In the past several articles, I have spoken to Is the Medical Model of Treatment Defining and Keeping You in a “Box”?, How I Found Freedom from the “Box” and Societal Stigmatization , How are We Teaching People to Treat Us? and Getting Comfortable in Our Own Skin Being Outside of the “Box”. The awareness' I gained and share in these articles came over a period of time and as a … [Read more...]
Celebrating Success following a Brain Injury
Following a brain injury an individuals abilities and capabilities may have changed. What once came naturally to them, may now be a struggle. As a result, celebrating the success once gained through those abilities and capabilities may be out of reach. As a consequence, we may be led to believe that our efforts are not worth celebrating. But that is simply not the case. Although we may not be able do do what we used to, we can learn to excel in ways that work for us.
“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.” Helen Keller
In my experience, I ran into one wall after another, despite my diligent efforts. As a result, I had a difficult time celebrating my success's. Through my struggle, I discovered that I needed to change the way in which I measured success. A way that would empower both my dreams and my life. As you read my articles and watch my video presentations in this category may you also be empowered. Empowered to measure your success's in a new way.
In a way that will empower you to celebrate both your dreams and your life.