Search Results Tagged With Julio Angulo

Aiming for Well-being


Aiming for Well-being "Move. Connect. Engage." - NWPF Defining well-being has, for centuries, been the concern of philosophers. In recent years, however, the topic has attracted the attention of s…
December 08, 2014

Making Spousal Relationships Work


This Valentine’s Day, along with the cards, flowers and dining out, let us give our ourselves and spouses, who are often our stressed caregivers, an additional gift—seven conversations on the art of s…
February 06, 2015

Our Brain’s “Negativity Bias”


Negativity is an addiction to the bleak shadow that lingers around every human form ... you can transfigure negativity by turning it toward the light of your soul. John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book o…
March 24, 2015

Caring for a Spouse Living with PD


It was interesting to hear that when folks spoke about the act of caring for a loved one, they had a language preference. Some emphasize the descriptor “caregiving” while others spoke of “carepartneri…
June 23, 2015

Notes on Hope


September 26, 2015 is the day the NWPF’s Annual HOPE Conference will be held. I, like many of you have already registered to attend. Since signing up I have found myself reflecting and initiating conv…
August 28, 2015

The 2016 World Parkinson’s Congress in Portland, Oregon is Fast Approaching: Make Plans to Attend


I attended the Montreal event in 2013 and will be participating in the one in Portland in September, 2016. I invite you to do the same. You will not be disappointed. Read more.
October 23, 2015

David Leventhal: Dancer, Teacher, Community Leader, Humanitarian, Movement Specialist


WPC 2016 successfully convened over 4000 participants from several nations. Represented were health professionals, scientists, researchers, artists, PwPs, caregivers and families. This diverse com…
October 31, 2016

Resilience: Bouncing Back from Adversity


“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
July 28, 2015

Understanding and Managing PD-Related Shame and Embarrassment


Those of us living with PD often experience distressing shame and embarrassment secondary to some of our PD symptoms. When eating in public, for example, hand tremors can cause us to spill food all ov…
October 17, 2014

Our Brain's "Negativity Bias" Part 2


Our Brain's Negativity Bias Part 2 presents Hanson’s method for counteracting the “negativity bias” by strengthening or generating new pathways with “a positivity bias.”
May 20, 2015

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