“Hi. If you experience distress caused by thoughts, feelings, emotions and/or behaviours that are related to stress or anxiety, then you may want to purchase my ‘Mindfulness with Dean G. Parsons’ course. I am building a series of podcasts, each of which can be stand-alone or used in the form of a course, which will … Continue reading Reclaim Power Over Anxiety
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Taken from my You Tube channel. In this vlog, I discuss anxiety and how to respond to it. https://youtu.be/2tcggdyJ3cc (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
Taken from my You Tube channel. My adventures to work in my Bongo, in the floods! https://youtu.be/N7e6Vzgnkhg (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
Good morning from a wet Friday in England. We have ten days of stormy weather arriving today! Still, the rain keeps these islands green and lush. What are your plans for the weekend? Try my 10 point plan this weekend and let me know how you get on. 1) Chat with at least one person, … Continue reading Dean’s Weekend Stimulator
I was thinking, today, about the extra financial costs that come from being a person with a disability. I had received a small catalogue of helpful mobility items and useful gadgets that help with tasks that were once so simple. For example, battery powered jar openers, tin openers and bottle openers as well as gadgets … Continue reading Pick Your Fight Wisely
In the Parkinson's community that is Parkinson's Road; a Facebook based global support group that I write for and co-facilitate, the subject of communication between people with Parkinson's and those close to them, arises frequently. This is an incredibly important and complex subject and this post is just another brief aspect of a far bigger … Continue reading Talking Parkinson’s
When life does not go your way. When your world falls apart. When your outlook is grey. Yes, you can do this. When trouble lurks at your door. When there’s no way forward. When the outcome looks poor. You, you can do this. When your self-belief is low. When there’s no solution. When there’s nowhere … Continue reading Yes, You Can Do This
One of the difficulties that people with Parkinson's tell me about is their sense of frustration at the realisation their diagnosis has changed them forever. I know this feeling, myself. I too am well aware of the limitations this disease has upon my life and of how I will never regain my former good health … Continue reading You Can Do Parkinson’s
"The more I expect, the more unhappy I am going to be. The more I accept, the more serene I am." - Michael J. Fox. One of the most common difficulties that I see, in other people with Parkinson's, is frustration. Indeed, I see this in myself at times, too. Frustration that comes from having … Continue reading Deciding to Accept Parkinson’s