e-newsletters

04-Jun-2020

e-newsletter June 2020

e-newsletter June 2020
“Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” ― Dr. Brene Brown We have just had our first World MS Day zoom event with 58 people registering to hear Dr Sally Shaw speak on connections – Connecting with Self; Community Connectedness; and Connections to Quality Healthcare. What a fabulous morning it was. Dr Sally Shaw, who lives with MS herself, inspired us all with her info... Read more
11-May-2020

e-newsletter May 2020

e-newsletter May 2020
“Connection: The energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.” ―Dr.Brene Brown Hello May! The last 6 weeks or so have on the one hand seemed like a year and on the other hand has gone by so fast. So much has changed! The feedback ... Read more
06-Apr-2020

e-newsletter April 2020

e-newsletter April 2020
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ― Dalai Lama How are you? These last few weeks have been a tremoundous time of upheaval as we deal with COVID-19 and move into lock down. Very unsettling time for all. I hope you are keeping safe and well. Our Prime Minister reminds us daily to be kind, stay home and wash our hands. All three are parmount. I wan... Read more
03-Mar-2020

e-newsletter March 2020

e-newsletter March 2020
“Exercise not only changes your body, it changes your mind, your attitude and your mood”.   Wow! Here we are already into the 3rd month of the year! 2020 is certainly shaping up to be a busy and exciting year. Lots going on and lots of great things to share with you in our first e-newsletter of the year, including an opportunity to participate in the first MS Auckland Round the... Read more
04-Dec-2019

e-newsletter December 2019

e-newsletter December 2019
“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour”- Charles Dickens Christmas is almost upon us! While it is described as a season of joy and peace, for many it can also be a season of stress and sadness. I grew up with Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”, which is still one of my all-time favourite Christmas stories. When I saw this quote... Read more
08-Nov-2019

e-newsletter November 2019

e-newsletter November 2019
  “Believe you can and you’re halfway there”- Theodore Roosevelt I love this quote. It’s so true – a positive attitude not only helps in coping with the daily affairs of life, but it can also inspire us to challenge ourselves and try new things. We have some exciting challenges to choose from in the months ahead. For the first time MS Auckland will be putting a team in for Round th... Read more
14-Oct-2019

e-newsletter October 2019

e-newsletter October 2019
“My mother started to suffer from multiple sclerosis, but nobody knew what MS was then. My father didn’t – and later he suffered a great deal of guilt over that. It was an awful business and very fraught”.Ruth Rendell I was talking to someone today who was diagnosed with MS in 1999. When she was told she had MS she thought it had something to do with Microsoft! She knew nothing about ... Read more
10-Sep-2019

e-newsletter September 2019

e-newsletter September 2019
  Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. - Lord Byron From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere. - Dr Seuss September is a big month for MS with our Awareness Week and our Street Appeal happening, as well as many other activities including the 3rd Annual Comedy Show – Laughter is the best medicine. As I was writing this there were still tickets ... Read more
02-Aug-2019

e-newsletter August 2019

e-newsletter August 2019
  August 2019 Know that people are doing the best they can from their level of awareness. Accept people for who they are and always be ready to forgive. Deepak Chopra August will be a busy month for us as we step up to start preparing for MS Awareness. Officially, MS Awareness runs for a week, from the 16th of September to the 22nd, but we are aiming to have activities throughout ... Read more
22-Jul-2019

e-newsletter July 2019

e-newsletter July 2019
If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. Hippocrates Hello July! Here we are halfway through the year already. Are you like me and wondering where the first 6 months went to? The best thing about July for me is that the winter solstice has passed and we are now climbing ba... Read more

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