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Who is to Blame

Blame is an interesting word. When you blame someone, you are holding them accountable for whatever they did or what you think they did. It is easy to blame someone for something that is not ideal. 317 more words

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Lets talk about Depression. After the brain haemorrhage I found myself no longer a Psychiatric Nurse or a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, but a patient. And by god I was a pain in the ass. 1,246 more words

Chronic Illness

22 hours without a respirator

According to a post on Facebook from a friend of mine six years ago today I was able to hang on for six hours without a respirator while I was in the hospital, still in coma. 187 more words


Writing Dialogue for a Character with Brain Injury

Nicole Melanson ~

One of the challenges I faced in writing my novel, The Accident, was creating dialogue for a main character with an acquired brain injury (ABI). 700 more words


Things to do as I get older

14 Things You Can Do Every Day To Protect Your Mental Health As You Age

It seems very appropriate to share this article today, tomorrow being the day that I am officially one ear older. 173 more words


Lessons from Lesions: How brain lesions can change a person’s behaviour.

Someone’s personality can be seen as a specific set of behaviours. When these behaviours change, we often see that person as different than usual. We will describe two cases where someone’s personality changed drastically after brain trauma or a brain tumor. 784 more words

Behavioural Neuroscience