A-Way-Through

Caretaking for Parkinson’s is a life we courageously live; finding our way through to a life we love—is what we consciously choose to create.

Hypnotism for Parkinson’s

While in Chicago, a family member suggested we see a hypnotist that she knew. In a surprising twist of fate, this hypnotist advertised that she had cured herself of Parkinson’s Disease through self hypnosis! Since there was no known cure for Parkinson’s and medical treatment […]

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Depression and Exercise

Eventually, he was able to have brain surgery, move freely again, go to the gym and hike with his family in the Himalaya mountains of India. None of this could have happened without his very smart and brave choice to WAIT instead of give up. […]

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What we Learned: Exercise and Depression

When Andy wasn’t able to lift his mood with active outside exercise he helped himself by slowly moving into yoga postures on a soft rug with a supportive friend. Human beings are designed to move. With or without a disease in the mix, a person’s […]

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Pilgrims in Ladakh

Now I understand better. A holy place is the interface between us and our experience, whatever it may be. Pilgrims are, “Travelers come from afar to a holy place.” I came across a photo taken of my family walking a ridgeline in the Himalayas, towards […]

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What We Learned with Drugs

Andy Heath able to hike again after treating Parkinson’s with all sorts of alternative options and also with drugs and surgery. We resisted drugs for as long as we could. Who wouldn’t resist a treatment with side effects that included dyskinesia (uncontrollable movement), risky behavior […]

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What We Learned with Ayurveda

Andy and I had come to believe that the doctor brought one third of the healing power and if that was matched with the other two thirds powered by the method and the patient, then real healing progress could happen. I’ve found that Ayurveda lives […]

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What We Learned with Acupuncture

We made our way, that evening, into Dr. Caroline Colonna’s Willow Clinic and took our places among the many tremoring and stiff people who had also arrived with high hopes. We had high hopes that acupuncture treatments could help alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms and perhaps cure […]

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What We Learned with Counseling

When Parkinson’s arrived, it was a different story. Doctors could tell us our medical choices, but who could help us know how to rebuild our lives in a way that included this disease? Before Andy had Parkinson’s, when we’d have personal troubles, we NEVER sought […]

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Write Inspirational Blog to Motivate People

Inspirational pieces of writing or Motivational stories are anecdotes of hope, commitment, and encouragement. They create emotion in the reader, creating a connection between the reader and the writer. The primary purpose of an inspirational story is to inspire a sense of positivity within the […]

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Our Own Path and Destiny

 “Remember, you don’t have Parkinson’s, Michelle. You can help Andy on his path, but you have your own path and destiny.” It’s true that we didn’t always learn what we thought we were going to learn. One of the first natural healing for Parkinson’s treatments […]

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