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

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…

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…

The emotional impact of losing the sense of control

The emotional impact of losing the sense of control

The moment I wrote last week’s post, I felt like giving myself a pat on the back. After muddling through I finally understood that I…

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…

Learning more and getting further by relaxing instead of fighting

Learning more and getting further by relaxing instead of fighting

The first work-week is over! The calendar slowly gets filled and my to-do list is once again a fixed feature on my coffee table. The…