Last night I spent some time watching several YouTube video presentations. These video presentations showed the celebrities that had sadly passed during different years: in 2017, 2018, and 2019. As I watched I was reminded of the roles that these individuals played on TV and in movies. As I watched these video presentations I was taken back because I had no idea that many of … [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 have also created a video presentation of this article on my Building Your Life after Traumatic Brain Injury YouTube Channel. Click on this link to watch and listen to the video presentation. Brain Injury, New Year’s Resolutions and Resolving to Own Our Power Video Presentation Christmas was yesterday and the New Year is just a few days away. With New Year … [Read more...]
An important Question that I NEED to ask Myself, as I go about my business is, “What do I really want?”. Asking this question will help me to gain focus, obtain clarity and make wise choices. Focus, clarity, and choices that will empower my ability to chart my “course”. Chart my course, as I move in the direction of my dreams. To read the complete article, click on this … [Read more...]
Several days ago I met with a friend who helped me to move my domain to another hosting company. During our time together he made some wonderful suggestions that would enhance Second Chance to Live. Suggestions that would declutter and aide in easier accessibility of resources and tools offeree on Second Chance to Live. Resources presented in articles, video and … [Read more...]