I met John and his sisters in 1976, and I quickly became closer to Lora, Marcia and eventually to Cindy than I was to my own sisters. These four very special people taught me to enjoy life everyday, never give up on your dreams, look at the positive side of things and not dwell on the negative. They are the most positive people I’ve ever met in my life.
John continues to be Mr. Positive and his attitude never changed even during our darkest times when each sister struggled with Huntington’s disease. http://hdsa.org/what-is-hd/ Though they are gone from our sight, they still inspire me.
There are many benefits to thinking positively. Here’s one article: Positive Thinking
Read Norman Vincent Peale, author of Power of Positive Thinking, famous quotes. You’ll be inspired! https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/1121350-the-power-of-positive-thinking
- Increased life span
- Lower rates of depression
- Lower levels of distress
- Greater resistance to the common cold
- Better psychological and physical well-being
- Better cardiovascular health and reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease
- Better coping skills during hardships and times of stress”
Therese’s memoir, Watching Their Dance: Three Sisters, a Genetic Disease and Marrying into a Family At Risk for Huntington’s is an inspirational love story that was inspired by Lora, Marcia and Cindy Marin. 100% of the proceeds from the book is being donated to Huntington’s disease organizations around the world. To purchase book go to: http://www.theresecrutchermarin.com