Spiritual communities, belonging and identity

I made this post a while ago to show the different types of spiritual goals. To read about (spirituality for survival) please click here! Today I share some insight into the second goal: Belonging to religious, cultural and social groups. To connect an individual with a religious, cultural or social group is one of the…

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Spirituality in Survival

Whether you have a previous history of mental illness, life stress or no history at all, everyone is at risk of developing poorer mental health given the nature of the pandemic. For starters, Covid-19 poses physical and mental threat to our safety. It is an uncertain time causing more stress, worry and fear than usual.…

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Meeting people where they are

At the core of most spiritual journeys is the fundamental understanding that we are here on Earth as souls having the human experience. It is generally understood that we are here to learn about our true nature, live a life in alignment with our higher Self and merge back with Creator, Source and/or have eternal…

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dangers of spiritual therapy

Unpopular opinion – Survival mode is not a good time for starting spirituality. When someone is facing mental illness such as depression, anxiety, constant panic attacks, stress or general dissatisfaction, it is common to be curious about spirituality and the zen life that everyone talks about. I have had countless encounters by family, friends and…

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OT Perspective: understanding different spiritual goals

Okay OTs. We all know basic OT frameworkS such as MOHO and CMOP-E & PEO. Some of you may even know about others like the KAWA model (Iwama, Thomson & Macdonald, 2009) and the Spirituality Framework (Smith, 2008). This is great knowledge to have, but this post is not about the perfect framework. In fact,…

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