Tag Archives: communication

You see, I did leave my therapist — back in 2009

An interesting thing happened yesterday. I was going through some old posts that I had un-published for some reason, and I decided to re-post them. One was from 2009, where I was debating whether to fire the therapist I was … Continue reading

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What really gets lost

So, I have been noodling over the conundrum about why people don’t seem to A) believe me when I tell them I’m having a hard time, or B) really get the extent to which I have to grapple with my … Continue reading

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Paying attention. Closely.

I woke up early today – 5:30. I just woke up. It’s just as well, because I have a lot to do today, and I want to make some progress with some personal projects, before I launch into a lot … Continue reading

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Just updated – Communication Solutions for TBI

I just updated my section on Communication Issues – Trouble Being Understood in my Brain Injury Recovery Tools section. If you’ve got anything to add that you feel is important or that you have found works for you, by all … Continue reading

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Ignoring the symptoms to stay on the field

I’ve been watching the video of Malcolm Gladwell that I found on The Concussion Blog a few days ago. I had some time to watch the second half (I started the first half a few days back), and it is … Continue reading

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Yeah, I did that

I’ve been working on my online portfolio for the past couple of days – the job search has made it obvious that I need to get something online that people can look at, so they can see the depth and … Continue reading

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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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Getting the Point Across

Communication Issues [x]  Trouble being understood – check [x]  Trouble understanding – check [x]  Trouble finding words – check [x]  Trouble communicating in general – check Yes, that’s been the story of my life for the past 2+ weeks. Seriously. … Continue reading

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What I was meaning to say, is…

I’ve found a new area I can use some help. Actually, I’ve had this issue for a while, I just have been so busy taking care of other things, that I haven’t paid a lot of attention to this. It’s … Continue reading

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The magic of Active Listening

So, I went for my drive yesterday, after I got done with my Big Task of the Day. I stopped and got myself a snack, then headed out on the roads, just driving. The sun was out, and I had … Continue reading

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