Puget Sounders: Top 10 Reasons to Stop By BEST’s Wellness Event June 21

We are so excited for our “Be Your BEST You Wellness Event” tomorrow beginning at noon at Our BEST Space and the BEST Learning Center in University Place, Washington. Here are the top 10 reasons you should stop by, local BESTies: 1. You’ll learn something new. 2. You’ll get some tips, techniques and strategies to (more…)

Welcome to Caregiver’s Corner May 2014!

Meet Maggie DePuye-Phillips!   Not only does Maggie serve as BEST’s board vice president, she has a personal and professional background as a caregiver.  Caregiver’s Corner, is an exciting new feature on the BEST blog designed just for you.  Maggie is there to offer the support, encouragement, tools and resources to help. You can take (more…)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  According to the Mayo Clinic, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is defined as, “a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event.” PTSD can sometimes play a role (and a big one) for those individuals with traumatic brain (more…)

Disabilty Etiquette

Check out this great publication/brochure on disability etiquette. Sound Off: Anything you can think that you’d add to this guide? What have been your experiences when you engage with others or meet new people?   BEST loves sharing … Facebook0TwitterPinterest0tumblr0Linkedin0Reddit0Email0

Monday Kick-starter Quote of the Week (Last Day of Brain Injury Awareness Month)

  Monday Kick-starter Quote of the Week: A simple, but powerful quote, as today marks the last day of Brain Injury Awareness month. Thank you all for everything you do and being a voice to create awareness, not just this special month, but every day going forward! BEST loves sharing … Facebook0TwitterPinterest0tumblr0Linkedin0Reddit0Email0

Today’s Hero: Meet Kathy Moeller, Cognitive Harmonics, Inc.

  Today’s hero is an innovator and forward-thinker who sees a bright technological future for not only individuals with brain injury, but for an entire community of people who could use extra support for their life and work endeavors. In fact, she thinks we’ve really only just begun. Meet Kathy Moeller, founder of Cognitive Harmonics, (more…)