152021Dec
Magical Healing

Magical Healing

Dr. Paul J. Leslie was interviewed about “Magical Healing” on the Healing Connections Podcast episode 51. Paul shares that magical healing can occur when a therapist or health care practitioner moves beyond the medical or disease based model that primarily focuses on a problem. Magical healing happens in an interaction model where both the client…

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102021Dec
Getting Clarity and Direction

Getting Clarity and Direction

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L shares “Getting Clarity and Direction” on the Healing Connections Podcast. There are times in your life where you may have confusion and need more clarity on what direction to take. Emmy offers four tips plus a bonus technique that may help you. 1. Take time to think about what you what and…

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22021Dec
Yoga and Occupational Therapy

Yoga and Occupational Therapy

Yoga can be used with occupational therapy to enhance health, wellness, prevention of disease, and rehab and recovery. This is something OTs have been doing for several years now. We keep getting questions and inquiries from OTs about how to use this in their practice. This is good new! More OTs are learning about the…

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202021Nov
Signs and Symbols

Signs and Symbols

Signs and Symbols Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L shares “Signs and Symbols” on the Healing Connections Podcast episode 49.  Emmy shares how signs and symbols are subtle yet powerful ways to connect to your intuition. She provides examples of how signs can come in your life through music, the radio, podcasts, dreams, and something you read, see,…

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152021Nov
Building Stress Resilience and Wellbeing with Mindfulness Training to OT Students

Building Stress Resilience and Wellbeing with Mindfulness Training to OT Students

A recent curriculum-based mindfulness stress-reduction program was implemented at Baker College in Michigan for entry-level occupational therapy students in an MOT program, given the fact that stress in college students is on the rise. The seven-week study used a combination of mindfulness-based stress reduction strategies, including phone applications, podcasts, guided meditation, mindfulness of breath, yoga,…

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152021Nov
Addiction and Spirituality

Addiction and Spirituality

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L interviews Dave Roberts, LMSW about “Addiction and Spirituality” on the Healing Connections Podcast. Dave shares that there are many forms of addiction, including substance use, gambling, sex, internet, food, and shopping. He provides ways that spirituality may enhance a person to feel more hope and a greater connection to the universe to…

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152021Nov
Being in the Flow

Being in the Flow

Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L shares “Being in the Flow” on the Healing Connections Podcast. Emmy shares how being in the flow can improve joy, creativity, intuition, love, and problem-solving. Being in the present moment and enjoying the moment may increase being in the zone and having peak experiences. She suggests activities that may improve your ability…

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122021Nov
Energy Healing Class Discount

Energy Healing Class Discount

Learn how to provide Energy Healing in any health care setting to help your clients with efficacy-based research to lower pain, stress, anxiety, depression, nausea, insomnia, improve wound healing and more. Class discount is through December 31, 2021. Class is Available as a Recording Energy Healing is becoming more popular as many people are experiencing…

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42021Nov
Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage month. Together we can be grateful for the Native American culture. May we also give thanks to the indigenous cultures that have come before us, and that still remain, as we have so much to learn from each other. As we care for ourselves and clients as best we can,…

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262021Oct
Energy Healing Benefits

Energy Healing Benefits

We love energy healing! It could be Reiki, QiGong, Healing Touch, Acupressure, or Tai Chi. Energy healing has many benefits. Do you practice it? Have you received it? How has it helped you and your clients most? Tell us in the comments below. It may help: lower pain increase relaxation lower stress and anxiety decrease…

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