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My/Our Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Q4E2_uKeVQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O1znRO5-qg https://vimeo.com/149422271  and https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2015/12/18/makorori-beach-and-our-story/ Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do…best!” “I refuse (absolutely) to be limited and defined by what I can’t do, but what I can do…my very best.” – … Continue reading

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Every head (brain) injury is different!

“Every head injury is different and every person will be affected differently… so we all have to develop our own coping strategies.” – me from http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com and http://www.livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com   “Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s … Continue reading

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“Not everybody will understand your journey. That’s OK…”

from   https://www.facebook.com/THINKHeadInjuryAwarenessNZ   and http://www.thinknz.org.nz/   “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 … Continue reading

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

“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.” ― inspiring words from Oscar Pistorius (the “Blade Runner”) in 2011 well before his fall from grace *(and slightly adapted by me!) now called by some … Continue reading

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“Thought is the blossom, Language the bud, Action the fruit behind it.”

“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!” https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2015/09/16/thought-is-the-blossom-language-the-bud-action-the-fruit-behind-it/ picture from https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2015/08/30/2372/ and http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com “Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a … Continue reading

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“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!”

“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!” “Don’t let what you can’t do, stop you from doing what you can do… best!” from … Continue reading

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“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he (or she) has overcome”

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he (or she) has overcome”  – Booker T. Washington from http://www.hopeworks.org.nz/   PPS “Pebbles in the road can  turn … Continue reading

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“Do not let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you CAN do …best!”

“Do not let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you CAN do …best!” – me from https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/do-not-what-yo/ and https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/ “Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we … Continue reading

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“There is always a light at the end of each tunnel, but it is only visible and obtainable to those who wish to see it.”

 from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com “There is always a light at the end of each tunnel, but it is only visible and obtainable to those who wish to see it.” “With a view from above, your world becomes vast, dreams become infinite.” from http://www.toinspire.com/Stories/Quotations%20and%20Reflections%20-%20Michelle%20C.%20Ustaszeski.html … Continue reading

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Report on an Anonymous Patient (Words of Advice and Encouragement)

Report on an Anonymous Patient “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 … Continue reading

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