“… No matter what our story, we’re all in the same boat, handling upriver, against the swift current of our thinking.” - Donna Jackson Nakazawa
In 2001 Donna Jackson Nakazawa - a journalist and mother - was paralyzed in a sudden onset of Guillain-Barré Syndrome, an autoimmune disease similar Read more [...]
This is the sixth in a blog series as we follow Donna Jackson Nakazawa in "The Last Best Cure" as she incorporates mind/body practices into her life in order to experience more joy and better health after having a severe autoimmune disorder.
Playing Catch with Thoughts in Mid-air
“By putting Read more [...]
About ten years after being struck by an autoimmune disorder, science journalist Donna Jackson Nakazawa realized that, while traditional approaches (drugs) had kept her alive, hers was nevertheless a rather joyless, difficult existence. Recent studies suggested that mindfulness practices might Read more [...]
“It’s an alp to climb, to see if we can combat this all with state of mind”
What do we know about Donna thus far? We know she was a very athletic mother and journalist before waking up one day paralyzed with a bout of Guillain-Barre syndrome. We know that she partially recovered, but that Read more [...]