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A 20-something-year-old with an endless array of interests, who also happens to be an Occupational Therapist. Welcome to my library of learning.
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Hi everyone! I hope you all are looking forward to the new year as much as I am. 2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year for us all, and the hope is that 2021 will be better in pretty much every way. …

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Last week was a hectic one, and things only seem to be amping up as this week starts. So I’m not going to be putting up an article today. Instead, I’ll be leaving you with a selection of poems from the depths of my notebooks. None of them has seen…

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Occupational balance is one of the most important terms used in occupational therapy. Like the concepts of work-life balance or a balanced lifestyle, occupational balance is a concept which occupational therapists use to examine the impact of balance on health and well-being. However, understanding occupational balance isn’t relevant for only…

The words who, when, where, how, why, and what in separate vintage film frames on a panelled wooden background.
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Now that we’ve covered what occupation is, who occupational therapists are, the core values they hold, where occupational therapists work, and how they think, it’s time to reflect. …

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Hi everyone! This post isn’t a regular one. I wanted to update you all about a possible hiatus for the next 3–4 weeks. Tomorrow, on Tuesday 10th November., I’ll be starting my National Youth Service Corps program (NYSC). The NYSC program is a mandatory government program hosted in Nigeria which…

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How do occupational therapists get their clients from point A to point B? How do they determine the best way to approach a problem, and find a solution? And how do they take action to meet their goals? The answer to all of these questions is in the OT process.

Reimagining what we do,
Is reimagining our reality.
Reimagining the why’s,
The where’s, the who’s, and the how’s.

Reimagining the process,
The journey that takes us from end to end.
Reimagining the outcome,
The final thing we see from where we stand.

Reimagining the motivation,
That pushes us ever forward.
Reimaging the…

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Occupational therapy is an allied health profession, so you might think that occupational therapists only work in hospitals. But that would be wrong. Understanding where occupational therapists work, and what their role is, can sometimes be a little more complicated than it seems. Why? …

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When you don’t speak out against something that you know is wrong, that is indifference. When you don’t take action where it is required, that is indifference. …

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What fuels the need to escape?

The raging storm inside only set loose by the release of the mind,

The quiet whisper asking for just a little more…

More distraction, more sensation, more intensity and variation,

More exploration, less hesitation, and more vulnerability leading to an…

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