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 …

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 …

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 …

Research Bite: Common Statistical Tests, Null Hypothesis, and Statistical Significance.

Statistics In the simplest terms, statistics is the calculated differences between groups. In the case of a research study, in the simplest terms, statistics gives you information on the strength of the differences between groups with whatever dependent variable the researcher is observing. These groups can be the intervention group and control group or different …