When Goals Go “Rogue”

When Goals Go “Rogue”

Setting "big goals" seems to be an admirable quality these days.  Whether it is in life or in neuro rehab, stating you have "big goals" seems to tell the world you are "ambitious". I know you have a goal in mind. That skill, movement, activity that you want to be able...

Beat the odds by starting

Beat the odds by starting

Everyone has the ability to be "the one" who beats the odds. And in fact, I see those people on a weekly basis.  I will call these people the "outliers".  Yes, defying the odds. Week after week.  What is their secret? They start...... In a race, the sound of a gun...

Pontine Stroke: Everything you need to know

Pontine Stroke: Everything you need to know

https://youtu.be/bynfAyJNM_8 A Pontine Stroke is commonly referred to as a pontine CVA or pontine cerebrovascular accident. It is an ischemic stroke that affects a region in the brain stem known as the pons. Not sure why this is important? The pons communicates...

The Courage To Continue….

The Courage To Continue….

A neurologic injury can have a dramatic impact on every aspect of life. Some lose the ability to speak, walk, hear, see, bath, groom, write, type, eat, and the list goes on.  Yeah, a real “pickle”.  So, the logical conclusion would be that someone in such a situation...

Success Tips In Neuro Rehab

Success Tips In Neuro Rehab

I have good news and bad news. The good news is you have tons of potential for regaining more of your mobility back. The bad news is, some of you will never get there. The reality is, that some of you have gotten as far as you will ever get. And it has nothing to do...

Reframing Adversity

Is it possible to reframe adversity? And if so, what's the point? I mean, sucky situations.....well, suck. Am I right? What if I told you it didn't have to be that way? That there is a way to reframe your adversity into something more. Possibly even...

Finding your SUPERPOWER

Finding your SUPERPOWER

Are you unknowingly giving away your power? I hate to admit it, but I can be guilty of this. I am quick to justify why I am not making progress toward a goal.  Bad circumstances, lack of resources, not enough experience….oh, and my favorite…..genetics. My parents were...

Keep Going…..

Keep Going…..

"“I’m not going to get somewhere and say, ‘OK, I’m done.’ Success is never final; I’ll just keep on going. The same way as failure never being fatal. Just keep going. I’m going to the stars and then past them." - Connor McGregor     "I'm going to the stars and then...

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