I read today another PD person’s Blog about feeling less than positive and her symptoms getting on top of her for the last few days or so. She is usually a very positive person, but she is having a bad run of it at present and she was apologising for writing a less than positiveContinue reading “Being honest and not always positive!”
Tag Archives: anxiety
I watched this presentation yesterday by Matthew Croucher. He is such a good presenter and he presented at the Parkinson’s Conference my husband and I went to a few years ago. The previous topic was about Anxiety, which is very much one of the things that go with Parkinson’s. He talked about ‘Coping’ with Parkinson’sContinue reading “Coping”
Is selfcare selfish??
In my work as a Social Worker, I work in an environment that has a lot of responsibility and with that goes a certain amount of unavoidable stress. Because of this, it is important that I practice good self-care. This is something that I have always tried to do, to ensure that I can remainContinue reading “Is selfcare selfish??”
Feel the fear and do it anyway..
This is a saying I heard many years ago and something I try to live by in many ways. As an example, I had a friend who learned to sky dive when I was about 16 years of age. As someone who has always had a fear of heights the thought of it was quiteContinue reading “Feel the fear and do it anyway..”
Driving, anxiety and awareness
I have always been a reasonably confident driver, though for some reason if my husband is in the car I do not quite drive the same. Now I find – and I think this is a Parkies effect – that I lack confidence when parking and backing the car. It is a bit of aContinue reading “Driving, anxiety and awareness”
Every day I’m learning
As I move along the road which is my journey with Parkies, I find that I am constantly learning. Not only learning about Parkies itself, but about myself as a person. My priorities are changing and I am becoming more family focussed and wanting to spend time with those I love. This weekend we hadContinue reading “Every day I’m learning”