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.
Stay informed and aware of what people with Parkinson’s disease are writing about, how they are dealing with the illness, and find information that may inspire or educate. Gain perspective and get unique views from people from all over the world.
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
Self-care is a topic that I talk about quite a bit, on this blog. During these changing times, it can be easy to forget wellness tools and tips that we have in our toolbox.
ZOOM Is Changing The Way We Communicate by author and blogger Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World
Angela and I were the hosts for speaker Polly Dawkins, Executive Director, of the Davis Phinney Foundation during a webinar organized by the Parkinson Social Network (PSN).
This pandemic has led us to turning our family homes into a workplace, an online schoolhouse, and with telemedicine, our doctor’s office. The safety and convenience of telemedicine have altered and changed life as we know it, for good.
Online Parkinson’s resources and events planned during Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak by Karl and Angela Robb at ASoftVoice.com
When I was first diagnosed, the neurologist in 1991, coldly and in a matter of
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.
The month of April is upon us and this means a month of Parkinson’s awareness!
This, as is every April, is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month—it is a time to learn
Watch #SingOut2017 concert tomorrow 9/9
I recently joined a Rock Steady Boxing class! The class and the instructor are wonderful!
I am so excited to be part of the @PatientsLikeMe #MoreThan campaign! I recently wrote
For me, the holiday resonates with special memories of the whole family watching parades, football,
If you are embarrassed, sad, shamed, or lack self confidence about having Parkinson’s, I am here to tell you that you don’t have the energy or time to devote to such unproductive emotions.
Parkinson’s Disease can take away the very basic but vital skills that we treasure and
As Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month comes to a close, as one well too familiar with
This was my first blog post 10 years ago–slightly updated! When I was first diagnosed
My many thanks to my friends at the Parkinson Voice Project in Richardson, Texas for
What gets you out of bed every day? What makes you happy? What inspires you?
We are excited to provide this collection of exercises and tools that we believe can benefit most anyone! Whether you are an individual, a support group, a social group, or a small informal group, we encourage you to try these exercises and to share it with those who you feel may benefit from it.
Here are some thoughts and tips that I wrote down awhile back and found again-I
As a child, I used to love winter. I would sled and ski and didn’t
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.
Our second book, Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s and Other Health Conditions: A Workbook for Body, Mind, and Spirit is an exciting tool that provides new exercises to help enhance the mind, body, spirit connection.
It is far easier to succumb to the will of gravity and fall than it
Dealing & Healing is a workbook for everybody and anybody dealing with a challenge in their life! Physical, emotional, spiritual–something in this book will resonate with you!
Seeking peace and serenity can only add to your health. The more that we know