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…

3 signs that I need to learn another lesson (a.k.a. benefit from hindsight)

3 signs that I need to learn another lesson (a.k.a. benefit from hindsight)

I’ve learned the most about my brain injury by simply living. By just doing things and seeing how it goes. Learning by facts Unfortunately, this…

Daring to be more vulnerable; why I’m trying

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.…

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…