Dear Friends, Today let’s talk about– talking to ourselves! When I was a little girl, I had a terrible case of allergies! I was allergic to about everything. I went to a wonderful allergist, Dr. Manuel Brown, and a wonderful pediatrician, Dr. Hershel Rubin, but the only medicine for allergies in the 1950s were anti-histamines […]

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In the past 24 hours I saw a statement on the Internet mentioning foods as a way to fight anxiety. I started researching the subject and I wish to share with you, Dear Readers, some suggestions on ways to fight anxiety by eating certain foods and avoiding others. Much of this blog comes from an […]

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There are certain foods that seem possibly to effect Parkinson’s Disease. Some people eat fava beans to help Parkinson’s Disease because fava beans contain the same chemical, levodopa, as found in Parkinson medicine. You may not be familiar with fava beans. I certainly was not familiar with them. They look a great deal like lima […]

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As I mentioned in my blog spot a few days ago, every week there will be at least one blog on some subject related to Parkinson’s Disease (PD), Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, (NPH), or Dementia. The rest of the blogs on joyfulandhappyliving.com will be articles on how all of us can increase the […]

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I am back! I hope you have missed me because I have certainly missed writing this blog! My last blog I wrote one month ago today. Since then I have had trouble with a disintegrating 3rd lumbar disc, a molar that had to be extracted, telephone and cable problems and a slew of other problems […]

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Tomorrow is June 20, 2021. It is Father’s Day and just as I wrote a Mother’s Day blog telling you about my beloved mother, I want to write tomorrow’s blog about my wonderful father, Hudson Orlan “Bud” Harder. My father was one of six children born to David Orlan “D. O.” and Cora Harder in […]

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A few days ago I posted a blog on the health merits of singing. Research proves that singing is very beneficial for people. Later that same day, a neighbor and I were discussing how we felt that we were not talented enough to sing in church. I recalled an incident from my childhood that pertained […]

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