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Webinar Series – May 2019

LifeAdviser 2019 Live Webinar Series

May 2019 :: Letting Your Emotions Interfere with Eating

How many times do you eat simply because you are bored or need comfort? We often tend to not even notice why we are eating and many times it's not because we are hungry, but rather our emotions are coming into play. Excessive stress, not sleeping well, anxiety, and needing emotional comfort lead many of us to the refrigerator or to the snack pantry leaving us with unwanted weight gain, health issues, and lowered self-esteem. Learn how to identify when you are eating emotionally and what your triggers may be. Learn how not to use food to fulfill an emotional void in this engaging, introspective webinar.

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2019 Future Webinars

June 2019 :: Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections

You get upsetting news and suddenly feel sick to your stomach. You're nervous about a big meeting and you begin to sweat, your heart races. Examples of the mind-body connection are endless. Particularly helpful for those living with chronic illness or other health challenges, this dynamic session provides strategies that employ the mind to lessen chronic pain, reduce depression associated with physical ailments, improve health outcomes, and more. You'll learn about the latest research findings and gain techniques to help you feel your best, both mentally and physically.

July 2019 :: Uncovering Unconscious Beliefs

We all have unconscious beliefs or preconceived ideas. While this is normal, it's important to recognize that they can negatively impact our behavior and relationships, on both a personal and professional level. During this session, we'll show you how to tune in and bring these beliefs to the surface so that they don't get in your way. Awareness is key to setting yourself up for success.

August 2019 :: Mastering the Business of Workplace Etiquette

From basic manners to cultural differences and more, it's very difficult to succeed without a certain awareness of etiquette in the workplace and what we don't know can hurt us. During this lively session, we will identify common pitfalls and show you how to avoid them. We will also review strategies to help you shine and leave a lasting impression.

September 2019 :: Funding College: 5 Steps Every Family Can Use to Build a Successful Plan

When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts and families need a simple process to follow. In this terrific webinar, college expert Dan Bisig will share five steps every family can use to build their funding plan. Dan will share the most popular funding options available so that parents are equipped to have the "money talk" with their college-bound children.

October 2019 :: 5 Strategies to Actually Enjoy the Holidays This Year

So often, the holidays are depicted as a time of blissful good cheer and family connection. Why do so many of us feel busy, pressured, or lonely each year instead? You have the power to do it differently this time around, no matter what the holidays hold for you. All you need is a strategy-one that actually works. This webinar will share five tips to actually enjoy the holidays this year and will guide you in creating a customized plan to apply them to your personal holiday situation. Let the festivities begin!

November 2019 :: Money is Emotional: Prevent Your Heart from Hijacking Your Wallet

This webinar pulls back the curtain on why we do what we do with our money. Christine Luken's "Mindful Money Management" approach to personal finance is unique in that it harnesses the power of positive thought and emotions - and short circuits the negative ones. Participants will learn how to navigate emotional money situations with purpose and confidence, so you can ensure that your heart won't hijack your wallet.

December 2019 :: Putting Out the Fire: Preventing and Managing Burnout

Contemporary professional demands not only cause stress, but chronic stress. Stress contributes to the development of myriad physical and mental health conditions including (but not limited to) hypertension, diabetes, depression and anxiety. Research suggests that up to two-thirds of American employees experience some degree of burnout. Burnout impacts productivity, morale, and financial and legal bottom lines due to the health-related costs of burnout.

2018 Archive

Archived – January 2018 :: Budgeting Basics: Financial Wellness is Within Reach!

Ever wonder where all your money goes? Are you tired of living paycheck to paycheck? Do you want to take the money fights out of your marriage? Maybe you just have that nagging feeling that you could be handling your finances better. Most of us know what we should be doing – saving more money, spending less on credit – but we don't always know how to implement a plan to move towards financial wellness. A personal monthly budget is the tool that will bring order out of financial chaos.

Archived – February 2018 :: Eat Your Way to Better Health!

The food we eat has a bigger impact on our health than almost any other factor. Yet in today's environment of minimal time and super-sized portions—and with conflicting reports about what is and is not healthy—many of us struggle to get the nutrients we need to thrive. During this interactive session, we'll take the guesswork out of healthy eating and provide simple, sustainable strategies that can be incorporated into even the busiest lifestyles. Whatever your health-related goals might be, this session will empower you with resources and information to help you lead the longest and healthiest life possible.


Archived – March 2018 :: Workplace Differences: A Matter of Style

Everyone has a different style of learning, working, and communicating, and one style is not necessarily better than another - just different. In this session, participants will discover; their personal learning/communication style, how their own style affects learning and communication for everyone in the workplace, how understanding and considering the learning and communication styles of others can prevent tension, misunderstanding and stress in the workplace, and how to maximize your own personal style.

Archived – April 2018 :: The Thriving Family: A parent's guide to raising resilient kids

As parents, we all want the best for our children. With the best of intentions, we devote our lives to creating a family foundation that nurtures and protects them. But along the way, as we witness our children experiencing the inevitable challenges of life, our own expectations and vulnerabilities can interfere with their developing brain. How do we avoid this? How can we feel confident that our beliefs and behaviors are providing the best foundation for our children to overcome the difficulties of life so they can truly flourish and succeed? Join us in this webinar as we explore the complexities of our role as parents, our relationship with our individual children and the evidence-based approaches to foster resilience.

Archived – May 2018 :: Painless Estate Planning

Less than half of Americans have a will, but everyone needs one. Join us to learn the simple steps you need to take to create a basic estate plan. We will cover the few basic documents that can save you and your family loads of aggravation and unnecessary expense.

Archived – June 2018 :: Minimizing Worry to Maximize Your Life

Are you a worrywart? Nineteen million Americans are chronic worriers and 38 percent report worrying every day. We all worry at times, but if you constantly stress over everything in your life you may be developing a chronic worry habit that can lead to physical and mental health difficulties including stress-related illnesses, generalized anxiety disorder and depression. In this webinar, we will assist you in analyzing the root cause of worry, and strategies to break the cycle of worry.

Archived – July 2018 :: Harnessing the Power of Social Media

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter: are they good or bad? Utilized correctly these can be wonderful business tools. Utilized incorrectly, they can kill a career. We will discuss effective utilization of these powerful tools, as well as cautions for inappropriate use.

Archived – August 2018 :: Managing Negative People

Negativity in one employee can spread, affecting the climate of the entire workplace and increasing the emotional burden of your job. While managing negative people is tough, there are methods which enable you to keep your cool, defuse employee negativity, and create a positive culture in your workplace.

Archived – September 2018 :: Legal and Financial Aspects of Eldercare

One of the most stressful aspects of caregiving is managing your loved one's financial obligations, the cost of caregiving and living expenses, and understanding the financial nuances of Medicare and Medicaid. In this session, we will discuss these important issues and participants will walk away with resources to assist them in this often-confusing process.

Archived – October 2018 :: Investing 101

Do you want to invest but don't know where to get started? This webinar will help you to understand what investing is, what it means, and how the "miracle" of compounding works. It will also cover some of the building blocks of investing and provide some insights into techniques with the goal of helping you think about which investing strategies are right for you.

Archived – November 2018 :: Five Generations in One Workplace

Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, Gen Z... all with different work styles and expectations! Join us to better understand each generation and learn how to maximize the fabulous advantages of these generations working in tandem.

Archived – December 2018 :: Mindfulness in the Workplace

Mindfulness has been shown to protect us against anxiety, stress, and depression. It improves performance and decision making, and it promotes learning, attention, and self-control. But how does this all work exactly? How and why should one, in the midst of their extremely busy workday, pause to make time for a touchy-feely fad like mindfulness? Join us in this webinar where we learn the science behind this spiritual practice and discover the very practical mindfulness practices that can increase your overall success in the workplace.

Archived – January 2019 :: Do Your Bucket List: 7 Ways to Up Your Focus on Things that Matter

Whether it's running an iron man, meeting somebody, or losing ten pounds, we all have that next thing we want to accomplish in life. But it's so easy to lose focus on personal growth in the rush of daily life. Get inspired and get practical with these seven strategies to increase your focus on that next bucket list item. Life without regrets is possible, you just need to get focused.

Archived – February 2019 :: Tax Saving Strategies

Review step-by-step the different sections of the 1040 and how you can maximize savings. What is the difference between a tax deduction and a credit? How can I minimize taxes? Give yourself a raise! Learn more about smart tax planning.

Archived – March 2019 :: Resilience in Times of Change

Change is an inevitable part of life. Sometimes it hits us unexpectedly and other times it comes as a consequence of a decisionwe made. Either way, change can be scary if we aren’t prepared to be flexible and resilient in the face of it. Especially in the workplace, organizational change can impact individual employee’s performance and productivity.

Archived – April 2019 :: Clear Your Clutter: A Comprehensive Guide

Is your kitchen table covered in unopened mail? Is your bedroom floor covered in clothing? Is your basement a total disaster? Living with clutter is exhausting. Learning how to approach clutter can feel daunting. This webinar will offer specific, strategic ways to approach clearing it and staying organized! We'll go room-by-room to help you have an organized and restful home.


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