After our brain injuries, we may have a difficult time connecting with ourselves and with other people. As a result, we may find ourselves isolating from both ourselves and other people.
Isolating from Ourselves
Several days ago, a reader sent me a comment with several questions. I thought about those questions and answered this individual. The answers to the questions that helped me to sort…
Sort through Something
Sort through something that I have been struggling with of late. What I shared with this individual was that I have found no silver bullet, magic potions or easy answers. Easy answers to the…
I Found Hope, when
To the dilemma that we experience in learning how to connect with ourselves and with other people, after our brain injuries. I then went on to share that I found hope. I found that hope showed up as I grew in the awareness of how different factors. How these different factors affected and and affect my ability.
In My Quest to Connect
In my quest to grow in awareness, I became aware of what was working and what was not working for me. I then examined what was getting in the way of my ability to connect and why?
Come out of isolation to be able to begin to connect with myself and other people. Connect with both myself, and with other people in ways that would work for me. I would like to share what I discovered with you through a series of articles that I wrote and published on Second Chance to Live.
As My Awareness grew so Did my Ability to Connect
What I discovered helped me to grow and find hope. Grow in self-awareness, self-acceptance, self-esteem, self-worth and self-value. Because of the length of some of the articles, I have divided the articles into parts. Each part of the article has a link to the next part of the article at the bottom of each article part.
If you have any difficulty opening each part of the article, please let me know. Let me know and I will help you. As you read through each article part, I believe that you will be able to identify with me, my friend. The awareness’ that I share with in these articles have helped me to realize that although I am powerless…
Powerless, but Not Helpless
That although I am powerless over whether people chose to interact with me, I am not helpless. I can choose to reach out to and connect with the people who care about me. Who care about me, want what I have to give, and want to connect with me.
What I have Learned
To Connect or Not to Connect
With the understanding gained through what I share in the below articles, I have been able to practice the principle. Practice the principle of live and let live with the individuals who do not want to have a connection.
Not All about Me
I also need to remember that choosing to connect with me is not all about me. Their choice may be connected to their lack of personal awareness and their acceptance of who I am after my brain injury.
May the Information
May the information in these articles help you to grow in awareness. Awareness of yourself and other people after your brain injury. Awareness that will give you peace to connect with yourself and others.
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