There is a trend to post highlights of the year on social media. But do you find that actually hard to do, or even see from others?
Living with brain injury, it is easy to feel discouraged from setbacks, or a recovery timeline you had in mind, or comparing to the "old you" and grieving the life before, as well as coping with symptoms on a daily basis. This week on Hope Survives | Brain Injury Podcast, Cristabelle discusses all of this, while also sharing some of her personal journey through TBI.
Life is not a highlight reel. And that is okay. Let's talk about it!
Season 2 - Episode 6
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9:44 Life is Not a Highlight Reel
13:56 My First TBI
19:58 Feeling like a Failure
21:47 Improving Little by Little
23:47 Re-Injuries & Setbacks
26:39 Most Recent Concussion Setback
30:14 It Can Be Hard to Look Back
32:14 Celebrating Steps
35:31 Reasons for Discouragement
38:59 You Don’t Need a New Years Resolution
39:41 You Don’t Need Highlights
40:56 You are More
44:34 Different Ways to Reflect
Cristabelle Braden is an award winning singer/songwriter, keynote speaker, podcast host, brain injury survivor & advocate.
About This Podcast
Have you or a loved one experienced a traumatic brain injury, stroke, concussion, or ABI? This podcast is for you. Sharing hope, support, and education for brain injury survivors, caregivers, and families. Hosted by award-winning TBI survivor, advocate, and singer/songwriter Cristabelle Braden, this is an uplifting podcast to bring hope to your darkest days. Subscribe and stay tuned for messages of encouragement, interviews with professionals, and survivor stories.
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