Mary LoVerde believes life is a balancing act. Her passion is finding creative ways to live a joyful and successful life. As an internationally recognized expert in life balance strategies, she has delighted audiences from Bangkok to Biloxi with her step-by"step strategies for a more balanced life. Embraced by both men and women alike, her diverse client list spans from the Mayo Clinic to the American Trucking Association. Mary presents a wealth of uplifting insights and innovative ideas for taking small steps in the right direction for a less stressful, more satisfying life.
Mary is the author of three bestselling books: Stop Screaming at the Microwave, Touching Tomorrow, and I Used to Have a Handle on Life but It Broke. Based on her expertise, she has had guest appearances on Oprah Winfrey show, ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, and ABC 20/20. She won a Nellie Westerman ethics prize for her work on informed consent. Mary served as a graduate school professor for Chapman University for 16 years and also served on the faculty of the University of Colorado's School of Medicine as the Director of the Hypertension Research Center for 15 years.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women. Our language suggests how strongly we believe in the emotional impact on our hearts. We use phrases like “staying young at heart”, “She died of a broken heart”, “The Lonely Hearts Club” and “She is so warm-hearted”. Research clearly shows that how we “feel in our hearts” plays a major role in our well-being. The message of “connection creates balance” inspires women to take good care of their hearts – in every sense of the word.
We are rewarded for overworking, overscheduling, and being overwhelmed. It’s a common approach but one that slows productivity, increases absenteeism, raises health care costs and causes us to ache. The only thing that can reverse this is to tap into our power to pay attention. In this unique twist on what really works, you’ll see a better way to reach your goals and feel good at the same time.
The old ways of balancing our lives focused on how to do more by working harder and faster. We’ve learned the hard way that what we have tried hasn’t worked. We are busier than ever. In this fun and idea filled program you will come to realize that even though life is whizzing by, there are specific strategies that can bring more harmony into your home and work life – strategies that work equally well with both men and women. If you are black and blue from juggling, it is time for the New Approach to Life Balance.
You’ve organized, prioritized, delegated and simplified, and you still don’t have enough time for your family, your spouse, your friends, your boss – much less yourself. You’re a veteran of the time-management wars, fighting for the life balance ideal – and you are losing! In this humorous and fast-paced presentation you’ll learn a new approach for keeping your life in balance with the Connection Solution. You will leave armed with practical, innovative “works in real life” ideas you will want to implement immediately.
Working 24/7 and still can’t get it all done? Most of us feel that the only way to manage the mounting chaos in our lives is to take control. If only we could get a handle on life! No wonder we have overwhelming to-do lists that leave us feeling exhausted and powerless. In this heartwarming and funny program you’ll learn straightforward, innovative techniques for keeping your balance no matter what life throws your way.