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People have heard about brain injury but they really don't think about until it happens to them, which at that point it is all they or anyone they know can talk about. It is a sinister injury that can change everything in a blink of an eye, and as it goes on misunderstood the dark side of a person a new person starts to emerge, spouses suddenly in a relationship with a stranger, even the survivor does not know themselves. Lost alone and frightened learn about it before it’s too late, before it can take you or a loved one’s life away forever, the more you know the better you will be. You are not along there are millions of us among you. We represent over 70% of those in prison and even more of the homeless. Together we can stop the devastating effects of this sinister injury that can last a life time. One that is big business over 75 billion a year, where the rich control the destiny of the lost for a buck. Let us make a world where we are accepted not jailed or isolated, empowered not controlled. One where we embrace this new person to be a better, braver, strong more creative and productive part of society.

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Join Kim & Simon Lewis as they discuss looking back on summer. Did we get off the bench, live life and accomplish desired goals? What were the challenges and the victories? Can get easy with brain injury to pull back from life and isolate. To let fear of "not being our old selves", keep us from trying new pursuits. No one said living with brain injury is easy. It's not. Yet here we are. How to we best spend our "Brain Bucks" to create a life worth living, and feel empowered? How do we take the set backs, if not in stride, with the appropriate amount of grief/disappointment .. Then keep moving forward? Listen in and see! Maybe call in and share your secrets to success :) This show is a gathering place for anyone seeking recovery from the challenges of life on life's terms. We discuss useful tools that have helped us lighten the load, of our journey through recovery. This is a "we" recovery program, because it is in the "we," that we find the new "me." We focus on the four A's of Recovery: Awareness, Acceptance, Action and Adaptation. This is a place for survivor's striving to become thrivers - which takes a huge Warrior spirit! Host is Kim Justus, author of In a Flash: Miracles Here and Beyond found at inaflash.org & "Like" at facebook.com/inaflash.org Co-Host is Simon Lewis, author of Rise and Shine found at riseandshinethebook.com or simonlewis.us Like:facebook.com/braininjuryradionetwork to see upcoming shows, or braininjuryradionetwork.com for Upcoming, Live & On Demand Programs!
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