10 Self-Care Tips You Can Start NOW

Spring is here. Open the windows. Let the stale winter air out and the fresh air in. You can begin with these 10 easy self-care tips: Take a few deep breaths: This simple act can help you to feel calmer and more centered, especially during stressful moments. Go for a walk: Taking a break from (more…)

Brain Busters Is Going Gang Busters In SL

Virtual worlds, especially Second Life, provide an invaluable lifeline for many in our community who are isolated for a variety of reasons. I’ve written about this before and personally experience how helpful Second Life can be. The immersive experiences and connections with others have been especially helpful over the past three years as shifting health (more…)

My Latest Self-Care Score

I’m a big believer in self-care for brain injury survivors, or for anyone at all for that matter. Medical professionals are great at their jobs and they help us keep breathing and walking around day to day. I don’t know where I’d be without the professionals who treated me while I was experiencing a major (more…)

The Lotus Blossoms In the Muddiest Water

Did you know that the lotus grows in muddy water? It is said that the muddier the pond, the more beautiful the flower. The lotus flower has great meaning in Buddhism. An open flower, one that has bloomed, represents enlightenment and the muddy water represents the turbulence and challenges of our daily life. The Buddha (more…)

10 Immune System Boosters

This is the time of year when your immune system takes a beating; flu, common cold, bronchitis, stomach bug, and even COVID. Yes, any virus can sneak in and take control whenever your immune system is weakened. That includes some medications (talk to your doctor about this if you have concerns about your prescriptions). Sure (more…)

Celebrating You & We Today

It’s February. Cold, wet, windy, and snowy. I know you believe chocolate and flowers make these days a lot easier to take. Just wanted you to know how much we appreciate you!