MIKE HAILWOOD HELPS CLAY REGAZZONI (KYALAMI 1973)

Thoughts from an injured brain: Timothy Giles

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

Iwueiwbb62bfy7prkuf6vqo67euTimothy Giles has written a first person piece on the lasting impact of a brain injury

It was two punches that shattered my life and I’ve spent years picking up the pieces. More than a decade on I accept that some bits will always elude my reach. The challenge I live with, is piecing together a rich and happy life with what I have.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) isn’t rare, thousands of New Zealanders live with its effects. Mine are pretty common place: fatigue, headaches, confusion and memory loss. But these aren’t the hard bits for me, mood and emotion are my biggest post-TBI difficulties.
Personality is an interesting thing to define, the attributes that make us who we are. An impact of my brain injury is a profound personality change. It’s been a slow realisation that I am not the man I was. I’m grumpier, less patient. Not…

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“I added to the wreckage of my life every day”: Richie Sadlier

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https://www.rnz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018724874

Mental toughness has become one of the most common phrases in learning and development — frequently used but often without context. Professor Peter Clough from Huddersfield University looks at how organisations can build resilient workers who can prosper under pressure and believes challenges should be viewed as opportunities, not threats.
Former Irish professional footballer Richie Sadlier was a rising star until injury forced him to retire way too soon a decade ago. Depression and addiction took over, fuelled by demons from the past and his family life. Richie has laid the whole raw story of his life so far in his new book Recovery.
from
https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/sunday

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Can you teach mental toughness?

Mental toughness has become one of the most common phrases in learning and development — frequently used but often without context. Professor Peter Clough from Huddersfield University looks at how organisations can build resilient workers who can prosper under pressure and believes challenges should be viewed as opportunities, not threats.

The suicidal effect of our ailing society

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https://mg.co.za/article/2019-11-28-00-the-suicidal-effect-of-our-ailing-society?utm_source=Mail+%26+Guardian&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily+newsletter&utm_term=https%3A%2F%2Fmg.co.za%2Farticle%2F2019-11-28-00-the-suicidal-effect-of-our-ailing-society
http://www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31
and
http://www.facebook.com/journowriter
Also see
http://www.southafricathebelovedcountry.wordpress.com
and
http://www.fromdarknesstothelight.wordpress.com

YOU can shine a light of hope in the darkest of places

http://www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

Share, encourage, uplift and help spread hope, love and light

Chinese spies, Westpac scandal, police investigate minister

https://www.rnz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018724299

https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/2018724299/chinese-spies-westpac-scandal-police-investigate-minister

Australia correspondent Karen Middleton joins Kathryn to talk about the domestic spy agency investigating two sets of allegations related to nefarious Chinese activity in Australia, including the mysterious death of a Chinese-Australian man. She’ll also look at the fallout for Westpac from the resignation of its CEO over a failure to report millions of suspect international transactions, the investigation into federal climate change minister Angus Taylor over his possible use of a fraudulent document to score a political point over Sydney’s Lord Mayor and new fires have been sparked by lightning from yesterday’s freak storm in Sydney.

from https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon

These New Zealanders No. 1 – Gisborne (1963)

Best Wishes From The First City to See the Light Each New Day

from http://www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31

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Best wishes from the First City to see the sun, the light each new day

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MY HEAD/BRAIN INJURY QUOTES

BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK

“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.”

via MY HEAD/BRAIN INJURY QUOTES

and
http://www.facebook.com/livingwithheadinjury

The various books that craig “felt inspired to write” (including those on head/brain injury) are at

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=head+brain+injury+craig+lock
and

https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/search?query=craig+lock+head+brain+injury

All proceeds go to a local charity (most worthy) – ME!
“When the writer is no more, the value of your purchase will soar”
“Worst selling writer/author”
Still
“Driven to uplift, encourage and (perhaps even) inspire”

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

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