Posts by Debbie Hampton

On her blog, The Best Brain Possible, Debbie talks about how she recovered from depression, a suicide attempt, and resulting brain injury to rebuild her brain and life to find joy and tells you how to do the same.  Connect on Facebook and look for her upcoming memoir, Sex, Suicide and Serotonin.  If you're an interested agent, please contact her.

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How To Change The Past By Changing Your Thinking

“The most positive action we can take about the past is to change our perception of it.” ~Deepak Chopra

Death didn’t happen quickly like in the movies.

A compassionate nurse set the tone and gently guided us through the ordeal. Mom, Dad, my other brother, and I spread out so that one of us held each of Chris’ hands and feet with a person at his head. Time passed in slow motion.

In horror, I watched for more than an hour as his breathing abated, with the pauses in between his raspy, strained breaths becoming longer and longer. I fervently …