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By On December 21st, 2011

Surviving the Holiday’s with a Traumatic Brain Injury

Surviving the holidays and the hustle and bustle that goes along with the time of year can be exciting and demanding for many individuals, but as a brain injury survivor the holidays can mean a lot of overwhelming challenges and heightened emotions.  Preparation is the key to staying focused and successful throughout the season so by following the next few tips a survivor may find the season to be filled with wonderment and joy:

Remember that a large portion of holiday stress can come from unrealistic expectations “everything is supposed to be perfect”, looking for that perfection or worse yet trying to create it, causes more stress and dissatisfaction that just letting things go the way they go.  Sit back, relax, and enjoy – even the not so great moments can be translated into funny stories in the near future.

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