OT and spirituality? Why?

I want to take you down memory lane to me as an OT university student. I so clearly remember discussing spirituality with my peers in university class. I had been really looking forward to exploring the role of OTs in spirituality. I remember the lecturer highlighting the extreme importance of discussing spirituality to ensure client…

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Why spirituality is important in our lives

Nowadays I observe such a difference between older and younger generations when it comes to resilience, living an honest life and gratitude. Becoming selfish has become the new normal. Children as young as 10 are being diagnosed with mental illness from bullying at school. Teenagers constantly worry about what others think rather than enjoying the…

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spiritual benefits for the client

From extremists to zen puppies, the spiritual world is a complex one to navigate. It is difficult to know who to trust, and even if you do feel a pull towards spirituality, you might be put off due to prior negative experiences. You may feel interested but unsure if spirituality is right for you. My…

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benefits of spirituality for the therapist

When we think ‘spiritual lifestyle’, the corporate world isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. We are commonly made to feel that these two should be separate – to leave our ‘personal lives’ at home and put on our work persona when we come into the office. So what if we were to integrate…

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