Hello and welcome back to Second Chance to Live. For many years, I felt like a man in a dark room who could not find a light switch to see his way around the room. In this state, I found myself frustrated as I bumped into things as I moved about the room looking for the light switch. My frustration continued until I reached a point in my life where I could no longer continue to deny what family members and friends could not see. This pivotal time in my life, birthed the beginning of spiritual awakenings. These spiritual awakenings acted as a rheostat that illumined the room.
In my video series, What Helped me to Accept Myself as a Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Video Presentation, Understanding the People we Interact with as Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors Part 1 Video Presentations and What Helped Me to Stop Fighting Against Myself as a Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Part Video Presentation I shared several of these spiritual awakenings. One, how I learned to accept myself as a traumatic brain injury survivor and Two, how I stopped fighting against myself by guarding myself against being lulled back into denial.
As my spiritual awakenings continued, the room filled with light. As the light increased, I started to understand what kept me in the dark (denial) for so many years. As the light expanded, so did my self esteem and self worth. As my feeling of self esteem and self worth increased, I started to value what I found in the once dark room. By valuing what I found in the room, I became willing to learn from what I found in the room. By learning from what I found in the room of my experience — that I once denied — I found a freedom that I never new existed. In the process, I found hope.
In November 2007, I wrote a 2 part article series to share something that I discovered in the room that kept me in the dark for many years. In November 2011, I created a 2 part video presentation series of the article series to share the information in video format. At this time, I feel led to revisit both the article and video series. In my experience, I discovered that bullying can take on many different forms and that all forms of bullying intentionally seek to rob me of my power. In my experience, what I discovered and share in this series helped me to take back my power.
In my experience, what I discovered helped me to stop being bullied.
To watch Part 1 of this video presentation, please click on this link: Living with a Traumatic Brain Injury – What helped Me to Stop Being Bullied Part 1 Video Presentation
To read Part 1 of the article from which this video presentation is made, please click on this link: Living with a Traumatic Brain Injury – What helped Me to Stop Being Bullied Part 1
To watch Part 2 of this video presentation, please click on this link: What Helped Me to Stop Fighting Against Myself as a Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Part 2 Video Presentation
To read the article from which this video presentation is made, please click on this link: What Helped Me to Stop Fighting Against Myself as a Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Part 2
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