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Your New Normal

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In an article published by Human.Social, Mitch Jackson compares the traditional airline passenger safety instructions to the Virgin America passenger safety video as proof “times are changing.” Those of us who, directly or indirectly, live with adversity (brain injury, stroke, seizure, ataxia, autism, memory loss, or disability) have a new normal. Our old normal has already been replaced by a new normal. Are you doing everything possible to enjoy life and succeed within the confines of your new normal?

Things are changing. Are you?

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Thanks to Mitch Jackson for writing the article that inspired this post; Human.Social for committing its resources to publishing the article; Google for helping me find the article; YouTube for hosting the Virgin America video; and all the other people who, directly or indirectly, made it possible for me to include the picture, video, and text I used in this post.


Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.