A Fresh Start!

Happy New Year! With the New Year comes the opportunity for a fresh start and an optimistic outlook to the future. This new year is a clean slate for you to make beter use of your time, be a better husband, wife, or parent, make a difference in your community, turn  a creative endevour into a book or money-making project, or just lose the 5 pounds you gained over the holiday season.

Photo Of The Week:

New Years’ resolutions are great for some of us and terribly oppressive and overwhelming for the rest of us. In principle, making a list of what we hope and wish to accomplish in the near future is admirable and may appear to be organized, one wonders if it has value or are we just teasing ourselves? Keeping within realistic boundaries and avoiding the miraculous is probably the key.

As much as I want to win the PowerBall or Mega Millions, I refrain from adding it to my long list of resolutions. Add your dreams to a journal or a separate list but keep your list of resolutions within a logical and attainable reach.

With all this said, I announce what I hope is a new effort here at A Soft Voice In A Noisy World. One of my resolutions for the new year is to add helpful educational information, inspirational, thoughtful, and entertaining content that I can share with  people across the world. With your help as a reader, I ask that if what you find here to be of interest that you share this site with  1  or more friends who you think may find this worthwhile reading.

With the new year it is my intention to post no less than 3 days a week including a picture of the week every Monday. Feel free to comment on the photo and tell me what you think about it or anything posted on this blog. Thank You!

Let’s make 2011 a better year for everyone!

About Karl Robb

Karl Robb has had Parkinson’s disease (PD) for over twenty-five years. Karl believes he has had PD since he was seventeen years old and was diagnosed at the age of twenty-three. Now fifty, he is a Parkinson advocate, entrepreneur, inventor, writer, blogger, photographer, Reiki Master, and speaker on PD issues. Karl is the author of the book, A Soft Voice in a Noisy World: A Guide to Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease. He has been chosen as a blogger partner for the 4th World Parkinson Congress being held this September in Portland, Oregon. He has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His writing has been featured in The New York Post and he has appeared on BBC radio, the CBS Saturday Evening News, Japanese television, as well as several local Washington, D.C., television stations. Karl is a former board member and a Virginia assistant state director of the Parkinson’s Action Network and a board member of the Parkinson Voice Project. You may reach Karl via email at asoftvoice@gmail.com, visit his blog at www.asoftvoice.com, on Facebook, or contact him via Twitter @asoftvoicepd.

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