Give thanks for today, yesterday, and for all those who helped make your days possible! Happy Thanksgiving! #MotivationMonday
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
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 – Weather the storm, through rain and gale, Set your course, set your sail… #MotivationMonday
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
Routine has advantages. Routine makes a practice. A practice leads to becoming comfortable with the routine and finding the benefits of the practice.
In this Fall newsletter, check out the links to upcoming community events, thoughtful conversations, Fall Photo gallery, and What to Watch.
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
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
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 – What we do and how we act towards others is a currency that accrues over time. #MotivationMonday
Self care starts and ends with you! If you don’t do it, who will?
February 23, 2021 marked the 30th anniversary of my official diagnosis for having Young Onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD).
March Parkinson Community Events coming up this month from a variety of Parkinson organizations. #parkinsonawareness
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!
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
ZOOM Is Changing The Way We Communicate by author and blogger Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World
Chapter 29 offers some fresh perspectives and numerous suggestions on how we might make some changes in our daily lives. Voice actor, Doug Gochman does a wonderful job in expressing my words on the audio book.
Making a connection with your physician(s) can build a rapport that is less stressful and reduces the usual doctor visit anxiety.
There is a common, unfunny, and overused joke about not playing poker with people who have Parkinson’s disease because many of us have reduced facial movement and it can be hard to read our expressions.
We are all tasked with some sort of physical, mental, or spiritual challenge in our lives at some point. Some events that we face are inexplicable and hard to fathom. Often, we categorize a level of what is fair or unfair.