From Ken Collins: Adapt, Improvise, Overcome and Move On!

Published September 9, 2016 by helentastic67

Basics are often the best!

Broken Brain - Brilliant Mind

Namibia Desert It can feel like you’re slogging through a desert, sometimes. But there’s an oasis in the distance… for sure.

Ken Collins shares his wisdom with us. Great stuff!

Some of the lessons I have learned after 39 years of living with a brain injury.

There are four major areas to work on during the brain injury recovery process:

Adapt, Improvise, Overcome and Move On!

Move on and try not to be critical of mistakes you make because in the early years of your recovery there will be too many to count.

Learn from these experiences and move on.

Keep stress and anxiety to a minimum everyday!

Stress and anxiety triggers the fight or flight response in the mid-brain. You don’t have any control of this response because it is part of the Emotional Nervous System.

When the fight or flight response is activated it will increase confusion and make it…

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