When you bring hundreds of people together with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in one place, everything Parkinson’s seems normal and the world outside our hotel seemed odd. A peace came over us, where explaining ourselves to why we were doing what we were doing wasn’t necessary.
Expression and making our voice heard is hard enough but if you throw in a
I found this quote that I wrote a year ago or so. I had put
Recently, I have been the recipient of kind acts from those who I don’t know.
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.
We must live in the here and now, plan for our future, and treasure joys
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!
We all need a catalyst at sometime in our lives to keep momentum.
For the next 12 days, I will be offering some words of thought and inspiration
As much as Parkinson’s disease tests my day, it does not define my existence. My
Heroes come in and out of our lives, often unrecognized and frequently under appreciated. On
Today, of all days is the perfect time to discuss the subject of change. Today,
If you are anything like me, you probably don’t need a raging lunatic with a
It’s that perpetual question that haunts us all at this time of year. Family dinner
In Norman Cousins’ book, Anatomy of An Illness, Cousins mentions a placebo study where over
Pressure hits us all. Some people thrive under pressure, while others just cannot deal with
Don’t be alarmed– but be aware, my fellow Parkinson’s disease travelers! As if we didn’t
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.
Be sure to attend the first live online Davis Phinney Foundation Victory Summit this Friday
This was created in May 2014, but I thought it was worthy of another appearance.