Be your own worst enemy or your best friend by Nick Verron

Reblogged from Nick Verron… my son on taking your own advice.

It’s so awesome! I’ve accidentally led myself down a trail of thought which has solved the major problems currently holding me back in life.

Genesis by Niick Verron (statue of John Hampden)

Genesis by Nick Verron (statue of John Hampden)

Yesterday, I was writing some notes about what to say in the short film I’ve been asked to do. This is for the charity UKABIF, who have asked me to talk about the daily issues that my brain injury has caused. I will share some of these notes:

I have been so focussed on making progress with my physical recovery and have had great success with this. People have often said, “You should live in the moment, make the most of now.” Although I agree with this in normal circumstances, I saw a better investment of my time being to improve my quality of life for years to come. All my hard work paid off, leaving me with so many options for my future. While my “re-ability” (my opposite term for disability) skyrocketed, I didn’t notice my self-esteem dwindling away…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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7 Responses to Be your own worst enemy or your best friend by Nick Verron

  1. reocochran says:

    We sure do need to like ourselves and feel we deserve more and better, then others will believe in us, too. Way to go, Nick! 🙂


  2. adeleulnais says:

    wonderful post have reblogged from Nick`s page.


  3. BunKaryudo says:

    I left a note on Nick’s blog already, but I just thought I’d mention here too that he’s a very impressive lad. (I’m guessing you’ve noticed this already, though.) 🙂


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