It isn’t selfish to put your health first if you are dealing with illness. How can you serve others if you are unable to help yourself? #MotivationMonday
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.
Some Rules of the Rocky Road #MotivationMonday
Listen to your gut! Follow your heart! Train your brain! Let kindness prevail! #MotivationMonday
I think John is the perfect story to be the first person with Parkinson’s in our interviews as he shares his wisdom and indomitable spirit.
There is a cornucopia of possible tools for people with Parkinson’s disease to discover. It takes an open mind, open heart, and a little faith. #MotivationMonday
Before you take on the weight of the world, learn to lift up yourself! #MotivationMonday
Today’s Motivation Monday is on deciding to take charge of our lives. I am even asking you to make a decision. Had I chosen to believe that I was dealing with a chronic illness with no options, I would not be here thirty years later. I made a choice. #MotivationMonday
Every day is a gift. What we do with that gift is potential for self-improvement and a better world. #MotivationMonday
Doing anything to the best of our ability is an achievement. #MotivationMonday
Laughter is the safest, cheapest, and most universal unprescribed tool that we can add to our toolkit for health! #MotivationMonday
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.
Keep inspired! Amazing events are happening all around us – all the time. See the morning sunrise. Watch the night sky. Observe! #MotivationMonday
Even a brief vacation into nature can bring clarity, relaxation, and renewal! #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.
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?
Outward influences have inward consequences. Be aware of the choices that you make! #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!
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
Change is inevitable. From my experience, people with Parkinson’s disease are not wild about change. I am not big on change, but I try to embrace innovations and new technology, as best as I can. Some changes are easier than others.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.