3 Ways To Have Your BEST Day

I don’t know about you, but I love those days when I feel – no, when I know – I accomplished something important to me. Those days when I fall into bed exhausted and exhilarated. Those days happen more regularly when I follow the three ways to have my BEST day every day. I know (more…)

Journalism & My Recovery Process

Sometimes someone asks me why I don’t go back to investigative journalism. People typically say these things: You were so good at it, and you always say your blog writing helps your recovery, so why not be a reporter again? My journalism background does help both my current writing as well as aiding my recovery, (more…)

Tomorrow: Cognicon Begins in Second Life

CogniCon 2022 14 & 15 October 2022 Just us for Cognicon, October 14-15, 2022 for a virtual event that is like no other!  For those not familiar with Cognicon, the event was started in 2019. This virtual cognitive convention is designed to share information about brain health, wellness, self-care, empowerment, and supportive communities and programs in (more…)

My Daughter, Nicole

I didn’t want to write this, but I’ve got to get this out.  This will be the hardest thing I’ve ever had to write. This is about my adoptive daughter, Nicole. I’ve written about her before and the special father-daughter relationship and the joy and happiness we shared the past 30 years. Nicole experienced an (more…)

Join BEST for Cognicon October 14-15, 2022!

CogniCon 2022 CogniCon 2022 14 & 15 October 2022  Cognicon returns! Save the date for October 14-15, 2022 for a virtual event that is like no other!  For those not familiar with Cognicon, the event was started in 2019. This virtual cognitive convention is designed to share information about brain health, wellness, self-care, empowerment, and supportive (more…)

Post-stroke Spasticity

Well, here’s one thing about strokes I never heard of before now: post-stroke spasticity. I’ll call it PSS. Although I never heard of it, PSS is fairly common in stroke survivors. It causes stiff or rigid muscles and commonly affects the elbows, wrists and ankles. PSS restricts the full range of a muscle’s motion and (more…)