Let’s talk about effective communication between survivors and family caregivers at home! This week, married couple and survivor/caregiver duo Terry & Drew Niemann are here to inspire us and talk about some of the challenges and lessons learned on their journey. We also discuss mental health, depression, mindfulness, and the importance of communication from both sides.
5:30 Introducing Drew & Terry
9:45 The Caregiver/Spouse Role
12:50 Finding a Rhythm
19:50 Push and Pull of Independence
21:00 Not Being Hard on Yourself
24:45 Depression & TBI
27:00 Survival Mode
28:50 Mindfulness and Mental Health
33:00 Caregiver Perspective
33:41 Lessons Learned
38:10 “A Battle Within”
42:20 Words of Hope
Drew & Terry also host their own podcast called “A Battle Within” – hear Cristabelle’s interview on their podcast on Ep.120 “There is Always Hope” https://abattlewithin.com/120/ and check out their podcast on all platforms!
Connect with them: @a_battle_within
Listen to Cristabelle’s new “Hope Survives” single on all music streaming platforms!
Hosted by Cristabelle Braden: @cristabellebraden | cristabellebraden.com
Hope After Head Injury: @hopeafterheadinjury | hopeafterheadinjury.com
Brain Injury Bible Study: @braininjurybiblestudy | braininjurybiblestudy.com
Join the online community & zoom support group: hopeafterheadinjury.com/community
Thank you to Council on Brain Injury for supporting this podcast by providing a microphone as part of their grant program to the brain injury community. Check out the amazing work done by CoBI at: councilonbraininjury.com
This podcast is for education and informational purposes only, and not intended for medical advice. If you need specific medical advice, please consult your physician.