Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sleep Experiment Day Two

The experiment continues, today with less success than yesterday. I got to bed at 10:30 (good), but I didn’t sleep past 5:00 (bad). 6-1/2 hours is something I’ve functioned on before. I just hope I can get some good sleep … Continue reading

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Sleep Experiment Day One – Results and Discoveries

I actually got 8 hours of sleep last night. Pretty amazing. It’s only day one, but something went right last night. I woke up this morning feeling excellent, and I still feel great, despite an onslaught of emails from some … Continue reading

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Originally posted on braininjuryselfrehabilitation:
iPhone Generation (Photo credit: xcode) Do you find yourself getting distracted with your cell phone?  Are you noticing that you are not accomplishing all the things you would like in your day?  As technology has become…

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How I can get regular good sleep – turn myself into a science experiment

Ah ha! Eureka! I think I’ve figured out how to get good sleep on a regular basis — I need to turn myself (well, my life, anyway) into a science experiment. I need decent motivation to get to bed at … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Concussion Blog:
The benefits of exercising, keeping fit and eating healthily have been impressed on us (society, specifically North American society in which I live) for a long time. Unfortunately, it hasn’t exactly caught on. It…

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Originally posted on Heal your Brain:
Some movement is simply a response to a stimulus. If you touch a snail, it will draw up into its shell but humans are not simply machines of stimulus and action; almost all the…

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TBI Recovery – Please speak my language

I had an interesting appointment with my neuropsych on Friday. I had been feeling really bad all week, and we talked about it. I was trying to figure out the physiological/neurological causes of why I had such a bad reaction … Continue reading

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Better sleep

Got better sleep last night — actually slept through the night. I did the following things that I think helped me: I headed to bed before 10:00 p.m. – the night before, I went to bed around 11:10 and my … Continue reading

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Wear your bike helmet – properly

A few months back, I endured participated in a Franklin-Covey workshop at work called “Five Choices to Extraordinary Productivity”. Aside from the three-day investment loss of time (which I really couldn’t afford to lose), the ideas and principles they talked … Continue reading

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Doing better than just mending

The weather is absolutely beautiful today, after several days of storms. It’s bright and clear and the humidity is low. I’ve got a full day ahead, but my head feels much clearer. I just need to make sure I don’t … Continue reading

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