36 episodes

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.

Lifestyle By Design: Helping You Solve Everyday Challenges | Occupational Therapy | Health and Well-Being | Self-Help Karen Jacobs: Professor in Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist

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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.

    Raul Fernandez: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and the intersections of public service and higher education

    Raul Fernandez: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and the intersections of public service and higher education

    Dr. Raul Fernandez is the Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at BU’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development and a lecturer in Wheelock’s Higher Education Administration program. He is an accomplished educator, with thousands of people having attended his workshops at campuses, conferences and organizations around the country and internationally. He is an elected Select Board Member in Brookline, MA.

    Learn more about Raul at http://www.raulspeaks.com/

    • 42 min
    Ty Allan Jackson: How helping with his son's lemonade stand led to a career as a children's author

    Ty Allan Jackson: How helping with his son's lemonade stand led to a career as a children's author

    Ty is an award-winning children’s book author, literacy advocate, and captivating motivational speaker. In 2011 he founded Big Head Books, LLC, a literacy organization that aims to introduce children to the joys of reading. He is the co-founder of the Read or Else movement and Danny Dollar Academy.

    In this episode, Ty shares how helping his son start a lemonade stand led him to a career writing children's books on financial literacy.

    Learn more about Ty at tyallanjackson.com

    • 24 min
    Episode 34: Adrienne Kisner returns with "The Confusion of Laurel Graham"

    Episode 34: Adrienne Kisner returns with "The Confusion of Laurel Graham"

    Author Adrienne Kisner joins us again to share her latest YA novel, "The Confusion of Laurel Graham," in which A teen copes with her grandmother's coma by becoming obsessed with a mystery bird that she cannot identify. Adrienne shares the inspiration of her novel, as well as an excerpt. She also updates us on what she's been up to including some new projects in the works. To find out more about Adrienne and her books visit http://www.adriennekisner.com/.

    • 24 min
    The role OT can take in gunshot violence rehabilitation and reintegration with Tara Calhoun and Cynthia Abbott Gaffney

    The role OT can take in gunshot violence rehabilitation and reintegration with Tara Calhoun and Cynthia Abbott Gaffney

    Our guests Tamara Calhoun and Cynthia Abbott Gaffney discuss their work related to gunshot survivors and how they are meeting that and other health needs for their clients. They also discuss their experiences in a doctoral program in Occupational Therapy.

    Tamara Calhoun shares her work on engaging African American youth in rehabilitation following gunshot wound trauma.

    Cynthia Abbott Gaffney shares about her work in expanding the role of telehealth in client health management.

    • 25 min
    Episode 32: Entrepreneurship in OT with Gigi Jordan and David McGuire

    Episode 32: Entrepreneurship in OT with Gigi Jordan and David McGuire

    Gigi and David join us from Nashville to share their entrepreneurship journey. David is building a continuing education management platform and Gigi is building an online network that connects rehab therapists and consumers to connect with each other. The pair share how they started their journey of building a business and where they are now in the process.

    • 25 min
    Episode 31: What does love for yourself look like with Heidi McAlpine

    Episode 31: What does love for yourself look like with Heidi McAlpine

    Heidi shares her personal journey of coping with different challenges such as health and life transition and discussing how to figure out what love for yourself looks like in order to create a sense of well being and live life to its fullest. She also shares practical self care tips that anyone can do.

    • 19 min

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