Amanda Lofton

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How To Become 20 Percent Happier Through One Mental Exercise

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest.</i><p>Do you REALLY want to know an easy way to find headspace and live a happier life?<p>After helping thousands of New Yorkers achieve success with their therapeutic goals, I've learned a shortcut or two for finding psychological lightness and increasing …

Workaholics Are Way More Likely to Have a Mental Illness, New Study Says

Yet more evidence that insane hours aren't a badge of honor.<p>When someone spends endless hours at the office and can't put down their laptop on vacation, we might joke that he or she 'works like a crazy person.' But, generally speaking, we don't mean it literally.<p>Maybe we should.<p>That's the …

Mental Health

What is Sensory Processing: The Basics Explained

As the mom of a kiddo with Sensory Processing Disorder, I still fumble sometimes on that “elevator speech” about how you describe SPD. I’ve finally …

Autism

Interoception: The Least Known Sense

Special-ism - Reach Your Child's Potential with Professional InsightsResearch the topic of Sensory Processing Disorder and before long, you will …

Occupational therapy and mental health: ‘It’s not about basket weaving’

Social Care Network,Social care,Careers,Mental health,Public sector careers,Society,Health,Mental health,Work practices,Society Professionals,Careers<p>Occupational therapy for mental health patients helps people live fulfilling and meaningful lives

How Outdoor Play Builds Social and Emotional Skills in Children

Today’s post comes to you from Pediatric Occupational Therapist Angela Hanscom, who recently released a book called Balanced and Barefoot: How …