Love from Christ is Healing Beyond Measure

By Christie Young The beautiful holiday of Christmas celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ is upon us.  I must admit it took me time this year to adjust to the idea of decorating my home.  It was that human element of “one more chore” added to the list.  I rationalized with myself that since I [...]

Grace and Peace – A Journey of Healing

Prior to my car accident and mild TBI, when it came to bible study, I was never very good at following through.  It required a discipline and commitment of time, reflection and understanding that I sadly seemed to think I didn’t have.  The concussion and physical injuries I sustained forced me to slow down and [...]

Nutrition and Self-Care

by Christie Young One of the TBI survivors I follow is Nathalie Kelly, the TBI Recovery Coach from Vermont. https://www.brainrecoverycoach.com/nathalie-s-story Her efforts to record every aspect of her journey has helped me tremendously.  One of the critical components of my recovery has been proper nutrition.  Of the many talented health professionals that Nathalie Kelly interviewed [...]

Vitamins of Victory

by Deana Adams, Ph.D., LPC-S We all know that vitamins are great for our physical health. However, many people forget to take vitamins for their emotional/spiritual health. So, I thought I would share with you some of the vitamins that I’ve taken over the years that has helped me recover from depression and live in [...]

Managing Fatigue

By Sara Joy Here are a few things I've learned the hard way that may help you in managing YOUR TBI fatigue: You are hardly going to be able to stand being around certain friends, for 5 minutes. Others, you will gravitate to like a balm. That's OK, they're just too overwhelming in their [...]

Dealing With(Out) Emotions

By Sara Joy Within 5 days of hitting my head on that black ice on Valentine's Day 2014, I didn't feel anything. I didn't even feel "Nothing". And that's the first thing I learned. "The Nothing" (To borrow from The Neverending Story) is an emptiness. A chasm. A lack. I didn't even detect that I [...]

Tips For Professionals Working with TBI

On Saturday, September 30, Patti Foster (www.PattiFoster.com) and I will be presenting at the American Association of Christian Counselors World Conference in Nashville. (www.worldconference.net) It is a God-cool opportunity to share with other mental health professionals about how they can best support and help those in the brain injury community. So, I thought I would [...]

Ten Things I Learned After Brain Injury

by Dr. Jeff HuxfordI would like to share ten things I have learned after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). But before I tell you what they are, I should first tell you something else.  I don't deserve credit for any of it!You see, for all of my life, I used my mind to learn new [...]