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Read my article 'Making New Pathways' in the 2009 Autumn edition of  Fidelity , the Journal of the National Council of Psychotherapists

The after effects of a stroke can be very devastating for both the survivor and their family. Learning and following the three 'P's brings about a quicker acceptance of the situation and a more positive attitude towards the subsequent improvement.

BE PATIENT - Progress after a stroke event is often very slow. Looking daily for improvements is something that should not be encouraged. Look back over a longer period of time; a month, three months, six months. It is then that improvements will be noticed.

BE POSITIVE - Keeping a positive outlook greatly enhances the chances for permanent change.

BE PERSISTENT - Being persistent with the exercise regime on a regular basis encourages nerves and muscles to re-learn that which was lost.