On February 2, 2022 I will be speaking on the topic of “Finding Purpose after Brain Injury and Stroke” to the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital– Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania through Zoom. To View an Outline of the Presentation, click on this link. Finding Purpose after Brain Injury and Stroke Presentation Bio for Craig J. Phillips MRC, BA Second Chance to … [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.
On January 11, 2022 I will be speaking on the topic of “Making Our Lives Magical One Day at a Time after Brain Injury and Stroke” to the Fayetteville Brain Injury Support Group in Fayetteville, North Carolina through Zoom. Click on this link to view an outline of the presentation. Making Our Lives Magical One Day at a Time after Brain Injury and Stroke Presentation A … [Read more...]
Today I would like to introduce my newest presentation. "Making Our Lives One Day at a Time after Brain injury" is the 6th presentation, in a series of presentations that empower practical hope. Click on the below link to view an outline of the presentation. Making Our Lives Magical One Day at a Time after Brain Injury and Stroke I am available to give this … [Read more...]
On December 15, 2021 I will be speaking on the topic of “12 Ways to Enhance Our Lives, Well-Beings and Relationships after a Brain Injury and Stroke” to the Brain Injury Services Adapt Clubhouse in Alexandria, Virginia through Zoom. Through my process and on my journey, I have discovered different ways that have helped me to create hope. Create hope in my life, my well-being … [Read more...]
In April 2018 I wrote an article "Living with a Brain Injury, but Whose Life am I Really Living?" Yesterday, I discovered that I had not created a video presentation of the article. Consequently, to make the information available to individuals who learn better through watching and listening, today I decided to create a video presentation. A video presentation of … [Read more...]