Lisa Lounsbury

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Lisa Lounsbury

Speaker Expertise Health & Wellness, Inspiration/Motivation, Mental Wellness

Lisa has been educating and entertaining audiences, conference delegates and clients on the topics of Health and Wellness for over 28 years. As an expert in mental health, wellness and fitness, Lisa has been focussed on inspiring and motivating individuals to Make Wellness a Priority™ and to Bring Health to Health and Safety™.

As a keynote speaker and workshop facilitator Lisa speaks to groups in the Health and Safety Industry, Education Sectors, Municipal, Provincial and Federal Governments, Social Services, Human Resources, Financial, Mining Groups and many others. Lisa is the President and Founder of New Day Wellness Inc.™ and the New Day Wellness Academy™, a Motivational Speaker, TV Host of Your Wellness on Eastlink TV, a Corporate Mental Health and Wellness Trainer, International Fitness Specialist and Competitive Tap Dancer. Over the years Lisa has also appeared on a variety of radio talk shows, commercials and news interviews. She's addressed members of Non-Profit Organizations, National Speakers Groups and Professional Associations and always leaves her audiences motivated and energized. Being an engaging, entertaining and inspiring speaker as a mental health and wellness expert is what Lisa delivers with every Keynote, Workshop, Retreat, Interview, and TV Episode.

Presentation Description & Topics

Making Wellness a Priority

Embark on a transformative wellness journey with Lisa Lounsbury’s flagship presentation, “Making Wellness a Priority.” This empowering session is designed to prevent setbacks and sustain momentum on your path to well-being. Lisa, a seasoned expert in mental health, wellness, and fitness, brings her wealth of knowledge to guide you through a comprehensive understanding of health and wellness. This session/keynote focuses on prioritizing your team’s well-being, with a special emphasis on Lisa’s newly published book, “Making Wellness a Priority – Solutions to uncover Barriers to being Happy and Healthy.” Discover insights into the importance of priorities, delve into the three main pillars of wellness, and uncover barriers hindering your wellness journey. Attendees will gain valuable strategies for setting new intentions and goals, equipping themselves with the tools needed for lasting change. This holistic approach addresses the significance of health and wellness in their lives, fostering overall well-being. The workshop also aids in navigating the Stops and Starts of Making Wellness a Priority.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Prioritizing Wellness: Understand the importance of placing wellness at the forefront of personal and professional life.
  2. Pillars of Wellness: Explore the three key pillars – mental health, physical well-being, and holistic fitness – for a balanced and sustainable wellness journey.
  3. Overcoming Barriers: Uncover and address the barriers that may impede progress, gaining insights to propel your team towards lasting well-being.

Fail Fast & Pivot

Embark on a transformative journey exploring the profound connection between the “Fail Fast & Pivot” concept and the daunting Fear of Failure—a force that can immobilize your path to success and resilience. In this session, prepare to delve into the captivating realm of the Abilene Paradox, where familiar routines can shackle growth and hinder the emergence of fresh prospects. Brace yourself for an awe-inspiring and empowering experience as you gain invaluable knowledge on embracing failure and executing swift, strategic pivots. The session offers insights into the art of failing fast, understanding that setbacks are opportunities for growth rather than roadblocks. Strategic pivoting is emphasized as a dynamic response to challenges, ensuring agility in the face of uncertainty. Participants will acquire practical tools to identify when a change in direction is needed and execute pivots with precision.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Embracing Failure: Learn to view failure as a stepping stone to success, fostering a growth mindset.
  2. Strategic Pivoting: Acquire skills to identify when a change in direction is necessary and execute strategic pivots with precision.
  3. Agility in Uncertainty: Cultivate the ability to navigate challenges with agility, turning setbacks into opportunities for triumph and progress.

Thriving After Turmoil

Navigating the aftermath of the pandemic requires mastering resilience in a post-pandemic world. In the session/keynote, “Thriving After Turmoil: Mastering Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World,” Lisa delves into practical skills to fortify participants’ mental well-being amidst ongoing uncertainty. As she explores the art of adapting to change, participants will gain insights and strategies to embrace flexibility in the face of uncertainties. Foster emotional intelligence becomes a focal point, empowering individuals to navigate complex emotions with grace and understanding. Stress management techniques will be shared, providing practical tools to cope with the challenges that arise. Unlocking the power of social connections is a key theme, recognizing the profound impact of a supportive community on mental resilience. This session encourages participants to build and strengthen these connections, fostering a sense of collective resilience.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Adapting to Change: Gain practical skills to navigate and embrace change, fostering adaptability in the face of uncertainty.
  2. Emotional Intelligence: Develop a heightened understanding of emotions and the ability to navigate complex feelings with resilience and grace.
  3. Social Connection: Recognize and harness the power of social connections in cultivating mental well-being, emphasizing the importance of a supportive community.

Emotional Balance & Inclusion

In the realm of leadership, mastering emotional balance is pivotal for navigating negative and stressful circumstances. The ability to exercise control over reactions not only contributes to personal well-being but also sets the tone for the entire team. This session, “Emotional Balance & Inclusion,” delves into the essential skills leaders need to foster a resilient and inclusive work environment. Emotional balance is not just about managing stress but also about understanding and channeling emotions effectively. Leaders who can navigate their emotions with composure provide a model for their teams, encouraging a healthier response to challenges. This session offers practical strategies for leaders to develop and maintain emotional equilibrium, ensuring a positive impact on both individual and team dynamics. Additionally, the connection between emotional balance and inclusion is emphasized. Leaders who prioritize emotional well-being contribute to a workplace culture of trust and mutual respect. Inclusive leadership is about acknowledging and valuing diverse perspectives, creating an environment where everyone feels heard and appreciated.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Emotional Equilibrium: Develop practical skills to manage stress and negative emotions effectively, fostering personal and team resilience.
  2. Inclusive Leadership: Understand the link between emotional balance and inclusivity, recognizing the role of leaders in creating a culture of trust and respect.
  3. Cultivating Mutual Respect: Learn how maintaining emotional balance contributes to an inclusive environment, where diverse perspectives are acknowledged and valued.

Digital Dementia

Explore the pervasive issue of Digital Dementia, a consequence of our overuse of technology such as cell phones, internet, laptops, and more. Diminished communication skills and memory loss contribute to the global mental illness crisis, making it crucial to address and mitigate this phenomenon. In this enlightening session, Lisa leads participants on an engaging journey, revealing the stark realities of today’s society and the profound impact of Digital Dementia on individual experiences. Lisa’s storytelling prowess goes beyond raising awareness; it becomes a call to immediate action. Participants gain insights into practical steps to combat Digital Dementia, learning strategies to mitigate its effects on cognitive abilities and overall mental health. As our world becomes increasingly digital, understanding and addressing the consequences of technology overuse are paramount for maintaining well-being.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Impact of Technology Overuse: Recognize the detrimental effects of Digital Dementia attributed to overuse of technology such as cell phones, internet, and laptops, contributing to the global mental illness crisis.
  2. Urgency for Action: Lisa’s engaging narratives inspire immediate action, acknowledging the urgency of mitigating and reversing Digital Dementia for cognitive resilience.
  3. Strategies for Well-being: Acquire practical strategies to combat the effects of technology overuse, fostering cognitive resilience and maintaining mental well-being in the digital age.

Hear what others have to say

I was captivated by Lisa Lounsbury at the Nebraska Great Plains Safety Conference as she took us on a journey looking inwards to ourselves and our organizations.  She not only captured our attention with her stories, activities and humor, we walked away with meaningful and actionable items that we could apply to increase our wellness and safety.” – Eldeen Pozniak “Lisa is very much at ease in front of a group of any size, she is an excellent presenter and engages her audience well. She is personable, friendly, empathetic, a confidant, a good communicator, and an excellent listener. She’s also great at getting an audience on their feet!” D. Nicholson – CEO – Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce “I would like to extend a sincere thank you for presenting at our conference. Your passion for bringing ‘health’ to health and safety was evident in your presentation on workplace fatigue. Conference attendees enjoyed your hands-on approach to education as they got out of their seats to join in the dancing and laughter. We are pleased to share that the conference has received very positive feedback. We recommend you for any event that wishes to educate and empower audiences on the subject of health at work. ” C. Belanger-Michaud, Ret. President of Workplace Safety North “I have seen Lisa Lounsbury work with challenging groups. She had them laughing, engaged, and most important: learning. She is passionate about safety, health & wellness and it shows in everything she does.” P. Hulschilt, Professional Speaker “Lisa Lounsbury is a very dynamic and energetic person, who consistently delivers high quality workshops at our annual conferences. Her sessions are always “standing room” only, and every person who attends her talks always makes a point of telling me how excellent she was! She is very professional and knowledgeable, with an excellent work ethic. It is always a pleasure to work with Lisa, and I would highly recommend her!” S. Buscarini, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services “Lisa always has a powerful message and is able to deliver it in an engaging and entertaining manner. I’ve often watched her lead the show at conferences and events and she has a contagious energy that allows her to influence and motivate her audience every time.” S. Tomchik, President & CEO of Plan A Health Care Staffing