Brightway Logo
Answers & Community for Brain Injury
Ask a QuestionAsk Question

What is the most valuable lesson you’ve learnt from living with an altered brain?

This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.


Slow down.

Don’t presume the person you were before was the best version of yourself. Take all the help on offer. Don’t fight it.

You need a nap. Nap. You're not lazy. Others don't understand. It's not their fault (some are ignorant yes).

That it is ok to have an altered brain and that I can still have a meaningful life.