• 02:59

    EVERY BRAIN INJURY MATTERS-awareness campaign - with Craig Sicilia

    in News

    EVERY BRAIN INJURY MATTERS - BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS – WITH Craig Sicilia


    Lots of new shows on brain injury radio, lots of new projects such as “CLOSING THE GAP IN BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS” awareness campaign, and tonight we will feature Mick Beaman, and his upcoming show starting in Feb, Lori Faitel as she shares the new on-line support groups that have been in live testing mode, having the bugs out of it by its launch in February.  Hoping to call in Mia and talk about her newly released book and Maybe we might even hear from racecar extraordinaire Kevin Butterfield.


    DO YOU HAVE AN IDEA FOR A NEW RADIO SHOW TELL US TONIGHT


    So much going on in the world of brain injury, let us talk about the possibilities.  Change is never easy and it begins with us, let us be the change that helps us live a life we can only imagine.


    We are calling 2015  YEAR OF THE SURVIVOR bringing change and awareness to those who actually are living with the effects of brain injury.  Just like it should be, this is a “NO BRAINER” pun intended.


    AND TONIGHT A NEW EPISODE OF PHONE ZAPP -


     

  • 03:16

    PRISON OF THE MIND - Hosted by Craig Sicilia

    in Culture

    Prison of the mind


    Hosted by Craig Sicilia


    We humans live a life that is part reality but imagination, what are minds tell us it is, so it is no surprise after a abi/tbi as we try to rehabilitate toward what society says is typical, when we fall short of these measurements set for us we start using these as bricks and mortar building the ultimate prison in our minds.  A prison so dark and vast that we easily get lost inside these self-built walls.  Trying to find a way around, over and under only to find it unescapable.  Were too busy building our why’s and how comes.  When we should be thinking why not.  We need to change doubt into believe focusing on what we have and can do rather than what we don’t have and cannot do.  When we can move beyond the prisons of our mind we can turn cannot do’s into done’s.


    Our Minds our powerful processors waiting for information and what we believe becomes the software that determine how we process and perceive all this information.  Our believes get challenged and disproven most build stronger walls but it is possible to escape this prison, this solitary confinement that we have sentenced ourselves to.  And we may visit our prisons often but in time those visits can be less and maybe we can break the confinements of our minds.  Building a truly new individual the one you’re destined to be not the one programed with boundaries set by your own mind.


    Share your prison and how you broke or have periods of when you break free, the feeling the process lets us break this jail of the mind together and change our world.

  • 03:00

    LET GO- when the time comes - HOSTED BY Craig Sicilia

    in Self Help

    When the time comes to – LET GO


    Hosted by: Craig Sicilia


    WE NEED YOU TO SHARE TONIGHT LETS, LET GO - TOGETHER


    Letting go is the hard of all things to recover from.  How do you recover from losing everyone and everything?  How the hell does that happen, it’s not fair.  But you know what they say life is not fair.  A big part (thank God) is that there are more survivors than ever.  Medicine is amazing how they can put us back together.  At least our bodies, but all the time our bodies and brain are healing our life that we had starts changing like in the twilight zone.  For many it just plan desiderates slowly right be for our eyes and there is nothing we can do.


     Eventually we have to pull it together and figure out how to live a life that is meaningful to ourselves.  We never even start figuring it out till we stop trying to be who others think it is we should be.  We have to learn to let go of those people and the emotional connection in our heart to them.  We hang on to what we feel when people long ago written us off.  Let them go, it was not you it was them who left.  Granted you were excessive and impulsive but if you really mattered they would have figured it out and helped, you couldn’t.  We can blame doctors, hospitals, others and ourselves.  It is what it is, to much of the wrong kind of awareness in our behalves has polluted societies mind.


    Now it is in our court once we make it to this point.  I ask you this with everything you know, with every lesson you have learned.  And to have lived in that void we call brain injury.  WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT.?  You don’t like it, it’s not fair then be part of the solution.  Let go of that past and embrace your tomorrow.


    WE NEED YOU TO SHARE TONIGHT LETS, LET GO - TOGETHER

  • 03:00

    ANGUISH - LOST IN SIDE-Hosted by Craig Sicilia

    in Dreams

    Anguish - Lost Inside


    Hosted by Craig Sicilia


     


    Life is funny, we spend our whole lives building this person we think we know so well.  Ourselves, then all of a sudden in a single instance it crumbles as we watch after a brain injury.  Our friends and family hardly know us little alone have any desire to be around us shortly after.  These experiences happen so quick in what seems to be a blink of an eye.  We have no one in our lives, life seems to lose meaning.  Soon we isolate and lose more of our ability to socialize in a typical world.  Soon we ponder in being who we used to be and even give every ounce of energy and effort trying to be that person we remember.


     


    Even though none of this perfect life we thought we had no longer exists, we find yourself alone, isolated inside of this vessel our body is no longer recognized by ourselves.  And many may spend the rest of their lives in this state.  How do we change this, how do we embrace and learn to live a life that we truly can love.  One that we have not imagined yet.  Join in tonight as we explore this...

  • 03:32

    Legal Pot Facts and myths- Hosted by Craig Sicilia

    in Romance

    Special Report on Legal pot in Washington mixed with our memorial day remembering who we are now, we have 6 shots some real funny some pro pot some no pot what ever you think its legal in my state.  I went and checked out one of the stores today, I invited them on the show and I will share my experience and you can share yours too call in tonight.  You will love the reporting on this subject.


    HARDER THAN LIFE


    New Beginnings Life after Brain Injury


    Hosted by Craig Sicilia


    In rememberence of ourselves we shall talk about the following remembering we are incredable


    After a brain injury life is hard, we no longer can trust our tools in dealing with relationships and the longer time goes on the harder it gets, we are social creatures and we will explore relationships and the difficulty with many aspects of interpersonal skills, trust and willingness to bend, but these things we must overcome these harder than life behaviors as a new person, building the new us.

  • 03:07

    Numbered Day's - Destiny or Delusion Hosted by Craig Sicilia

    in Spirituality

    Numbered Day's - Destiny or Delusion


    Hosted by Craig Sicilia


     


    This show airs just 51 weeks after empowering emerging leaders in truly leading.  Almost too where some felt abandoned left to drown.  Many not understanding how I would dare let others just have it.  You see it was never mine, it has always been for whoever needs it.  I can remember my first show, how I to, was just searching and not even knowing what it was I was searching for.  I have been planning this show for almost two years.  Knowing the time was coming.  And if this vision is destiny or just my dark deeded delusion.  I guess time will tell.  From the deepest depths of my heart i know this is what I am, was and will do to the end.


    I knew about a year and a half ago my own music was killing me, whether it was the physical sounds and lights or just the significance of it's meaning to me.  Juggling everything putting its focal point on building a real community, with leaders that will survivor this jungle of life.  Though my children paid a huge price as my time got consumed many times.  I know they will be proud.  People may think I’m nutsy, and their probably more right than wrong.  Tonight part one of a three part series of one man’s journey, in his attempt in creating a support system that will last through the times of sand, bringing hope to those who need it.  Am I delusional, maybe! The sense of dying knowing the time is coming, thinking I am some kind of fortune teller, I sit here and ask myself the same thing, I say to myself, really I think I see my future, or am i just delusional


    My Universe, God, Creator or whoever it is has put my destiny in my head from the beginning, and the peace people see in me is the peace that I have done my best, and believe he is saying "I Am Pleased"

  • 03:00

    STEPS OF ISOLATION - With Craig Sicilia and special co-host Cheryl Green

    in Relationships

    STEPS OF ISOLATION


    WITH: Craig Sicilia and Special Co-host Cheryl Green


    Thanksgiving not only is the beginning to Black Friday but the beginning for many to a dark, harsh hell.  So much pain and regret for many as well as disappointment of epic proportions.  So much so that many find it hard to trust and reach out to others little alone accept anything from any one.


    As televisions blasts shows about family and friendship and the good old days, this brings so many reminders of losses not only in our friends and family but our own personal communities.  And this is just one of many emotions going through someone’s head who has survived a brain injury.  Then you add the fact of those organizations who profit and say they serve us really don’t want much to do with us unless it makes them look good or profit they bottom line or on some spreadsheet representing data so they can make more money off our pain and injury


    Then adding in that 80% plus of those living with a brain injury are brought into poverty and kept there, and as their children hope for great gifts (as seen on tv) this emotional toll puts the weight of the world on their shoulders and weighs their heart down to a deep dark place.  The miracle is that any of us that go through this is we make it through, but at what cost.


    We must step out, reach out and find out, a life that has purpose and sustaining purpose for it is truly that purpose that gets each of us through this time.


    Join us with your ways of dealing with this, the struggles, the successes the story..

  • 03:00

    ISOLATION - Lost inside myself - Hosted by Craig Sicilia

    in Social Networking

    ISOLATION - LOST INSIDE MYSELF


    Hosted by Craig Sicilia


    Lost Inside Myself: I know I am not the only one who feels like they’re in a bubble.  The bubble of life I can see out of my bubble but i am imprisoned inside of it.  Sentenced to watch life happen but  cannot touch it, only watch it pass us by. 


    As well no one can get inside our bubble.  Maybe we are all waiting for a bubble master, someone who can get inside the bubble with us and maybe together we can break a hole in this bubble that has become a prison that keeps us from being an active participant in our own life’s. 


    Unlike Houdini we are stuck and as the years and decades go by the walls to the bubble get thicker and harder to break free from.  Till we become institutionalized to our bubble, which is where our bubble is becomes the only home we know or can remember.  We fight to stay inside our bubble.


    LET US BREAK FREE FROM OUR BUBBLE'S BEFORE IT'S TO LATE
     

  • 03:01

    Stressed Out - With Craig Sicilia and special guest co-host Cheryl Green

    in Radio

    STRESSED OUT - with Craig Sicilia and special co-host Cheryl Green


    Life is full of stress, with the normal hustle and bustle of things, then you add the holidays to it which magnifies it, then a brain injury on top of it, I know sometimes I just want to bury my head in the ground like an Ostrich and hope the world just passes me by, which I have it only adds more stress.  And letting the world pass you by actually only adds more stress and isolation.  What do or can we do.


    Tonight we are going to talk about strategies and methods that some self-advocates living with brain injury have and are using to deal with the deadly stress and the holiday blues than many live through year after year. 


    We will talk about passions and consuming our time with positive constructive things that make all the difference in many lives of survivors around the world.  There is good stress and bad stress both can overwhelm us in a flash, so it is important to manage both.  Finding that balance that each of us can live a happy productive fulfilling life.  A life quite possibly more fulfilling than the life we had before our brain injuries.


    With a special segments with the amazing Cheryl Green and T-Dog and as well a new episode of Phone Zapp

  • 03:04

    Share your story tonight -7PM Pacific - with Craig Sicilia and Cheryl Green

    in Education

    March is brain injury awareness month, let us share our stories tonight and we can share them with everyone, will post the link of our sharing everywhere.  The struggle of self-discovery is one of lots of extreme hardship and no-one understands.  They don’t understand because of many reasons but one that stands out is they cannot see our invisible disability, and people have a hard time believing what they cannot see.  And our struggles sound like excuses to those who can’t relate or right after one of our struggles.  Let us share and help make people understand the best that they can and the best that we can as we describe the journey of discovery for a survivor and their families.  Let us make brain injury awareness about those living with brain injury.

  • 03:02

    Brain Injury Awareness Month - Share your story with Craig Sicilia

    in Social Networking

    March is brain injury awareness month, there are so many stories, so many successes that survivors have had.  Let us share some of those stories tonight.  Kind of an open mic night about brain injury stories.  Your story could be the story that helps someone through their challenges and hard times so please share your story tonight


     


    Listen in tonight and make sure you call in and share your individual story, be that voice in the dark of the night be you

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