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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Laughter as brain injury medicine – Words with double meanings

Laughter is imperative to recover from brain injury and all other issues that affect your health. If it were not for keeping a sense of humor one does not know how one could survive.  There have and continue to be plenty of tears shed in the meantime.  They aren’t just your tears, but those closest to one’s situation…that care and love one.  They also suffer immensely without education or help.

Jazz Has a Sense of Humor

Jazz Has a Sense of Humor (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Most have learned to laugh with me, but they cry with me too.  They probably cry because I make them absolutely miserable at times! Read the rest of this entry »

 

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These are excellent steps to conquering negative emotions of fear, anger and lonely. Think about how this could work in your life.

 

I now know professionals were taken advantage of my situation

Professionals know what they can and cannot do. How can they get away with this?  Brain injured and many patients do not know this and depend on the trusted and working relationship with the healthcare professional.  I cannot believe I would be so foolish to follow explicit instructions, but I did. Yep, to get a home equity loanand pay $4477.40 was only one situation Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Simple tips to help you feel better instantly

When you feel as though everything you are doing isn’t helping there is still something you can do to help make yourself feel better.  You’re probably tired about hearing you need good nutrition and exercise.  This is true, good nutrition and exercise are essential to your optimal level of health.  Nutrition and exercise needs to be a lifestyle change and that takes at least 5 weeks of consistent change.  What about an instant change that doesn’t include nutrition or exercise? Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Laughter as brain injury medicine – Where is he?

So many different things happen with brain injuries and brain dysfunction and as sad as so many things are, it’s really important to laugh daily.  Laughter is the best medicine.  Research proves that laugher helps heal.  With brain issues at the moment the incident occurs there really isn’t anything to laugh about because the person is so frustrated with the ignorant things that happen … it takes awhile to step back at that particular situation and laugh. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Trusting my neuropsychologist after traumatic brain injury 1992-2000

Akron, Ohio

Akron, Ohio (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Patients depend on trustworthy healthcare professionals.  The majority are trustworthy and understand their limitations and boundaries and others do not.  Who else better to trust than an understanding neuropsychologist? This was someone who represented herself as a professional in Akron, OhioRead the rest of this entry »

 

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Training the brain could help reduce pain

So many people have chronic pain and it seems like there’s no solution, or very little help.  Some things work, some times it works, but in between that time you are still plagued with pain. All people want is for their body to be comfortable…at least some of the time!

I’ve discovered this scientific news May 17, 2012 about the most recent findings of why there is chronic pain and what is happening in the brain.  This article really spells that out and also offers much hope.

If you suffer from any sort of pain, take the time to read this brief article from Science News. It offers better understanding into pain.

Training the brain could help reduce pain.

 

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