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SuperBetter after a TBI

In Brain Videos, Recovery by Emerson Jane BrowneLeave a Comment

When game designer Jane McGonigal found herself bedridden and suicidal following a severe concussion, she had a fascinating idea for how to get better. She dove into the scientific research and created the healing game, SuperBetter. In this moving talk, McGonigal explains how a game can boost resilience — and promises to add 7.5 minutes to your life. I just …

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Life with Brain Holes

In Recovery by Emerson Jane Browne1 Comment

Life with brain holes often sucks … It’s the little things . . . the little things that can add up and come crashing down all at once. It is the humiliation of mistakes

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Move on already!

In Brain Injury, Recovery by Emerson Jane Browne2 Comments

People tend to get impatient with brain injury survivors. “Move on already! Your brain injury was x number of years ago!”. Outsiders cannot grasp how much a brain injury changes who a person is; how it changes one’s sense of self

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The Healing Power of Vulnerability

In Recovery, Research by Emerson Jane BrowneLeave a Comment

These talks are enlightening, encouraging, and most importantly they explain a lot about how we – survivors of TBI and family members too – get caught by feeling ashamed of who we are now post injury. BrenĂ© Brown tells us how to get out of the prison we can unwittingly create.