Five steps to get through bad days when you’re away from home

Finally the new post is finished! I had two ‘challenging’ weeks which is why it took a while. I ate something wrong, had two flights…

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…

Daring to be more vulnerable; why I’m trying

Being vulnerable or to be yourself with all your imperfections. To find yourself good enough, instead of striving to be more successful, popular or prettier.…

10 small things you can do to help someone with a brain injury

Five years ago I had no idea what a brain injury was, let alone how to help someone with a brain injury. I discovered that…

The challenges of speaking: sequence and finding the right word

Aha yes, the search for the right word. It always seems to be just out of reach, resulting in oh so charming mumblings like “It’s…