Angela and I sat down to talk with Rock Steady Boxing NoVA coach, My Parkinson Gym trainer, and friend, Alec Langstein as he interviews us about our perspectives, insights, and long history with Parkinson’s disease.
Kind intentions have merit, but kind actions have meaning. #MotivationMonday
Routine has advantages. Routine makes a practice. A practice leads to becoming comfortable with the routine and finding the benefits of the practice.
Listen to your gut! Follow your heart! Train your brain! Let kindness prevail! #MotivationMonday
Before you take on the weight of the world, learn to lift up yourself! #MotivationMonday
Laughter is the safest, cheapest, and most universal unprescribed tool that we can add to our toolkit for health! #MotivationMonday
When you are ill, it is not selfish to be focused on improving your health and healing. For you to be your best – do what is best for you, even if others do not understand. #MotivationMonday
If our head is in the clouds and our feet are on the ground, our balance is at risk. When our mind, our body, and our spirit are all in balance, we are grounded and as strong as we can be! #MotivationMonday
Alec Langstein, a personal trainer, Rock Steady Boxing NoVA owner and coach, is not yet 30 but he’s changing the lives of many living with Parkinson’s Disease. Alec Langstein set out on a plan to share the benefits of Rock Steady Boxing and what he had seen it do for people with Parkinson’s disease. Watch as Alec shares his passion and vision to making a difference in his boxer’s lives.
The more receptive you are to the energy all around us, the more productive the healing. #MotivationMonday
Opening your mind to new ways of healing can make a tremendous difference in the
The most beneficial action that you can make in your life is to take charge and get as healthy as you can.
Self care starts and ends with you! If you don’t do it, who will?
Sometimes our steepest climbs bring out the greatest lessons. We don’t really know what we are capable of until we are forced to risk our survival, our comfort, or being reliant on our own expediency. #MotivationMonday
We hope this list is helpful in sparking your creativity and ideas for self-development and growth for 2021. Here’s to a healthier and happier New Year! We look forward to great things for the new year and hope we can all help each other!
As the year 2021 approaches and we place high hopes upon what might be, it is with our wishes to all that 2021 bring a year of healing, health, and happiness. #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
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).
Our site has undergone a big redesign to improve your experience and navigation with much more to come. As one of the early blogs on Parkinson’s disease that is written by a person with the illness, it was released in 2008.
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 Mighty, one of the largest online information resources on various illnesses, recently launched their own Parkinson’s disease guide.
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.
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.
Almost every Parkinson’s disease conference that I have ever attended, over these 30 years of going to symposiums, lectures, and meetings, almost all of them had a an associated tee shirt.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wishing all ASoftVoice.com readers a very Happy Holiday Season! From Karl Robb: