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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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How to Raise Self-Esteem in 30 Seconds a Day

I want to help you raise your self-esteem in only 30 seconds a day. “You’re not good enough!”  Have you ever heard that?  “You’re fat!”  Have you ever heard that?  Have you ever started to believe in what others are saying?  Let me help you believe what you are saying, not what others are saying. […]

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Why Should I Love You if You Don’t Love Yourself?

I had an awesome week.  I spoke everywhere from Pittsburgh, PA, to Albany, to Wyoming, and then I finished off in Denver. I’ve got the greatest job in the world. As motivational speaker for teens, I got to speak to over 6,000 students, teachers and educators this week. My question for you In every high […]

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Teens: Make a Conscious Effort Each Day to Seek the Positive

  A defining moment As some of you know, I have a nephew who has autism. His name is Patrick. During a recent school assembly I mentioned Patrick; and how he would never grow up to do certain things that other students are able to do. A sister of a student with special needs who was in […]

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Teens: Lose Your Ego!

When I was 18 years old, I was searching for meaning in life and looking for understanding and direction. I found myself at a point where I was walking around with a chip on my shoulder. As we become teenagers, we start wondering where our lives are going to take us and this is when we […]

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Coming Soon: Jeff’s New Book – “Your Life Matters”

Meet Youth Motivational Speaker, Jeff Yalden. He’s an inspiration to teens world-wide. When one community suffered the loss of 4 teen suicides in 6 weeks, who’d they reach out to? Jeff Yalden reaches into the hearts of teens giving them hope, love and an appreciation for life. However, Jeff is straight forward and direct. He […]

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So much to be Grateful for . . .

I am emotionally drained . . . I am tired . . . I am sad . . . I am at a loss for words but I felt compelled to write and journal. For those of you that are reading I really hope that you can follow my words and thoughts as I take […]

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