Parkinson’s disease can be disarming when it comes to being heard, being seen, and being understood!
Messages of Gratitude
Messages of gratitude and thankfulness to friends and family are a wonderful way to begin the week #MotivationMonday
Goals and Facing Parkinson’s
Staying on top of our goals and keeping focused with Parkinson’s disease can be very difficult for many of us.
Be Open while Facing Parkinson’s
It is a difficult task to face Parkinson’s disease. Choosing to be open to learning to work around this illness may just be the key.
Camaraderie of Others
If you choose to isolate yourself and avoid the camaraderie of others, you are missing a vital component of your support team. #MotivationMonday
Facing Parkinson’s with the Tools of Humor and Music
Facing Parkinson’s may be easier by taking advantage of the tools of humor and music. Humor and music are wonderful tools that cost very little but are easily implemented into your day.
The Many Voices Facing Parkinson’s Disease
There are many voices facing Parkinson’s Disease throughout our community with experiences, perspectives, research information, or helpful ideas that might improve your quality of life.
Getting Older with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease
Getting older with young onset Parkinson’s disease provides a unique perspective. Young onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD) will always be what I have, no matter how old I get.
Facing Parkinson’s and Creating Art
Many people facing Parkinson’s disease find that after their diagnosis, they are drawn to creating art. Do you make art? If so, how do you make your art?
Mental Health Changes while Facing Parkinson’s
Mental health changes while facing Parkinson’s is a non-motor symptom that needs more awareness. Apathy or depression are real and without awareness and without making a change, can get worse.
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and I’m sharing a series called, Facing Parkinson’s. Each day, I will share a piece that I hope helps you as you face Parkinson’s disease.
Instagram Chat with former Rock Steady Boxing Coach Alec Langstein
Instagram Chat with former Rock Steady Boxing Coach Alec Langstein.
The Voices of Our Community series from ParkinsonsDisease.net
Watch these videos to learn more about these amazing people and how they are living with Parkinson’s disease!
Parkinson’s Awareness Month
Parkinson’s disease Awareness Month has begun! Spreading awareness and information, when at all possible is key. #ParkinsonsAwarenessMonth
Conversation with Jon Braddock, Author, Welcome to the YOPD Club
A conversation with author Jon Braddock. After his diagnosis with #YOPD, wrote a collection of 10 interviews to gain some perspective and to better understand from those who were living with young onset Parkinson’s.
5 Actions That I Do Everyday to Stay Better with A Chronic Illness
Routine has advantages. Routine makes a practice. A practice leads to becoming comfortable with the routine and finding the benefits of the practice.
Motivation, much like water, wind, and electricity can take you where you want to go. #MotivationMonday
Proudest Accomplishments & Challenging Times
It seems like our proudest accomplishments come out of our most challenging times. #MotivationMonday
Sharing the Voice Newsletter
In this Fall newsletter, check out the links to upcoming community events, thoughtful conversations, Fall Photo gallery, and What to Watch.
Are Our Past Experiences the Lessons for Our Future?
Time may not heal all wounds, for not all wounds are meant to heal. Scars can be helpful reminders of past experiences. #MotivationMonday
Learn to Lift Up Yourself
Before you take on the weight of the world, learn to lift up yourself! #MotivationMonday
To the Best of our Ability
Doing anything to the best of our ability is an achievement. #MotivationMonday
One of the Most Underestimated Tools We Have
Laughter is the safest, cheapest, and most universal unprescribed tool that we can add to our toolkit for health! #MotivationMonday
Fresh Perspectives & Thoughtful Conversations page
We’ve consolidated all our interviews (video & written) on one page to make it easy for you to view the catalog of the ones we’ve done so far.
Interview with Alec Langstein, Rock Steady Boxing NoVA
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 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
The most beneficial action that you can make in your life is to take charge and get as healthy as you can.
My 30 Year Anniversary of a Parkinson’s Diagnosis–with Gratitude
February 23, 2021 marked the 30th anniversary of my official diagnosis for having Young Onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD).
Tools and Resources
After over a quarter of a century of advocating to Congress about the benefits of telehealth, your doctor visit by video has become a reality out of sheer necessity.
A Partial History in Tees
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.