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”

Choosing joy everyday✨

I think this is one of my favourite prompts so far because it aligns with everything I want my life to be ✨ Day 5 prompt is “what brings you joy in life?” Over the last couple years, with getting into the pandemic and starting my journey in the Occupational therapy profession, I started recognizingContinue reading “Choosing joy everyday✨”

Bloganuary – day 4

It’s been a busy day and I almost forgot that Bloganuary was happening! But I’m determined to continue building my habits and following along with my goals. So after a busy day of work and relaxing and just getting back from a candlelight jazz concert, day 4’s prompt is: What is a treasure that hasContinue reading “Bloganuary – day 4”

Finding bravery as an adult

Bloganuary prompt day two is “how are you brave?” I’m just on a pit stop on our drive home from the holidays up North with family and took a look at the prompt. I didn’t expect to be able to write it so quickly, but I have one immediately that came to mind. Something thatContinue reading “Finding bravery as an adult”

Coffee date catch up – 2022 wrap up

In 2020 I started my Coffee date catch up posts as a way to connect a bit with my readers and to reflect on my own thoughts and experiences from the last little while. I don’t actually follow the numbers of people that read these posts, and maybe no one even reads them, but theyContinue reading “Coffee date catch up – 2022 wrap up”

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”

Book review: (In)visible

Excuse the puppy marks, in all my years I’ve never had to replace a library book until now 😂 but dog treat aside, this was a good one I wanted to share ! Goodreads summary: Diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome as a teenager, Adam, now a 26 year old freelance designer, attends his first meeting atContinue reading “Book review: (In)visible”

Re-Humanizing health care

As a child, I always wanted to be the person that changed lives. I wanted to be a teacher, a doctor, and as I grew up, I dreamed of working with children and youth in retreat type settings where we could learn about emotional and mental health self care. I wanted to make a trueContinue reading “Re-Humanizing health care”