Susan Stewart Speaking Ottawa

Programs (45 min – 90 min)

*All of Susan’s programs are available for virtual events

YOU GOTTA LAUGH: A Pandemic Pick Me Up 

Packed full of hilarious observations about how work and life has changed since the beginning of the pandemic, Susan reveals how laughter (and 5 other habits) can help you avoid the feeling of burnout, and offers ways to lower stress in these challenging times.

“We had about 180+ attendees and although their cameras were off, the chat was going crazy!
Susan was hilarious, engaging, and most importantly relatable. In a time of uncertainty we really have to make it a choice to be happy and Susan really made it easy that day.”
– Natasha Thompson, PepsiCo Foods Canada

“I could see everyone laughing and throwing their heads back! Someone at the end of Susan’s program wrote “I feel lighter”. There were so many positive messages of gratitude and appreciation of Susan’s message shared in the chat. – Fariyal Rehmat, Doctors Of BC

YOU GOTTA LAUGH: Healing Stress With Humour

With the humour she is best known for, Susan reveals how laughter (and 5 other habits) can help rid our bodies of stress and shares some ways we can be resilient by seeing the lighter side of the changes and challenges that come our way.

“…a first-class presenter who made us all laugh our heads off while allowing us to learn how not to take ourselves too seriously. Susan is the perfect package!” – Mena Kelly, Ottawa Catholic School Board


Susan will get your group laughing about how we can take things too seriously, share some inconvenient truths about where stress actually comes from, and reveal the personal and professional benefits of having a relaxed, positive mindset.

“Susan is an incredibly thought-provoking and hilarious speaker whose ideas and messages are incredibly easy to relate to. If you are looking for a top-notch speaker who is easy to work with and will make a profound impact on your group, look no further than Susan.” – Kyle Armstrong, McMaster University

YOUR NEW LENSES ARE READY FOR PICK UP: Seeing Adversity And Uncertainty In A New Light

Packed full of laughs about how life dares us to complain, Susan reveals some “annoying features” of the brain that can create stress and offers some shifts in perspective that can boost our mood, raise our level resiliency, and nurture our mental health.

*a version of this program that focuses solely on the topic of change is also available

“Susan’s energy is infectious! Susan does a really great job of breaking down big concepts into small nuggets that you can use to help you in your daily life. Susan will make you laugh from your belly and has a way of warming your heart and seeing the lighter side of life.” – Amy Ly, Ontario Hospital Association

THE MENTAL HEALTH MAKE-OVER: How Depression Helped Me Lighten Up

A program that both entertains and inspires, Susan shares how depression (and anxiety) once led her to quit stand-up comedy and what she has learned about nurturing strong mental health.

“There are very few individuals who can capture an audience, entertain, motivate and offer hope. Her words illustrated vivid imagery that the audience related to on a personal level and will be talking and laughing about for months to come.” – Pam Boniferro, Peel District Catholic School Board


This program is 100% pure PG-rated corporate-friendly stand-up comedy and a perfect ending for your event! Packed full of laughs, Susan will make your event stand out from all the rest and send your group off feeling energized and uplifted!

“Susan’s upbeat, laughter-filled presentation ended the conference on a high note…” – Lina Di Carlo, Occupational Health Nurses Association