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a departing from what is prescribed

activity engaged in for relaxation and amusement

something, especially a performance or show, designed to entertain

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Art proved to be a great diversional and motivational activity to detract from negative thoughts and promote verbal communication.
Audrey and Maida trained through the Red Cross Society in diversional therapy which was regarded as a preliminary to occupational therapy.
She was trained in diversional therapy (today known as occupational therapy) for a year before choosing to serve overseas.
On Monday, Liberal Party members led by Eastern Samar Representative Ben Evardone, issued a statement calling the Senate probe a "diversional squid tactic" of the United Nationalist Alliance amid the Senate probe on Vice President Jejomar Binay and the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall parking building.
"We believe an activities program should be more than diversional," Smith says.
Our course Diversional Therapy is recognized all over the world and they can practice it in New Zealand, Australia, and Japan without taking a board exam," says Rosemarie Vasquez, Marketing manager - Philippines of Kauri Academy.
Recreational Therapists do provide a range of services and perform a myriad of functions in their daily practices, some of which can be classified as treatment, some as developmental, and some even diversional in nature.
Apart from the utilitarian shopping dimension (efficiency), they distinguished multiple hedonic shopping motives, namely experiential, diversional, reliable, and self-expressive shopping value.
Of the 97 direct care workers who provided their job title, 60 were personal care attendants or community care workers, eight were enrolled nurses, 10 were registered nurses, 11 were allied health workers, and eight identified their job title as 'other' (mostly diversional therapists and allied health assistants).
Sin B Jones is a diversional creative art therapist and a ceramic/textile artist.
I held meetings with the lifestyle coordinator and the diversional therapist to outline the project and explain the anticipated benefits to the residents.
Rather, the men participating in men's shed activities are more focussed in diversional and educational activities and seem less involved in gender politics, or they adhere to one of the above gender political ideologies and men's movement philosophies.
However, the real achievements of these initiatives on the ground remain negligible and they seem to be by and large diversional therapies for the deprived.
(38) Most critiques and calls for change strike me as largely diversional, and even a bit surreal.