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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.

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.

    • video
    Managing the effects of "long-covid" with Dr. Shira Yalon-Chamovitz

    Managing the effects of "long-covid" with Dr. Shira Yalon-Chamovitz

    Dr. Shira Yalon-Chamovitz, Dean of Students at Ono Academic College in Israel, joins us to talk about her personal journey managing symptoms of "long-covid." As an occupational therapist with a focus on service and cognitive accessibility, Dr. Yalon-Chamovitz discusses how she is able to use OT practices to manage symptoms such as brain fog and fatigue.

    • 25 min
    Six Angry Girls with Adrienne Kisner

    Six Angry Girls with Adrienne Kisner

    Adrienne re-joins the podcast to talk about her latest book, “Six Angry Girls,” a story of mock trial, feminism, and the inherent power found in a pair of knitting needles.

    She also shares about upcoming projects that she is working on and shares more about her process and inspiration as a writer. You can view all of Adrienne’s books on amazon in the link shared in the episode description and also here more from her on her previous appearances on Lifestyle By Design.

    • 26 min
    • video
    Occupational Justice with Quinn Tyminski

    Occupational Justice with Quinn Tyminski

    Quinn Tyminski joins us to talk about her experiences as an OT working in community mental health. In the discussion we explore concepts around Occupational Justice. Quinn’s writing on this topic also featured in a chapter she wrote for “Illuminating the Dark Side of Occupation,” a book that was covered in a previous episode.

    • 23 min
    • video
    Exploring Macro social work with Mathias Thorpe

    Exploring Macro social work with Mathias Thorpe

    Mathias Thorpe is a graduate student at the Boston University School of Social Work. Mathias shares about his background prior to Boston University and the path that ultimately led him towards pursuing his Masters in Macro social work and the possible career paths open to him when he graduates.

    • 16 min
    • video
    OT for justice-involved individuals with Dr. Ariana Gonzalez

    OT for justice-involved individuals with Dr. Ariana Gonzalez

    Dr. Ariana Gonzalez joins us to share about her work as an Occupational Therapist working with justice involved individuals through her company, Life After Incarceration: Transition and Reentry, also known as LAITR LLC. To learn more, visit lifeafterincarceration.com.

    • 17 min
    • video
    Joy and Conversation podcast preview with Daniel Osborn

    Joy and Conversation podcast preview with Daniel Osborn

    Daniel Osborn joins us to share about his new pdocast, “Joy and Conversation” launching April 11.

    • 20 min

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Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re already deep into your journey of authentic health and wellness, or just getting started organizing your lifestyle around what matters most - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Karen does an incredible job leading conversations that cover the entire range of mental, emotional, cultural and physical challenges we all face learning to navigate the transition to an intentional way of life. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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