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
Watch a candid & inspiring conversation with CEO and co-founder of Health Union, Olivier Chateau. His exciting approach is novel, refreshing, and so insightful! Learn about how Health Union provides online communities and empowers people with chronic conditions.
Every day is a gift. What we do with that gift is potential for self-improvement and a better world. #MotivationMonday
A mistake is not a mistake, if we learn from it. If we continue to be rigid and not make a change, then it may be a mistake. #MotivationMonday
Doing anything to the best of our ability is an achievement. #MotivationMonday
The fruits of our labor are rewarded far beyond monetary compensation. Good begets good. #MotivationMonday
A flower heightens our sense of sight and smell. It brings peace and calming. It’s like chocolate without the calories. #MotivationMonday
The morning glow of beaming light through the trees, paints a glorious awakening for the start of the day. A dramatic sunrise fuels the spirit. #MotivationMonday by Karl Robb
Do not discount those everyday joys! #Motivation Monday
Gratitude is the fashion that never goes out of style. #MotivationMonday
The more receptive you are to the energy all around us, the more productive the healing. #MotivationMonday
Self care starts and ends with you! If you don’t do it, who will?
There will be days for everyone with or without illness that we don’t want to get out of bed. Then, there will be days where we surprise ourselves at our fortitude and drive. #MotivationMonday
Hope is a precious tool. It can drive us through the most difficult of times. Hope rejuvenates our drive. Without hope, we may drift and forget our direction toward the path that we had set out. On occasion, we all need a nudge to get back to where we should be going. #MotivationMonday #ParkinsonsDisease #ParkinsonsAwareness
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!
The animals in our lives can leave long lasting imprints that help to make us who we are. Our awareness for creating a connection with another animal awakens our character and that feeling of responsibility.
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.
Change is inevitable. From my experience, people with Parkinson’s disease are not wild about change. I am not big on change, but I try to embrace innovations and new technology, as best as I can. Some changes are easier than others.
There is a common, unfunny, and overused joke about not playing poker with people who have Parkinson’s disease because many of us have reduced facial movement and it can be hard to read our expressions.
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.
If you are complaining about being sequestered at home, be grateful that you have a home and a place to reside through this craziness.
In just a matter of days, our world has been turned upside down and around
It is my hope that we choose to share compassion and kindness, in this time of need. This is our opportunity to reunify our nations and the entire planet.
Thinking that you are flexible and easy-going can be dramatically different until, you are challenged. Life has a way of sneaking in unexpected setbacks that knock your feet out from under you.
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…
It’s a new year and the thought of those resolutions on the club napkin are but distant memories. Seriously, resolutions can be wonderful intentions yet only to create a burden that wasn’t the intention in the first place.
Being Thankful On the morning of this chilly windy Thanksgiving day, I want to express
CarePartner/Caregiver Appreciation Those of us living with Parkinson’s disease and have a caregiver or care
I treasure the wonderful camaraderie of pride and love for humanity that shone for that gorgeous but ever so brief moment in time.
I can’t explain the connection that I have to these tiny but beautiful pieces of art. Nature and time have created a cornucopia of remarkable masterpieces.