) INSPIRE ?

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I Am Living With A Brain Injury – Shane Thrower

Living With Head (Brain) Injury

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/i-am/episodes/s2018-e4

This week’s episode of I Am follows athlete, chef and teacher Shane Thrower, who battled to overcome the devastating effects of a brain injury when he was hit on his bike at 100km/h.

from

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/i-am

and

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

Whilst the brain injury may significantly affect/impact many areas of your life…

“You are not defined by your traumatic brain injury”

and

Don’t let your tbi define you!”

(thanks, m)

from

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2018/06/17/relationships-and-tbi-tips-for-survivors/

Also see

and

http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com

from a Google search (my “filing system”- thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G)!

https://www.google.co.nz/search?ei=KbA7W4SZG8_yhwOl35CYDA&q=tv+1+i+am+traumatic+brain+injury&oq=tv+1+i+am+traumatic+brain+injury&gs_l=psy-ab.12…0.0.0.10985.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0..0.0….0…1c..64.psy-ab..0.0.0….0.gevh4EGRANg

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For more of my videos on this subject see

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=head+brain+injury+videos+craig+lock&rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ782NZ782&source=lnms&tbm=vid&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjoy7fZwIPcAhVRUN4KHXvjDCQQ_AUICygC&biw=1706&bih=1201

and/or just “google”

“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”

“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

 – Jeff Sebell

Shining a light of hope  in the darkest corners

Helping promote better understanding and awareness…

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“I am not what I have done, I am what I have overcome.”

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“Do not waste your time mourning for the person who has gone, as that being will not come back, but embrace the person you are now.”

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

“Do not waste your time mourning for the person who has gone, as that being will not come back, but embrace the person you are now.”
– Philip Watling

https://brainheadinjury.wordpress.com/2018/03/09/do-not-waste-your-time-mourning-for-the-person-who-has-gone-as-that-being-will-not-come-back-but-embrace-the-person-you-are-now/

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

“Do not waste your time mourning for the person who has gone, as that being will not come back, but embrace the person you are now.”
– Philip Watling

For inspiration, hope and help in finding the way, please read my book, Flight of a Lifetime, on http://ow.ly/DKc3l.

from

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/

Nice quote, Philip. Thanks for sharing

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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“Bridge Over Troubled Water”

BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK

via “Bridge Over Troubled Water”

www.inspiringvideo.wordpress.com

www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

http://www.craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

Shared by “totally unmusical” c, “Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder * (totally impulsive)”

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing

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Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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“I do not bewail what I have lost, because I am at peace with myself. I have fought a hard battle, given it my best, and won far more that I or anyone else ever thought I would.”

BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK

Source: “I do not bewail what I have lost, because I am at peace with myself. I have fought a hard battle, given it my best, and won far more that I or anyone else ever thought I would.”

http://www.craiglockbooks.wordpress.com

and http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

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“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

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“After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills…and even mountains (great) to climb…”

It's Always Darkest Before The Dawn: A Story of Hope

via “After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills…and even mountains (great) to climb…”

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pictures from www.shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com

www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

picture (below) from

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2016/04/25/god-defend-new-zealand-7/

PPS

Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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