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.
Trust, faith, hope, and diligence are four key components to seeing your way through any
UPDATE 07/23/18 – I am happy to report that The Animated Mind of Oliver Sacks project on
Clinging on to that which does not serve us only weighs us down. Rather than
The struggles of coping with dyskinesia and understanding how it differs from tremor.
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.
Taking time for yourself isn’t a luxury–it’s a necessity! Just taking a few minutes more, every day, can make a difference in your mood, your creativity, and overall well-being living with a chronic condition.
Who would have that thought a piece of technology, like Headspace, could be so instrumental in reviving my peace and calm.
There is no question that Parkinson’s disease can be a tremendous struggle, filled with changes and developments. My theory is that when we ‘wage war, go to battle, or fight’, we highlight stress, violence, and turmoil.
Our intuition is what keeps us stable and on an even keel. Intuition is what
What does a cure mean to you? Does it mean stopping the illness dead where
We live in a world of faster is better: food-service, information and news, data/technology, and
It’s what you tell yourself when a thought or emotion comes up when meditating: “Just
As an advocate for Parkinson’s disease (PD) awareness and issues related to this illness for
I have little doubt that Neurological disorders like, Parkinson’s disease, may manifest emotionally, possibly triggered
It is ingrained in western culture not to question the authority of the doctor. There
A Peaceful and Calming Image of Winter As much as the gray of Winter and
As we end the celebration of the 4th of July and the founding of our
Do you find yourself losing track of time? Do you ever miss a dose of
Over a decade ago, I had the good fortune of meeting my current Reiki teacher. When he
introduced me to Reiki, I thought it to be pure quackery, but I had nothing to lose in keeping an open-mind.
Oil Spills, Terrorism, Earthquakes, Tragedy, Mudslides, Injustice, Hate, Cruelty, Death, and Destruction! This is what makes
It’s a dilemma facing many of my friends with Parkinson’s–when should I have Deep Brain