Self Care

Life Lessons Learned from a TBI

Life Lessons Learned from a TBI

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Connection. Feeling connected, whether through personal contact or virtual, is so important to our mental health and overall wellbeing. The pandemic made connection a bit of a challenge, but most of us learned how to...

High Protein Blueberry Pancakes

High Protein Blueberry Pancakes

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief What You Need ¼ cup liquid egg whites (around 4 eggs) 1 scoop (25g) of vanilla whey powder ½ banana, mashed almond milk, if needed ¼ cup (25g) fresh or frozen blueberries ½ coconut oil...

Essential Oils: Cedarwood

Essential Oils: Cedarwood

By Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Essential oils are a complementary tool that can help you achieve a healthy lifestyle. They are easy to use, smell great, and are versatile. All oils are not created equal. Young Living is the only...

Three Brain-Boosting Powers of Hematite

Three Brain-Boosting Powers of Hematite

By Kristen Brown When you feel foggy, unfocused, or distracted, it’s time to get grounded. Hematite is a perfect stone to bust your brain fog because its energy is both calming and activating. Plus, the silvery black color provides...

Yoga: Seated Twist

Yoga: Seated Twist

By Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Yoga is a powerful tool for recovery after brain injury. Contrary to some beliefs, everyone can do yoga — you don’t need to be super flexible, have great balance, or even be able to stand...

Yoga: Seated Side Bends

Yoga: Seated Side Bends

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Yoga is a powerful tool for recovery after brain injury. Contrary to some beliefs, everyone can do yoga — you don’t need to be super flexible, have great balance, or even be able to stand...

Sleep: A “How To” Guide

Sleep: A “How To” Guide

by Stephanie Moon, MS, OTRL, CBIS Sleep is the foundation for everything we do. It gives us energy, creates routine, and provides our brains and bodies with time to heal. I’m not here to argue the importance of sleep....

Essential Oils: Oregano and Oregano Vitality

Essential Oils: Oregano and Oregano Vitality

By Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Essential oils are a complementary tool that can help you achieve a healthy lifestyle. They are easy to use, versatile, and smell great. All oils are not created equal. Young Living is the only brand...

Citrine for Solar Plexus Power

Citrine for Solar Plexus Power

By Kristen Brown When stress or life changes set in, they can take a toll on your body, mind, and spirit. One area that stress hits hard is your abdomen, which is the home to your solar plexus chakra,...

Life Lessons Learned From a TBI

Life Lessons Learned From a TBI

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief I first became a Citizen’s Advocate with the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance (MNBIA) during the 2016 Legislative session. All the noise and stimulation at the Capitol was a little overwhelming for me at first, but...

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