TiME TO TALK TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
For survivors by survivors. Living a quality and productive life after sustaining a head injury or stroke.
info_outline CUT THE CRAP 09/02/2023
CUT THE CRAP How does a brain injury survivor makes his living space adaptable and comfortable but most importantly, safe? You'll hear from a stroke survivor living in a 1600 sq ft home and a brain injury survivor living in a 500 sq ft apartment. What are the differences?
info_outline DID YOU HEAR THAT? 07/20/2023
DID YOU HEAR THAT? In this episode we talk to brain injury survivors dealing with Misophonia. Being extra sensitive to stimulation often occurs after a TBI because your brain is trying to reorganize and stabilize itself - so even a little stimulation may be overwhelming. Sometimes it's because the brain was injured in the part of the brain that's responsible for sensory processing.
info_outline EDDY VOCALS 05/30/2023
EDDY VOCALS The Blusheet Clubhouse has some wonderful stories to share and this is one of them. The artist, EDDY VOCALS, a brain injury survivor found producing writing and recording rap music a big part of his cure. As he began exploring his newfound talent, EDDY VOCALS first turned to musical beats and life experiences to compose his catchy and intelligent songs. Listen all about him and her his music on this Time to talk traumatic Brain Injury episode "EDDY VOCALS"
info_outline MY SAFE SPACE 05/03/2023
MY SAFE SPACE Do you have a safe space to go to? : a place intended to be free of bias, conflict, criticism, or potentially threatening actions, ideas, or conversations. Well at the Bluesheet Clubhouse, Brain injury Support Group we have certainly established that. Listen to some client's perspectives on why it is so important to have a safe space to go to especially as a brain injury survivor. Enjoy 'My Safe Space'
info_outline PERSONAL FLIGHT ATTENDANT 04/18/2023
PERSONAL FLIGHT ATTENDANT Have you ever come across someone that helped you with their sense of compassion? On this episode of Time to Talk Traumatic Brain Injury, listen to survivors as they talk about individuals that helped them in their recovery due to their beautiful gift of showing compassion and understanding.
info_outline ARE WE CHAMPIONS 03/26/2023
ARE WE CHAMPIONS After watching the movie 'Champions' with other brain injury survivors from The Bluesheet Clubhouse, I get into an interesting discussion about how the mentally and physically disabled characters should be represented in the movies. Does it need an improvement or change in any way? These brain injury survivors have some intriguing thoughts.
info_outline WORD CREATION 'FOURYOU' 03/02/2023
WORD CREATION 'FOURYOU' Shakespeare doesn’t have a monopoly on inventing words. He wasn’t the first to do it, and he certainly wasn’t the last to create new words. No he certainly was not.......Listen to our new podcast and hear some fantastic words that the members of The Bluesheet clubhouse have come up with. I'm sure you'll find a way to use them in your everyday language.
info_outline What to do with a SHORT FUSE 02/13/2023
What to do with a SHORT FUSE Anger is a very common problem after brain injuries. When someone with a brain injury has a problem with anger, there are usually several causes acting in combination. What to do with the problem of a 'Short Fuse' after an acquired brain injury? Let's listen to a survivor and a couple of Case Workers to hear their suggestions. Enjoy this episode of "How to use a Short Fuse'.
info_outline AND THE SURVEY SAYS 01/19/2023
AND THE SURVEY SAYS Do you think that the general public has a good understanding of what a head injury is all about? Brain injury Survivors made a survey of questions on their own, concerning head injuries. They wanted to find out what the public perception of the topic was. Try taking the test yourself. Do we need to explore new initiatives to more widely inform the public about this life changing injury? Any ideas?
info_outline FEELING COMPASSION 11/01/2022
FEELING COMPASSION You know that feeling that arises when you are confronted with another's suffering and feel motivated to relieve that suffering? Well, that is called compassion. Brain Injury survivors and other health care supporters share their emotions and feelings with such a vital quality to have and cherish with others. Listen in on the Blue Sheet Round Table as we discuss Compassion with head injury survivors and other health workers. Enjoy and thanks for your support.
info_outline Are you still a GENIUS? 10/03/2022
Are you still a GENIUS? Hi Listeners, A pleasure to be back after a little break. Excited to bring you a series of new podcasts. Let's start with "Are You Still A Genius?". Listen to brain injury survivors as they contemplate and strategize about how to solve some literal problems. Lots of fun, informative and educational podcasts coming to you every two weeks. Thanks for your support and welcome back
info_outline Who's on Aphasia 09/09/2022
Who's on Aphasia Can you ever imagine that a brain injury survivor suffering from Aphasia could actually take part in narrating a section of the Famous Who's on First? Abbott and Costello classic. With patience and practice so much is possible for the brain injury survivor. Enjoy!
info_outline Filming A Fixed Man 08/25/2022
Filming A Fixed Man With his dream of producing a film about his larger than life true story, in this podcast you will meet BL. He will tell you about his upcoming project and the long, tough road he has taken from being a brain injury survivor fighting many demons, to being a positive, independent and inspiring member of his community. Enjoy
info_outline THE PROBLEM POEM 08/04/2022
THE PROBLEM POEM Have you ever thought about a unique way to help you with a problem that you are having? Have you ever considered using a poem to help you? Listen to this podcast for some really helpful thoughts. Enjoy "The Problem Poem". Thanks For Your Support
info_outline Hold That Thought 06/28/2022
Hold That Thought You'll enjoy listening to this deeply personal, collaborative, honest and very inspiring talk from brain injury survivors taking part in a Bluesheet Clubhouse roundtable. The discussion focuses on taking positive thoughts and using them towards your journey to a successful recovery, whatever you perceive that to be. Thanks for Your Support
info_outline SHORT SURPRISE 06/10/2022
SHORT SURPRISE After receiving such positive responses from our podcast 'A Date For Judy' the brain injury survivor team has put together two shorter radio drama plays for you to enjoy. I am so excited to learn more about helping brain injury survivors with such diversity and challenging projects to help them live a more productive, healthy and happy life-so let’s get listening! Enjoy
info_outline PEER SUPPORT PART 2 05/02/2022
PEER SUPPORT PART 2 Enjoy Part 2 of the Peer Support for Brain Injury Podcast. A wonderful service with some very positive results. "As of March 11, 2020, Covid hit and every hospital in the United States shut down. They did not allow visitors into the hospitals at all. This also meant that they did not allow volunteers to enter the hospital. That's when Peer Support visits became really important."-A.Boriskie (Project Developer)
info_outline PEER SUPPORT PART 1 04/20/2022
PEER SUPPORT PART 1 The Brain Injury Peer Visitor Association, a non-profit organization made up of and led by volunteers, is dedicated to providing the hope, peer support and resources necessary to help brain injury survivors and their families navigate the often-difficult and confusing recovery process associated with brain injuries. They offer Hope, Peer Support, Empathy, Education, and Information for hospitalized and rehabilitating brain injury survivors and their families, from someone who has BEEN THERE and DONE THAT.
info_outline A DATE FOR JUDY-ACT 3 03/30/2022
A DATE FOR JUDY-ACT 3 We know how hard it is to wait for something. Well your patience has paid off as we invite you to enjoy the conclusion of the radio drama 'A DATE FOR JUDY' Produced and performed by brain injury survivors from The Bluesheet Clubhouse'-A brain injury support group in Victoria BC. Enjoy and thanks for your support
info_outline A DATE FOR JUDY ACT 2 03/15/2022
A DATE FOR JUDY ACT 2 'm sure you've all been looking forward to listening to ACT 2 of the radio drama, 'A DATE FOR JUDY' performed and produced by brain injury survivors at the Blue Sheet Clubhouse Support group in Victoria, BC. Settle in and let your imagination help you meet these characters in this fun and unpredictable comedy. Enjoy
info_outline GET MOVING WITH ADAPTED FITNESS 02/15/2022
GET MOVING WITH ADAPTED FITNESS After receiving such positive responses from our last podcast with NeuroMotion we took advantage of another opportunity to speak with MOVE ADAPTED FITNESS, a specialized fitness centre right here in Victoria, BC that is located within the centre of Neuromotion. Motion is a unique place that provides people with disabilities the gift to move their bodies and improve their quality of life. Let's learn more about helping brain injury survivors live a more productive, healthy and happy life-by getting physical with MOVE. Wait to hear what their vision is! Enjoy Thanks for your support