The Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) would like to thank our BEST friends, Collided Scopes, for being such a wonderful host for us on their weekly brain injury support community call. We enjoyed sharing, caring and being a part of this terrific event. To learn more about Collided Scopes and their work, please click here.
The Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) is honored to be joining our BEST friends, Collided Scopes, TONIGHT on Zoom at 5;30 PM PST to have conversations, share resources and more! Join us! It’s free and all are welcome. See the details in the flyer below. P.S. New to Zoom? Take our FREE Zoom class today to learn all about this popular way of meeting and communication. Click here to learn more.
While many Fourth of July public celebrations, fireworks shows, and festivals have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 health pandemic, it doesn’t mean that individuals, groups, communities and neighborhoods will cease doing their own personal fireworks. In fact, it’s quite possible there may be an increase in fireworks noise, in some areas, due to the cancelled public events. For many with traumatic brain injury (TBI), fireworks can trigger Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) and/or sensory overload and other stressors. Preparation, in any case, is key. Here are some links that can help. Here’s a good article on how to manage PTSD
Stressed? Anxious? Over-Worked? Meditation is the perfect cure for 21st century malaise. Meditation is an incredibly powerful panacea that can help anyone to become calmer, happier, more productive, more creative… and ultimately just a better version of themselves. Studies show us that meditation can help to increase alpha and theta brainwaves to help induce states of calm. It can improve symptoms of anxiety and depression, and it can thicken grey matter in the prefrontal cortex to boost focus and creativity. This ebook, The Calm Mind, will guide you through everything you need to know, putting the tools in your hands