Editor’s Note: Meet, Roxane, Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) guest blogger and junior reporter! Roxane shares her special investigative report with BEST on concussions and how they impact teens and kids. Concussions, a type of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), are very common in the United States, reaching over 3 million cases a year according to the Mayo Clinic. They are caused by a hit to the head or a violent shaking of the body and/or head. Some of you may be thinking that a concussion is not a very big deal, but it is. A study showed that repeated concussions
November 8, 2016 is the day everything went to pieces and forced some major changes on me. It was a day I should never forget. Instead, it’s a day I’ll never remember. It’s the day I had a stroke. November 8, 2016 is one anniversary I don’t think I’ll be celebrating. And since that day, I’ve had to rebuild parts of my life and start all over. Everything was in pieces, and in my diminished capacity, I’ve had to put the pieces back together. But I’ve decided that that process could be a positive thing. I have the chance to
BEST friends, fans and supporters! Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday), the international day of giving to causes that make a difference, is right around the corner! The team at the Giving Tuesday organization have a contest that has just kicked off to help you share your special giving stories. Here’s the message directly from Giving Tuesday organizers: #MyGivingStory is a social media storytelling contest created to foster a public conversation about giving and to inspire more people to give. From now through the end of November, we encourage you to share stories about how and why you give to the causes you care about.
Exciting news, BEST Superhero supporters! The Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) has been featured on the Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) website blog and social media a short time ago! Giving Tuesday is an international annual event that shares the importance and inspiration on giving back to causes that make a difference. This year, Giving Tuesday will be November 28, 2017. BEST is thrilled to be participating and sharing our message and mission of empowerment for the brain injury community and their families. Special thanks to the Giving Tuesday team for all of their support! Please read the article by clicking here
November 5, 2017 is Daylight Saving Time. Don’t forget to set all your clocks one hour back.