Reading as an Occupation: What I read in September.

The only constant in life is change. One area that I, and many people from what I have observed, struggle dealing with is change. Successfully adjusting to change begins with having an open mind and being objective.  Sounds easy enough, but how exactly can we deal with upheaval in our life, difference of opinions, or …

4 Simple Ways to Fit Occupational Therapy Research into your Daily Life: the 15-30-45 Rule.

Over the years, I have become more mindful with many, if not all, aspects of my life and career. Today, I took stock of the many projects I have lined up for the upcoming months and I made a plan. Writing things down helps me stay focused. So, I wrote down all the things! The …

Ending the week on a positive note…

What will be your impact on the occupational therapy profession? There are three main areas on which we can focus: clinical skills, research, and advocacy. To be honest, my preferences are clinical skills and research. However, in writing this post for today, I had this lightbulb moment that one clinician cannot do it all! However, …

Research Bite: Psychometrics of Research Instruments: Why are psychometrics important?

When you formulate your research question or statement, you have certain components in that question or statement that needs to be objectively measured to increase the generalizability of your results.  Subjective data is not a concrete representation of results from your sample under study and therefore the results from your study cannot be generalized to …