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The Therapeutic Benefits of Reality TV

Yes, I watch reality TV.  There…I said it. Has reality TV become completely out of hand? Well…sure. However, I feel it can have great therapeutic benefits if used wisely.  OK.hear me out… Where did my love for reality TV begin?  Well, I consider myself to be somewhat of a voyeur.  Back in my teenage days, […] Read more…

Who Knew The “Right” Would Be So “Wrong”

Who knew the right would be wrong… So here I am about to start my new life.  I just finished seven years of working full time while going to school to get another bachelors degree and then my masters in Occupational Therapy.  I had survived two incredibly difficult internships, one at Bellevue Hospital in the […] Read more…

The Power of the Playlist

by Janice M. Woerner, OTR/L  Back in the 90’s there was a show called Ally McBeal. This show was pre-Sex and the City, so I consider it to be the first show that depicted 20 to 30-something single women in their quest for love, fulfilling careers, etc. in all its glorious neuroticism.  It pushed boundaries […] Read more…

How Not TO Break The Bank On Date Night

Spending a small fortune on date night isn’t going to make the night any more memorable – except when the bill arrives. There are plenty of ways to have a wonderful night out for any occasion without blowing your budget. Here are some ideas: 1. Go somewhere new. Visit that museum you’ve always been intending […] Read more…

Break On Through…The Scar Tissue

Breaking through the scar tissue has been my biggest issue. This restriction in my range of motion of my right shoulder has affected work and makes it hard to get back into yoga. I even struggle with putting on mascara. It’s the little things that are not appreciated. I try to massage the area and […] Read more…

The Art of Multitasking

These days multitasking isn’t as simple as a way to kill two birds with one stone…it’s a necessity! I, myself, am a full-time working mother and wife. In order for me to have time for anything else in my life (e.g. friends, exercise…uh, sleep), multitasking is an artform I work on perfecting everyday. Usually my […] Read more…

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