At the end of March 2017, I had the opportunity to give a keynote presentation at the 11th Annual NKY TBI Conference. Several days ago, on May 14th 2017, I received the evaluation results from individuals who attended my keynote presentation. Several days ago I wrote an article to share the evaluation results with my readers. In my interest to share the information with … [Read more...]
Building Self-Esteem after Brain Injury
Self-esteem is slowly stripped away following a brain injury. The individual often find that their relationships have changed. The relationship they had with people and the relationship that they had with themselves. What was once familiar, may now seem foreign. What was once a way to build a sense of self may no longer work. As a result the individual living with a brain injury may have a difficult time relating to themselves and to other people. Articles in this category are written to help the individual living with a brain injury to re-build a relationship with themselves.
In the process of rebuilding a relationship with ourselves we gain a sense of self. In the process, we create our new sense of what it means to esteem ourselves. As we build a relationship with ourselves and gain a sense of self we gain the power to follow our dreams. Follow our dreams in ways that work for us. In the process we learn how to relate to other people in ways that work for us. In the process, we build self-esteem. Although our relationships may have changed, we discover the value of having a relationship with ourselves.
I recently wrote and published the article, Choosing Sanity and Learning to Trust Ourselves after a Brain Injury. To share the information with individuals who learn through watching and listening, I create video presentations of my articles. To listen to and watch the video presentation of the article, you may click on this link: Choosing Sanity and Learning to Trust … [Read more...]
To watch and listen to the video presentation of the article, you may click on this link: Living with the Impact of a Brain Injury, Anger and Resentment Video Presentation Living with the impact of a brain injury can be frustrating. Living with the impact of a brain injury can open the door to a wide range of emotions. Anger and resentment can be among those … [Read more...]
Yesterday, I wrote an article introducing a revision of a power point presentation that I offered at the 11th Annual NKY TBI Conference. Today I am creating a video presentation of the article introducing the revised power point presentation: Experiencing a second chance to live after a brain injury PowerPoint Presentation. This video presentation of the article is created … [Read more...]
Yesterday I wrote an article to introduce a power point presentation that I created in response to comments and questions that I received following my keynote presentation Brain Injury Recovery is a Process, Not a Destination in Erlanger, Kentucky on March 31, 2017. I created this power point presentation in response to an interest shown after sharing the principles and … [Read more...]