Can Words Help you to achieved a faster brain recovery after stroke? Before my life changed in feb 2012 I used to whinge all the time to my wife, about how difficult it was for me to run my property maintenance business from our home. What i didn’t realise was how more words were causing me to be stuck and how negative words can have an impact brain recovery after

The Blind Hour Podcast In July of 2016 i was on holidays in the Aegean island of Santorini and i had managed to drag myself away from the beach for just one hour so i could join Max and John for The Blind Hour Podcast. max and John are both legally blind and their podcast is quite out there as far as the topics the discuss and the way they

Cell Repair In MS (Multiple Sclerosis) An interesting study about the benefits of antihistamine use in helping Cell Repair in Multiple Sclerosis patients. “We have been taught that the brain can’t repair itself, but our results suggest that this is not true.” Simply in MS (Multiple Sclerosis) the neurons in the brain have a damaged outer shell which cause the cells to stop communicating with each other effectively. The damaged

Can meditation help in healing the brain? Amongst other amazing things that we are learning which are helpful in healing the brain after a stroke, Meditation has been shown to play a major role. Meditation can help in reconnecting old neural pathways and creating brand new ones to give back function where function has been lost. Whilst I know that every stroke is different and that each individual person is

One year after Brain Surgery It’s funny (well not really) how my surroundings have found a way to guide me each time I get side tracked or of course from living the kind of life that is meaningful to me. This month is the 12 month anniversary that some pretty major things occurred that changed me forever. Before I get into that I have to take you back to Feb

With every day commitments and stresses, we often put ourselves last on the list. We run kids to school, work to support our families, and wish we could lose those extra kilograms. We feel like we are constantly playing catch up and performing crisis control. As you scroll through your social media you see friends with their toes in the sand, but to you, a vacation sounds like just a

Why is that when you go to a GP these days and ask for example a simple question, what caused my ailment? You get a deafening silence. Yes big generalisation I know. Bare with me here. Thats my experience recently. Don’t get me wrong I don’t expect every person to have every answer on every topic always, however the response “I do not know let’s see if we can find

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Stroke Lecture at Australian Catholic University It was an honour to be invited to be a part of a stroke lecture at Australia Catholic University. The topic of discussion was the care i received when i rehabilitation from occupational therapists and other health professionals. To set the scene I also shared my story of 3 brain haemorrhages in as many years and the type of care that I received, the

Shortly after I first experienced the side effects of Cerebral Hemorrhage in Feb 2012 I began to research what happens to the brain after a bleed and what I could do to help the recovery of my own brain without necessarily subscribing only to the narrow-minded approach of western medicine. Now be reassured. I am not starting another campaign about the massive shortcomings of western medicine just wanted to pass

If I surveyed 100 people and asked them the question, do you know how to breathe? What do you think most would say? Many would no doubt, think I was asking a trick question. My best guess would be that if they where living and talking to me 100% would look at me like I was mad and say of course! If I asked them, does the rest of the