Unleashing the Power of Gratitude

Thursday, March 21st, 2019 from 11:30am - 1:30pm

What impact does this emotion have on our mental and physical health?

Gratitude can improve relationships, help us cope with everyday stress, and increase our ability to feel more loving and forgiving.  Research shows that this amazing virtue can also bring happiness, reduce anxiety and depression, and help us to sleep better.

In this interactive presentation, you will hear about what gratitude can do for you, including specific and detailed steps to incorporate more gratitude in your life.

Key Take Aways:
1. Describe the many benefits of gratitude
2. Provide research studies that validate the benefits
3. Participate in two exercises that will help increase gratitude in your life
4. List 4 simple ways to increase gratitude


Mary Ceccanese

Mary Ceccanese is the owner and principal consultant of Dynamic Connections LLC – a company that focuses on creating an engaged, energized workforce through positive business practices. She is also part of the Executive Education team and the Coordinator for the Office of Tax Policy Research both at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.

Celebrating over twenty years of professional experience working with all levels of staff in both for-profit and non-profit organizations, she provides positive and empowering interactive presentations based on the research of the faculty at the Center for Positive Organizations.

Mary engages attendees with research-based practices applied to work-life scenarios that can be immediately applied to their day-to-day life. She has a BA in Human Resource Administration and has worked at the University of Michigan for more than twenty-nine years. In 2010 she received the University of Michigan’s highest award given to staff -- the Candace J. Johnson Award for Excellence.

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Check in, casual mingling, delicious lunch
12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.  Gratitude Workshop
1:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Wrap-up and close

$25.00 if you register by March 14th
$30.00 if you register after March 14th
$35.00 if you do not register in advance and pay at the door

Thanks to Our Event Sponsor!