222014Dec
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Wishing you Peace, Joy, Love and Healthy Abundance! Happy Winter Solstice – The Return of Light! May you have Happy Holidays, a Happy New Year, and Beyond!  With Love, Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L

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52014Dec
Holistic Occupational Therapy Can Heal the Profession

Holistic Occupational Therapy Can Heal the Profession

By Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L  Originally published in ADVANCE Magazine for Occupational Therapy Practitioners on November 26, 2014 It has been three years since I began actively championing holistic approaches — what are commonly referred to as complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) — into OT practice. In that time frame I have spoken with hundreds of OTs from…

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262014Nov
Holistic OT "Attitude of Gratitude" Happy Thanksgiving 2014!

Holistic OT "Attitude of Gratitude" Happy Thanksgiving 2014!

We asked OTs what they are grateful for about Holistic OT – Mind, Body, Spirit Medicine and Prevention and Wellness in working with others or for their own self care, or their own personal philosophy of Gratitude. Here’s what they had to say! “I am grateful to be alive and living on this tiny speck…

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92014Nov
An "Attitude of Gratitude" for Holistic OTs

An "Attitude of Gratitude" for Holistic OTs

What are you Grateful For? Participate in an “Attitude of Gratitude” Blog with Thanksgiving coming up! What are you grateful for practicing as or learning about Holistic OT – Mind, Body, Spirit Medicine, Prevention, and Wellness? Share your Holistic OT Gratitude! Share your experiences, thoughts, and reflections in 100 words or less by November 24 to emmy@emmyvadnais.com….

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112014Oct
Guided Imagery Info Session – FREE October 21st!

Guided Imagery Info Session – FREE October 21st!

Are you interested in learning more about using Guided Imagery as a healing tool for your clients?  Guided Imagery is a form of healing that can positively affect the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of a person. Research has shown that it can assist with lowering stress, anxiety, depression, lowering affects of trauma, and…

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252014Sep
How to Be a Holistic OT

How to Be a Holistic OT

By Mandy Lubas, OTR/L, RYT and Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L The article was originally posted on July 23, 2014 in ADVANCE Magazine for Occupational Therapy Practitioners Download a PDF of this article here: How to Become a Holistic OT We would like to support you in becoming a holistic OT. What does this mean? Aren’t OTs already…

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42014Sep
Holistic Healing Certificate Program Free Info Session – Upcoming Classes

Holistic Healing Certificate Program Free Info Session – Upcoming Classes

Are you an OT or Health Care Professional who would like to delve further into learning and obtaining skills in Holistic Health Care?  Join us September 10 at 7:00 p.m. Central Time for a FREE Info Session on the upcoming Holistic Healing Certificate Program. Are you interested in Mind-Body-Spirit Medicine? Learn about the upcoming Holistic…

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192014Aug
Meditation and Inspiration from the Tao

Meditation and Inspiration from the Tao

From the Tao Te Ching The ancient Masters were profound and subtle. Their wisdom was unfathomable. There is no way to describe it; all we can describe is their appearance. They were careful as someone crossing an iced-over stream. Alert as a warrior in enemy territory. Courteous as a guest. Fluid as melting ice. Shapeable…

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52014Aug
Let the Music Move You!

Let the Music Move You!

Have you ever noticed that you feel more pumped up after listening to some really groovin’ music? Or feel more tired and down after listening to something sad? That’s because music can actually have an affect on our moods! One study found that people who listened to happy music perceived more people smiling, and adversely,…

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252014Jul
Free EFT Info Session July 30

Free EFT Info Session July 30

Join this Free EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique Information Session 7 p.m. Central Time July 30 to learn about the upcoming live EFT Master Practitioner Certification course that will be taught by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L in Local and Distant Format in September, 2014. EFT is a powerful technique that can be taught to children and…

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