Singing After
Brain Trauma

Cristabelle Braden

Episode 40

Welcome to the Rustic Songbird Podcast!

Welcome to the Rustic Songbird Podcast!

In the latest episode of the Rustic Songbird podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Cristabelle Braden about her story of becoming a songwriter after experiencing a head injury.

They talk about using your story to inspire others, and how writing music can be therapeutic. Cristabelle shares about how her music is helping others who are recovering from head injury to feel understood, and to give them hope.

Cristabelle Braden is an award winning singer/songwriter, speaker, author, and the founder of Hope After Head Injury. After suffering a traumatic brain injury, she began to write music.

Since then, she has surpassed medical expectations and thrived in her newfound gift of music; she has come from re-learning daily life tasks in brain injury rehabilitation to setting her feet firmly on the ground as a songwriter, speaker, and artist with a message of hope. 

Find out more about her music at

Say hi to Lydia on Instagram! @thelydiawalker


What We Talk About:

~ You are not your trauma. That's not what defines who you are

~ Music can speak to people in a way that other things don't, and if one person is touched, it's worth it.

~ Becoming a new creation, and having a new identity in Christ

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