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Living with a Traumatic Brain Injury and the Grieving Process — Part 1 Video Presentation

Posted by Second Chance to Live on December 7, 2013

Hello and welcome back to Second Chance to Live my friend. In May of 2008 I wrote the above article to share what I found to be essential in my process. Until I did the grief work I was unable to move beyond the deficits and limitations my traumatic brain injury presented to me. Today, I would like to start sharing the article with you in video format. Today I will share Part 1 of the article, with subsequent Part (s) of the article in the days to follow. Below is an excerpt from Part 1 of the article:

“Today I want to begin talking about the process of acceptance. Through my process of acceptance I came to a life changing awareness. I found that I could not begin to accept myself and move on with life until I first made peace with the losses that I experienced because of my traumatic brain injury. In my quest to make peace with those losses I needed to address my sadness. In my experience I could not just “get over it” with out first doing the necessary work.

I needed help to be able to identify and address my sadness and frustration so that I could move beyond my sadness and frustration. I needed to identify what I was experiencing so that I could move beyond what could not be changed.

To watch Part 1 of the video presentation please click on the following link: Living with a Traumatic Brain Injury and the Grieving Process Part 1 Video Presentation

In the event that you would like to read Part 1 of the article, in addition to watching the presentation, please click on this link; Living with a Traumatic Brain Injury and the Grieving Process Part 1

As you watch, listen to or read this article and questions come to mind, please send those questions to me. All questions are good question. In the event that you would like to leave a comment, I would love to hear from you. You may send your question (s) or comment (s) by clicking on this link: Contact Page.

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