The healing benefits of yoga and meditation are becoming increasingly well documented. Last year snowboarder Kevin Pearce brought much needed attention to the practice of yoga for brain injury rehabilitation by starting the love your brain foundation, which offers support to #TBI survivors and their families. My personal experience of yoga for brain injury rehabilitation is… Continue reading Quieten the mind, heal the brain!
Follow my blog with Bloglovin It’s taken me a while to get round to writing this post and I intended to review my yoga retreat in Portugal, but I’ll do that in my next post, PROMISE! I’ve avoided writing it out of shame because since returning to London I have seriously neglected my yoga practice.… Continue reading Christmas and promises
‘Remember yourself as a little girl? She is counting on you to protect her’ – This quote really drove me to look at how I was approaching my recovery. In my previous post I touched on journaling for TBI recovery, and in this post I share some journaling techniques informed by this quote, and helped… Continue reading Caring for yourself as though you are your own parent. Journaling exercises to build self-esteem!
After my traumatic brain injury I was bed bound for a good month. My muscles were incredibly weak, and I was suffering with chronic fatigue. I couldn’t read very well and my attention span was minimal. I really needed to find a way to train my mind to get out of itself, and to let… Continue reading Journaling for TBI recovery
So I don’t want to lament on this too much and hopefully this blog post will be the only woe ist me moment. I am just going to quickly document my symptoms following the accident so you have an idea of what I have struggled with, and what I focussed on for rehabilitation and recovery.… Continue reading My Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)