How I found happiness after stroke

When I was told I’d had a stroke, I thought my whole life was being turned upside down. Nothing would ever be the same. I’m fucked, basically.

And while I wasn’t necessarily wrong about my life changing, my perspective was all wrong. I wasn’t fucked, I had an opportunity to start over, to rebuild my life to be the way I wanted.

So I started by taking care of myself. I’m giving my recovery 110%, I’m allowing myself to rest when I need to. I started doing chair yoga and meditation daily. I stopped putting creative projects on hold. I found video games I could play one…