Hello and welcome back to Second Chance to Live my friend. I am happy to have you around my table. As you may have noticed I recently finished finished a 4 part video series on the topic of Understanding the People we Interact with as Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors. As I shared in the series, we as individuals living with invisible disabilities need to be aware of our reality.
In the 4 Part video series I spoke to how individuals in 4 different groups interact with us. In the series, I shared with you how being aware of these interactions can serve to either bewilder or empower us. If bewildered, we can find ourselves feeling victimized, ostracized and excluded. On the other hand, by being aware of our realities, we can find ourselves empowered by respecting our limitations and by creating win/win outcomes.
In my article What Helped me to Accept Myself as a Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor I shared that there were 2 article series that helped me to accept myself as a traumatic brain injury survivor. In today’s article I will share the 1st Part of the 2nd article series in video format. In my experience, I discovered that denial has been one of my biggest enemies in my ability to accept myself. I also discovered that denial kept me joining in with the chorus of individuals who criticized and berated me.
What I share in this 2 Part article series helped me accept myself and in the process stop fighting against myself. What I share in this series helps me to keep from being lulled back into a denial system that seeks to minimize, marginalize, dismiss and discount who I am as an individual living with a traumatic brain injury survivor and an invisible disability. As an individual living with a traumatic brain injury living and an invisible disability I would encourage you to watch this 2 Part series.
I believe the information with in this 2 Part series will help you to grow in self acceptance. I believe that the information presented with in this 2 Part series will help you to stop fighting against yourself.
To watch Part 1 of this series, please click on the following link: What Helped Me to Stop Fighting Against Myself as a Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Part 1 Video Presentation
In the event that you would like 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 1
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