As an advocate for Parkinson’s disease (PD) awareness and issues related to this illness for
It is ingrained in western culture not to question the authority of the doctor. There
Life on many levels can be difficult and challenging, whether one has Parkinson’s disease (PD) or not. The added challenge of PD only accentuates the necessity of taking better care of oneself. It is when we neglect ourselves or fail to listen to the cues presented by those around us that we miss important and even life-changing messages that need addressing.
Laughter is such a healthy and stress reducing activity. Whether one has Parkinson’s disease or
There is no denying that Parkinson’s disease (PD) is an awful and debilitating illness that
Neurologists and researchers need to step back and look at Parkinson’s disease (PD) from another
I read a story from a major newspaper that gave incomplete and not entirely accurate
When we refuse to face the obvious or place blame where it usually is unfounded,
I’ll admit it. If I see an episode of the X- Files on television, I
Weathered Bell On this, my 45th Birthday, I share with you a gift. The patina
Writer, educator, author, commentator, philosopher, Earl Nightingale used to speak of “diamonds in your backyard.”
Beautiful Orchid After experiencing a 45 second rattle from the 5.9 earthquake, I thought I
If you have Parkinson’s Disease, know someone with Parkinson’s, or just want to learn more
Failing to be able to laugh at oneself is a crucial and unhealthy character flaw.
Morning Sun On Hibiscus Illumination brings out the color and vibrance of life. Light reveals
As I near the completion of my book-to-be, A Soft Voice In A Noisy World:
As we end the celebration of the 4th of July and the founding of our
Do you see the face? In honor of the 4th of July, I thought I
1) Forgive the person who cut you off or took your parking spot. Let that
Do you find yourself losing track of time? Do you ever miss a dose of
I don’t endorse products but I will tell you this, “I love my Netflix!” Thousands
If Parkinson’s disease teaches us anything it is the virtue of patience, the beauty of
There is no question that the challenges that come with having Parkinson’s Disease may weed out
There is so much gloom and doom on our cable, Internet, wireless, and any other
Parkinson’s has taught me to appreciate every day, to appreciate and to truly be grateful for the good things and the simple pleasures in my life. Whether one has Parkinson’s disease or is in perfect health, the realization that a positive outlook not only makes you feel better but makes those around you feel better as well.
When the clouds part and the sun comes out, there is a rainbow. As basic
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.
Bring About PD Awareness! April is Parkinson’s disease awareness month and it is time to
I think Winter is finally over and that Sping is here for a few weeks.
10 TIPS FOR BETTER LIVING WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE (PD)(AND MAYBE SOME OTHER CHRONIC ILLNESSES)