“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.”

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Mayo Clinic

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI

Many people who have had a significant brain injury will experience changes in their thinking (cognitive) skills. Traumatic brain injury can result in problems with many skills, including:

Intellectual problems

Cognitive problems

Executive functioning problems

and

Communication problems

see

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/traumatic-brain-injury/basics/complications/con-20029302

and

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

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

“What we learn in the darkness we are to share in the light.”

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

and

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

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Headway Acute Trauma Support

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Managing anger after brain injury: 10 ways to manage anger: tips for brain injury survivors

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Frank Spencer (aka ‘Demon King’) in “King of the Road”

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

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and

from

https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2015/05/17/frank-spencer-aka-demon-king-in-king-of-the-road/

As m says to me, “Hope you’re never called up to be a witness in a trial, because no-one will ever know what went on!”

see

For more of Frank’s crazy antics see

https://mymovie2015.wordpress.com/

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

from www.craigsquotes.wordpress..com

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!
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“The dream never died – it’s just taken another course”

LIFE is God's Novel: A Book (or three or four or TEN) being written as "life unfolds"

picture from

https://shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com/

see

https://traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com/2016/08/10/the-day-that-changed-my-life-fifty-years-on-2/

and

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2016/08/10/the-day-that-changed-my-life-fifty-years-on-2/

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“Life is what happens in between making other plans.”

– John Lennon

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

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

and

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.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.”

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“The greatest mountain we need to climb lies in our own minds…”

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

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picture from

http://www.beyondboundarieslimits.wordpress.com

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

“The greatest mountain we need to climb lies in our own minds. It’s not the highest mountain that we conquer, but ourselves, our own mentality. Overcoming perceived limits to reach (attain) the pinnacle of our own minds.”

https://itsnotthemountainweconquerbutourselves.wordpress.com/2017/05/04/the-greatest-mountain-we-need-to-climb-lies-in-our-own-minds-its-not-the-highest-mountain-that-we-conquer-but-ourselves-our-own-mentality-overcoming-perceived-limits-to/

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

“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 from http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

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

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

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Overfocusing: Cognitive Inflexibility and the Cingulate Gyrus

ADD . . . and-so-much-more

Stubborn? or Stuck!!

by Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC

A bit of Review to Catch You Up

As I said in the previous article entitled ODD & Oppositional Rising: Most of us know somebody who seems to have an argument for just about everything — somebody who almost always has to “go through NO to get to yes.”

I likened those individuals to old television sets with stuck channel changers (way back before the days of remote controls).

Almost ALL of us, I addedADD or not, have a small  — perfectly “normal” — part of our personalities that balks unless a task or idea is totally appealing in the moment we are “supposed” to take it on.

We don’t WANT to change the channel — we want things to keep on being the way we thought they were going to be – NOW!

ADD…

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“Try not be a man of success, but a man of value.”

Craig's Quotes

“Try not be a man * of success, but a man * of value.”
– Albert Einstein
* person
“Sharing, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!
Pictures (above great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!

Shared by  craig “the world’s absolutely worst photographer”,

“Information and Inspiration Distributor, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”

(well my friends and family say I’m “safest” just writing and encouraging others)

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The (My) Greatest Race: The Race of Life

Living With Head (Brain) Injury

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https://lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com/2017/05/22/the-my-greatest-race-the-race-of-life/

and

https://livingwithheadbraininjury.wordpress.com/2017/05/22/the-my-greatest-race-the-race-of-life/

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

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