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Kay Frances

America’s Funniest Stressbuster & Author

Biography

Known as “America’s Funniest Stressbuster,” Kay Frances has shared her message to “lighten up, stress less and take care of ourselves” in 38 states and Canada for over 25 years. She holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration, a degree in Physical Education and a 4th degree black belt in karate. She was also a family caregiver for 7 years. Read More >

Kay is the author of The Funny Thing about Stress; A Seriously Humorous Guide to a Happier Life.

When it comes to humor, Kay is the "real deal" having performed as a professional standup comedian for many years and appearing on a number of national television and radio programs including Lifetime Cable’s Girls Night Out and NBC’s America’s Funniest People. She also lived and performed in New York City where she appeared at the nation’s top comedy clubs such as “The Improvisation” and “Catch a Rising Star.”

When it comes to managing stress, Kay learned the hard way by engaging in every unhealthy habit known to man before making her way back to good health and sanity. It was a long, winding, hilarious road! Read Less ^

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Keeping a Spirit of Optimism

Managing Stress with Humor

We Simply Have to Decide to Stress Less

Speech Topics

The Funny Thing about Stress

Feeling stressed? Worried about change? It’s Kay Frances, “America’s Funniest Stress Management Specialist” to the STRESS-cue! This presentation has the same title as her book, “The Funny Thing about Stress.” In this motivational and hilarious keynote, Kay’s humor combined with her expertise in stress management will not only offer useful information, but will show you a rollicking good time in the process. With Kay’s energetic, upbeat presentation, you’ll laugh while you learn without straining your brain. In this frenzied world we need to be reminded of the importance of managing our stress, keeping our sense of humor and taking care of our health. Kay does this in a way that is second to none! She doesn’t preach from an ivory tower, but rather relates her personal story as she found her way back to good health. It’s clean, relatable “humor-with-a-message” at its funniest. Your stress level will thank you!

The Funny Thing about Wellness

With Kay's energetic, upbeat presentation, you'll laugh while you learn without straining your brain. In this frenzied world we need to be reminded of the importance of keeping our sense of humor and taking care of our health. Kay does this in a way that is second to none! Kay learned the hard way by engaging in every unhealthy habit known to man before making her way back to good health and sanity. It was a long, winding, hilarious road! She doesn't preach from an ivory tower, but rather relates her personal story as she became one of those people she used to hate: A health nut!

Taking the Road Less Stressed!!

In this fun, lively and interactive presentation, Kay Frances, “America’s Funniest Stressbuster” will help us to understand and identify the things that stress us. Additionally, we will develop an ACTION PLAN for better managing our work and lives. With an MBA, a degree in Physical Education and a 4th degree black belt in karate, Kay has the expertise to help people operate at their peaks! Kay believes that people who manage their stress, take care of their health and keep their sense of humor are happier and more productive than those that don’t. And she is never far from her roots as a Professional Standup Comedian, so prepare to laugh!

The Funny Thing about Change

The only constant in the universe is change. The world is going to change with or without us, so we may as well enjoy the ride! Kay believes that people who maintain their sense of humor in the face of change are happier, healthier and more productive. In our fast-paced lives, we need to remember the importance of looking at change as an adventure. By understanding that while we may not have much control over outside circumstances, we CAN control our reactions to them, we can welcome change as an inevitable part of life. If our choice is to laugh or cry, why not laugh?

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