"We Do Not Have to Do Things Perfectly" On July 15, 2022, I will be speaking on the topic of, “Living with a Brain Injury and an Invisible Disability — How are You Defining Success?” to the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts in Pittsfield, Mass via Zoom. To view an outline of the keynote presentation, click on this link: Living with a Brain Injury and an … [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.
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Introduction to the Article Recently a friend asked a question that many of us, who have experienced a traumatic brain injury, have asked at some point in time. “Have you ever thought about why and what might have been?” “What might have been if you had not experienced a brain injury?”. I thought his question was relevant to many of us who ask, “Why?” and “What Might Have … [Read more...]
Living with a brain injury changes many things in our lives. The good news is that these changes do not have to limit us. Instead, we can use ingredients to create success. Create success, to create a good life, despite the changes in our lives. Ingredients for Success Hard work or Work-ethic Hard work for me means being diligent, to accomplish a task or a goal … [Read more...]
Several days ago I wrote and published the article, Looking at Success in a Different Way after Brain Injury. Today, I created a video presentation of the article to share the information with individuals who learn through watching and listening. Below is a brief introduction to the article Succeeding after a brain injury can seem out of reach. But instead of … [Read more...]