January Yoga playlist

I have been teaching yoga since 2017, and virtually since March 2020. It’s been quite the journey learning my style and groove, and creating my ideal class. Before I share more, I want to acknowledge that I am a white woman from Canada, so my yoga programming is based off of historical teachings, but isContinue reading “January Yoga playlist”

Celebrating the little things

Welcome to my blog if you haven’t been here before! My name is Kristina, I am an Occupational therapist in Ontario, Canada! I work with children and young adults at a day program on an outdoor property. I have spent the last 6 months working there and have found how important the lessons that IContinue reading “Celebrating the little things”

COVID and learning occupational balance

If you have gone to school to become an occupational therapist, you’ll have heard the term “occupational balance”. Occupational balance is when your time throughout the day if balanced well between self care, leisure and productivity. When there is an significant imbalance, this can contribute to issues in your health. An example, for anyone notContinue reading “COVID and learning occupational balance”

Kids’ Social Emotional Book List from an Occupational Therapist

I have the joy of working with children as an Occupational Therapist, which requires a lot more creativity and planning than they teach in school. With my kiddo clients, my assessment and interventions often have to be very creative and flexible to keep them engaged. This past 6 weeks I worked with a group ofContinue reading “Kids’ Social Emotional Book List from an Occupational Therapist”

Simple nature activities for your child’s development

Back in March, I started working with a private practice providing Occupational Therapy group programming out in a nature setting (see my block post about starting this job here). Based in a busy city, sometimes it is hard for families to get out of their mid city apartments or houses that may not have theContinue reading “Simple nature activities for your child’s development”

Make your goals SMART (for you)!

At the beginning of a new time period, whether that’s a new year, new school year, beginning of a new quarter (in business) etc, people often talk about setting goals. Sometimes these goals can seem inspiring and motivating. For others, setting goals seems like a big scary impossible thing to do… usually because we feelContinue reading “Make your goals SMART (for you)!”