Inhale 2 3 4 5 Hold 2 3 4 5 Exhale 2 3 4 5 Hold 2 3 4 5 Repeat. Last year I started meditating on a regular basis. What type? I have no idea. I didn’t even Google it or a look at FAQ’s on Siddhartha’s fan page. I simply sat in silence […]Read more "Box Breathing for Stress"
Matt is a beast of another kind. This guy has had 10 concussions. 10!! That is not a typo. I think it goes without saying, but he has acquired an absurd amount of resilience and wherewithal from these experiences. We all know how impactful a single concussion can be, but 10 is a whole other […]Read more "Episode 12 – Matt Rockhold"
This episode is a bit different than the first 10. Instead of the story of one guest, you will get to hear the story of 3! Two of the stories are from high school students. I believe that high school students with concussions are often underrepresented both within and without their schools. I hope these […]Read more "Episode 11 – Brain Matters Panel"
Todd Jarvis is an associate professor at both Oregon State University and the University of Oregon. He is also the Director of the Institute for Water and Watersheds. In January of 1978, at the age of 19, he fell from multiple levels to the ground while helping a friend build a house (yes, very manly). […]Read more "Episode 10 – Todd Jarvis"
Brittney Main is incredible. She is currently a junior at Oregon State University studying Mathematics and Education. No that is not a typo. She is majoring in both. Awe-inspiring, I know. She wants to use this to teach high school math! Also, not a typo. She is certainly a special person. Towards the end of […]Read more "Episode 9 – Brittney Main"
Many people don’t know this, but Noah Kochevar once crossed the entire continental United States on a wild bull, look it up. But really, Noah is one of the most soulful people I know. He tends to come off as highly logical, but as I got to know him, I realized how much he values […]Read more "Episode 8 – Noah Kochevar"
Carolyn is someone who makes me feel like an underachiever. I personally do not know a person with more accomplishments and diplomas. She has a B.S. in Environmental Engineering, anM.S. in Economics, an MBA in Sustainable Business, and a PhD in Environmental Engineering and Systems Energetics. On top of all this, Carolyn is a Licensed […]Read more "Episode 7 – Carolyn Fonyo"
Meet Dasi! She is quite honestly one of the toughest girls I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. Sure, surviving a brain injury is a challenge in and of itself, requiring quite a bit of resilience and fortitude, but Dasi grew up playing contact ice hockey. Like most people not from North Dakota, I […]Read more "Episode 6 – Dasi Klappholz – Compton (Explicit)"
Leia is a cycler extraordinaire! She currently is coaching cycling and working in a cycling shop in Corvallis, OR. She has competed nationally and in Division I Collegiate Cycling placing as high as 3rd in the country in her best events. In April 2011, Leia was in a cycling accident during race, resulting in a […]Read more "Episode 5 – Leia Tyrell"
Rachel was born and raised in the land of Eugene, OR. She is an athlete of sorts and is the captain of the ultimate Frisbee team at Oregon State University. In May of 2015, she suffered a concussion during a ultimate Frisbee event, causing her to lose her orientation for a bit. After working hard […]Read more "Episode 4 – Rachel Kalnbach (Explicit)"