Okay guys and gals, We can talk until our faces are blue about how to prevent concussive symptoms. What kind of tea should I drink to get better sleep? What are the best eye masks to keep all the light out when I’m sleeping in? How can I practice gratitude through the way I eat? […]Read more "What to do when the symptoms set in…"
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"
Have you ever woken up before your alarm and thought about your plans for the day, spiraling into hypothetical thoughts and scenarios that only serve to keep you from getting back to sleep? Have you ever struggled to fall asleep worrying that you forgot to do something that day? How about conversing with your best […]Read more "How a daily planner has brought me back to life."
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"
The following activity changed my attitude towards the present because I know what I want my future life to look like, who I want to be, where I want to be, and what I want to be do. TASK: What will a day in the life look like in 10 years? Its May, 2027, and you get to create […]Read more "A Day in the Life: Salt or Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band"
I know that possibly the worst part of concussive symptoms is insomnia. In addition to exhaustion, it exacerbates all other symptoms. Here are some great tips on how to improve sleep: A. Sleep Meditation Apps Relax Melodies. Relax & Sleep by Glenn Harrold. Pzizz Sleep. Sleepmaker Rain. Nature Sounds Relax and Sleep. Relax Melodies: Oriental Meditation. […]Read more "Cheap Tricks to sleep: surrender to the routine."
Presence. What is the first thing you’d do if you had 1 year of life left? One month? One day? This is a lost question in our culture, extinct. Last I checked 10/10 people die. But how does this affect our lives? How do we embrace this dark truth and continue to live? Some respond […]Read more "Today is a good day to die"
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"