Changing your Brain

Changing the Brain

To change your brain, it takes a lot of work,
Some hours per day and every day you need
Tense focus, it is not a job to shirk,
The Brain – it’s hunger cries for us to feed.
But what’s the nourishment it likes the best
To ease the pain that lingers deep inside
And satiate its aching need – ‘unrest’
Then wait and watch to see what will betide?
It yearns no less, for you to learn and grow
So […]

By |February 14th, 2018|

Reward yourself

The Reward

In most, it’s just a very normal thing,
Receiving plaudits as you strive to reach
A goal, that life has helped us all to bring,
To focus on, to learn and then to teach.
For those who have a neuroplastic hole
It’s harder to believe that this is right,
‘Cause they believe for them there is no goal,
Why bother then, the evidence is tight.
But there’s a crack, that needs a dose of will,
And laced with motivation there’s a chance,
To see […]

By |October 9th, 2017|

“When” – a poem

I have taken license with Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” to help me make sense of my disease. Hope there is something useful in it for you as well:


When you can make some sense of your disease
As you try to see the forest among the trees,
Find the hidden sunshine – feel the breeze
And keep on moving lest you quickly freeze;
When you can walk and make the most of walking,
Improve your balance to prevent a fall,
Train your […]

By |December 7th, 2016|