What is Occupational Therapy? Imagine that one day you woke up and you couldn’t move, you were in pain, or perhaps you have been diagnosed with depression… Continue reading What is Occupational Therapy?
Anger is a valid and vital emotion for looking after ourselves. It lets us know that we have been hurt, our boundaries have not been respected or our needs have not been met. Anger is also a common symptom of experiencing trauma, feeling invalidated and misheard. It is important that we learn how to release our anger safely and effectively. For some of us, this … Continue reading Activities to do when you are angry
Her smell, her embrace, her laugh, her seriousness, her favourite colour, her jewellery, our jokes, our late night sleep overs. I remember how much I loved her, how intensely I needed her acceptance, validation and her friendship. I remember making promises of a life time of friendship and jokes of being an “aunty” to her children. I remember how afraid I was of losing her… … Continue reading Grieving for someone who is alive
Speaking as someone who had a few Fitness to Practice reviews while doing my undergrad, and am now facing one as a postgrad, I know how terrifying this process can be. And it can evoke a lot of anger and resentment towards uni too, and that’s important to acknowledge, but use that to fuel your passion further! I wanted to take a couple of minutes to talk through how I prepared for my FtP reviews Continue reading Fitness to Practice as a Student with a Disability
Occupational Therapy Lecturer opens up about her life with Borderline Personality Disorder and how her teachers helped her access help Continue reading A Huge Day For BPD
10 reasons why you should blog as an occupational therapy student! Continue reading Why Blog as an Occupational Therapy Student?
Three years ago Lily came into our lives. You changed us, are healing us, energising us, protecting u, loving us and have saved us. A dogs purpose knows no bounds. Please watch my video Assistance Dogs – Your Questions Answered Please note: Service dogs can not be patted or interacted with. By doing so you are preventing them from doing their trained medical job. If you … Continue reading Assistance Dogs 🐶 your questions answered
So I decided to journal. But putting pen to paper seemed like such an effort. I was writing about all these ideas and dreams I had but keeping them locked in a secret diary. So I challenged myself to think outside the square and I made a WordPress account. Continue reading Why Blog as an Occupational Therapist?
As I have never been great with words, I looked to dance as a way of finding meaning amongst the chaos. Continue reading How dancing helps Borderline Personality Disorder