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Lisa Landman

Lisa Landman

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Lisa Landman is an experienced professional based in Florida | She has psychology, HR and special needs experience | Fitness Fanatic | Dog Lover

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Fordham University

Doctorate, Psychology

In 2002 Lisa Landman graduated from Yale University with a BA in psychology. Her interest in psychology began while she was enrolled in an Introduction to Psychology class taught by Peter Salovey, the current president of Yale University. Lisa made a point of going to office hours and learning as much as she could about the subject. Dr. Salovey suggested that she apply to graduate school, so Lisa continued her education at Fordham University. She earned her MA in 2004, and then she earned her doctorate in 2005. While completing her doctorate, Lisa worked as a research assistant and completed two publications.

Education

Where Can a Psychology Degree Take You?

Psychology is a very broad term but mainly involves the study of the human mind and behavior. Since the term is so vague, a psychology degree is amongst the most popular choices because it can lead to many different careers. Lisa Landman has worked in a variety of career fields including: fitness, nutrition, Human Resources, animal welfare, special needs, and more!

Check out potential career fields here!

Best Undergraduate Psychology Degree

Psychology is a great major to specialize in because it can be a pathway to many careers. A psychology degree is one of the most popular majors in the United States and is also offered at almost all universities and colleges. Since there are so many degree programs, it may be difficult to choose the best one for you.

Check out the list here!

Best Graduate Psychology Degrees

If you wish to specialize in psychology and work in counseling or education industries, a graduate degree may be necessary. There are many excellent graduate psychology programs, but there are a few top-rated universities in the United States.

Check out the list here!

Psychology vs. Sociology: What's the Difference?

Psychology and sociology are both popular social sciences. Although the sciences attract similar mindsets and studies, the subjects do vary. Both psychology and sociology involve the study of people and deal primarily with behavior, but there is still a world of difference between them.

Read more of Lisa Landman's comparison here!

Keeping Your New Year's Resolution

The holidays are now over, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s have come and gone, and some may have gained a few pounds eating all the delicious foods that accompany this wonderful time of year. Along with the festivities, many will make New Year’s resolutions to lose those extra pounds or to spend the next year getting in shape.

Simply Real by Lisa Landman can help you achieve your fitness and health goals!

Energy Drinks - Are They Healthy?

Energy drinks are a 10 billion dollar industry in the US, and are predicted to grow exponentially as time continues. The target market appears to be 15 to 40 year olds, for whom energy drinks are marketed. This concentrated supply of caffeine and energy offers individuals the boost they look for to get them through the day. But is this drink healthy?

Read more here!

Exercise and Disease

The statistics of disease in America are astounding. For example, 12.6 million people have coronary heart disease, 1.1 million people suffer from heart attacks in a given year and over 17 million people have diabetes (90% to 95% of those cases are type 2 diabetes, which is associated with obesity and physical inactivity).

Read more on preventing disease through exercise here!

Garden Pasta Salad

Eating healthy doesn't have to be boring! Check out my latest healthy recipe on how to make a healthy garden pasta salad! This lightly dressed pasta salad gets lots of flavor from the olives and basil. A combo of diced bell pepper, shredded carrots and tomatoes adds vitamins and minerals. It can be served on a bed of greens or toss in tuna or cooked chicken.

Read the directions here!

Winter Squash Risotto

Eating healthy doesn't have to be boring! Check out my latest healthy recipe on how to make Winter Squash Risotto!

Get the direction's here!

Healthy Recipe: Pomegranate Duck

Try out my delicious new recipe: Pomegranate Duck! Very colorful and flavorful!

Check out the recipe here!

Arts in the Special Ed Classroom

Special education programs are designed for those who are emotionally, mentally, socially or physically delayed, which just means a child’s overall development is behind their peers. Special education programs were developed because traditional classrooms do not meet the needs of these children.

Read Lisa Landman's tips for creating a successful art program!

Four Major Types of Special Needs Disabilities

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, a study conducted in 2015 found that over 6.6 million children have some type of special needs. While every child is different, the following are four major types of special needs children.

Learn more on the 4 types here!

How to Get Involved with Special Olympics

Special Olympics would not exist today without the time, commitment, energy, and enthusiasm from its volunteers. Volunteering is very rewarding and a great way to help others and the community! Lisa Landman has worked with the Special Olympics organization before and promotes everyone to get involved.

There are many ways to get involved!

Healthy Recipe: Irish Lamb Stew

Lamb stew has long been known as Irish penicillin. It consists of a rich stew full of potatoes, leeks and carrots. In traditional fashion, nothing here is browned first, just all stewed together. To keep it healthy make sure to trim the lamb of any visible fat before you cook it.

Get the directions here!

A New Face for Gerber Baby

The Gerber Baby family welcomes Lucas Warren – a 1-year-old from Georgia who has Down Syndrome! He’s the first baby with Down Syndrome to become Gerber’s “Spokesbaby of the year” in its 91-year history.

Learn more about Lucas here!

Adopt! Don't Shop!

There are over 3.3 millions dogs that are without a home. Lisa Landman is an advocate for adopting instead of shopping for a pet. There are many benefits in adopting! By giving a dog in a shelter a second chance, you can make sure it has a great life. The satisfaction you will receive from adopting a rescue dog is like no other.

Read more benefits to adopting a dog here!

4 New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pets

New Year’s resolutions do not just have to be for humans, but they can also be made for your pets. The start of a new year can be a great time to refresh your pet’s routine.

Read Lisa Landman's 4 Resolutions here!

Gifts that Give Back

The holiday season is upon us, which means attempting to find the perfect presents for friends and family. Holidays are notorious for gift buying and giving back, so why not combine the two and purchase presents that give back to charities. With the millions of homeless animals, you can now use your holiday spending money to find the best gifts and support a good cause.

Learn more here!

Be the Best Pet Owner with These 6 Tips

We all want to be the best pet owner, but being the best can be harder than it seems. Owning a pet is not just a privilege, it comes with a lot of responsibility. Our pets depend on us, and we should try our best to give them the best. Follow my six tips for being the best pet owner!

Read Lisa Landman's tips here!

Animal Adoption Tips

Rescuing a shelter animal provides a second chance for many pets. If you are planning on adopting a dog or cat, the first few days at home can be very stressful and confusing for your rescue animal. However, by following these adoption tips, you can prepare and provide a smooth transition for your rescue pet.

Check out Lisa Landman's tips here!

Keeping Animals Safe This Winter

As temperatures continue to drop, remember that cold weather can be hazardous for pets. While many know how dangerous warm weather can be, frosty weather poses just as serious health concerns for pets. Just like humans, animals can only tolerate so much exposure to below freezing temperatures.

Read how to keep your pet safe here!

Part 1: 4 Different Types of Psychologists and What They Do

The study of psychology can take you in so many different directions. From working with emotional and behavioral disorders to working in non-clinical environments such as research and business, the possibilities are endless. In this series of blogs, I am going to break down some of the top fields of psychology and offer an overview of what a psychologist in that field does.

Check out Lisa Landman's overview here!

Adonis Complex

The term “Adonis Complex” is not a medical term. It is being used to describe a variety of body image concerns which have been plaguing boys and men, especially throughout the last two decades. It does not describe any one body image problem of males, rather all the issues collectively ranging from minor frustrations to serious obsessions.

Read more here!

10 Facts That Will Make You Adopt Your Next Pet

Each year, there are thousands of documented animal cruelty cases and many more that go unreported. I am a strong advocate of animal adoption because no animal should be treated poorly. Here are ten facts that will make you adopt your next pet because all animals should be loved – not mistreated.

Read the 10 Stats here!

Olympics Bring Awareness to Asian Dog Farms

While the 2018 Winter Olympics have come to a close, American skier Gus Kenworthy has recently shed light on dog farms in South Korea. During his time in South Korea, Kenworthy visited one of the 17,000 dog farms in the country.

Read more here!

Preparing Special Need Kids for a School Crisis

Sadly, school shootings are continuing to occur. With the recent gunfire in Parkland, Florida, I started thinking about how we can keep special need kids safe during emergencies. Regardless of how the government and education system tries to prevent school shootings from happening, it’s crucial that we take a look into how we can keep our students safe.

Read more of Lisa Landman's blog here!

Part 2: 4 Different Types of Psychologists and What They Do

Psychology is a broad term and a popular college degree. Many students pursue the study of psychology because it can lead you to many different career fields and opportunities. Since the job possibilities are endless, I am going to break down a few of the top psychology fields. Let’s dive into another four popular psychologist fields!

Check out Lisa Landman's overview here!

How to Introduce a New Pet to Your Home

Bringing a new pet home is a very exciting time! While you may be delighted to bring a pet home finally, it’s important to remember that your new family member is going to need time to adjust. Although your dog or cat may have had a playful, happy attitude at the shelter or at their previous home, your new pet may be wary or fearful in their new environment.

To have a successful transition of welcoming your pet to your home, follow Lisa Landman's helpful tips!

Best Dog Breeds for Your Family and Kids

If you want to welcome a dog into your family, it’s necessary to consider what breed of dog will work best for your household. While it all depends on your family’s lifestyle, generally a dog breed that is friendly, trainable, and has a gentle demeanor works well for most families. However, these characteristics are a match for a variety of breeds.

If you need help choosing the right four-legged fit for your family, consider Lisa Landman's helpful tips on picking the best dog breed for your household.

Part 3: 4 Different Types of Psychologists — and What They Do

Psychology is a popular college major because the degree can take you in many different directions. Many students decide to study psychology because the career possibilities are endless. From working on research studies to working in high schools, a psychology degree can lead to many industries.

Read more of Lisa Landman's overview here!

Tips on Traveling With Pets

Since most pet owners view their furry companions as family members, it only makes sense to bring them on vacation. A survey conducted by PetRelocation found that more than half of all pet owners were planning to take their pet on a summer vacation. While most pets love car rides, traveling poses several unique challenges that owners must address.

Learn more about traveling with pets here!

Tips for Parenting a Child With Special Needs

The world is made up of millions of children that each have their own unique needs. Children with special needs- whether it be emotional or physical- are actually a fairly common occurrence. In fact, over 14 percent of children in the United States have special needs, which means many parents may struggle with the challenge of raising them.

Read more here!