We should ALL be walking, even people with dementia

Last night I had the great pleasure and privilege of listening to Norman Doidge talk about his latest book, The Brain’s Way of Healing at the beautiful Adelaide Town Hall. I was especially interested in his scientific rationale for the value of walking, and yes, surprise surprise, even people with dementia should be walking. Norman discussed…

I dreamed a dream

A fellow blogger and wonderful friend recently wrote a blog about dreaming. I responded on her blog, and then added an afterthought (a current dream, which she asked her followers to add) to her Facebook page. It is easy to stop dreaming, especially when you are living with or beside dementia. Whether you are the…

Noble Silence and Project 366

My eldest son and I have had to defer our Vipissana Meditation Retreat and its 10 days of Noble Silence due to a few personal things of mine getting in the way, as well as me feeling pressured for time to prepare for a few events, so we have rescheduled it for April.  I had already realised being off the…