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”

What makes up a family in 2023

This morning I checked my email for the Bloganuary day 8 prompt and it was “How far back in your family tree can you go?” My immediate response was DAMN that’s a big prompt! My aunt has been trying to create a family tree for years past our immediate extended family and it’s been hardContinue reading “What makes up a family in 2023”

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”

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”