“The strengths that are inside you are what will lead you to victory and triumph in your life.”

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

“The strengths that are inside you are what will lead you to victory and triumph in your life.”

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

and

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/from-traumatic-brain-injury-to-a-phd-and-then-harvard_us_5991abe3e4b0ed1f464c0c89

“The mind is not a vase to be filled, but a fire to be ignited.”

from

and
“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!
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“We have it within; but we get it all from without. There is a well-spring of strength, wisdom, courage and great imagination within each one of us; but once we draw on this truth, it gets watered from without, by a Higher Source – the Ultimate Source of Life and Love, which is God, the very Ground of our Being.”
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Why are there so many cases of undiagnosed TBI?: 21 Million Cases of TBI, Not 3.5 Million?

Why are there so many cases of undiagnosed TBI?

from

https://www.brainline.org/video/21-million-cases-tbi-not-35-million

and

https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury

You may also like

https://headinjurytbi.wordpress.com/2017/08/02/he-would-not-wake-up-properly-for-38-daysor-was-it-perhaps-38-years/

and

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2017/08/02/he-would-not-wake-up-properly-for-38-daysor-was-it-perhaps-38-years-3/

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

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

“Inform, educate, inspire”

 

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“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.”

from

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2015/12/10/youre-not-disabled-by-your-disabilities-you-are-able-by-your-abilities/

and

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

 

PS

“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do…best.”

from

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2017/08/14/why-are-there-so-many-cases-of-undiagnosed-tbi-21-million-cases-of-tbi-not-3-5-million/

and

http://www.craigsbooks.wordpress.com

Just because a brain has been damaged does not have to limit the height and quality of our thoughts

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

and

http://www.upliftencourageandinspire.wordpress.com

 

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pictures from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.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

 

 

 

 

SHARE, INFORM, IMPACT, UPLIFT, IGNITE, ENCOURAGE and (perhaps even) INSPIRE

 

 

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“My aim, ‘mission’ is to uplift, encourage and hopefully even perhaps inspire, enhancing people’s lives with happiness and a  touch of joy…and so hopefully igniting a ripple effect that may even ultimately transform the world… just a little, one mind, one heart, one life and  one small step at a time.”

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Communication problems after brain injury

Communication problems after brain injury are very common. Although most of us take it for granted, the ability to communicate requires extremely complex skills and many different parts of the brain are involved.

see

https://www.headway.org.uk/about-brain-injury/individuals/effects-of-brain-injury/communication-problems/

and

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

PS Headway is an excellent resource with great “info”. Explore their site.

“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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“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!

pictures from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.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

 

 

 

 

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What Does it Feel Like to be Brain Damaged?

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

bandaged brain

What Does it Feel Like to be Brain Damaged?

I am in the unusual position of being a trained clinical psychologist who suffered brain damage and who has slowly recovered most of my facilities. In other words, I have been on the outside looking in, and also, on the inside looking out at the world of the brain damaged person. At this point in my recovery, I have a foot in both worlds, for I can remember what it felt like to be completely normal intellectually, and also what it felt like when loss of function was at its worst.

for the full article see

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2013/06/02/what-does-it-feel-like-to-be-brain-damaged-2/

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

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

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Relationships following Brain/Head Injury

A life worth living: Emotional adjustment following traumatic brain injury

links below from

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

A great varience in opinion regarding the stats (break up of marriages and intimate/close relationships)

(See the following links)

COMMENT

my opinion (humble)

Figure for marriage breakdown are  higher (substantially??) than the norm, because of obvious (huge)  stressors (including financial pressures, personality change, anger, frustration, etc) in intimate relationships following TBI. Obvious. Common-sense (who needs years of research by “academics”?) ??!!

Here are the links (interesting)

 

https://news.vcu.edu/article/A_life_worth_living_Emotional_adjustment_following_traumatic

 

https://www.brainline.org/article/truth-about-divorce-after-traumatic-brain-injury

and

http://www.julieglade.com/blog/truth-divorce-traumatic-brain-injuries/

 

from

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

 

Also see

https://livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com/2017/07/31/couples-relationships-after-traumatic-brain-injury/

 

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

 

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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Shining a ray, a light of hope  in the darkest of places

 

pictures from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

http://www.writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.writingintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

 

 

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“If I can uplift and perhaps even inspire just ONE person, I can and will be happy… and die (eventually) joyfully…with joy in my heart”

https://itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com/2017/08/03/if-i-can-uplift-and-perhaps-even-inspire-just-one-person-i-can-and-will-be-happy-and-die-eventually-joyfully-with-joy-in-my-heart/

and

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2017/08/02/if-i-can-uplift-and-perhaps-even-inspire-just-one-person-i-can-be-happy-and-die-joyfully/

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picture from

https://thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com/

 

“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 www.craigsquotes.wordpresscom

and www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

 

PPS

Best wishes from the First City to see the light

 

picture from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

and

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

 

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My Facebook Page: Living with Head (Brain) Injury

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Source: My Facebook Page: Living with Head (Brain) Injury

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He would not wake up properly for 38 days…or was it perhaps 38 years!

Head/Traumatic Brain Injury: How to LIVE with it

leaving hospital

picture: Leaving Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa (June/July 1965…I think!)

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2017/07/30/he-would-not-wake-up-properly-for-38-daysor-was-it-perhaps-38-years-2/

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2017/07/30/he-would-not-wake-up-properly-for-38-daysor-was-it-perhaps-38-years-2/

and

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/07/30/he-would-not-wake-up-properly-for-38-daysor-was-it-perhaps-38-years-2/

from

Also see

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2017/08/01/myour-story-a-bit-different/

and

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/08/01/myour-story-a-bit-different/

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.”

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

and

Shining a light of hope  in the darkest corners of life

“Inform, educate, inspire”

cropped-11043102_10205090536175983_5083207862472841153_o-111“Hey, what’s that light at the end of the tunnel? 

“It’s just another idiot with a torch!”

Life is far too important (a subject) to be taken too seriously.”

from www.craigsquotes.wordpress..com

picture from http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

http://www.writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.writingintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

PPS

“I can’t do much about all the suffering in the world, but all I can do is perhaps add a little touch of creativity, hope, ‘beauty and magic’, that…

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My/Our Story (a bit different!)

Trying to find a gliimmer of hope and light in the darkness
A journey… from darkness into the light
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Aren’t wives always right!(??)
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“Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway to a better life.”

 

 

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

“Inform, educate, inspire”
SHARE, INFORM, IMPACT, UPLIFT, IGNITE, ENCOURAGE and (perhaps even) INSPIRE
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