What I learned from saying goodbye: 5 reminders for a better me

What I learned from saying goodbye: 5 reminders for a better me

This week was dominated by saying goodbye. As I’m not only going away to travel, but also leave this city, I have been saying goodbye…

How I want to enjoy life more

How I want to enjoy life more

January has begun, which means that the holiday season is officially over. We’ve survived all the excitements, activities and festivities! I hope that you can…

Celebrate your victories, no matter how small

Celebrate your victories, no matter how small

The lesson that got repeated frequently during my rehabilitation, was to stop comparing to your previous life. Because a brain injury turns your whole life…

5 things my brain injury taught me for which I’m grateful

5 things my brain injury taught me for which I’m grateful

With the holidays approaching, so has the sale extravaganza of the December month. However, despite all the slick and fancy photo advertisements, I’m convinced that…

Stress and brain injury: a matter of reduced resilience

Stress and brain injury: a matter of reduced resilience

Stress is part of our normal everyday life and not necessarily a bad thing. Wikipedia defines stress as our body’s reaction in response to a…

What baking cookies taught me about impulse control

What baking cookies taught me about impulse control

Who knew that the simple act of making chocolate cookies would teach me a lesson? If it was the eating of cookies though… The baking…