Conquering (and accepting) fears

It’s a sunny Sunday while I’m writing this, which means I’m in a great cozy mood and also quite positive today. In that cozy mood, reflection is something I really like to do, and because I’m feeling so positive (that vitamin D tho!), I’m feeling quite proud and loving towards myself. Day 15’s Bloganuary challengeContinue reading “Conquering (and accepting) fears”

Redefining success for self care

It’s week two of January 2023, which means we’re rolling into that time of year where people who may have made resolutions for the new year start feeling the pressure. We’re back to reality after the holidays and the big things you may have wanted to change may look scarier than they did on JanuaryContinue reading “Redefining success for self care”

Quiet rain guided visualization

As an Occupational therapist, one of the things I like to explore with my clients every couple months is visualization. As meditation can be quite difficult for most of my clients that struggle with keep still or focusing for long, I prefer creating calming visualizations to engage their imaginations and help them focus on theContinue reading “Quiet rain guided visualization”

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”

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”

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”

Simple self care tonight

It’s been a TRANSITION to go from a week of vacation back to a super busy week at work, and at the end of yesterday I was exhausted. As a preceptor to college and university students in the healthcare field, I try to focus a lot on self care as a professional. This week, toContinue reading “Simple self care tonight”

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”