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Accepting Limits

On September 18, 2018 By

“I will not be defined by Parkinson’s.”

I have heard and used some form of this statement more times than I can recall over the past seven years since I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s. While I understand the feeling behind the statement, I’m still left with a bit of unease and a sense that it’s […]

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Living Life Forward has been at the core of my ongoing approach throughout the years while embracing the idea that Focus is Manifestation, or “that which you focus on, you  strengthen.”

I believe everything comes to us for a reason.  It is strange how things and events are linked to each other, leading us along […]

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Four Funerals and a Wedding

On September 15, 2016 By

I ordered a book on BookBub that I vaguely remembered as a comedy starring Hugh Grant — Four Weddings and a Funeral. Instead, however, I ordered a book titled Four Funerals and a Wedding. It was very different from what I expected. Which just goes to show that sometimes you don’t get what you want, but […]

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Road Warrior Wisdom II

On December 11, 2014 By

The traveling process consists of three stress points–the letting go, separation, and the reentry of each trip. The longer the trip, the more intense the stress at each point.

Stress Point 1: Letting Go
The period just before departure is a time of stress for both traveler and loved ones as they anticipate the […]

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Road Warrior Wisdom I

On December 8, 2014 By

For frequent travelers and their relationships, travel means separation and stress.

Some travelers arrive home to find chaos; others discover that life went on just fine in their absence. Here are some tips for lessening the strain.

The popular film “Up in the Air” makes business travel look as stressful and isolating as it can […]

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Blah, blah, blah, blah, You Have Cancer, blah, blah, blah…

That’s about all you hear when you receive a serious diagnosis. Then you start to research your condition, investigate treatment options and plan your future.

You are so stressed, the last thing you want to think about is getting organized. Yet, getting organized can […]

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More than 50 million people across the country currently provide an estimated $306 billion in “free” caregiving services for a chronically ill, disabled or aged spouse, family member or friend during any given year. That is almost twice as much as is actually spent on homecare and nursing home services combined ($158 billion).  According […]

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