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Jeff Yalden Inspires at Florida NAMI Event

On Thursday, October 5, mental health speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden spoke at the Pasco County, Florida chapter of NAMI – the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Yalden said NAMI is a nonprofit that helps millions of Americans who live with mental illness every single day According to its website, there are nearly […]

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Mental Health – Full Transparency

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Mental health speaker Jeff Yalden took himself to the emergency room at a local hospital near his home in the Myrtle Beach area on October 8, after experiencing a bout with anxiety and anger over the weekend. Yalden lives with mental illness, and is a staunch advocate for full disclosure. “I think if […]

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Jeff Yalden on the Loss of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington

Just a week before American alt-rockers Linkin Park were to embark on a 29-date North American tour, the tragic news spread like wildfire: Chester Bennington – the band’s 41-year-old lead singer and whom Rolling Stone called “an honest voice of pain and anger for a generation” – was found dead of suicide by hanging in […]

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The BOOM Podcast Episode 9: Journey or Destination

Youth motivational speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden continues his series of “from the heart” talks in episode nine of The BOOM Podcast. This time, he spoke about the journey versus the destination, mainly because he experienced a revelation of sorts as he was driving back home from a workout. “While we are all […]

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Jeff Yalden’s BOOM Podcast Episode 3: Richie Contartesi

Many know Michael Oher from his football career – he now plays offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers – and from the Oscar-winning film, The Blind Side. At 6’ 4” and 315 pounds, he’s hard to miss. For Oher, it all started at Ole Miss – The University of Mississippi – and its legendary NCAA […]

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BOOM Podcast Episode 2: Jeff Yalden Welcomes Mark Minard

Youth motivational speaker and author Jeff Yalden is heating things up with his BOOM Podcast. The perfect companion to his Amazon bestseller, BOOM! One Word to Instantly Inspire Action, Deliver Rewards, and Positively Affect Your Life Every Day, the BOOM Podcast drills down on principles from the book, but also features folks who have brought […]

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Jeff Yalden on Mental Health, Suicide and Chris Cornell

Nobody will ever really know what prompted rock icon Chris Cornell to make the tragic final decision to end his own life on May 17. What we do know is that Cornell had just performed a sold-out Soundgarden concert in Detroit. The Daily Mail reported that he posed for photographs after the show and told […]

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BOOM! Jeff Yalden’s New Book Set to Launch

Youth motivational speaker Jeff Yalden is stoked about his new book, BOOM! One Word to Instantly Inspire Action, Deliver Rewards, and Positively Affect Your Life Every Day! BOOM is a book about motivation and inspiration – a book Jeff has been working on since he went through a spinal cord fusion last year while also […]

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Teen Suicide Prevention Expert Jeff Yalden Weighs In on “13 Reasons Why”

The media has been abuzz about the controversial Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why,” based on a young adult novel of the same name by author Jay Asher – the jarring tale of high school student who takes her own life, leaving behind a handful of cassette tapes detailing her reasons for doing so and implicating […]

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Third Time’s a Charm: Jeff Yalden Inspires Hudson Falls High School

On April 11, youth motivational speaker Jeff Yalden arrived at Hudson Falls High School in Hudson Falls, New York, where he kicked off the school’s career day with one of his hard-hitting assemblies. For Yalden, the third time was the charm. “Weather prevented the first two attempts,” he said, adding that he was on his […]

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