Lifestyle By Design: Helping You Solve Everyday Challenges | Occupational Therapy | Health And Well-being | Self-help

Sinopse

Lifestyle by Design is hosted by Karen Jacobs, an Occupational Therapist and a professor in Occupational Therapy at Boston University. Lifestyle By Designs 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.

Episódios

  • Creating an ergonomically happy workstation at your home office

    Creating an ergonomically happy workstation at your home office

    13/04/2020 Duração: 15min

    Sara Egglestion, a disability manager with over 30 years experience helping people be more comfortable in the workplace, joins us to talk about how to work in a more ergonomically correct posture and tips for us as we set up our home to be our workstation.

  • Discovering glass art with Jordan Fuller

    Discovering glass art with Jordan Fuller

    30/03/2020 Duração: 15min

    Jordan Fuller is a glass artist and owner of “The Glass Bar” in Needham, MA. The workshop offers different classes and lessons on how to make beautiful objects out of recycled glass, and they teach various glass making techniques, including stained glass, glass fusing, and dichromic glass. You can learn more and see examples at theglassbarboston.com.

  • The Functional Pelvis with Lindsey Vestal

    The Functional Pelvis with Lindsey Vestal

    16/03/2020 Duração: 23min

    Lindsey joins the podcast to share often overlooked but crucial for quality of life topics - pelvic health. She discusses the unique role OT can play with pelvic health as opposed to physical therapy. She is the author of the NYT Report “A Survival Guide for the Fourth Trimester: Practical suggestions for women dealing with the surprising things that happen to their bodies in the first months after childbirth.” She also offers online courses for other OTs and individuals. Learn more at kegelsthatwork.com

  • The Many Layers of Mass Incarceration with Meg Sullivan

    The Many Layers of Mass Incarceration with Meg Sullivan

    09/03/2020 Duração: 25min

    Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development Associate Professor, Rhetoric Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning. She discusses her career studying and writing about children of incarcerated parents among other pursuits. She shares her powerful personal story behind her work and reads excerpts from her work. To learn more about Dr. Sullivan, visit http://www.megansullivansite.com/

  • The Career of a Lifetime: Exploring Occupational Therapy Career Opportunities with Timisha Tross

    The Career of a Lifetime: Exploring Occupational Therapy Career Opportunities with Timisha Tross

    02/03/2020 Duração: 24min

    Timisha discusses her career in Occupational Therapy, and how she became an author and motivator. Her book, 12 Case Studies: Treatments Intervention and Documentation Examples for Occupational Therapists Working in Skilled Nursing Facilities can be found on Amazon https://www.amazon.com//dp/0578435764/ The e-book copy can be found here at https://payhip.com/b/DlWa

  • The Therapeutic Power of the Circus with Suzanne Rappaport

    The Therapeutic Power of the Circus with Suzanne Rappaport

    24/02/2020 Duração: 24min

    Suzanne left a career in corporate America to become a flying trapeze artist and instructor. Through circus, she discovered the therapeutic power of her practices and eventually became an Occupational Therapist. She later founded Circus for Survivors and has done research as a part of Circus Up! studying circus as a therapy and intervention.

  • Creating art from found materials with Max Bard

    Creating art from found materials with Max Bard

    18/02/2020 Duração: 17min

    While at the Boston University IDEA Conference 2020, Karen met Max Bard, a master’s level BU graduate and an artist in residence. He created a sculpture while at the conference made out of all found materials. The annual IDEA Conference is a one-day event for college students and young alumni across New England to explore innovation and entrepreneurship through technology, social impact, and arts and culture. You can see examples of Max’s work at http://maxbard911.com/

  • The Dyslexic Brain with Gabrielle Torre

    The Dyslexic Brain with Gabrielle Torre

    17/02/2020 Duração: 24min

    Did you know that as many as 1 in 5 people have Dyslexia? We are joined by Gabrielle-Ann Torre, Ph.D., a Postdoctoral Fellow at Boston University in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Working in the lab of Tyler Perrachione, PhD Gabrielle’s research focuses on communication disorders, including dyslexia and autism. You can learn more at http://sites.bu.edu/cnrlab/.

  • Brook Cook: How I became an OT in Australia

    Brook Cook: How I became an OT in Australia

    31/01/2020 Duração: 19min

    We meet australian occupational therapist Brock Cook, who speaks about his journey to becoming an OT. Brock also hosts a podcast series in occupation and OT and interviews guests from all over the world. You can find more about him and his work at http://www.brockcook.com/

  • 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

    16/12/2019 Duração: 42min

    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 and an appointee to the Racial Imbalance Advisory Council of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. He is also the co-creator of the popular Wide Lens film series at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, which seeks to explore underrepresented perspectives through film and conversation. Raul’s signature workshop Blind Spots challenges participants to examine their background, beliefs and biases while identifying areas where they can do the work and grow. He’s facilitated versions of Blind Spots and other workshops for deans, faculty and administrators, doctors an

  • Ty Allan Jackson: How helping with his sons lemonade stand led to a career as a childrens author

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

    27/11/2019 Duração: 24min

    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

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

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

    28/10/2019 Duração: 24min

    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/.

  • 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

    21/10/2019 Duração: 25min

    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.

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

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

    07/10/2019 Duração: 25min

    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.

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

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

    30/09/2019 Duração: 19min
  • Episode 30: Sex and Intimacy in Occupational Therapy with Kathryn Ellis

    Episode 30: Sex and Intimacy in Occupational Therapy with Kathryn Ellis

    23/09/2019 Duração: 23min
  • Episode 29: How we wrote a childrens book: You Are So Brave

    Episode 29: How we wrote a children's book: "You Are So Brave"

    22/07/2019 Duração: 25min

    Anne Kim, Joyce Hu, and Ioana Moldovan join us and discuss their process for writing their children’s book “You Are So Brave.” You Are So Brave! follows a young girl named Ellie and her favorite toy, Leo the lion, as they visit the doctor for their yearly checkup. Together, they learn how to be brave as they use elements of mindfulness and understand that challenges are easier when you are with someone you love. You can order copies of the book online through Amazon.

  • Episode 28: Dear Rachel Maddow, a conversation with the author

    Episode 28: Dear Rachel Maddow, a conversation with the author

    03/07/2019 Duração: 30min

    Adrienne Kisner, author of Dear Rachel Maddow, joins us live in studo at Boston University to discuss her debut YA novel, about a high school girl who deals with school politics and life after her brother's death by drafting emails to MSNBC host Rachel Maddow. You can find copies of the book at your local bookstore, or online. 

  • Episode 27: David and Melissa Bernstein and the 5 powerful things you can do to live longer, healthier, and happier

    Episode 27: David and Melissa Bernstein and the 5 powerful things you can do to live longer, healthier, and happier

    27/05/2019 Duração: 29min

    Dr. David Bernstein and his wife Melissa join us to discuss his latest book, “The Power of 5: The Ultimate Formula for Longevity & Remaining Youthful. The duo discusses tips for aging gracefully, including healthy eating habits that are showcased in recipes on Melissa’s blog, “The Power of Five Test Kitchen.” For more information visit http://www.davidbernsteinmd.com/books/powerof5/.

  • Episode 26: The Law, Your Money, and You

    Episode 26: The Law, Your Money, and You

    19/04/2019 Duração: 26min

    In this episode we get to know Roberta Saphire, an attorney and Camille Baron, a financial advisor, both from the Boston/Providence area. Their show, The Law, Your Money, and You delves into practical advice and tips for managing your finances, and they share with us tips on how to avoid scams, planning for retirement, and how they are helping local communities. Find out more and watch episodes of their show on http://www.sharontv.com/program/law-money-you/.

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