The month of April is upon us and this means a month of Parkinson’s awareness!
In just a matter of days, our world has been turned upside down and around
Robin Morgan’s TED talk in 2015 is an eloquent expression of her poetic epiphanies from years with Parkinson’s disease. Her gentle cadence and masterful verbiage put her finger on many of the concerns, frustrations, and unknowns…
I am 53 years old and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 23. I have made it my mission to provide Parkinson’s awareness. Thirty plus years with Parkinson’s has taught me a great deal about living well with this chronic condition.
There is a common, unfunny, and overused joke about not playing poker with people who have Parkinson’s disease because many of us have reduced facial movement and it can be hard to read our expressions.
I find myself spinning my wheels rather than keeping focused on what I should be doing. The distractions are boundless. Procrastination has become far too easy!
I have been fortunate to meet hundreds of people over these thirty plus years with
Do not discount those everyday joys! #Motivation Monday
Change is inevitable. From my experience, people with Parkinson’s disease are not wild about change. I am not big on change, but I try to embrace innovations and new technology, as best as I can. Some changes are easier than others.
As much as Parkinson’s disease tests my day, it does not define my existence. My
Angela and I have been contributing articles to ParkinsonsDisease.net for almost two years. Health Union (HU)’s mission is to inspire people to live better with challenging health conditions.
A flower heightens our sense of sight and smell. It brings peace and calming. It’s like chocolate without the calories. #MotivationMonday
It is official—this blog, http://www.Asoftvoice.com, is 10 years old! With over 300 archived posts pertaining
The morning glow of beaming light through the trees, paints a glorious awakening for the start of the day. A dramatic sunrise fuels the spirit. #MotivationMonday by Karl Robb
The following are 5 questions for writer/journalist, John Williams, who I met recently, at a
It’s a new year and the thought of those resolutions on the club napkin are but distant memories. Seriously, resolutions can be wonderful intentions yet only to create a burden that wasn’t the intention in the first place.
Without some sort of plan or framework, it is very easy to get lost along
When you bring hundreds of people together with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in one place, everything Parkinson’s seems normal and the world outside our hotel seemed odd. A peace came over us, where explaining ourselves to why we were doing what we were doing wasn’t necessary.
In Norman Cousins’ book, Anatomy of An Illness, Cousins mentions a placebo study where over
Heroes come in and out of our lives, often unrecognized and frequently under appreciated. On
The more receptive you are to the energy all around us, the more productive the healing. #MotivationMonday
Today, of all days is the perfect time to discuss the subject of change. Today,
I can’t explain the connection that I have to these tiny but beautiful pieces of art. Nature and time have created a cornucopia of remarkable masterpieces.
This, as is every April, is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month—it is a time to learn
Hope is a precious tool. It can drive us through the most difficult of times. Hope rejuvenates our drive. Without hope, we may drift and forget our direction toward the path that we had set out. On occasion, we all need a nudge to get back to where we should be going. #MotivationMonday #ParkinsonsDisease #ParkinsonsAwareness
Don’t be alarmed– but be aware, my fellow Parkinson’s disease travelers! As if we didn’t
It is my hope that we choose to share compassion and kindness, in this time of need. This is our opportunity to reunify our nations and the entire planet.
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not anticipate trouble or worry about