Surprising Facts Learned on My Trip to India

On my recent trip to India, I became immersed in the rich culture. While learning more about this culture, I began to realize that there were facts about the culture in India that I had been completely unaware of!

A Pivotal Book on PTSD

"Your Life after Trauma" provides readers with a well-rounded, motivational, and concise cognitive approach that provides a road map to regaining one’s life and identity after a trauma. What makes this book stand out is that, in a sense, it truly helps readers to create a blue print of their future selves.

March is National Brain Injury Awareness and My Journey

Today, March 5, marks the 25th anniversary of the day that changed my life and the beginning of my journey.

An Integrative Approach to Wellness Really Works

I had a cerebral bleed causing me to black out resulting in a serious automobile collision. Months later I had brain surgery. I was told by my doctors I was permanently brain damaged. Determined to get better, I set out on my journey to regain my life. So I experimented with a variety of different approaches to treatment, and got better!

Neurofeedback: One Method Does Not Fit All

Part of a series on Neurofeedback, this blog discusses how one method does not fit all when it comes to neurotherpay. What is most effective for one person, may not be the right method for another person even when treating the same symptom.

Had a Concussion? 11 Tips to Get You Through the Holidays

Have you or someone you love recently been in a car accident? Slipped on ice? Bumped their head? Without realizing it, you may have suffered a concussion, and may be living with symptoms of Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) - chronic headache, fatigue, trouble sleeping, feeling agitated, etc. Learn how to help better deal with these symptoms as the holidays approach.

Holiday Blues or Symptoms of a Concussion?

Hit by the holidays or hit your head? Before you write off your headaches, fatigue, irritability, and blurry vision to the stress and hustle and bustle of the holiday season, think back. Did you slip and fall? Did you bump your head? Even seemingly harmless blows or bumps to the head can cause a concussion. Symptoms of concussion can feel like the holiday blues!

Neurofeedback: How Is It Used for Treatment?

How does neurofeedback treat symptoms such as anxiety, sleeping problems, headaches, memory problems and ADHD? Read how Neurofeedback treats these symptoms, along with causes relating to dysregulation of the brainwaves and/or neural hubs as seen in a concussion, stroke, MS, autism, and parkinson disease. Neurofeedback can also be used to improve brain function!

Dark Chocolate: Good For Your Brain!

Dark Chocolate is beneficial to brain health!

Neurofeedback: How Does It Work?

In this post, we'll explore how neurofeedback training actually works to heal your brain.

What Is Neurofeedback?

This post is an introduction to a treatment approach most people don't understand or have ever heard of- Neurofeedback. Simply put, here is how Neurofeedback works to treat the cause of your symptom or issue.

Neurofeedback: Treating the Cause, not the Symptoms

An introduction to the field of Neurofeedback, and an overview of its uses and ways it can be helpful for regaining your life.

Back to School: What Is a Special Education Consultant?

As summer comes to a close, it's time to prepare the children for another school year. Is your child getting the help he or she needs to succeed academically and socially in the classroom?

PTSD: Healing and Recovery Part 2

In this week's post we're continuing with PTSD by exploring PTSD treatment methods to help your regain your life

PTSD: Healing and Recovery Part 1

In Part 1, the aim is to help you understand Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). What is PTSD really, and what is it like to live with this condition?

Concussion: Do You Know if You Had One?

Concussion and Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) are two very misunderstood and misdiagnosed conditions. In this week's post, we are exploring different causes of concussions, and the various symptoms so you can be your own advocate.

Methods of Alleviating Anxiety

In this week's post, we're exploring various complementary, alternative, and traditional methods for helping alleviate symptoms of anxiety.

Understanding Anxiety as a Symptom, Not the Problem

People are constantly getting diagnosed with "anxiety." However, anxiety is a symptom, not the problem. If you're suffering from anxiety, how can you find the real problem behind this symptom? Read on for what "feeling anxious" really means.

Coping With Stress

What factors are affecting your stress level? How can you find the stress reliever that works best for you among all the recommendations from friends, family, and the Internet? These are the questions I am exploring in today's post.

The Effects of Stress on Sleep, Memory, and Anxiety

People become stressed for many reasons. Sometimes it is clear, and other times the reason is not so evident. In this week's post we're exploring the different types of stress and what they do to your brain and body.

9 Methods for Treating Amnesia

There are several different types of memory loss that can occur after an injury or traumatic event. in this week's post we are exploring the different types of amnesia, or memory loss, and treatment methods that work for recovering those memories.

9 Ways to Alleviate Your Memory Problems

In this week's post we're exploring more strategies for improving memory. These strategies will help with memory problems caused by brain injury due to disease or trauma, such as a stroke or Parkinson's Disease.

10 Ways to Improve Your Memory

This week's post gives you real, practical suggestions for improving and protecting your memory. You have the choice!

What Causes Memory Problems?

The cause of memory problems matters for trying to improve them. In this post, we're exploring the three main causes of memory problems and how each affects your brain.

Are You Having Memory Problems?

Ever wonder why you can't remember where you put your keys, or why you can't quite recall the name of that nice waitress from the other night? Your memory is a complicated network, and memory problems can occur for numerous reasons. In this post, we're exploring the many components of memory!

Brain Injury: Methods and Treatment Part Five

Part Five is devoted to alternative approaches and practical suggestions for helping you regain your life after a brain injury.

Concussion: What Are the Risks?

How do you know what sport is safe for you or your child? How can you help prevent a concussion from happening to you or your child? What does it mean if a concussion, or multiple concussions occur? These are the questions I'm exploring in this week's post.

Brain Injury: Methods and Treatment Part Four

Don't be discouraged if one treatment is not working for your symptom(s). There are numerous treatments available that can work for your specific needs. In Part Four of this five-part series, I am going to discuss some of these methods, and how you can find the right practitioner to help!

Springing into Concussion Awareness

Along with the warmth and sunshine of spring comes time for organized sports and outdoor fun. Along with this fun comes an increased risk for concussions in children and teens. How do you help prevent your child from sustaining a concussion? And if one does happen, will you recognize the symptoms and assessment tools to make sure they get a proper diagnosis?

Brain Injury: Methods and Treatment Part Three

Part three of this five-part series explores the growing importance of good nutrition when living with a brain injury or other brain trauma. In order to regain your life after injury, it is crucial to eat more brain-boosting foods, and avoid the foods that may throw your brain in a tizzy!