What Ducks? Our lives are so busy, we have so many duck to keep track of, but do we have too many ducks?
This is presentation and a Podcast that I gave given a number times. Each time I have presented classes the presentation has changed people’s minds about dementia and they had lots of significant questions. I have received great feedback and letters of appreciation in the past so I want to share in on Wandering Lite.
I learned how to meditate years ago as a necessity to keep doing my job. I use this form of meditation to get through the pain in those peak moments. Learning meditation can help you with the pain of stress and you can apply it to sever pain like back pain, (which after three back surgeries I know this pain) arthritis, MS and others. It also known to have great benefits for people with dementia.
Whether we recognize it or not, we are all reflections of each other. This is why you see so many posts about surrounding yourself with good people, or people that you would like to be with, why because their reflections shines on you and you will pick up on it.
Being positive is a choice, some days it is not an easy one, I know. But what I have learned is that I can be in control, I can choose, and so can you.
Blog• Coping Mechanisms
Worries, we all have them, we all deal with them every day, but to what end? Do we worry about what will happen to us in the future? These things rob us of our today’s peace and joy and we loose living in the present.
There are days that will seem to break you, maybe you get up and find that the pain is more than you can stand, or depression…
Yes, Experience is a tough teacher, and real experience can come with a test, but it is through the test we learn. My experience is that the test of living with dementia is a daily test, one that if we are not careful will or can define us.
It has been 365 days since I learned I had Lewy Body Dementia. Here is a summary of the 10 plus one (with links) of the important things that I have learned in the last year.
What I have learned about living my life deliberately with dementia is the cornerstone of my being able to be positive every day. You can too.