Messages of gratitude and thankfulness to friends and family are a wonderful way to begin the week #MotivationMonday
3 Pieces of Advice to Newly Diagnosed
3 Pieces of Advice to Newly Diagnosed #MotivationMonday
Facing Parkinson’s with the Help of Zoom
Facing Parkinson’s with the help of Zoom has nurtured connections and built friendships from all over the world.
Facing Parkinson’s: Self-Care
A big part of taking care of yourself is self-care. Making the decision to do your best and keep as active, strong, and flexible as you can for yourself and those who care about you.
The Urgency of Patient Care & Research as we Face Parkinson’s
The urgency of patient care & research as we face Parkinson’s is a constant topic in our chronic condition community. How do we as a community start running to make accelerated progress in treatments and research in Parkinson’s?
Facing Parkinson’s and Remembering Those Friends that Parkinson’s has Taken
Today, on World Parkinson’s Day, make this a day of remembrance where we might commemorate those who have left us—those who lead us on our path in advocacy, research, clinical trials, education, fitness, or just touched our lives!
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.
Friendships while Facing Parkinson’s
Friendships while facing Parkinson’s disease will either strengthen or eliminate friendships. You will notice that some friendships will change.
Conversation about Quality of Life Issues and Parkinson’s with Dr. Bradley McDaniels
Dr. Bradley McDaniels of the University of North Texas joins Angela and Karl Robb for a lively conversation about quality of life issues and Parkinson’s disease.
Give thanks for today, yesterday, and for all those who helped make your days possible! Happy Thanksgiving! #MotivationMonday
Sharing your Diagnosis
Sharing your diagnosis can free you from a burden of secrecy and also give your loved ones a chance to participate in your well-being. #MotivationMonday
Change Tests Our Flexibility and Resilience
The inevitable changes of our lives can come at the most unexpected and inconvenient times. It is the challenges of change that test our flexibility and resilience. #MotivationMonday
Navigating the Journey
Navigating the Journey – Weather the storm, through rain and gale, Set your course, set your sail… #MotivationMonday
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!
One key to life is identifying what decisions truly impact you and which ones won’t. #MotivationMonday
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.
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.
A Thought-Provoking Talk with Health Union’s CEO & Co-founder, Olivier Chateau
Watch a candid & inspiring conversation with CEO and co-founder of Health Union, Olivier Chateau. His exciting approach is novel, refreshing, and so insightful! Learn about how Health Union provides online communities and empowers people with chronic conditions.
Keep inspired! Amazing events are happening all around us – all the time. See the morning sunrise. Watch the night sky. Observe! #MotivationMonday
Recognize and reward the fruits of your labor and other’s achievements! #MotivationMonday
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.
Nature rejuvenates and replenishes. Take in the gift of Nature without disturbing the residents. #MotivationMonday
Interview with Samantha Elandary, Founder & CEO, Parkinson Voice Project
Samantha Elandary MA, CCC-SLP is a passionate visionary in Richardson, Texas, as the Founder and CEO of Parkinson Voice Project
The Currency of Kindness
The Currency of Kindness – What we do and how we act towards others is a currency that accrues over time. #MotivationMonday
Self care starts and ends with you!
Self care starts and ends with you! If you don’t do it, who will?
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).
New Years Thoughts and Good Wishes to you for 2021!
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!
Choosing hope on Motivation Monday
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
A New Look with More to Offer at ASoftVoice.com
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.
My New Way of Walking (to vary my routine), Thanks to Urban Poling
Nordic walking, pole walking, power walking, or whatever you may call it, the exercise is popular around the world, for good reason. Pole walking forces the walker to move with purpose and intent. Walking can strengthen, restore, improve balance, help with coordination, and force your body to connect with your thoughts.