Loretta LaRoche


Loretta LaRoche

The Humor Potential

Loretta LaRoche has helped people deal with everyday stress for over thirty years. Her irreverent humor and innate sense of the absurd, helps people see how needlessly complex and stressful our lives can become. With wit and wisdom, Loretta leaves audiences inspired, motivated, and roaring with laughter. Often irreverent, and always hilarious, Loretta helps people discover how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors can affect work performance, relationships, success and self-worth.

Loretta writes a weekly newspaper column called “Get a Life,” for Gateway Media and is a featured stress-management expert on Lluminari.com. She is also a member of the AOL.com coaches network and Eons.com, a website celebrating life on the flipside of age 50.

She is a trained mental health advocate and has worked with the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine through Harvard University. She was also on the advisory board for the Council of Anxiety and Depression at Massachusetts General Hospital and in 2004 she was presented with the Walter C. Alvarez Memorial Award for Medical Writing by the American Medical Writers Association.

A well-recognized television personality, she has appeared on CNN, ABC, and NBC. She has also authored nine books, including The Joy Journal, Happy Talk, Relax: You May Only Have a Few Minutes Left, Life is Not a Stress Rehearsal, Life Is Short: Wear Your Party Pants, Squeeze the Day, Kick Up Heels Before You’re Too Short to Wear Them and Lighten Up!

Authentic Happiness: It Takes Courage to be Happy

One of the most self-defeating concepts in the modern world is the pursuit of happiness. Not because it is not without merit. Since we all know that feeling good far outweighs feeling bad. It is “how” we go about it that has helped create the epidemic of self-entitlement, depression, lack of humor, and outbursts of anger that permeate the culture. We cannot buy, or demand happiness. Loretta LaRoche, a pioneer in the field of stress management using humor as a coping mechanism, now brings you her newest work…”It takes Courage to be Happy”… She brings newly discovered life-transforming answers to how we can change our lives, mentally, physically, and spiritually through a series of groundbreaking information and exercises that show the connection between happiness and human behavior…

  1. Discover how to reduce self-chatter – When unnecessary self-chatter subsides, you will become calmer, more attentive and content.
  2. Explore how to increase positive emotions in your life to counter depression. and stress..
  3. Become empowered by learning how to be authentically happy, which in turn creates a more prosperous life, better relationships, and a longer healthier life.

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 and our own selfworth.

Kick Up Your Heels Before: You're Too Short to Wear Them

With her trademark humour and practical wisdom, Loretta LaRoche shows you how to live a long, healthy, and juicy life by mastering your body and mind—before you lose them! This event is filled with useful advice, spirituality, and (of course) loads of laughter. Live a life centered on learning, loving, and laughing. Create soul-stretching attitudes and trade old behaviours for bold behaviours—adding years to your life and “juice” to your years! Loretta provides an evening of exploration, creativity and fun. Come prepared to see a show filled with fun and discover the possibilities of a more powerful you. You’ll leave revitalized, inspired, and with renewed passion for living a juicy life!

Life Is Not A Stress Rehearsal (Bringing Yesterday's Sane Lifestyle Into Today's Insane World)

For most of us life has become a pressure cooker of unrealistic expectations, information overload, relentless marketing and workaholism that we spend our days stressed out over being stressed out. Loretta makes us see the wisdom of a more civilized time when no one carried a cell phone during a peaceful walk on the beach. With her contemporary wit and a hearty dose of old-world wisdom Loretta brings a breath of fresh air for everyone who’s suffocating in our techno crazed, germ-phobic, ” go-go-go” world.

Life Is Short- Wear Your Party Pants (10 Simple Truths That Lead To An Amazing Life)

Loretta will give you the tools you need to not only reduce feelings of tension, but also bring joy, passion and gusto to your life She gives you dozens or proven techniques for recognizing the ten simple truths that will lead you to an intense, happy successful life: resilience, living in the moment, optimism, acceptance, humor, creativity, moderation, responsibility, meaning and connection. As Loretta says;” Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift- that’s why they call it the present.”

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.

Parenting with Humour (Is It Possible?)

“Sit down, stop it, clean your room, don’t use my good scissors!” Sound familiar? Can we raise a responsible human being using optimism, joy and good humor without resorting to awfulizing and catastrophizing? Explore the possibilities of having a family that laughs and supports each other.

The Joy of Stress

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.

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.