Reading Loss: The Genesis of Grief, The Seed of PTSD

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Psychology Today - Reading and Brain Injury

You don’t know the grief of brain injury until you hear a gentle, compassionate voice drop the devastating news that you can’t read while you’re holding your usual paperback. You never know how brain injury will play out over time. What you think at first is mild becomes worse and worse. Biochemical changes wreak hidden…

Pandemic Stages Are Like Brain Injury Stages

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Psychology Today - Fatigue and Brain Injury

The longer this pandemic grinds on, the more similarities I see with how my brain injury recovery went. It’s so sad that physicians and rehabilitation haven’t innovated in the last two decades to change those stages. I wrote my latest post for Psychology Today on this topic, on how a concussion, or COVID-19, devastates us…

New Website Feature!

Working Towards A Concussion Website When I wrote Concussion Is Brain Injury back in 2012, I reserved domains to create a website dedicated to pulling together all the information on concussion, using my book as a springboard. Due to the usual problems associated with brain injury, I failed in doing so, though I did try…

Third SMR/Gamma Mind Alive Session

This morning, my body entered deep relaxation for a few minutes during my usual SMR/Beta audiovisual entrainment session. That normally doesn’t happen. Huh. Does this change support my theory of gamma brainwaves I posited in my book Concussion Is Brain Injury: Treating the Neurons and Me? My brain is settling down into this new audiovisual…