I Walk Slowly, But I Never Walk Backward

901 WordsMar 4, 20164 Pages
Abraham Lincoln once said, “I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.” Making positive improvements in one’s life whether they be big or little can dramatically enhance one’s quality of life. There are many different definitions of “quality of life.” In my opinion, quality of life is being comfortable, genuinely happy, and confident in being able to do basic activities of daily living. As an Occupational Therapy Assistant, it would be my top priority to ensure the best quality of life in my patients. As Lincoln’s quote states, it crucial to always keep moving forward and pushing to make positive changes in our personal lives and the lives around us. At a given point in time, it is hard to realize how small changes in one’s life can greatly affect the big picture. From an Occupational Therapist Assistant’s point of view, a child learning to zip their jacket or stay focused on a task for a given amount of time are all tremendous “small” changes. Most of the people I know, always complain about how hard it is for them to pick their major and decide what profession they want to do for the rest of their lives. I know without a doubt that I want to be in the Occupational Therapy field. I want to help individuals in need to develop and maintain the skills of daily living, social interaction, and help to eliminate any environmental barriers that are preventing them from living to their fullest opportunity. Personal strengths that will aid me in this field would definitely be being

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