January reflection – 1SE

Over the last 7 months I’ve worked with kids and young adults as an occupational therapist at an outdoor day program. A lot of my clients have anxiety, amongst other diagnoses, and many of them focus heavily on what’s coming next….. like MOST of our society does. In our sessions together, one of the thingsContinue reading “January reflection – 1SE”

Reflecting on how much I love my role as a non traditional OT

OT Multipurpose Activity – DIY Clay Beads

As an Occupational therapist working at a day program where my clients are between 3-35 years old, our biggest focus is making activities not only developmentally appropriate but also age appropriate. A lot of our older clients will go along with certain activities, but won’t really enjoy them or try their best if they aren’tContinue reading “OT Multipurpose Activity – DIY Clay Beads”

Coffee date catch up – One month into 2021

We did it you guys, we made it to the end of our first month of 2021! This will be my first coffee catch up post of the new year, as a way to connect a bit with my readers and to reflect on my own thoughts and experiences from the last little while. AsContinue reading “Coffee date catch up – One month into 2021”

Coffee date catch up

Especially with COVID-19 keeping everyone at home away from their friends and family, I have found that I miss catching up with friends in person at a coffee shop. I still have some infrequent social distanced walks for catch ups with friends, but I think that sometimes it can be difficult if you don’t haveContinue reading “Coffee date catch up”

How to start a blog as a self identified non writer

It’s been four months since I put together this website and started sharing my ideas here. I had just graduated from my masters degree and started a job as an independent contractor working with an Occupational therapy pediatric practice when COVID-19 shut down the world. As many people were experiencing, I went from being constantlyContinue reading “How to start a blog as a self identified non writer”