In this short blog, Sarah Good a Canadian-based Occupational Therapist, shares a relaxation strategy she has found helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic. During these times, it is vital to engage in practices which help to calm and regulate our nervous system.  I would like to invite you to try a practice that I call ‘Flower […]

Should I stick with at-home workouts or should I go back to the gym? This is a question that I have been contemplating for the past few days. In some places, gyms and training facilities are starting up again, with small class sizes and lots of safety measures in place (screenings, taped out athlete zones, […]

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For my first at-home workout, I grabbed some bags of oats, water bags, and stuffed my backpacks with Harry Potter books. It wasn’t the most comfortable workout, but it worked.    Later that day, I rented equipment from my local gym (and small business), Crossfit Lolo, so I could have a barbell and a bike […]

For me exercising is an important part of my occupational balance. It helps keep me healthy; from keeping my asthma in check and my respiratory tract healthier. It’s emotional self-care too, it pumps me up for the day to the point where, on occasion, I may be seen skipping to work as I leave the […]

Many of you may be wondering, how do I connect my community with resources for doing and support individuals engage in their meaningful occupations amid all the barriers? Internet access is a challenge that many people experience and they are often also disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone should have access to resources for […]

Many people in this world are stressed out or grieving. It’s not all about the same thing as coronavirus impacts each of our lives differently and disproportionately.  Some of us are grieving the loss of our roles in life, the loss of our meaningful occupations, the ease of doing things that are important to us. […]

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