How we look at ourselves and the rest of the world may require us to adjust our perspective to pull from our can do spirit. #MotivationMonday
Living well with Parkinson’s disease may mean something very different to us all. If we take the time for ourselves and make self-care a priority, we will benefit!
Focusing on what is within our power and knowing what it is that we hope to achieve, in the year is a starting place. #MotivationMonday
Light Leads Our Way! Our perspective, our attitude, and our demeanor set the trajectory of our journey. #Motivation Monday
I am writing this today to share some good stuff! There is a lot of negativity in the news, in health, and we tend to forget that there are stories to make us smile, laugh, and pick us up. Here are a few that I stumbled upon and hope that they just might brighten your day!
Do We Have Control? Today, accept that you are not in control and that the few things that you think that you have control of are enough.
Mental health changes while facing Parkinson’s is a non-motor symptom that needs more awareness. Apathy or depression are real and without awareness and without making a change, can get worse.
Outward influences have inward consequences. Be aware of the choices that you make! #MotivationMonday
Parkinson’s disease can be disarming when it comes to being heard, being seen, and being understood!
Time may not heal all wounds, for not all wounds are meant to heal. Scars can be helpful reminders of past experiences. #MotivationMonday
Chapter 29 offers some fresh perspectives and numerous suggestions on how we might make some changes in our daily lives. Voice actor, Doug Gochman does a wonderful job in expressing my words on the audio book.
I was reminded that I have an obligation for young onset and newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, who might learn from my experience. I am dedicated, after 40 years of living with Parkinson’s disease, to offering assistance and benefit to the Parkinson’s community.
February 23, 2021 marked the 30th anniversary of my official diagnosis for having Young Onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD).
Mask It -The number of infected and deaths from COVID-19 are staggering. If a mask means life or death, there really is no logical excuse for not wearing one. Once again, this pandemic shows that without severe caution and diligence, it will escalate with ease. This virus is not a joke and it is not just going to go away, like magic.
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!
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.
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not
Here are some Tips for Staying Positive and Proactive: Take
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.
UPDATE 07/23/18 – I am happy to report that The Animated
It is official—this blog, http://www.Asoftvoice.com, is 10 years old! With
My many thanks to my friends at the Parkinson Voice
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.
As a child, I used to love winter. I would
Another Thanksgiving comes this year, time to share all that
I had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with the creator and owner of the blog, The Shoe Maven (www.theshoemaven.com), Tonya Walker.
10 Tips for Staying Positive and Proactive by Karl Robb – asoftvoice.com Take care of yourself. The more you know about Parkinson’s, the better. You play the key role in your own health.
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When one is tested with the disruption of illness or