New School Program! Helping Your Kids Cope With Stress

"Rita's presentation to our parents on 'Kids and Stress' was very well-received. Rita helped them be able to identify stress triggers in their children, but more importantly provided very simple strategies to reduce them and be proactive in preventing them when they could. In these times when school budgets are tight, this was money very well spent! We are looking forward to having her back again!" ~ Lorinda C. Allen, Director of Curriculum & Student Assessment, Dudley-Charlton Regional School District

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With Rita as your keynote speaker, your audience leaves energized, entertained, educated, and alive with possibilities.

Rita appeals to a wide variety of audiences, delivering results-driven information and insights drawn from her experiences as a resilience strategist, professor, and business owner. Read More

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"Your message on the value of a positive attitude was educational, humorous, and enthusiastic! We all left that day feeling inspired and wanting to share that positivity with colleagues, friends, and family members. ~ Karen Chapman, President, Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce

What People Are Saying About Rita!

“"Thank you so much for all your help last night. It was just what we all needed. The staff was very impressed with your presentation. I look forward to working with you again in the future." ” Lynn Zukas, Zukas Hilltop Barn
“Thank you so very much for being part of our Family Leadership Training Institute. Once again, and not surprisingly, our participants raved about your presentation. We heard from them over and over that a highlight of the weekend was your session on stress management and resilience. You are such a fun and engaging presenter!” Linda Freeman, Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
“Rita . . . was funny, engaging, and enthusiastic. Every one of the 30 plus clients in attendance made an effort to thank us for bringing in Rita to share her thoughts and her story. This thanks from our clients was the greatest compliment we could receive!” Joshua Farmer, Brookstone Wealth Management
“Thank you for agreeing to be our keynote speaker (Outstanding Women in Business Awards). . . . Your speech far exceeded our expectations today, and I truly appreciate the wonderful job that you did. I heard many wonderful comments about you from the attendee's after the event . . .” Kris Prosser, Events & Marketing Manager, Worcester Business Journal
“"I knew that Rita was a great choice, but last night she surpassed my expectations. [She] did an amazing job and so many people were singing [her] praises even before the evening was over." ” Margo Chevers, Tri-Town Domestic Violence Task Force, "Dancing With Stars" Event Coordinator
“Rita was fabulous! I was so impressed with her and enjoyed the whole presentation [National Association of Professional Organizers - New England]. She was engaging, funny and so insightful. I really appreciated her thoughtful approach and vast knowledge of her subject matter (and all her very appropriate stories) . . . . I gained so much from the presentation last night!” Julie Sheridan, design 2 order LLC

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Tuesday, January 26, Helping Your Kids Cope With Stress, Hitchcock Academy, Brimfield, MA. Registration.

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The Blog

H. Jackson Brown, Jr. wrote, "Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo DaVinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."

Time management, in a nutshell, is how we get things done. When you develop good time management skills you are in control of your time, your life, and your stress level. So, if you feel the need to be more organized, more ... read full post


Did you know . . .

  • Rita is a Certified Wedding Officiant? Rita supports marriage equality and honors all religious, spiritual and secular backgrounds.

More News . . .

Psychology Today Guest Blogger: Fear's Connection To Anxiety; The Time For Action Is Upon Us; In The Face of Adversity: Practice Gratitude

Check out the Psychology Today blog discussion of Rita's Stress Management course at Bay Path University!