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 …

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 …

OT Research Article Spotlight: Occupational therapy’s use of yoga in post-stroke care—a mixed-methods study.

Article: Self-management and Yoga for Older Adults with Chronic Stroke: A Mixed-Methods Study of Physical Fitness and Physical Activity. Authors: Jennifer Dickman Portz, PhD, MSW, Emily Waddington, MSW, Karen E. Atler, PhD, Marieke Van Puymbroeck, PhD, CTRS, FDRT, RYT-200, and Arlene A. Schmid, PhD, OTR, RYT-200. Journal: Clinical Gerontologist Research Design: Convergent parallel mixed methodology …

Ending the week on a positive note…

This was quite a week. I am sure the events of this week left people feeling fraught about the state of our nation, the level of civility, and whether equality is achievable. The recent events this past week were difficult to witness and leaves questions about the state of our nation and humanity. However, these …