Ep 046: Travel Physical Therapy and Living Your Best Life with Dr. Michael Frasso PT, DPT [Interview]

I got the opportunity to sit down with my husband (also my new co-host) and interview him, which was weird at first to be honest. Since I know him so well, I had to figure out how to ask him questions that would spark a good conversation and something of interest for our audience. A part from being an incredible husband, he is a physical therapist, traveling therapist at the moment, and my business partner Read more…

Ep 045: Healing The Mind with the Gut with Dr. Nicole LePera PhD, MA, Part 2/2 [Interview]

Spread the gut love is one of Dr. Nicole’s favorite phrases, and with good reason. We get into gut health today- the good, the bad, and the leaky (leaky gut!). If you don’t know already, I chatted with Dr Nicole last week in part 1. I highly recommend checking that one out before listening to this episode! Here’s a refresher: Dr. Nicole LePera is from The Holistic Psychologist. She’s from Philadelphia (where my husband Mike Read more…

Ep 044: Healing The Mind with the Body with Dr. Nicole LePera PhD, MA, Part ½ [Interview]

“Holistic” is catchy. Is it overused? Is everyone now all of a sudden “holistic”? Yes and no, respectively. Holistic truly embodies all the different and essential components and facets of a persoon. In our Western society, we have done an excellent job compartmentalizing our problems. If you have knee pain, go to the knee doctor. If you have anxiety, you go to a psychologist. Take care of the knee, take care of the brain, put Read more…

Ep 043: How This Occupational Therapist Is Changing The World [Interview]

Founder of Therapists Without Borders, Lauren Stanley, MS, OTR/L, C/NDT is the perfect example of an entrepreneur. She heard people when they had a problem, listened, and created the solution. She is an occupational therapist, executive director for Therapists Without Borders, and travel blogger who has been to 38 countries. Lauren is passionate about volunteerism and traveling; she created this non-profit to give back to countries in need. She combined these two passions to create Read more…

Ep 042: The Key to Making the World a Better Place with Virginia Hunter Sampson, Speaker, Author, & Attorney [Interview]

Quick question for my occupational therapists: do you want to implement mindfulness practices with your patients? Check out this guide to get you started on my top ten tips! What is compassion? How can it change the world? Let’s start with the introducing the expert. This incredible woman has been a full-time caregiver to her husband, a victim of domestic violence, a single parent to four children, a widow, a divorcee, a step-parent and more. Read more…

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7 Ways To Deal With Toxic Energy at Work

What creates toxic energy at work? There’s a difference between a difficult worker and a toxic worker. Difficult can just be rude or annoying, but it doesn’t impact the whole team. Toxic on the other hand hurts everyone. Toxic workers give off de-energizing, frustrating, and de-constructive vibes that affect the fabric of the team. In my personal experience, I have seen people leave their job due to toxic energy that was started by one employee Read more…

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Three Cognitive Hacks So You Can Handle (Almost) ANYTHING

An anonymous quote: “You don’t know what you don’t know.”  There is a better way of handling stress that what you may have traditionally relied on in the past. We’re going to cover three cognitive hacks you can use to help you cope with work and other life stress. ALWAYS STRESSED We can have the best meditation practice; however, if we are failing to deal with problems in real time efficiently because we have one Read more…

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How to Improve Your Communication at Work and Solve People Through Understanding Personalities

Why do you need to improve your communication at work? Your work team can make you or break you. A solid, supportive, and progressive team is everything. Improving your communication skills at work can make for smoother sailing. In fact, social support at work can actually as a buffer against burnout. WHY IS COMMUNICATION AT WORK THAT IMPORTANT? The single most important factor in team success or failure is the quality of relationships on the Read more…

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The Six Work Factors That Are Burning You Out

There are several key factors that may contribute to you burning out. But first, when you think of someone that’s experiencing burnout, what comes to mind? Does an image of an overworked, stressed out employee with their head on their desk hopelessly surrounded by piles of papers come to mind? Or a healthcare provider feeling overwhelmed with 20 patients to treat before lunch? How about a teacher with an never-ending amount of lesson plans and Read more…

Five Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

It’s time for some SPRING CLEANING! (Cue Snow White and her chirping birds). Ah, spring. Growing up in Miami, I just grew up with two seasons- summer and summer. So I never got into the seasonal traditions as much, spring cleaning being one of them. But now I am realizing that there is a TON of value to this concept. I realized that I can take this opportunity to spring clean not just my home, Read more…