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Shireen Jeejeebhoy is an artist, author, and blogger. She obtained a B.Sc. in psychology from the University of Toronto, launched into writing and coding, and slammed and somersaulted into the unknown life of brain injury.


My blog on brain injury, writing, books, research, news.

My PSYCHOLOGY TODAY articles on brain injury and spirituality.

Mind Explorer Newsletter on Substack.

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Concussion Is Brain Injury

Restoring your life after brain injury

  • Brain Injury Is a Mystery Crying to Be Solved
    on November 30, 2023

    Personal Perspective: Brain injury is like a mystery. A grey and white thing hidden inside a bony thing, the brain runs us and none can see the damage when it’s injured.

  • New Research Shows Reduced Serotonin in Long COVID
    on October 30, 2023

    Serotonin reduction may be behind Long COVID’s neurocognitive symptoms.

  • Closeness Is a Dimension
    on September 22, 2023

    Like time and space are dimensions, so is closeness to others. Does brain injury damage that dimension and negatively affect our relationships?

  • Dental Health After Brain Injury
    on August 25, 2023

    Traumatic brain injury can impair both saliva composition and production, leading to tooth decay. Better cooperation between medicine and dentistry could prevent increased damage.

  • What Gives You Meaning After Brain Injury?
    on July 17, 2023

    Personal Perspective: Brain injury concentrates your mind on the essential question: “What will give me meaning in my life?”

Mind Explorer
  • Revelation: Chapter 1, Verses 9 to 20
    on September 9, 2023

    John on Patmos Meets Jesus in His Vision. Although NT Wright notes that time in “soaked in scripture” may lead to seeing something in a dream, I believe it isn’t so much that prayer sparks imagination as about learning and sharing our hearts.

  • Revelation Intro
    on August 3, 2023

    In the beginning: my thoughts on N.T. Wright’s intro to Revelation. Plus his first two questions from his study guide and my answers. What are your thoughts on his introduction? Leave a comment and start a conversation!

  • Invite your friends to read Mind Explorer
    on July 9, 2023

    Thank you for reading Mind Explorer — your support allows me to keep doing this work. If you enjoy Mind Explorer, it would mean the world to me if you invited friends to subscribe and read with us. If you refer friends, you will receive benefits that give you special access to Mind Explorer.

Reintroducing Compositionally Shireen with MailPoet

Wanting to make designing newsletters easier and much more attractive, I'm trying out MailPoet and b…

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Brain Injury Website Soft Launch!

Good news! My brain injury website soft launch is here!! My pandemic project, an idea brewing in my …

Gamma 38 to 42Hz Audiovisual Entrainment for Brain Injury, Single Subject Study

Introduction In 2012, following my inclusion in and subsequent exit from a drug trial that increases…

Birthday Gift to Myself

Birthdays aren’t usually a topic on my blog, but this year, the sun is out, the sky is blue, my life…

Screen Time Is Me Time

But is it? Isn’t screen time more like social time? How do you manage screen time for yourself? I do…

A First Aid Kit Should Include Neuromodulation Devices

What’s in your first aid kit? The usual? Or have you upgraded it to 21st century healing neuromodula…