Meditation and Creativity: How One Helps the Other

  Meditation is heralded by many as being a cure all – a panacea that can prevent all of your woes and help you to find peace and enlightenment. Though not entirely true, they’re not wrong. Compared with many other strategies, meditation is certainly one of the most effective when it comes to overcoming anxiety (more…)

Migraine Resources

The dictionary definition of migraine:    mi·graine /ˈmīˌɡrān/   noun noun: migraine; plural noun: migraines a recurrent throbbing headache that typically affects one side of the head and is often accompanied by nausea and disturbed vision. “I’m getting a migraine.”   As brain injury survivors, the real definition goes beyond the standard dictionary one: for some, migraines (more…)

Isaac Peterson: On Fatigue

  (Editor’s Note: Writer and stroke survivor Isaac Peterson has been sharing his writing with the BEST blog for three years as of this month. Thank you Isaac for your amazing contributions and all that you do through your words and wisdom. Today’s entry centers around fatigue and brain injury. KT)  I’ve written a couple (more…)

Tip Tuesday: Brains and Supplements

(Editor’s Note: Our BEST friend, Dr. Jannine Krause, penned an article exclusive for BEST on the best supplements to support our brains after a brain injury. Thank you, Dr. Krause, for your words and wisdom. KT) Best Supplements to Support Your Brain After a Brain Injury by Dr. Jannine Krause Chances are you’ve seen a few (more…)

Tip Tuesday: Creative Brain Boosting Meals and Foods with Dr. Krause

(Editor’s note: The Brain Energy Support Team is delighted and honored to share a blog exclusive article from our BEST friend, Dr. Jannine Krause! Dr. Krause shares her thoughts steps to healthy eating. Read on for some great tips and strategies to start in the new year. KT)  So you have a brain injury and (more…)

Cognicon This Week in Second Life!

BEST has created a virtual presence for reaching out to those with brain injury and their caregivers.  BEST hosts a variety of social events, small group discussions, workshops, and skills training. Our goal in Second Life is to support those with brain injury engage in alternative and meaningful learning and PEER support. Our office can (more…)