#ANewMe is a project by Headway: ‘A New Me provides a platform for people to creatively share their experiences in order to challenge misperceptions of brain injury while demonstrating the value of having access to the right help, at the right time, such as the support provided by Headway groups and branches and our other frontline… Continue reading #ANewMe: How brain injury affects my life and how it motivated me to create Alphabet Brains
I’m a nervous person, I always have been. I get nervous when I have to make a phone call, when post comes through the door, when I hear the email alert sound on my phone, when I check my bank account, sometimes when I have to explain my brain injury to others and often when… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2017: Therapy Thursday
#BrainQA: Q&A to bring brain injury survivors together and to raise brain injury awareness. Every Monday at 8pm (UK time) on facebook, twitter and instagram The following answers are users from facebook, twitter and instagram, thank you everyone for answering! It’s Mental Health Awareness Week this week so the questions are focusing on our mental health. This… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 – #BrainQA: What is one problem you find the hardest after your brain injury?
For Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 day 2 I thought I’d share a few products that have cheered me and my brain up recently! It’s the little things that can cheer you up the most sometimes. I haven’t been sponsored or anything, I just like these products and want to share the happiness they bring. –… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2017: 10 products to cheer yourself and your brain up
8-14th May 2017: Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 and in a cruel twist of fate also the week I’m going back to see my psychiatrist. It’s a love hate relationship, I don’t enjoy going to see him but I do at the same time… I leave our sessions feeling refreshed. However, after 6 months of… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2017: The mental strain and ongoing battle of living with a brain injury