“Knowing others is wisdom. Knowing yourself is enlightenment. Mastering others requires force. Mastering the self requires strength.”
Lao Zi, Tao Te Ching.
I am a successful Artist and sculptor, singer and songwriter, poet and writer. I think I am one of the luckiest people on earth... the problems is I have a bad memory due to a traumatic brain injury and need to keep reminding myself. I love to write, sing, play guitar and write music... and when I am not doing these things I spend my free time on art projects.
In my approach to understanding and working with people like myself who suffer brain injuries and major mental afflictions, encompassing depression, anxiety, and other psychological wounds, it is important to realize and acknowledge the overwhelming cascade of symptoms that each person faces.
These symptoms, surfacing at various moments and persisting for extended periods, can leave one's person, body, and spirit thoroughly fatigued and bereft of hope. I've often found myself adrift, unable to discern my future—a perilous realm, akin to walking death ground. Many know this ground and have traversed its cold corridors, involuntarily studying its arts before their time is truly right.
The methods I've crafted comprises an ecosystem of health courses that have assisted me in navigating the myriad symptoms I have encountered. The approach to my journey involves gentle, revitalizing Qi gong Tai Chi exercises, the redefining of one's person by seeking a deeper meaning and understanding of ones life now focused on being healthy and practicing self-healing daily.
Everyday rules and disciplines are employed to quell the chaos and symptoms of ones new state of being, sculpting a new person capable of adapting to the ever-shifting circumstances of ones injuries and the multitude of symptoms one must confront. We then delve into deepening our person discovering personal meaning and hope, through tailored exercises that are specific to our unique selves.
There are many times when we are triggered backwards into the darkness of our past and the many traumas that seek to once more entrap us in those nightmares... by working with counselors and doing these courses and exercises we can face the cold grip of hopelessness and in traversing this land without a future, we remain contained and capable of illuminating the darkness that pervades such a desolate dream-scapes.
Here is my story...
From the age of about 4 years old I have been physically and mentally abused.. and when I was 18 years old I fell 5 stories through steel head first into a concrete floor and this site holds immense personal significance for me.
It reflects my unwavering commitment to improving my health and well-being, a journey that spans many years. Throughout this journey, I've sought professional medical help, conducted extensive personal research, and actively engaged with support groups on social media platforms. Through trial and error, I've developed my own methods and strategies to heal and manage the many profound psychological injuries I've faced and it is these shortcuts that I wish to share with others in my community and to also communicate the needs of our community to the wider society.
My life has been marked by a deep sense of pain from abuse, loss, and major injuries. There were times after a major seizure (an epileptic grand mal...) when I couldn't even recognize my own identity let alone my person, and although memories gradually returned, the trauma and loss continue to shape my experiences. For over five decades, I've confronted challenging health issues head-on, including a significant traumatic head injury.
"The Art of Neuro-Wellness" is more than just a website for me — it's a testament to my unwavering dedication to surviving and succeeding through practical ideas and the guidance and support from trusted health guides, family and friends...
Amy P. thank you so much. You shared a lot of wisdom. Amanda S Confirmation of what I am doing and some things I need to add to my arsenal. Prayers :) Angela D. Adam Rangihana thank you for info x. Blaine S. Thank you Adam. Danny F. Thank you so much for your story and guidance Deanna K. I have had similar challenges. Thank you. Deb R. Adam Rangihana thank you so much!!! Debbie W. I really like your list of ideas!! Kathy R. I think it would be healthy for me to do all the things you recommend. Kathy D. I am going to start doing them tonight. Kelly Q. Adam I understand much appreciated!! Kelli D. Thanks for sharing and your honesty. Lauren K. Adam Rangihana thank you. I have great doctors but it takes awhile to find them. Laurel L. Thank you so much. Laurie W. Thank you. Michael B. Adam That Spoke to me perfectly. That really gave me hope, thank you. Mike McM. That is truly amazing what you have accomplished. Quinn D. Sending you peaceful and healing energies. Stan B. Thank you Adam best wishes to you as well. Una M. Such a well written and accurate Post. Wendy M. Definitely Well Said.
My mission is to help communicate the lessons I have learnt on my journey toward healing my life... I created this website which communicates the techniques, processes and strategies I developed based on personal experience dealing with physical and psychological injuries.
I attempt to investigate all the aspects of my life overcoming and better managing hardships, injury and creating success. Success and healing requires a tough, clear, concise thinking mindset and creating a success based outlook with determination to achieve the goals you seek...