Self Care

Yoga: Backbends

Yoga: Backbends

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, be able to balance, or even be able to...

Lemon and Lemon Vitality® Essential Oil

Lemon and Lemon Vitality® Essential Oil

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 and smell great with a variety of uses. All oils are not created equal. Young Living...

Is Fatigue Endangering Our Teenagers?

Is Fatigue Endangering Our Teenagers?

by Aanika Parikh Public speakers, environmental activists, multi-sport athletes: there is very little our youth are not capable of pursuing. After all, most teenagers are free from responsibilities such as paying bills and providing for a family, allowing them...

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief What You Need: 1 cup (170g) quinoa 2 medium tomatoes, finely diced 1 small cucumber, finely diced 1 bell pepper, finely diced 1 red onion, finely diced ⅔ cup (15g) parsley, chopped ⅔ cup (15g)...

How to Use Sunstone to Beat Burnout and Fatigue

How to Use Sunstone to Beat Burnout and Fatigue

By Kristen Brown Burnout and deep fatigue are a real challenge in today’s overscheduled and constantly changing world. Whether caused by true over-work, a healing body or brain, or too much routine and sameness, it’s important to take steps...

Yoga: Standing Forward Fold

Yoga: Standing Forward Fold

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, be able to balance, or even be able to...

Exploring Caregiver Fatigue

Exploring Caregiver Fatigue

by Anne Adkinson The term “caregiver” in the brain injury community can be complex and varied. Unpaid family and friend caregivers can be a key to recovery and living well for survivors of head injury. However, calling yourself a...

How to Use Turquoise for Mindfulness

How to Use Turquoise for Mindfulness

By Kristen Brown Creating a calm and focused mind can be tricky in today’s world, but when you tap into the power of turquoise you can bring back the mindfulness you seek. Whether you use it as a tool...

Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

By Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief What You Need: 1 ¼ cup (280g) tuna in olive oil, drained 1 tbsp. tomato puree 1 small red onion, finely chopped ½ Granny Smith apple 8 lettuce leaves Put the tuna and half of...

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