Tag: mental health

girl with space helmet

Part 6 – Star Trek cap and breathing

January 21, 2021 I had another brain training appointment yesterday, January 20. Yet another brain cap was pulled out of the cabinet. It is crazy how many there are! I had Sachi again, and she explained there are eight different caps used for...

Part 5 – Crazy caps

January 21,2021 I had my second neurofeedback brain training Saturday, January 16th. I thought it would be similar to my first one, but it was quite different. Instead of a cap, there were five small electrodes. four positioned on my scalp under my...

Part 4 – Brain training

January 14, 2021 Yesterday, the 13th, was my first neurofeedback brain training session. Here are a couple pics of the device used. Very different from the mapping cap. No connectivity paste or gel needed with this device. Each “spider leg” ends...

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Part 3 – The Map

Friday Jan.8, 2021 Wow — what a morning! This morning I met with Dr Corey for a results consult re: the brain map and testing I did on Wednesday Jan 6. Obvious first impressions of him were young, super smart, and definitely following his passion...

woman with pill in mouth

Part 2 – Medication

I woke up this morning thinking about my meds and how they have helped me until they didn’t. I also thought about how I am sharing my experience with full disclosure, and it’s important to me to remove the stigma of mental illness in general and...

Part 1 – Searching for Hope

January 6, 2021 I am embarking on a journey to a place I have never been — inside my brain. Over the years I have struggled with crippling depression and sometimes debilitating PTSD. Meds, therapy, healthy lifestyle choices and spiritual practices...

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What I’ve Learned About Forgiveness

Photo by Mariah Hewines on Unsplash Forgiveness. Sometimes its easy, sometimes its hard. Sometimes its an obvious choice. Other times it makes No Sense At All. Let’s look at a couple scenarios from my life. When I was very young I carried a...