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Occupational Therapy and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain impacts the lives of 7.63 million people in Canada (Government of Canada, 2020). Yet, chronic pain is misunderstood by many people, and the treatment of it can be a confusing and frustrating journey. Understanding why pain persists and learning ways to self-manage pain can be extremely empowering for those who live with it.

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Occupational Therapy and Chronic Pain

Occupational Therapy and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain impacts the lives of 7.63 million people in Canada (Government of Canada, 2020). Yet, chronic pain is misunderstood by many people, and the treatment of it can be a confusing and frustrating journey. Understanding why pain persists and learning ways to self-manage pain can be extremely empowering for those who live with it.

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Occupational Therapy and Chronic Pain

Occupational Therapy and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain impacts the lives of 7.63 million people in Canada (Government of Canada, 2020). Yet, chronic pain is misunderstood by many people, and the treatment of it can be a confusing and frustrating journey. Understanding why pain persists and learning ways to self-manage pain can be extremely empowering for those who live with it.

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Brain Performance Optimization with Neurofeedback

Brain Performance Optimization with Neurofeedback

“Peak performance” has become a bit of a buzz word in a lot of executive, professional and athletic circles lately. Peak Performance is a state in which a person performs at a maximized level of skill, immersion and concentration leading to exceptional output or achievement (Recruiting Times, 2019). In our current digitalized world, we consistently have a high level of demands and distractions which can impact our ability to concentrate and focus on the task at hand.

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves: Overthinking and What to Do about It

The Stories We Tell Ourselves: Overthinking and What to Do about It

It’s no surprise that our thoughts play a major role in our mental health. They can influence how we feel about ourselves, others, and the world; they can influence how we behave; they can impact how we experience life in general. Given the level of impact that our thoughts can have on us, our thinking can sometimes cause us needless harm and distress. This is often overlooked in the moment since thoughts can feel so personal, intrusive, automatic, and intense.

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Mountains into Mole Hills: How Mental Health and Meditative Movement with a Kinesiologist Can Help

Mountains into Mole Hills: How Mental Health and Meditative Movement with a Kinesiologist Can Help

Every day we have a list of tasks, a pile to move, or a metaphorical mountain to climb. For some, these feel like mole hills and for others, it can feel overly cumbersome. Our mood and mental well-being depict the interactions with our environment and those around us. This is where working with a kinesiologist, like myself, can help shift one’s perspective on that mountain and bring it into a mole hill size.

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