Tag: how to be happy

Mental rehab post-brain injury: How to be resilient and adapt

This past week I was honoured to be asked to speak at the Brain Injury Association Waterloo Wellington Support Group.  In this talk, followed by a question & answer period, I discuss my experience post-brain injury, challenges, deficits, loses, and how I now risk manage my life for happiness. If you are a brain injury …

Don’t be afraid of the light (3 tactical steps for improving your mental health)

Here is a piece I wrote which was originally printed in Transition Magazine – a publication by Canadian Mental Health Association Saskatchewan Division.  I hope you enjoy. Don’t be Afraid of the Light Do you have any fears? Are you scared of anything so much that it makes you want to run as fast as …

How to Counteract Rumination (Getting to Know your Habit Coach Part 2 of 4)

Want to know the difference between sadness and depression? Want to know the one thing that can take someone from, “this sucks” to “I hate living”? It’s not serotonin and it’s not unemployment. It’s something you, fortunately, have full control over so that you can turn your rock bottom into your breakthrough. The difference between …