Prevention

How an Attitude of Gratitude Can Improve Your Life

How an Attitude of Gratitude Can Improve Your Life

By Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L What are Your Grateful For? Taking a few moments each day or weekly to have an attitude of gratitude may improve your life. Research supports findings that there is an association with gratitude and an overall sense of well being. “Gratitude is the appreciation of what is valuable and meaningful to oneself […]

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Are We in the Midst of a Revolution?

Are We in the Midst of a Revolution?

There has been a lot going on in my world as a holistic health care practitioner who also holds a conventional mainstream health care license – combined together; a Holistic OT. I am finally convinced that holistic/integrative medicine is here to stay and will only continue to grow – to the point that it will […]

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The Power of Meditation

The Power of Meditation

“The Power of Meditation: This practice of focused attention can reduce pain and stress while enhancing health and healing” This article was originally published on ADVANCE for OT Practitioners October 1, 2015 by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L Meditation is the practice of focused attention that can help calm the mind and body, returning it to a […]

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Holistic Education Fall 2015

Holistic Education Fall 2015

Expand your Holistic Tool Kit. Professional Development. Self Care.  I will be teaching several Holistic/Integrative health care classes this Fall. These classes are available to all health care practitioners and anyone who would like to learn more about how Mind-Body-Spirit Medicine, Prevention & Wellness can enhance the lives of those they help, their own self […]

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Rumi Love

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Prevention & Wellness

Prevention & Wellness

I have heard a lot about Prevention in the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. I wanted to find out just what was covered, and I have always felt that our health care system, including occupational therapists, could do a better job of helping people not become sick in the first place. In fact, […]

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