Controversial opinion: COVID quarantine taught me how to be ok without being productive… I’ve learned how to relax

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”

Reviewing the Habit Tracker app after the first week

Over the past couple years after graduating, moving into an apartment with my (now) fiancée, and working as a newly licensed occupational therapist through a global pandemic, I’ve fallen off of every habit I’ve ever made. As I completed my masters degree, I worked out and practiced yoga multiple times a week, I cleaned myContinue reading “Reviewing the Habit Tracker app after the first week”