Reading as an Occupation: What I read in February.

The Meal Deal: Blaze your Own Trail to a Healthier Eating Lifestyle by Lisa Kiersky Schreiber  (*) With so many different  food programs available today, determining the best way to follow a specific food program can be difficult. I have seen many people unsuccessfully try Whole 30, Atkins, low-carb, no-carb, vegan, vegetarian….the list is extensive. …

Ending the week on a positive note…

Another week in the books! This has been quite a  week for people all over the country. Having lived in Texas for a few years, I was concerned for the people of Texas withstanding such intolerable weather without services. I am sending positive thoughts their way and hope that the warm weather that is coming …

Free Resources: Occupational Therapy Journal Club Review Form and Spreadsheet

Just a friendly reminder that reviewing research does not have to look the same way for everyone and reading some research is better than reading no research. However you consume research in your occupational therapy life, tracking and being reflective about what you read, helps with meeting that evidence-based practice gold standard, allowing you to …

Research Bite: Measuring the impact of a researcher.

Being a researcher requires a high level of focus. As with any profession, setting goals ensures progression in your chosen field.  With research, the general goals are to (1) complete quality research, (2) publish findings, and (3) translate findings to those you serve in your profession. The process seems straightforward. However, there are other universal …

Ending the week on a positive note…

Happy Galentine’s and Valentine’s Day weekend. This has been quite a week, but being busy helps the weekend come faster? Not sure, but Friday feels like it comes a lot faster these days. With February being Black History Month, I thought I would take some time to mention some Black occupational therapy practitioners as part …

Ending the week on a positive note….

Hello February! Another week in the books. Completing this part of my blog is one of my favorite routines. February has many events to celebrate--Black History Month, Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day, World Nutella Day, the list goes on and on. Occupational Therapy J.P. Rosenbaum Now 'Feels 100%' After Occupational Therapy | PEOPLE.com It …

Reading as an Occupation: What I read in January.

Honestly, January was a less than stellar month for me in terms of variety of books read. I usually read a wide range of books each month. I try to finish a mix of genres, with some related to occupational therapy and others in the leisure reading category. However, this January, my work schedule was …