Reflecting on dream jobs and current dreams

It’s been A LONG WHILE since I’ve actually posted a Bloganuary post – and I have no excuse or big reason to share. One of my goals for 2023 is to try to continue habits that bring me joy while being gentle with myself around consistency. So for example, working out even if I’ve missedContinue reading “Reflecting on dream jobs and current dreams”

Finding my voice – the purpose behind the practice of writing

I know it’s only been 6 days of Bloganuary, but I truly can’t believe I’ve blogged 6 days in a row. For me writing is something that doesn’t come naturally, so to write consistently is a feat on its own! Today’s Bloganuary prompt is “why do you write?” This was an interesting one to reflectContinue reading “Finding my voice – the purpose behind the practice of writing”

Taking a strengths based approach with occupational therapy for neurodiverse individuals

As an individual who is exploring her own neurodiversity, while practicing as an occupational therapist with children and adults who are neurodiverse, I often reflect a lot on the practices that I use in my work and what we learned in school. I also have the opportunity in my job to be a preceptor toContinue reading “Taking a strengths based approach with occupational therapy for neurodiverse individuals”

Conversation starter: How can you be the best Occupational Therapy placement supervisor?

This past year, I had the pleasure of becoming a placement supervisor to Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant students. Yes I said it, the pleasure of … as much as it is an extra role on my plate, I LOVE mentoring placement students. As a child I always wanted to be a teacher, andContinue reading “Conversation starter: How can you be the best Occupational Therapy placement supervisor?”

Reflection for self growth and mental health

As it is October, we celebrate Occupational Therapy month in Canada! I had loads of plans to share lots of information this month about OT, but I am on vacation in beautiful BC for a few more days and haven’t had much of a chance to do so. So My goal is to extend theContinue reading “Reflection for self growth and mental health”

Planning for my first airplane trip after COVID 🙏🏻

It’s been almost exactly 3 years since I’ve been on an airplane. I’m sure this is not a big shock to anyone; many people don’t fly frequently, but these 3 years obviously were very different, and a lot has changed since then. Before COVID, I had what I called “plane anxiety”; I would get nervousContinue reading “Planning for my first airplane trip after COVID 🙏🏻”

Starting a Podcast: The h(OT) take

Today I took the energy and the adrenaline I had after work and finally took the big step I was nervous to take for so long – I published my first episode of my podcast ! When I started hosting placements for occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students, I started realizing how limited ourContinue reading “Starting a Podcast: The h(OT) take”