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Flaw = a beautiful imperfection that defines your truth…

Flaws, everybody has them. Yet, most chose to hide them. Why is this? Is this because we do not want to be judged by our peers? In the big picture of life, does it really matter what anyone else thinks? In my opinion, I see this as one the biggest gifts and blessings that we can endure. It is what sets the tone of our flare and makes us the unique spirit warrior that we…

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Lifestyle changes with GOALs on the brain…

“Lifestyle changes with goals on the brain”, sprouted from the good news that I received in January, 2018. I, Molly Cain, SMILE #UWokeUp Founder, was selected in the lottery for a 50K, Ultra Marathon. Superior Spring Trail 50K in Lutsen, Minnesota around Lake Superior as a trail run. I was sitting at a coffee shop during my lunch break from the corporate world and I decided to work on SMILE #UWokeUp. I found a table…

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January newsletter 2018

Goodness, can you believe that it is February already. The month of love, except, SMILE #UWokeUp spreads light and love daily. Join us! SMILE #UWokeUp had a tame January, filled with a lot of ideas on how to spread more awareness of traumatic brain injuries. The board met earlier in the month and came up with some pretty fantastic opportunities to learn more about TBI’s. If you have any suggestions on how to spread a…

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September Newsletter

Thank you for wanting details of SMILE #UWokeUp TBI thriver newsletter. Your support is incredible and we could not continue our journey without the love and support from you and our communities. SMILE #UWokeUp had their first guest speaker this month, Mark Rise Founder of Muscle Restoration Therapy. He educated SMILE #UWokeUp on different modalities that we can use to help us with our healing process. Click here to learn more about Mark and what he does…

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Loveland Aleworks – Pints For The People … see you there!!

Are you wanting to be a part of a larger cause? Do you know someone who has sustained a concussion or traumatic brain injury? Join SMILE #UWokeUp at Loveland Aleworks on August 16 from 6pm – 11pm for Pints For The People. Loveland Aleworks, in Loveland Colorado, are donating $1 for every pint of beer sold for a fundraiser supporting SMILE #UWokeUp to have a larger impact on helping our community members with battling a…

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AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR

Are you familiar with the show American Ninja Warrior? If you are not, I highly recommend that you start watching. Cannon Meyer, the first TBI survivor to attend one of SMILE #UWokeUp meetings, is going to be on the next season of American Ninja Warrior. We are totally ecstatic! Cannon has been with us since day 1 and we cannot wait to see where he takes this. SMILE #UWokeUp I encourage you to check out…

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JuSt StArT…

Hiya friends, Happy Easter!!! This past week, I have been asked how did you become a business owner with a TBI? How does one go about making their dream a reality? How did you know that starting a nonprofit was what you needed to do? Along with other how’s that drove me absolutely bonkers, while embracing my face with a smile. This was when I was able to share my spicy secret to happiness with…

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MEDITATION

Hiya Friends, We are launching our meditation series starting on April 5th. If you are a TBI survivor or struggle with PTSD or have had a stroke and you are in Northern Colorado. Please reach out to Molly at smileuwokeup@gmail.com or Rhea at smileuwokeup.coc@gmail.com for details. SMILE #UWokeUp is a nonprofit organization designed to provide awareness of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in our communities, while providing support, tools and tips and TBI prevention insight. We…

Racing Underground

Yeti Chase

  Today, SMILE #UWokeUp competed in the Yeti Chase 5K, put on by Racing Underground, to raise awareness of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) to our communities. We were so blessed to have this opportunity  to share SMILE #UWokeUp mission with others, while running and showing the world that we are capable of overcoming our challenges. Almost five years ago, March 30, 2012, I had an accident in my home and sustained a traumatic brain injury…

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Tuesday, January 10 @ MCR 6:30pm – 8pm

Goodness, I’m getting excited to see everyone next week at SMILE #UWokeUp Tuesday traumatic brain injury (TBI) support group meeting. Our agenda for this meeting gives me goose bumps. If you made a resolution for this year, please bring them with you. See you on Tuesday!! (Check our website NoCo meeting calendar for more details.) Our meetings are open to all ages and anyone dealing or associated with head trauma: TBI survivors, family members, friends,…