Being a superhero to the earth is the BEST!
Cyclist, brain injury survivor and Washington State resident, Kathi Sturgeon is helping to support brain injury survivors one ride at a time. Sturgeon has founded an organization called Riding for Hope Alliance to do just that. The mission and goal of the organization is straightforward: Riding for Hope Alliance raises resources and awareness for brain injury survivors through bicycling. Sturgeon, an avid cyclist, wanted to channel her passion for the sport to help support fellow brain injury survivors. She came up with the idea last year to complete three different local rides to benefit three different nonprofit organizations that support
BEST guest blogger Isaac Peterson explores attitude, empowerment, determination and self-care in his latest blog post. Prepare to be inspired! When I was released from the hospital about four months ago, following a one-month stay after my stroke, they gave my sister a pretty bleak outlook for my future. The picture they painted was one where I would be weak and helpless, needing round-the-clock care, that I would be confused, and made it sound like I would constantly need my diapers changed. Needless to say, they were wrong. Here I am, four months later, going for daily walks, running my
BEST’s virtual presence in Second Life just got better. BEST recently created the BEST PEER Center to offer in-world facilitator training, our acclaimed Moving On & Identity After TBI course, workshops, mindfulness retreats, and much more. We invite you to visit the BEST PEER Center at Etopia. A Landmark is available in our office at Etopia Plaza. Etopia also offers entertainment and socialization opportunities, support groups, workshops on health, presentations from noted institutions such as the Mayo Clinic and Harvard University, opportunities for small business development, learning a new language, and even taking classes and finishing a degree. Join
A great picture share from one of our BEST Superheroes and friends serves as our BEST Monday motivation and an important self-care reminder. Superheroes need rest, too!