For over 15 years, Valorie has been coaching and speaking around the globe and is a regular guest on national TV programs that include The Today Show, Dr. Oz, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC.



The holidays are meant to be a joyous time spent with family and friends but for some it can be a challenge with full schedules, planning travel and gatherings- but life strategist Valorie Burton can help you make the holidays memorable and less stressful.

Being an Example of Gratitude: The best way to teach your children to be grateful is to lead by example. Valorie can offer five easy ways to express appreciation…. a thank you note, call and expressing your thanks, take them out for lunch, send a small gift, or return the favor.

Managing Holiday Stress: Trying to keep everyone happy and make it to every holiday party and kids event? Valorie offers quick tips on setting your priorities, managing your own schedule and polite ways to decline an invite. Keeping peace at family gatherings (keeping peace with the in-laws and exes, stay away from topics like past mistakes, politics and religion). Conversation starter ideas for all groups.

Tips to Improve Your Speaking: Your voice inflection, tone and word speed reflect insecurities and authenticity.  Change what you think and say in critical moments, The importance of being present/undivided attention. Your appearance, grooming, disposition and smile can trigger success. Your posture can boost your confidence and lower your stress level.

Know What NOT to Say: Using discretion when you share your opinion or who you confide in. Words can not be taken back – learn when best to say nothing. Caution on gossip, and reacting emotionally and what you share on social media, texting and emails.

Get a Head Start on Your New Year’s Resolution: 48% of New Year’s resolutions fail. Don’t call it a resolution call it a goal/new beginning! Valorie can offer tips on setting realistic goals and succeeding. Gauging your progress. Give yourself some grace if you break your resolution (and how to start over again).

Valorie is the author of over eleven books including Successful Women Think Differently and Happy Women Live Better. She is the founder of The Coaching and Positive Psychology Institute that provides tools and training that build resilience, well-being, and productivity for life and work.

More info: www.valorieburton.com.

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