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Upcoming Speaking Events

Mindfulness and Aging Well (Webinar) 

June 27, 2024 at 10:00 am CT

Wheeling Township Senior Services. For more information, call (847) 259-7730.

Monthly Discussion Series – Flourishing at Midlife & Beyond: Invigorating Resilience & Wellbeing in a “Post-Pandemic” World with Dr. Ilene Berns-Zare (Webinar) 

First Wednesday Monthly at 10:00 am CT

 Congregation Beth Am, Buffalo Grove, IL. Call (847) 383-5017 for more information.

Training/Speaking for Businesses, Professional Offices, Schools, and Organizations

Ilene can provide trainings, webinars, and in-services for organizations including businesses, offices, schools, parents, public sector agencies, and religious groups on a variety of topics, for example:
Speaking Services - Ilene Berns-Zare at illinois diversity conference 9-2016
  • Yes, I Can Recharge My Work-Life Balance
  • Mindful, Compassionate Leadership with a Coaching Mindset
  • Reimagining Flourishing in the Second Half of Life
  • Strengthening Resilience and Well-Being in a Post-Pandemic World
  • Seeking Meaning in the Wilderness
  • Mindfulness Can Help You Coach Clients with Greater Competency
  • Happiness: Tips for Flourishing and Fulfillment from the Science of Positive Psychology
  • Strengthening Resilience and Self-Care During Uncertain Times
  • Strengths-Based Solutions for Life, Leadership, and Positive Relationships: Practical Strategies to Jump-Start Your Best Self
  • Practical Mindfulness Strategies for Your Life and Leadership Toolkit
  • Practical Mindfulness Strategies for Your Parenting Toolkit: Helping Kids and Teens Flourish
  • Hitting Your Stride at Midlife and Beyond: Secrets and Tips to Jump-Start Flourishing and Well-Being
  • Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience, & Spirit (based on the book by Rachel Cowan & Linda Thal)
  • Transitions and Retirement: What We Can Learn from Positive Psychology
  • Building Positive Relationships and Communicating Effectively at Work
  • Discover and Lead With Your Strengths
  • Awakening Meaning in Life and Leadership
  • Transitioning Toward Better Work-Life Balance
  • Basic Coaching Strategies to Enhance Your Leadership in Life and Leadership
  • Resilience and Bouncing Back from Life’s Challenges
  • Basic Leadership Skills
  • Navigating the Second Half of Life with Meaning, Resilience, and Wisdom
  • Building Well-Being in Life and Leadership

Past Seminars

  • Charging Up Your Balance and Resilience in Today’s New Normal
  • Positive Organizations: Mindful Compassionate Leadership with a Coaching Mindset
  • Flourishing at Midlife and Beyond: Invigorate Your Own Happiness and Strengthen Positive Habits in the Post-Pandemic Era
  • Strengthening Resilience and Well-Being in a Post-Pandemic World
  • Mindfulness Can Help You Coach Clients with Greater Competency
  • Yes I Can! 10 Powerful Strategies to Empower Yourself from the Inside Out
  • Flourishing at Midlife and Beyond: Reinvigorating Our Lives During Transitions and Challenges in a Post Pandemic World.
  • Strengthening Your Resilience During This Unprecedented Time: Recharge your life for greater well-being, calm, and empowerment. Wheeling Township, Arlington Heights, IL. (Webinar)
  • 2020 Weekly Webinar Discussion Series – Navigating Uncertain Times: Awakening Resilience and Balance. Congregation Beth Am, Buffalo Grove, IL.
  • Strengthening Your Resilience During Uncertain Times: Build Your Toolkit for Greater Well-Being: AJEC (Adult Jewish Education Co-op) of the Northwest Suburbs (Webinar)
  • Strengthening Resilience and Well-Being During Uncertain Times. (Webinar) Central Synagogue, Chicago, IL.
  • Hitting Your Stride at Midlife and Beyond. Indian Trails Public Library, Wheeling, IL. (Webinar)
  • Practical Mindfulness Strategies for Your Life Toolkit. Wheeling Township, Arlington Heights, IL.
  • Strengths-Focused Parenting: Giving Ourselves and Our Kids Tools to Deal with Difficult Emotions and Challenging Situations. Elementary School in Palatine, IL.
  • Strategies to Re-Energize and Flourish During Life’s Changes and Transitions. Chicago Area University, Chicago, IL.
  • Midlife Series for 50-70 Somethings: Hitting Your Stride as You Navigate the Second Half of Life – Facilitated Educational/Discussion Series (6 sessions). Arlington Heights, IL Senior Center.
  • Strengths-based Solutions for Life, Leadership, and Positive Relationships. Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, Chicagoland, IL
  • Basic Leadership Skills for Everyone and Every Job. Private Seminar at Chicago Area Business (Speaker for LifeWorks/Ceridian).
  • Practical Mindfulness Strategies for Your Parenting Toolkit: Helping Kids and Teens Flourish. Stevenson High School Community Parents Network.
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