As an interfaith minister and health coach, Jeannette brings a unique mind-body-spirit perspective to all her talks.
Congregations looking to better integrate body and mind into their spiritual pursuits engage her for direct, inspiring insights into the ways spiritual living can be impacted by our thoughts, feelings, core beliefs, physical health, and energy, and vice versa.
Industry and health service venues bring her in to offer spiritual perspectives on common work or health struggles. Many “business as usual” problems will begin to resolve on their own simply by adopting a more realistic, more holistic view of work and life. For example, traditional approaches to stress management in the workplace often neglect to address either the general stressors on the outside or the individual habitual reactions on the inside. Working holistically with both typically yields the most effective transformations.
By overturning the flawed paradigm that drives the divided way we think about body, mind and spirit in this country, she paves the way for an approach to resilience and healing that honors the truth of who we are as powerful humans and beacons of light for others.
With a unique combination of funny, tender and relatable , real-life stories and rich, practical content, Jeannette’s sermons, speaking presentations and classes are engaging and inspiring, often generating profound “ah-ha” experiences in her audiences that awaken them to the possibility of life “in the Flow”.
- Business Event
- Church Service or Event
- Yoga or Fitness Center
Popular Keynote Topic:
What if our failure to heal was just a trick of the Light?
The Invisible Flaw in our Health Industry.
In this era of cascading health epidemics, we are looking for healing in greater and greater numbers. By dividing up our issues according to “body”, “mind” or “spirit”, however, we can find ourselves running out of rope with a medical doctor when our physical pain crosses into the emotional realm, or with a mental health professional when psychological challenges seem tied to eating certain foods.
By shifting our current divided, mechanistic model of self to one of an interconnected “network”, we are one step closer to understanding the life-altering truth about healing and what we really are.
Workshop participants fall in love with Jeannette’s tell-it-like-it-is style. An instant connector who truly walks her talk, Jeannette has a way of bringing people together in the spirit of real sharing. Her programs and classes inspire life-changing action…
Popular Speaking & Workshop Topics:
- Top Tips for Transforming Aging into Life’s Prize (vs its Punishment)
Becoming pro-age is a radically effective way to improve your life, health and beauty. Learning to recognize the ways our innate value as humans increases, rather than decreases as we age has a profound impact on our health outcomes. Celebrating life at the exact age we are generates an actual radiance that expands our hearts, beautifies our faces and elevates the people in our circles.
- Stress Management as an Inside Job
There’s a Chinese proverb that says “Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.” With some simple tools for uncovering your deeper, more resilient nature and learning to stay balanced and present in turbulent environments, it’s possible to step out of workplace or home space “tension conventions”.
- Elemental Resilience: Unique Tools for Flowing with a Tough Diagnosis
It’s devastating to get the news that you have diabetes, cancer or any serious disease. It means life change, often unwelcome, is coming. With a simple perspective shift, it’s possible to transform what feels like it’s blocking your path right now into a deeper, more resilient way of living going forward.
- The Veg Edge
The unequaled healing power of vegetables and surprising, tasty ways to eat more of them while reducing animal foods in your daily diet + an optional easy trial of vegetarian or vegan eating.
Jeannette Bessinger (she/her), CHHC, ordained interfaith minister and award-winning educator, began her career as The Clean Food Coach™. She is the author and co-author of eight books featuring healthy eating. Her recipes and lifestyle perspectives have been showcased in over 100 media outlets, including Consumer Reports, the Washington Post, Clean Eating, Self, Shape Dr. Oz Online, Better Nutrition, Parenting, Better Homes and Gardens, Redbook, Martha Stewart Living, NPR and NBC News.
Designer of a long-running and successful, hospital-based, lifestyle change program and countless transformational workshops, Jeannette has helped thousands of people make lasting changes to deeply entrenched habits that no longer serve them.
Mother of two grown kids she misses having at home, she lives in Newport, Rhode Island, with her patient partner, little dog and pesky cat.
Sample Client List
Jeannette has presented and taught in churches and venues all over the country ranging from small, women-only business retreats to busy yoga centers to colleges to hospitals to the Tucson Festival of Books (3rd largest book fest in the U.S.) to fitness conventions at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
- Poliquin Performance, International Strength Trainers Convention, MGM Grand Las Vegas
- Head Start
- RIH Oncology Nurse Education Convention
- Schiavonne Construction
- Power of Ten, Bank of America
- Child and Family Services
- Kripalu Yoga Center
- Adoption RI
- Tucson Festival of Books
- Salve Regina University
- Newport Preservation Society
Our recent “Ladies Only” company seminar was a wonderful venue for discussion about health and well-being…. Led by the talented Jeannette Bessinger, this evening provided us with the opportunity to relax and refresh ourselves, body and spirit, and the positive results have been long lasting.
Owner, Angela Moore Designs