ZOOM Is Changing The Way We Communicate by author and blogger Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World
Category: Self Care
My First Online Doctor’s Visit – TeleHealth Makes Sense for Less Stress and Lower Expense
I asked Dr. Dorsey what his thoughts were on the rapid burst of telehealth popularity. His remarks were, that if you like using telemedicine for physician visits, to tell your representatives, so that we can keep this most beneficial technology.
It’s World Parkinson’s Day
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.
A Very Different Parkinson’s Awareness Month!
In just a matter of days, our world has been turned upside down and around
Some things to watch on Netflix at this time.
If you have Netflix, here is a list of some suggestions to consider: As we
Trying to Process Shock, Loss, and Grief
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.
The Missing Month–Where Have I Been?
I am back, after taking almost a month-long adventure-road trip to Key West and back to Northern Virginia. For about 3 weeks, Angela, Lily, the Chocolate Lab, and I explored the Southeast coast and sucked up the warm breezes, compelling sunsets, and miles of open road.
Getting What You Need-Support
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.
Saying It Gracefully Through Poetry—Robin Morgan’s TED Talk
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…
Ideas For The New Year
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.
It’s National Family Caregivers Month-Here are some thoughts!
Take the time to show your love and gratitude for all that your caregivers do for you…
Rock Steady Boxing is making a difference in my Parkinson’s disease!
Rock Steady Boxing and my coach, Alec Langstein (https://rocksteadynova.com/), have made me stronger, fitter, and quicker. There is a definite and noticeable improvement in my mobility, agility, and balance.
A Day of Parkinson’s Education in Williamsburg
A Day of Parkinson’s Education in Williamsburg #parkinsons #education #support by Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World blog
Alike but Different!
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.
Protect Yourself from Summer Dangers
Trust me, I am not a reminder service, nor am I a medical professional, but
The Mysterious Future
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not anticipate trouble or worry about
An Informative Interview with Retired Dietitian, Kathrynne Holden
One question that I get all the time, is how to manage their diet with
The Power of an Amazing Quote
Powerful words stay with us and in a world of sound bites, there is no
Building blocks for a future for better health!
Trust, faith, hope, and diligence are four key components to seeing your way through any
Expression and making our voice heard is hard enough but if you throw in a
Recently, I have been the recipient of kind acts from those who I don’t know.
Health Union’s Living With podcast features Karl and Angela Robb
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!