Today’s Motivation Monday is on deciding to take charge of our lives. I am even asking you to make a decision. Had I chosen to believe that I was dealing with a chronic illness with no options, I would not be here thirty years later. I made a choice. #MotivationMonday
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 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.
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.
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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.
Where are you going, what are you doing, how will you get there? Slow it
Who would have that thought a piece of technology, like Headspace, could be so instrumental in reviving my peace and calm.
Calm and Very Cool! The time has come to demystify the word reiki (ray-key). “Rei”
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
As Christmas nears and I think about the coming New Year, I ask myself 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
Oil Spills, Terrorism, Earthquakes, Tragedy, Mudslides, Injustice, Hate, Cruelty, Death, and Destruction! This is what makes