Keynote Speaker – Best Selling Author – Trainer – Caregiver Coach
Keynote Addresses – (1-2 hours) Keynote Experiences – (2 – 4 hours) Breakout Sessions – (4 – 8 hours)
For years Lorna Scott has encouraged and motivated people to believe they have the strength and courage to change their life. Lorna empowers her audience to let their heart guide the way to healing, peace and the confidence to bring joy, love and contentment to their life.Lorna combines her personal story with knowledge and skills in personal development and transformation to guide family caregivers through their conflicted feelings of frustration, sadness and fear of the future with their feelings of deep love and wanting to do their best as a caregiver.
On September 30, 2005, Lorna’s world was rocked when she found out her 44-year-old husband Callum was diagnosed with cancer. After 2 years of believing in miracles and hoping for a cure, Lorna was again hit by the unthinkable – Callum was told the cancer had spread and she had to face the fact her “happily ever after’ with him was going to end before they turned 50 years old.
Lorna is the author of the #1 best seller “Walking the Journey Together … Alone, Finding Peace, Hope and Joy in the Middle of the Sh** which has been termed “the book I didn’t know I needed to read” by a young man caregiving for his wife with terminal cancer. She is a genuine and compassionate speaker who has helped hundreds of people cope with unexpected and unwanted life changes, making tough decisions,and finding positive solutions, all wrapped in grace and gratitude.
“It is nice to know I am not alone. I realized there is something for me. You have a lot of good ideas.”
– Dee Pickett
Keynote and Breakout Session Topics:
Keynote Addresses (1 – 2 hours) and Keynote Experiences (2-4 hours)
I Didn’t Order This, Can I Send it Back?
Hearing the words that someone you love has just been diagnosed with a life changing disease, disability or aging related challenges can be an emotionally overwhelming time in your life. There can be paralyzing moments of disbelief and fear.
In this engaging session your meeting or conference audience will be inspired to put into action key practical steps to overcome the stress of the moment and fear of the future. Though the time with the audience is short, Lorna Scott carefully crafts a session that takes the audience on a journey of laughter, connection and leaves them with the belief they can handle anything that comes their way.
Beyond Bubble Baths: From Self Love to Self Care
Family caregiving can be one of the most rewarding times in a person’s life. It also comes at a great personal cost. The very nature of family caregiving leads caregivers to unknowingly be impacted by the slow building stress that happens over time. Caregiver burnout is the drastic end result of caregivers giving so much to others at the expense of their own needs.
In this session Lorna reveals the key to making self-care easy. Taking the audience through their own self-discovery journey, Lorna guides them to finding the missing pieces of their happiness, peace and contentment. This session helps the audience understand more about filling up their own cup first so they learn the important first steps to being a healthy and happy family caregiver.
Breakout Session 2 – 4 hours:
Caregiver Mastery: The Inner Game of Family Caregiving
In this lively and interactive session the audience will learn proven techniques and strategies they can implement right away to make lasting changes in their life. They will learn how to reconnect with who they really are and use their strengths to find solutions to balance their own life with caregiving for a loved one. Using step-by-step exercises, activities and low risk group interaction, Lorna introduces participants to simple self-empowerment tools to help the audience:
- Feel more in control of their future
- Have confidence in dealing with conflict with medical professionals and in family relationships
- Learn how listening to their heart can help them avoid caregiver burnout
This session includes learning tools and handouts.
“Learning the time process was great as I can change a few things around to make life easier.”
Custom sessions available on request.
Click here to contact Lorna for scheduling and pricing.