• May 8, 2018 - Madison Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast, Introduction to Positive Psychology & Increasing Optimism, Madison, NJ
  • May 4, 2018 - How to Foster a Growth Mindset, for staff at The School of St. Elizabeth, NJ
  • April 19, 2018 - Overcoming Imposter Syndrome, Center for Women, Livingston NJ
  • April 19, 2018 - Increasing Optimism, Employee Wellness Webinar, Air New Zealand, California
  • April 10, 2018 - Online video Summit, Whine Free Parenting & Mindful Moms with Linda Vettrus-Nichols 
  • March 29, 2018  - Increasing Optimism, The Adult School, Chatham NJ.
  • March 21, 2018 - Building Motivation and Morale in the Workplace, Inttra, Parsippany NJ
  • January 29, 2018 - Yale Club NYC, Health and Wellness Event
  • November 16, 2017 - Private Employee Wellness: Tis the Season to be Stressed, Inttra, Parsippany, NJ
  • October 17th, 2017 - Reclaim Your Inner Power Telesummit with Empowered Femprenurs.
  • October 13, 2017 - Private Employee Wellness, Preventing Burnout, Greenwich St. NY, NY
  • October 12, 19, Nov 2, 2017 - The Adult School of the Chathams Course: Get Happy, The Science Behind the Smile
  • September 16, 2017 - Get Happy Presentation at Dr. K Wellness Anniversary Day, New Providence, NJ
  • September 14, 2017 - Private Employee Wellness, Preventing Burnout, Maxim Health CUNY, NY, NY
  • September 13, 2017 - Private Event: Teen Resiliency Program, NJ
  • August 16, 2017 - Private Employee Wellness Resiliency Workshop, Inttra, Parsippany, NJ
  • May 23, 2017 - Fill Your BAG Happy Presentation for Women's Wellness Bookclub meeting
  • May 17, 2017 - Private Employee Wellness Stress Management Workshop, Inttra, Parsippany, NJ
  • April 27, 2017 - Increasing Optimism Workshop part of Int-O Yellow, Optimism Awareness Madison NJ
  • Oct 2016 - March 2017, Babies R Us stores (Paramus & Union) monthly parenting class : Lose that Mommy Guilt 
  • March 7, 2017, Pediatric Therapeutics, Main Street, Chatham. Parent Workshop "Lose That Mommy Guilt"
  • March 3, 10, 17, The Adult School of the Chathams Course: Get Happy, Science Behind the Smile
  • February 2, 2017, Project Community Pride & Madison Area YMCA Mental Health Initiative Goal Setting Workshop, Madison NJ
  • January 18, 2017, Yale Club Heath and Wellness Fair NYC
  • January 10, 2017, Get it Done, Reach Your Goals in 2017, The Adult School Madison
  • December 1, 2016, Increasing Optimism, Community Mental Health Initiative at Madison Area YMCA
  • November 18, 2016, Resiliency & Stress Management Workshop, Healthy Business Group NYC
  • November 1, 2016, Lose That Parent Guilt, Corporate Event for Novartis' Working Parents Connection
  • October 13, 2016, Building Resiliency,  Livestrong Support Group Madison YMCA NJ
  • October 7, 14, 21, Get Happy: The Science Behind the Smile Course, The Adult School of Madison
  • October 6, 2016, Science Behind the Smile, Middlesex Community College Mental Health Awareness Day Workshop
  • September 21, 2016 Corporate Wellness Fair, Miele, Inc. Princeton NJ
  • September 15, 2016 Building Resilience in Difficult Times, Cancer Support Community of Central NJ
  • September 13, 2016 Life and Leadership Breakfast with Jill Donahue of EngageRx at PharmaForce2016
  • September 12, 2016 Increasing Optimism BIG Meeting, Flemington NJ
  • July 19, 2016 Studio M Lunch N Learn, WINK for Women in Hawthorne NJ.
  •  July 13, 2016 Emotional Wellness Stress Management Employee Wellness Workshop, H.Betti Industries
  • June 16, 2016 Private Corporate Employee Wellness Increasing Optimism Workshop, NYC
  • May 25, 2016 Mommy Guilt Workshop for Mother's Center of Central NJ 
  • May 15, 2016 Mompreneureal Event Babies R Us Union
  • May 9, 2016 Lose that Mommy Guilt Workshop Long Hill Mom's Club Meeting
  • May 6, 2016 Mother's Day Interactive Chat and book signing at Short Stories Community Bookstore
  • May 5, 2016 Increasing Optimism for Moms at Madison Bar Method
  • April 2016. Three week Adult School Course: Get Happy, The Science Behind the Smile
  • April 30th, 2016 Babies R Us Fashion Show and Vendor Fair Bridgewater NJ
  • April 6th, 2016, Mother's of Preschoolers (MOPS) Meeting, Summit NJ
  • February 22, 2016, Increasing Optimism, BIG Meeting Red Bank NJ
  • January 27, 2016, St Barnabas Diabetes Education Group, NJ
  • January 26, 2016, Goal Setting Workshop, BIG Livingston NJ
  • January 21, 2016, Goal Setting Workshop, BIG Bernardsville NJ
  • January 20, 2016 Yale Club Health Fair
  • December 10, 2015, Goal Setting for New Year Workshop, Springfield Chiropractic Center
  • December 2, 2015 Increasing Optimism Workshop, BIG Chester Gladstone NJ
  • November 5, 2015 BP Corporate Health and Wellness Fair at BP
  • October 22, 2015 Cancer Support Community of Central NJ, Building Resilience in Difficult Times Workshop
  • October 12, 2015 Madison NJ Chamber of Commerce Meeting
  • October 2015 Three week Adult School Course, Get Happy: The Science Behind the Smile
  • September 21, 2015 Mindful Family Sanity Saver Event at The Squirrel & The Bee
  • July 28, 2015, Employee Wellness, Increasing Optimism Workshop, Yale Club of NYC
  • July 23, 2015, Increasing Optimism Workshop, MONDO Summit
  • July 23, 2015, Optimism Workshop, Mothers and More Meeting, The Connection, Summit NJ
  • June 18, 2015, Increasing Optimism Workshop, B.I.G. Morristown NJ
  • April 30, 2015,  Increasing Optimism Workshop, YMCA of Madison NJ
  • April 23, 2015, Increasing Optimism Workshop, ERA Real Estate Wellness Challenge Speaker Program
  • April 8, 2015, Increasing Optimism Workshop for Mountainside Schools Parent Education Night
  • March 26, 2015, The Adult School of Chatham, Madison & Florham Park
  • March 18, 2015, Increasing Optimism at BIG Bernardsville NJ Meeting
  • March 12, 2015, Optimism Workshop, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Chatham NJ Speaker Series
  • January 26, 2015, Goal Setting Workshop, St. Barnabas Diabetes Education Program
  • December 4, 2014, Optimism Workshop,  The Adult School Madison NJ
  • December 4, 2014, Increasing Optimism Workshop, BIG Montville NJ
  • November 18, 2014, Increasing Optimism Workshop, Madison Adult School NJ
  • October 9, 2014, Increasing Optimism, Lakeland Hills YMCA, Mountain Lakes NJ
  • October 7, 2014, Increasing Optimism Workhshop, NCJW, Livingston NJ
  • October 6, 2014, Increasing Optimism Workshop, Livingston Adult School NJ
  • July 11, 2014, Mpwr10Workshop, Madison NJ BIG meeting
  • June 24, 2014, Increasing Optimism Workshop,  BIG Livingston, NCJW
  • June 19 , Increasing Optimism Workshop, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Employee Health Conference
  • June 4, 2014, Optimism Workshop for Parents at Hands of Life Martial Arts Studio in Garwood NJ
  • June 4, 2014, Optimism Workshop for Employees of Morristown Oncology & Integrative Medicine
  • April 22, 2014, Increasing Optimism Workshop, St. Barnabas Ambulatory Center Diabetes Education Program
  • April 3, 2014, Increasing Optimism Workshop, College of St Elizabeth - Anti Bullying month program
  • February 20, 2014, Increasing Optimism Workshop, Whole Foods, Madison NJ Lunch n Learn
  • February 2014, Optimism Presentation for Community Coaching Group in Short Hills NJ

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Increasing Optimism: Happier, Healthier, More Productive YOU
Paint the Town Yellow Speaker Series, Madison NJ

May 8th, 7pm, Tuesday evening at Short Stores Bookstore 32 Main Street in Madison (click here for flier)
I am honored to be apart of Madison NJ's Paint the Town Yellow by presenting Increasing Optimism Workshop. The presentation will be focused on Positive Psychology Tools for a happier, healthier, more productive you! Free to anyone in the community. Paint the Town Yellow Speaker Series begins following the International Day of Happiness on March 20th and will go through May. For a full list of speakers in the series you can click HERE or go to facebook@madisonisintoyellow.


Lose that Mommy Guilt and Embrace Awesome!
Emotional Self-Care for Moms

Moms looking to tap into confidence, self-compassion & let go of that unrealistic expectation of perfect! Join me for an interactive workshop & discussion on how to Lose That Mommy Guilt in honor of Mothers’ Day.


Fall 2018 Adult School Courses

​I will be offering the following courses as part of the Adult School of the Chathams, Madison, Florham Park. Register at the Adult School Website HERE. All courses have a maximum of 10 participants and are being held at Maximize Wellness office, 10 Fairmount Avenue. 

  • Introduction to Positive Psychology: Get Happy: Science behind the Smile, Thursday October 18th, 7pm -8:30pm
  • Fostering a Growth Mindset, Friday October 19th, 12pm - 1:30pm
  • Self-Care for Moms: Based on Lose that Mommy Guilt, Thursday October 18th, 10am-11:30am
  • Overcoming Imposter Syndrome, Thursday October 12th, 12pm -1:30pm


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