Monthly Archives: May 2012

101 followers on this blog :)

Thank you to all who have followed this blog. I’m not sure how often you’ll be checking in, but it’s nice to see the tally. I had an okay day today. I counted down the weeks till I will start … Continue reading

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Navy SEALs Mental Training Video

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ju4FojRkEKU%5D The “Big 4” Components of Navy SEALs Mental Training Goal Setting – pick a goal, a “small chunk” of an overall goal, and focus on meeting it Mental Rehearsal (visualization) – see yourself doing what you going about to … Continue reading

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Another approach to rest

Yesterday m mentioned Yoga Nidra, a yoga “version” of sleep. I checked it out, and I found some interesting info — a kind of yoga that can restore you and apparently get to the root of things that are causing … Continue reading

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I’m not necessarily slower – I just have more to think about

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about concussion/tbi making you “dumber” – slower, etc. When I had my neuropsychological exam, it became painfully clear that my processing speed was slower than expected. And it really bummed me out for quite … Continue reading

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Finding a good place

I’m sitting outside this morning, writing in the quiet of the day, before the lawnmowers start and the leaf blowers and the construction projects my neighbors are doing over the long weekend.The sun is hot, where there is no shade, … Continue reading

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Back to bed?

Didn’t get much sleep last night. Had some misunderstandings about timing, last night, when we had a friend over. Long story short, we didn’t even eat dinner till 9:45, and I didn’t get to sleep until 1:30 a.m. — maybe … Continue reading

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Life after concussion

I’ve been thinking a lot about what it must be like in the general population, for people to learn about the impacts that concussion can have on your life – cognitive ability, physical experience, moods and attention… the works. I … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Study Suggests

I continue to think a lot about the connections between mild TBI and PTSD. After going off the rails last month over some stressful stuff at work… and continuing to struggle with stress and how it affects me, I cannot … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the day

I just came across an interesting blog — Short stories from life. Here’s a good story from it — “A life wasted”. It’s about what can happen when you make certain choices in life. And it gets me thinking about the … Continue reading

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So find a way to work it in

If something means enough to you — I mean, really, really enough — you will find a way to make it work. If you really want to change jobs, you will find a way to do that. If you really … Continue reading

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