Is Retail Therapy for Real? 5 Ways Shopping Is Actually Good for You
When people think of the benefits of “retail therapy,” concepts like escape, entertainment and rejuvenation are usually at the top of the list. In my most recent consumer interviews, online shopping is increasingly mentioned as a type of mini mental ...
Autism Self, Parent Advocates and Occupational Therapy
The question is- how can we as members of the occupational therapy community combat that? Yes, we need to practice our “elevator speeches” when we explain to people ... Another good way for occupational therapy practitioners in academia to make ...
Sensory Integration: Making Sense of the World
A dimmer light switch is a good example of a modulator, in contrast to a traditional light switch which has no modulation (either on or off). Examples of modulation difficulty include over-sensitivity or under-sensitivity to any type of sensory input.
10 Reasons Why Therapy May Not Be Working
Therapy by definition involves a minimum of two people who are ... reveal until she was good and ready. Usually the goal in therapy is some kind of change. To achieve this goal, both parties need to be truthful. What things may make a person in therapy ...
What Is ASMR and Why Does It Make Me Feel So Good?
ASMR is a tricky feeling to describe, and I can only talk about it secondhand. From what I understand from conversations with ASMRers, it’s a tingle in your brain, a kind of pleasurable ... why does this make some people feel good in the first place?