Reading as an Occupation: What I read in August.

For the month of August, I went away for a week and somehow that changed the whole trajectory of what I read for the month! While being on vacation, I decided on quick reads rather than more intense books. For books that impacted my occupational therapy practice, I focused on a favorite author of mine, …

Reading as an Occupation: What I read in April

Interesting month of reading indeed! My focus for 2021 with reading was to have no hard and fast rules. I just wanted to enjoy reading and learning through books. I have been successful with achieving that goal! With books that can improve occupational therapy practice, I have a clear vision of the skills that I …

Reading as an Occupation: What I read in March

Early this year, I really felt that I had lost my reading mojo. For the first couple of months of 2021, I leaned into comfort reading and while my reads were lovely, they were really not very OT related. I am slowly getting back into reading a variety of genres, with some books touching on …

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. …

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 …

Reading as an Occupation: The Top 20 Books I read in 2020.

Top 20 of 2020! What an excellent year for reading! This year I really leaned into reading good books as a salve for a difficult year. I leaned into reading books that brought me to another world or books that provided the viewpoint of individuals that lived a life that was the exact opposite of …