Community is at the heart of what we believe in. Our community offers collective wisdom, support, new ideas, motivation, and accountability to promote a brain healthy lifestyle.
It also provides the platform for those who have a personal experience with, or deep understanding of, brain injury to connect with those who are less informed. Bridging this gap fosters greater unity and inspiration for everyone to transform their challenges into opportunities.
This month's Featured Story
In our first ever follow up story, learn how Sarah has continued her healing journey and harnessed resilience.
Tammy shares how life is not a dress rehearsal. Live and savor every moment!
Ashley shares how the first thing to truly help her feel better was a weekly restorative yoga class at a yoga studio in her neighborhood.
“Yoga cultivated the flexibility and mental space I needed when I moved back to Vermont to take up a desk job, start a family, build a house, survive cancer and ultimately endure the dissolution of my marriage.”
“Trust the process.” is the mantra that helped Phil in his healing journey. He shares how through unwavering effort, countless failures, and hard earned incremental successes, he learned that trusting the process was a lot more than just a sentence or phrase; it was the only way to move forward.
Derek talks about how he made it through the hard part of surviving a near fatal injury and now he must focus on living in the healthiest, happiest, and most productive way possible.
Jackie shares her secret, “Instead of dwelling on something I can’t change, I choose to think forward and just be thankful I’m here. The only place for me to go is up!”
Andy and Pattie have focused on the positive and remind others to not give up following a brain injury.
Yoga has helped Jacqueline with physical, cognitive and emotional wellness following a concussion.
Bridget shares how telling your story can help promote awareness, build community, gain support and move forward with both acceptance and enjoyment.
Laura offers a story of healing from a mother's perspective.
Kathy reflects on the challenges and the importance of striving for balance when affected by TBI.
Siblings, Charlie and Kelly, share their story in this interview that highlights the power of family, humor, acceptance and love.
Haylee-Jo stays positive with her progress by keeping the big picture in mind.
Heidi shares how focusing on the present moment has helped her with acceptance and healing after a ski-related injury.
Sharon shares how being still and living in the moment have been her biggests lessons and gifts following her concussion.
Beth's story reminds us that healing is a journey rather than a milestone.
Letting go of blame and accepting my situation have been key to learning to love myself.
Marina shows how her resilience after her brain injury is made even more powerful through positivity and the support of those around her.
Connor's love of music has helped drive his healing process and has led him to thrive.
Pat shares how his process of healing takes acceptance, determination, and most of all resilience.
After a nearly fatal bicycle accident, Ryan shares what has helped him to heal and to get back on his bike.
"Like a seesaw, there is a constant vacillation between accepting where we are and the hard work to improve. It’s like the balance between stillness and action. We need both." -Nathalie Kelly
Since her brain injury, Christy has learned how being resilient means giving all of her effort to get through each day.
Natalie's story helps remind us to keep moving forward towards a bright future.
"Put your heart and soul into recovery and put forth your best effort in every activity." -Richard Hillard
From literally being on top of the world, Shannon shares how a positive attitude during recovery can help make it feel like you can touch the sky.
Abby shows us that the journey of finding strength along the path of recovery is the true definition of resilience.
Maggie shows us the importance of living life to the fullest, owning your healing, and finding your "Whole Healthy."