Lifestyle by Design is hosted by Karen Jacobs, an Occupational Therapist and a professor in Occupational Therapy at Boston University. Lifestyle By Design’s motto is “helping you solve everyday challenges.” Each episode will introduce you to extraordinary people who will share with us their stories of how they addressed a challenge in their lives, as well as professionals who will share their expertise on how to handle challenges big and small.
Brookline Rotarians Share: What’s Rotary all about?
Brookline Rotarians Susan Rack, Joyce Graff, and Elias Audy discuss the role of the service organization on a global scale as well as within the Brookline community. They also share information regarding their upcoming Thanksgiving fundraiser. To learn more about the Brookline Rotary and upcoming events please visit: https://brooklinerotary.org/
The Dark Side of Occupation with Dr. Rebecca “Bex” Twinley (Content Warning)
CW: This episode mentions sexual abuse, pornography and sex work during the conversation. Bex joins the podcast to discuss her new book “Illuminating The Dark Side of Occupation.”
How is transit addressing the pandemic with Kathleen Lambert of the MVRTA
Kathleen is a transportation and urban planner and is currently the Assistant Administrator for the Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority (MVRTA). She joins us to discuss how public transit is responding to and evolving with changing public safety needs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Catching up with Sarah Tuberty of “Disarming Disability” podcast
Sarah Tuberty returns to the podcast to update us on what she’s been doing since she last appeared to talk about her podcast “Disarming Disability.” You can learn more about Sarah and all of her projects at sarahtuberty.com
Solutions for chronic pain with Arun Nijhawan
After being diagnosed with degenerative disc disease and failing to find relief through traditional medicine, Arun ultimately found success to his pain challenges through exploration of the connection between mind and body. He has since started his own company, Remedy health, which offers tools and practices to support people on a journey of health recovery for their chronic pain. Learn more at Remedypain.co.
"Occupational Therapy Guide for Relocation" with Inbal Regev Lavy
Moving to a different country may impact an individual’s ability to engage in familiar roles, routines, and habits. Such a transition influences occupational performance, occupational identity, relationships, and overall health and wellbeing.
Our guest, Dr. Inbal identified the profound need to support trailing spouses in the process of relocation and created a workshop called "Occupational Therapy Guide for Relocation" to address it.