Power Wheelchair drive to my office in Berlin Kreuzberg

What a challenge!

I went from the neurological rehabilitation hospital Beelitz Heilstätten to visit my company with its offices at the Transistor coworking space in Berlin Kreuzberg.

The purpose of my trip was a meeting with an auditor of the labour office which is responsible for substituting inclusion of employees with handicap. Continue reading Power Wheelchair drive to my office in Berlin Kreuzberg

How to stay positive beeing paralyzed after spinal cord injury

I always believed I am unbreakable. I actually never broke any of my bones.

Now I broke my neck. Irreversible paralysis, all four limbs affected. It really couldn’t be much worse. Just three more vertebrae to go. No breathing by my own, no head control, neurological damage, stroke, coma, death.

However I am a survivor and my brain still works. Still, it is a hard time to stay positive. This is why I started listing all things which changed in a positive way after my spinal cord injury. Continue reading How to stay positive beeing paralyzed after spinal cord injury

Beelitz Heilstätten

More than 100 years ago there was no antibiotics to treat Tuberkulose patients.

This is why the hospital city Beelitz Heilstätten with 60 buildings was founded 1898 in the middle of nowhere: Brandenburg.

The deep forest is probably the best environment to offer conservative Air, Water and Light therapy.

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