Do you need a Speaker?
Are you looking for a speaker to inspire or motivate your group? Do you need to find a way to help your team take care of themselves so they are better able to care for others?
Areas of Expertise:
- Wellness - Self Care
- Work + Life Balance
- Inspiration - Finding Courage
- Creative Event Strategist
Why Choose Breeda?
Breeda uses the power of story, good humor and inspiration to help people navigate difficult and challenging roles.
Apart from her experiences as a family caregiver, Breeda has worked in a variety of businesses and has learned that the folks who keep organizations running – the support teams, are the lifeblood of the business.
Whether it’s in healthcare, education, business or non-profit organizations, stress is a daily reality and takes a toll on people.
Are you looking for a powerful keynote presentation, an interactive break-out session, MC for an Awards Ceremony or a resonant VOG performance? Breeda will work with you to make it happen.
Breeda's Demo Reel
Take a Break Before You Break
Wellness, Work + Life Balance, Engagement, Staff Support
A dynamic program that engages audience members with stories and creative solutions to the everyday challenges of caregiving. Breeda's approach inspires audiences to take action and commit to improved self-care.
The message is that self-care isn’t selfish – it is survival. Using funny and memorable props, like the Caregiver Sandwich Head, Breeda uses a light-hearted approach to tackle serious issues.
Caregivers are often the last to actually actively care for themselves. Whether it's due to exhaustion, guilt or lack of awareness, Breeda's unique approach resonates with caregivers and inspires action. An engaging, fun and high impact program.
In addition to her presentation, you may include a copy of her new Caregiver Coffeebreak Tip book for each attendee.
This program is ideal for:
- Organizations looking to support professional caregivers and find ways to reduce employee burnout and turnover
- Conferences seeking an inspiring and humorous keynote speaker
- Forward-thinking companies who seek to offer stress management programs
- Support groups for family caregivers
- Support groups for caregivers of Veterans
- Groups supporting Alzheimer's Caregivers
- Parents of special needs children
- Carepartners for Cancer patients
- Staff enrichment programs.
Length of program: 30 minutes – 1 hour
Storytelling, Audience interaction
Topics: Wellness, Self-Care, Work + Life Balance, Stress
Bulk rate pricing available for Breeda’s book
The Caregiver Coffeebreak After Care Program
A monthly follow up program featuring a customized video and blog posts sent to your organization to reinforce the message of self-care and creative care with dignity. Each month your team can use the video and blog post as a discussion tool to keep the message fresh all year long.
Stepping Into Courage
Inspiration, change, wellness, goal setting
An inspiring program about self-imposed limitations and new found possibilities.
At age 60 Breeda trekked the Camino de Santiago with her husband – 200 miles in scorching heat that entailed walking 15 miles every day for 16 consecutive days. Breeda weaves the story of this unlikely journey as a self-proclaimed couch potato (she is Irish, after all) and how taking risks and accepting new challenges are within all of us. An engaging, funny and inspiring program presented by a master storyteller.
Keynote – Open, Luncheon, Close
Length of program: 40 minutes – 1 hour
Topics: Motivation, Inspiration, Goal Setting
Work + Life Balance. Fantasy or Reality?
Work+Life Balance, Stress Management, Self Care
Finding a way to balance the complex parts of daily life is a challenge for everyone. It's all about knowing your priorities, setting boundaries and taking care of yourself so that you are able to the mental agility to switch gears and be fully present in each moment.
Through audience interaction, memorable stories, and good humor, Breeda creates a program where participants are able to see themselves moving forward in search of the ultimate goal - life balance.
Length of program: 30 - 60 minutes
Topics: Work + Life Balance, Stress management, Self-care.
Creative Event Strategies
Solving challenges with creativity and collaboration
Event Planning, Budget Solutions, Stress Management.
Breeda has been a serial event planner for nearly 30 years working with corporations, universities and individuals. She has worked with generous budgets, low budgets and no budgets to envision and execute experiences that build relationships and reinforce messages. Being resourceful is the key.
Breeda will create a program for your event professionals that will support your goals.
Length of program: 20 -60 minutes
High audience engagement
Topics: Budget, Creativity, Stress Management
Hear Breeda Speak
Laughing in the Caregiver Sandwich
Saving My Sanity and My Sofa
Helping Mom on Final Journey
At The Moth: Deception
At The Moth: Building a Family
Introduction to Caregiver Coffeebreak
People Are Saying...
Partial Client List:
- University of Michigan
- Wayne State University - Institute of Gerontology
- Alzheimer's Association of Michigan
- Kimberly Clark Corporation
- MPI Meeting Planners International
- Leading Age - Indiana
- The National Caregiving Conference
- Bay Area Nurses Conference - CA
- Southern Indiana University
- University Event Planners
- Memory Lane Senior Care
- United Methodist Retirement Community
- Manchester District Library
- Ypsilanti District Library
Breeda Miller helps Caregivers Carry On.
Caregiving is not for sissies. Helping overwhelmed, exhausted and stressed out caregivers is Breeda Miller’s mission.
Breeda Miller is a professional speaker with a voice and a message that resonates with audiences - from health care professionals to family caregivers.
She uses the power of story to help people navigate this difficult and challenging role, with humor and grace.
Breeda Miller is a published author, an award-winning storyteller, voice-over professional and successful businesswoman. Of all her accomplishments she states that her most fulfilling role was caring for her frail mother at the end of her life. As a member of the Sandwich Generation, Breeda ran a household, managed a business, raised three teenagers (two with special needs) while providing 'round the clock care for her ailing mother.
A graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy, President of the National Speakers Association – Michigan and Caregiver Champion, Breeda will share her essential message, Take a Break Before Your Break with your group.