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How the MMF app integrates self-regulation — evaluating

Before we jump to the last phase, let’s do a quick review of how we’re defining self-regulation and its first two phases. Self-regulation — planning, monitoring, and evaluating your behaviors in order to learn from and optimize end results over time. Planning phase — considering various aspects of a situation and establishing a plan (e.g., … Continue reading How the MMF app integrates self-regulation — evaluating

How the MMF app integrates self-regulation — monitoring

Let’s do a quick review of how we defined self-regulation in our last post before we jump into the next phase of the process. Self-regulation is the process of planning, monitoring, and evaluating your behaviors in order to learn from and optimize end results over time. We discussed planning previously, so you should have a … Continue reading How the MMF app integrates self-regulation — monitoring

How the MMF app integrates self-regulation — planning

Self-regulation is the process of planning, monitoring, and evaluating your behaviors in order to learn from and optimize end results over time. The ManageMyFatigue app encourages self-regulation in a number of ways. Onboarding — The onboarding process is a one-time process to establish certain app-related guidelines such as wake-up time, bedtime routine, and lights-out time … Continue reading How the MMF app integrates self-regulation — planning

Helpful Hints for a Better Nights Sleep (Part 2)

Attempt to get regular and adequate exposure to natural light. Daylight exerts powerful effects on our internal biological sleep/wake systems. As a result, exposure to daylight, particularly in the early morning can promote healthy sleep rhythms, especially in older adults. Establish a regular bedtime routine. Having pre-bedtime routines can allow for time to relax, unwind, … Continue reading Helpful Hints for a Better Nights Sleep (Part 2)

Brain Injury – Cognitive Fatigue

The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne provides good information about cognitive fatigue in children after brain injury. “When a child has cognitive fatigue, it means their brain has to work harder to concentrate on tasks it used to be able to do much more easily before the brain injury.” In addition, the article references symptoms and … Continue reading Brain Injury – Cognitive Fatigue

Don’t Forgo Sleep if you Have a TBI

The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) is an excellent resource for TBI-related information as it relates to the military. This post from DVBIC and the Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) Web site includes an audio interview with the deputy director of DVBIC and a subject matter expert discussing what’s needed to help brain … Continue reading Don’t Forgo Sleep if you Have a TBI