Loretta LaRoche | Stress Management Specialist and Star of Five Emmy Award-Winning Specials on PBS

Loretta LaRoche

Stress Management Specialist and Star of Five Emmy Award-Winning Specials on PBS

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Loretta LaRoche

Loretta LaRoche has helped people deal with everyday stress for over thirty years. With irreverent humor and an innate sense of the absurd, Loretta helps people see how needlessly complex and stressful our lives can become.

Loretta's wit, wisdom and humor is a common-sense view of life that leaves audiences inspired, motivated and roaring with laughter. Often irreverent--always hilarious--keynote speaker and lecturer Loretta helps people discover how thoughts, feelings and behaviors can affect work performance, relationships, success and self-worth. Loretta shows how humor can benefit the health of an organization and its employees, and improve productivity in the workplace.

An international consultant and lecturer in the field of stress management, Loretta is widely known as star of six award-winning specials on PBS, including favorite titles, The Joy of Stress, Humor Your Stress, How Serious is This, Relax! You Only Live Once, Get a Life, and her newest addition, Life is Short! - Wear Your Party Pants. She has appeared as a guest-expert on the CNN, ABC, CBS and NBC networks.

Through hilarious anecdotes and practical exercises, Loretta's best-selling books Relax - You May Only Have a Few Minutes Left (Villard 1998), introduces the power of humor to overcome stress in everyday life and Life is Not a Stress Rehearsal (Broadway Books 2001) brings yesterday's sane wisdom into today's insane world so we can slow down, smell the roses, and learn to laugh at ourselves again. Her newest book, Life is Short! -Wear Your Party Pants (Hay House 2003) brings her one-of-a-kind perspective for living an optimistic and resilient life in these challenging times.

Every year, Loretta conducts over 100 lectures, seminars and training workshops, for healthcare professionals, hospitals, Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

Clients include NASA, FAA, IRS, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, MD Anderson Medical Center, IBM, Hewlett Packard and Dun & Bradstreet. At the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Loretta teams up with Joan Borysenko, Mind/Body scientist, clinician and teacher for a series of weekend conferences for women.

Loretta LaRoche is an adjunct faculty member at The Mind/Body Medical Institute of Boston, affiliated with Beth Israel and Harvard Medical School, and is a contributing writer for The Wellness Book by Dr. Herbert Benson, Mind/Body Medical Institute. She has been published in many magazines and newspapers, including USA Today, The Boston Globe, First, Woman's Day and Self. Her weekly column, Get a Life, is published every Monday in The Patriot Ledger's Lifestyle section.

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Featured Keynote Programs

The Joy of Stress (Finding the Bless in the Mess)

Join Loretta in discovering that 'stressed spelled backwards is desserts'. Explore the possibilities that can help us use stress as an ally rather than the enemy. Learn to become more resilient, creative and joyful.

How to Prevent Hardening of the Attitude (Reducing Stress in the Workplace)

Our work literally takes up most of our lives. Therefore, it would make sense for us to choose to enjoy it. Find out how to look forward to Monday instead of enduring until Friday! Discover how thoughts, feelings and behaviors can affect work performance, relationships, success and our own self-worth.

Whine, Women and Song (The Wit and Wisdom of Womanhood)

'We are women hear us roar!' Is it possible to climb the corporate ladder, pick up toys, be a domestic goddess and not lose your mind! Discover the fun in the feminine as we share the wit and wisdom of being a woman.

Love, Laughter and Lasagna
A Recipe for a Positive Outlook

Sick of being a 'Human Doing?' Savor ways to elicit the past to reframe the present into a simpler lifestyle that honors families, friends, a sense of community and yourself.

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