142015Apr

Holistic OT is Growing and Thriving!

It has been 4 years since I first wrote about what I believe Holistic OT is and can be. Since then, I have had the good fortune of meeting and connecting with many OTs around the world who are embracing Mind-Body-Spirit Medicine, Prevention and Wellness in OT practice. When I wrote that first post I had…

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132015Apr

QiGong Meditation for Health and Prevention

“Energy healing is a gentle yet powerful healing approach that can easily be integrated into occupational therapy practice to enhance an individual’s life on many levels. Energy healing is being used more in hospitals, clinics, and private practice as it can help with health, wellness prevention, recovery from illness, and decrease length of stay.” Read the…

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122015Apr
3 Easy Steps to Help You Relax

3 Easy Steps to Help You Relax

Relaxation is a life skill that is easy to develop with these 3 easy steps to help you relax. 60 – 90% of doctor’s visits have an underlying or stress-related component that is often poorly treated. Listen to these easy to follow along to guided relaxation, imagery, and meditation techniques to help you relax. You…

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112015Apr

Inspiration for Your Health From the Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching – Lao Tzu – Chapter 15 “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…

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102015Apr

4 Simple Ways the Law of Attraction Can Help You

What is the Law of Attraction and how can it help you? Law of Attraction is a theory that like attracts like. What you focus on the most is what you will attract. If you focus on the negative or unpleasant thoughts, emotions, energy then you will attract negative or unpleasantness in your life. If…

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92015Apr
Holistic & Mainstream Health Care Can Coexist

Holistic & Mainstream Health Care Can Coexist

I often hear the terms “alternative” and “mainstream” health care. They are used as descriptors of which kind of health care has efficacy and is considered reimbursable by insurance companies – mainstream, and everything that falls outside of that category – alternative. It seems that these terms may have worked in the past to differentiate…

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82015Apr
Why see a Holistic OT?

Why see a Holistic OT?

There are many health care practitioners to choose from for your health care needs. So, why see a Holistic OT? What are the benefits? First, Occupational Therapists help people thrive and function to their highest potential in all areas of their lives – work, play, and leisure. The word occupational comes from occupy – and…

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62015Apr
5 Holistic Pain Relief Approaches

5 Holistic Pain Relief Approaches

Most of us have or will experience physical pain in our lives. For many, pain is an everyday or chronic experience, but does it need to be? For those looking for help that are natural and beyond or in conjunction with drugs or surgery, here are options. According to the National Institutes for Health: Pain…

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42015Apr

Mindfulness Quote from William Blake

It is Occupational Therapy Month and the American Occupational Therapy Association suggested that we share our favorite therapy quotes. This segment of a poem could be considered a mindfulness quote that captures the epitome of what it’s like to be in and enjoying the present moment – what many currently refer to as mindfulness, and…

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42015Apr

Holistic OTs, What's Your Message for OT Month?

“To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” – Aristotle April is OT month and we’d love to hear what your message is to the world about Holistic OT! What do you want the world to know about Holistic OT? Share below or tag us on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. We look forward to…

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