About Jan

Thanks to Parkinson's my life became more meaningful.

My personal goal is to raise awareness and visibility of (Juvenile) Parkinson's disease so that sufferers can live their life without feeling embarrassed. At the same time, by helping others with juvenile Parkison's cope with the illness, I want to show that you can turn an illness into a strength, into something POSITIVE. Social volunteering is a way to make 'having Parkinson's at a young age' MEANINGFUL again ...: "Parkinson's is not the end. It's a new, different, beginning".

This positivity can inspire people to help others in turn, as a domino effect.

My story:
In 2009, at... Read more

country

Belgium

company

Happonomy

languages

Dutch, English, French, Spanish

themes

Happonomy, Juvenile Parkinson's Disease, Volunteering, Motivation, Positive Mindset, Pursuit Of Happiness

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