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About craig lock

from http://www.selfgrowth.com/experts/craig_lock.html About the Author Craig has a 'passion' for writing books that tell stories about people doing positive things in this often so hard, sometimes unkind world, occasionally cruel, yet always amazing world - true stories that leave the reader feeling uplifted, empowered and hopefully even inspired. https://www.createspace.com/3779691/ and http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 Craig Lock loves to encourage and empower people to be the best they can possibly be, and to create what they want in life. Craig has learnt plenty from the "school of life" (still "battered and bruised") and also from a few "hard knocks on the head". He is an extensive world traveller (on a "shoestring budget") and failed professional emigrater who has spent most of his life’s savings on airfares. He is still sliding down the razor blade of life on the beautiful undiscovered island that is New Zealand, somewhere near the bottom (rude!) of the world near Antarctica. There he talks to the 60 million sheep! Craig has been involved in the corporate world (life assurance) for over twenty years in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. However, through a strange set of circumstances and finding himself in a small town near the bottom of the world ...and with nothing else to do, he started writing. That was five years ago. Five published books later and having written another twenty manuscripts (on widely differing subjects - well what else is there to do here?)... this is where Craig is in the "journey/adventure" that is life. Craig has taught at the local Polytechnic, as well as running a successful creative writing course (not teaching sheep!). He was the author of (as far as we know) the first creative writing course on the internet Craig has many varied interests and passions. He is particularly interested in the field of psychology – studying the human mind and what makes different people "tick-tock grandfather clock". He is fascinated by the "overlap between psychology and the dimension of spirituality". One of his missions in life is helping people make the most of their hidden potential and so finding their niche in life... so that they are happy. Craig’s various books probably tell more about his rather "eventful" life best (no one could believe it!). He writes books with serious messages and themes, then as a contrast "rather crazy, wacky stuff"…to keep him sane here. As an ‘anonymouse’ person wrote: "All of us are born mad; some of us remain so." Well nothing else much happens in quiet provincial New Zealand, other than headlines like "Golf Ball Thrown at Policeman" and "Beach Toilet Closed for Season.". True! from http://www.selfgrowth.com/experts/craig_lock.html Craig has a 'passion' for writing books that tell stories about people doing positive things in this often so hard, sometimes unkind world, occasionally cruel, yet always amazing world - true stories that leave the reader feeling uplifted, empowered and hopefully even inspired. https://www.createspace.com/3779691/ and http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 from http://www.selfgrowth.com/experts/craig_lock.html and http://www.selfgrowth.com/experts/craig-lock Craig Lock loves to encourage and empower people to be the best they can possibly be, and to create what they want in life. Craig has learnt plenty from the "school of life" (still "battered and bruised") and also from a few "hard knocks on the head". He is an extensive world traveller (on a "shoestring budget") and failed professional emigrater who has spent most of his lifes savings on airfares. He is still sliding down the razor blade of life on the beautiful undiscovered island that is New Zealand, somewhere near the bottom (rude!) of the world near Antarctica. There he talks to the 60 million sheep! Craig has been involved in the corporate world (life assurance) for over twenty years in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. However, through a strange set of circumstances and finding himself in a small town near the bottom of the world ...and with nothing else to do, he started writing. That was five years ago. Five published books later and having written another twenty manuscripts (on widely differing subjects - well what else is there to do here?)... this is where Craig is in the "journey/adventure" that is life. Craig has taught at the local Polytechnic, as well as running a successful creative writing course (not teaching sheep!). He was the author of (as far as we know) the first creative writing course on the internet Craig has many varied interests and passions. He is particularly interested in the field of psychology – studying the human mind and what makes different people "tick-tock grandfather clock". He is fascinated by the "overlap between psychology and the dimension of spirituality". One of his missions in life is helping people make the most of their hidden potential and so finding their niche in life... so that they are happy. Craig’s various books probably tell more about his rather "eventful" life best (no one could believe it!). He writes books with serious messages and themes, then as a contrast "rather crazy, wacky stuff"…to keep him sane here. As an ‘anonymouse’ person wrote: "All of us are born mad; some of us remain so." Well nothing else much happens in quiet provincial New Zealand, other than headlines like "Golf Ball Thrown at Policeman" (it missed, btw!) and "Beach Toilet Closed for Season." True! The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at ebooks (digital books) http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i:books&field-author=Craig+Lock Paperbacks (see https://goldendawnpublishing.wordpress.com/2016/12/20/paperback-writer/ and https://wanttowriteabook.wordpress.com/2013/06/07/paperback-writer-the-beatles/ https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query="craig+lock"&sitesearch_type=STORE https://www.amazon.com/Craig-Lock/e/B005GGMAW4/ref=pe_584750_33951330_sr_tc_2_0?qid=1476388259&sr=1-2-ent http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books and http://goo.gl/vTpjk All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children – MINE! “When the writer is no more , the value of your purchase will soar! “ “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.” PPS Don’t worry about the world ending today… as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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

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Brain Injury and Social Life: Isolation Hurts

Originally posted on God's Whispers of Truth:
I know a beautiful, amazing disabled woman who has been home bound now for a year. She was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as an infant and suffers from severe pain, chronic fatigue,…

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“In our experience we have found that it is extremely detrimental psychologically for people to place themselves in positions where they are continuously faced with failure on account of specific areas of deficit due to brain injury…”

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2018/06/20/in-our-experience-we-have-found-that-it-is-extremely-detrimental-psychologically-for-people-to-place-themselves-in-positions-where-they-are-continuously-faced-with-failure-on-account-of-speci-2/ https://brainheadinjury.wordpress.com/2017/11/05/in-our-experience-we-have-found-that-it-is-extremely-detrimental-psychologically-for-people-to-place-themselves-in-positions-where-they-are-continuously-faced-with-failure-on-account-of-spec/ and https://livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com/ PS Also see Challenges with Traumatic Brain Injury Employment SHINING A LIGHT OF HOPE  IN THE DARKEST CORNERS Share, inform, educate, encourage and perhaps even inspire   SHARE, INFORM, IMPACT, UPLIFT, IGNITE, ENCOURAGE and (perhaps even) INSPIRE … Continue reading

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“Live to reach your full potential by sustaining your positive mental attitude, because if you focus on your problems and limitations you become disempowered.”  

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via “Live to reach your full potential by sustaining your positive mental attitude, because if you focus on your problems and limitations you become disempowered.”   Whilst the brain injury may significantly affect/impact…

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Relationships and TBI: Tips for Survivors

Originally posted on Living With Head (Brain) Injury:
https://recoveringfromtbi.com/relationships-and-tbi-survivors/ and http://www.traumaticbraininjury.wordpress.com

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“I have absolutely no recollection of the day that changed my life over fifty years ago!…”

Originally posted on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI:
All I know is that I was in a deep coma for quite a long time (several weeks?)! https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/category/books-by-craig-lock/ from a Google search (“my filing system”- thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter…

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Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery | 10 Things My Doctor Didn’t Tell Me

Originally posted on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI:
https://recoveringfromtbi.com/traumatic-brain-injury-recovery/ and https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/ following on from https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2018/06/15/challenges-with-traumatic-brain-injury-employment/ Also see Brainline (an excellent resource) https://www.brainline.org/topic/employment-training “We share what we know, so that we all may grow.” “Knowledge is the gateway to understanding…and understanding is the gateway…

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“The traumatic brain injury (TBI I suffered) would have rendered my life pointless… if I had let it.”

Originally posted on Craig's Quotes:
“The traumatic brain injury (TBI) (I suffered) would have rendered my life pointless… if I had let it.” – Max Teliso see https://maxmteliso.com/2018/05/28/tbi-effects-my-view-point http://www.quietheroes.wordpress.com http://www.journalistandwriter.wordpress.com http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com and http://www.upliftencourageandinspire.wordpress.com Also see info on Max at…

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Challenges with Traumatic Brain Injury Employment

Originally posted on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI:
Have there been challenges post injury for your traumatic brain injury employment? https://recoveringfromtbi.com/challenges-with-traumatic-brain-injury-employment/ https://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury/ https://livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com/ and https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/ Also see http://www.brainline.org/topic/employment-training PS So finding the right job for me was like looking for a…

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TBI Effects: My view point

Originally posted on BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK:
via TBI Effects: My view point “Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, ‘entertaining’ (??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring” Also see 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/ and…

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