Anne's Speaking Schedule and Topics

Anne Kertz Kernion
Would you like Anne to speak at your next seminar, retreat, conference, or meeting? Here's your chance!

Since the birth of Cards by Anne, Anne has been invited to be a guest speaker on a number of topics such as Neuroscience and Spirituality, Self-Compassion, Mindfulness and Meditation, The Grateful Life, Creativity, and Neuroscience and Happiness. Having taught for years, her presentations are thought-provoking and truly engage the entire audience. All have been happy with choosing Anne to participate in their event.

Some topic examples include:
  • Neuroscience and Well-Being: How Spirituality Affects Our Health and DNA
  • Neuroscience and Spirituality for Teens and Young Adults
  • Neuroscience and Spirituality: Technology, Our Brains, and Spiritual Practices
  • The Spirituality and Science of Self-Compassion: Caring for Ourselves in Unsettling Times
  • Exploring Our Creativity, Nurturing Our Spirits: Insights from Neuroscience and Positive Psychology
  • The Courage to be Imperfect
  • The Breath: Pathway to Mindfulness
  • Cultivating Inner Peace: The History and Tradition of Western Mysticism
  • Practices to Cultivate Inner Peace
  • The Spirituality and Science of Happiness
  • Amazing Women of the Church
  • Gentle Yoga and Meditation
  • The Spirituality of Imperfection
  • Lessons from Silence: Gentleness, Compassion and Love
  • The Grateful Life
  • Neuroscience and Contemplative Practices
  • The Spirituality and Science of Compassion
  • Mindlessness to Mindfulness
To see detailed descriptions of each talk listed above, click here.

Please contact Anne (anne@cardsbyanne.com) for more information and pricing.

Anne's Speaking Schedule:
  • January 23, 2021, Online Retreat, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm EST, "Spiritual Practices for Challenging Times," sponsored by Villa Maria Spirituality Center. To register: 724.964.8920
  • February 26, 2021, Virtual Presentation for College of St. Mary Faculty and Staff, (Omaha, NE), "The Science and Soul of the Breath," 3:00- 4:00 pm CST
  • March 5, 2021, Virtual Presentation for College of St. Mary Faculty and Staff, (Omaha, NE), "Meditation," 3:00- 4:00 pm CST
  • March 12, 2021, Virtual Presentation for College of St. Mary Faculty and Staff, (Omaha, NE), "Building Community through Empathy and Compassion," 3:00- 4:00 pm CST
  • March 15, 2021, Virtual Presentation for Austin, TX, Spiritual Directors, "The Breath," 12:00 - 1:00 pm (CST)
  • March 18, 2021, Virtual retreat, "The Spirituality and Science of Self-Compassion: A Retreat for Caregivers," Mercy Care for the Adirondacks, 9:30 am-1:30 pm
  • March 19, 2021, Virtual Presentation for College of St. Mary Faculty and Staff, (Omaha, NE), "Self-Compassion," 3:00- 4:00 pm CST
  • March 27, 2021, Virtual Retreat "Exploring Our Creativity, Nurturing Our Spirits," for Villa Maria Spirituality Center. 9:30 am - 1:30 pm. Register: 724.964.8920
  • July 30-August 1, 2021, "Neuroscience and Well-Being: How Spirituality Affects Our Health and DNA," The Center at Mariandale, Ossining, NY, www.mariandale.org
  • September 30-October 3. 2021, Several Retreat Offerings, Siena Retreat Center, Racine, WI, Info at sienaretreatcenter.org
  • October 15-17, 2021, "Neuroscience and Well-Being: How Spirituality Affects Our Health and DNA," Bethany Retreat Center, Frenchville, PA. bethanyretreatcenter.org

Overview of Anne's Speaking Topics



Testimonials

"Anne's presentation was excellent. Love the connection of neuroscience to contemplative practices and health. Very practical." "The subject matter was very engaging." "The content and presentation were perfect: relevant, relatable and realistic. Good mix of videos.""I loved the suggestions Anne gave for mindfulness and meditation." "Wonderful integration of practical and spiritual."

Evaluations from Mercy Center Retreat, August, 2019


"We can't thank Anne enough for her fabulous presentation on mindfulness! Not only was her presentation interesting, but it was entertaining and captivating as well. She had such a nice mix of videos, information, stories, exercises, etc., which really held the audience's interest. We have heard so many excellent reviews from students and staff who attended, and hope to have her back again in the near future."

~Allison Barash
Professor of Psychology, Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA


"Anne talked about telomeres and our health: it was fascinating! It was great to learn more about how we can maintain and improve our health by focusing on simple things and being open to change. She offered lively, well-balanced presentations for body, mind and spirit that was good for our variety of personalities and ages."

~Sr. Margaret McDonnell, DC
Daughters of Charity Community Assembly, July 21, 2018
Los Altos Hills, CA


"I've attended other sessions on self-care. This blew them all away. Anne used a multifaceted approach to the topic with appropriate use of self care practices." "Anne's energy and enthusiasm, in addition to her background knowledge in neuroplasticity, and her comfortable presentation style made this session very enjoyable." "This was a very helpful workshop. Anne did a great job showing us new and innovative paths to self-care. We all need more help understanding and learning self-compassion."

~Evaluations from July, 2018, presentation to Chaplains, Anaheim, CA