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mindfulness, personal

Mirror, mirror, on the wall

It’s time for reflection. Who am I? I don’t know about you, but for me it literally feels like this year has gone by with a blink of an eye. One practice that was helpful this year was setting an intention. I remembered about this time last year I wrote down that I’d like to visit one new place/city a month, and subconsciously I was able to make that happen almost every month. Another practice that was helpful was making time for reflection every month. This can easily  ...

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mindfulness, personal

Learning through loss

    You may have noticed that the blog posts haven’t been so consistent lately. August has been quite a month. Not only has it signaled the end of summer, it’s also meant that my parents and I survived a 10-day Europe trip with British Airways losing our luggages for 5 days and toward the end of the trip, we had to say “good bye” to my beloved dog, Lucky. Gosh, that had to be the hardest decision we’ve had to make and to make it worse, we had to make that  ...

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Free Webinar: Back to School Edition

Prepare you and your child for a smooth back to school. Learn strategies on how to best transition from Summer mode to Ready for School mode. Presented by Dr. Alisa Chatprapachai, OTD, OTR/L   Available sessions: 8/12 at 11 AM, 8/13 at 3 PM, 8/15 at 5 PM All 3 sessions cover the same content.   Once registered, please be on the lookout for a confirmation email.  Feel free to leave a comment below on topics that you’d like to be covered at the webinar.

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mindfulness, self care

Invest in yourself

Some of you hardly ever do anything for yourself; some of you splurge a little too much (me? I go through phases). Today we dive into the topic of investing in yourself. When you invest in yourself, you put in time for your own growth. You say to your present and future self “hey, you’re worth it.” There’s no beating around the bush. It’s you vs. you. Investing in yourself may mean visiting a local library or museum, treating yourself with a nice meal for a  ...

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