Things can feel a bit unstable right now and the current situation means many of us are finding ourselves at home juggling a multitude of expectations and roles including work, parenting, cleaning, cooking, teachings, and entertaining. Yoga can be a great practice to incorporate into your self-care routine to help calm, balance and center our […]

Quarantine and social distancing can be really hard to deal with as a teen – especially if you thrive on social connections and you may be missing out on special events such as graduation, exams, and prom. It’s completely okay to feel anxious, frustrated or bored during this time; and if you’re worried about the […]

Due to being pregnant, I have been strongly advised by the NHS, government and health guidance to avoid patient face-to-face contact for the foreseeable future. Although initially, I was distraught at the prospect of not interacting with my colleagues, my work routines that allow the outworking of my professional identity, and above all having my […]

Hearing messages of, ‘wash your hands’, ‘don’t leave the house’, ‘disinfect all surfaces’ and ‘the world has become a dangerous place’, have become the norm in our current pandemic. But what if these messages were already an internal liturgy that individuals faced? What if the existing unfounded fears of dirt, mess and infection and intrusive […]

Everyone has been impacted differently from COVID-19 and is experiencing change.  Change is never easy, but it is always possible to make the best out of a difficult situation.   As an Occupational Therapy Student, my schedule has been completely altered.  When the pandemic hit, I was in the midst of completing my Level II […]

My name is Georgia, an Occupational Therapy Student from the UK. I have cerebral palsy and frequently blog about having Not So Terrible Palsy and life as a disabled occupational therapy student. A fun fact about me is that I have a great sense of humour (quote from my parents).  My family and I are […]

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Every day of self-isolation, I go for a 30-minute walk around my local lake at noon and 5pm. Everyday, rain or shine. The first few days I was reluctant, nervous, a little uncomfortable with the thoughts of this new norm of physically distancing myself from others. I started slow, I made a plan. I carry […]

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Accessibility is for everyone. The more we include the participation of everyone in our society, the more diverse and creative we get, the more we drive innovation and create better living standards for everyone.

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I have seen so many wonderful and helpful tools and tricks on how to cope during COVID-19. With the plethora of mental health tips and knowledge, I have summarised some emotional themes that relate to: 1) what many of us are feeling, and  2) what many of us need.    These emotional themes and needs […]

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I don’t know about you but I have noticed a significant shift in my ability to fall asleep with everything going on right now. I seem to get into bed and my mind begins to race with trying to find solutions to the uncertainty I am feeling and worrying about anything I can. My new […]

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