In Depth Discussion w/ Dr. Michael Okun, University of Florida, Chair of Neurology. A longtime friend and fellow author, Michael, Angela, and I discuss a wide range of topics from advocacy, complementary medicine/reiki, exercise, and so much more.
The most beneficial action that you can make in your life is to take charge and get as healthy as you can.
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.
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.
Trust, faith, hope, and diligence are four key components to seeing your way through any
Rigidity in thought and body may go hand in hand. Rigidity can be many people’s main complaint when they are first diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Keeping active, moving, exercise, and stretching are just a few of the tools to keep in mind when your body starts to stiffen up.
Healing Becomes a Prime Time Show The world is shifting faster and even more progressively
The reality is that a well-run support group offers camaraderie, information, and a wisdom that comes from so many, all in one place. When you find a good group, it feels like another family and a place that you belong.
Living with an illness is a constant reminder that every day is precious and full
For me, the holiday resonates with special memories of the whole family watching parades, football,
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not anticipate trouble or worry about
Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurological disorder in America with an estimated 6 million cases worldwide and approximately 1-1.5 million people in the United States.
My many thanks to my friends at the Parkinson Voice Project in Richardson, Texas for
I found this quote that I wrote a year ago or so. I had put
Resilience and flexibility are two traits that we all have and often forget to use.
Be in the moment!
Calm and Very Cool! The time has come to demystify the word reiki (ray-key). “Rei”
If you are anything like me, you probably don’t need a raging lunatic with a
Diet and Parkinson’s disease seem to go together; which makes complete sense, as reams of research seem to point to the gut as a possible culprit for the illness.
The struggles of coping with dyskinesia and understanding how it differs from tremor.
My card to you for these holidays, Is one of appreciation, in so many ways,
Without some sort of plan or framework, it is very easy to get lost along
Nature on Netflix To Wake To, Sleep To, and Enjoy – A Soft Voice In a Noisy World blog Karl Robb
I have just returned from a working vacation in the mountains of North Carolina. The
Wellness Way is your opportunity at the World Parkinson Congress 2016 in Portland, OR, to take time for yourself and experience therapies like massage, yoga, reiki, meditation and more.
If you are an animal lover, dog or cat person, intuitive, or just simply aware,
A comfortable routine is not always a bad habit. Cats love it! The only real
Never lose the curiosity and desire to learn more about everything! Science, art, music, history,