Angela and I have been contributing articles to ParkinsonsDisease.net for almost two years. Health Union (HU)’s mission is to inspire people to live better with challenging health conditions.
It’s The Little Things That Aren’t So Little!
Appreciating those calm moments of the day, a good laugh, or even a brief nap, may seem simple daily occurrences that are the good stuff of life that we too often take for granted.
Only 2 Days to Christmas!
We must live in the here and now, plan for our future, and treasure joys
Always Be on the Lookout!
Keep an open mind and always look for something new to your toolbox!
Resilience and flexibility are two traits that we all have and often forget to use.
Be in the moment!
Words inspire and provide motivation!
We all need a catalyst at sometime in our lives to keep momentum.
The Start of My Christmas Countdown!
For the next 12 days, I will be offering some words of thought and inspiration
Thankfulness and The Holidays—Stay Tuned!
As much as Parkinson’s disease tests my day, it does not define my existence. My
Farewell and Thanks to Stan Lee!
Heroes come in and out of our lives, often unrecognized and frequently under appreciated. On
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.
It was just Halloween—so let’s talk about it! WHAT SCARES YOU?
If you are anything like me, you probably don’t need a raging lunatic with a
Parkinson’s is Still a Mystery!
In Norman Cousins’ book, Anatomy of An Illness, Cousins mentions a placebo study where over
We Can Work Through Pressure
Pressure hits us all. Some people thrive under pressure, while others just cannot deal with
What Every Person with Parkinson’s Needs to Know About Air Travel
Don’t be alarmed– but be aware, my fellow Parkinson’s disease travelers! As if we didn’t
Being Malleable Opens Potential Benefit!
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.
Tips for Staying Positive and Proactive
Here are some Tips for Staying Positive and Proactive: Take care of yourself. The more
An Exciting Documentary Project Called The Animated Mind of Oliver Sacks
UPDATE 07/23/18 – I am happy to report that The Animated Mind of Oliver Sacks project on
You’ve Got To Be A Kid, Sometimes! Let’s Go To the Movies!
It isn’t often that I write a movie review. Okay! In fact, I NEVER write
Accept Your Mission! It’s Not Impossible! Focus Your Energy, Wisely!
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.
Mother’s Day 2018
On this, the 8th Mother’s Day without her, I lit a candle and enjoyed her
Words Matter In Medicine–Compassion and Kindness Are 2 To Focus On!
When I was first diagnosed, the neurologist in 1991, coldly and in a matter of
Some Parkinson’s events and sites to make you aware of this #ParkinsonsAwarenessMonth 2018
This, as is every April, is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month—it is a time to learn