Educator, Consultant & Motivational Speaker



When you hire me to spend time with your people you get someone who has made it her mission to make our health work for us, not against us.

Whether you’re trying to support your team in managing their Burnout Bank Account, inspiring Teachers to show up for their students by showing up for their own health, or helping Managers and Executives develop Burnout Prevention Strategies for their workplaces, I will inspire and educate your audience, and leave them feeling seen, heard and validated.

If you’re interested in learning more, I would love to hear from you.

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Beyond Bath Bombs and Candles: The Unfiltered Truth About Self-Care

In this light-hearted yet insightful session, Dr. Ashley Margeson ND takes a deep dive into what self-care really means beyond the stereotypical bath bombs and scented candles. With a title that playfully challenges the conventional notions of self-care, this talk aims to redefine healthy habits in a way that’s realistic, sustainable, and, let’s face it, sometimes downright unglamorous.

Key Highlights:

  • Debunking Self-Care Myths: Tackling the common misconceptions about self-care that can actually add more stress to our lives.
  • Real Self-Care for Real People: Exploring practical and effective self-care strategies that fit into the chaos of everyday life – no spa music necessary.
  • The Ugly Side of Healthy Habits: Addressing the challenges and frustrations that come with trying to maintain healthy habits in a world filled with temptations and time constraints.
  • Finding Joy in the Mundane: Discovering how ordinary, everyday activities can be transformed into meaningful self-care practices.
  • Laughter as Medicine: Emphasizing the importance of humor and not taking ourselves too seriously in the pursuit of wellness.

Ashley brings her expertise in lifestyle medicine and her own experiences as a ‘recovering perfectionist’ to present a refreshingly honest perspective on self-care. Attendees will leave with a new understanding of how to nurture their well-being in a way that’s genuine, effective, and yes, even a little bit fun.

Building a Resilient Life: Universal Strategies for Stress Management and Burnout Prevention

In a world where the pace of life is ever-increasing, stress and burnout are challenges that touch everyone. Dr. Ashley Margeson ND brings her insights and strategies to your audience, aiming to empower individuals no matter their Season of Life. This session is dedicated to teaching universal strategies for managing stress and preventing burnout, fostering a healthier, more balanced lifestyle.

Ashley introduces the concept of the ‘Resilience Formula,’ a versatile framework designed to help individuals recognize their unique stressors, effectively manage their energy, and enhance their overall well-being. This approach is adaptable, offering tools and techniques that can be tailored to fit the diverse needs and lifestyles of the attendees.

Participants will gain insights into:

  • Identifying personal stressors and understanding their impact on daily life.
  • Practical stress-reduction techniques that can be seamlessly integrated into any routine.
  • Developing resilience through mindset shifts, self-care practices, and mindfulness techniques.
  • Building a supportive network for shared resilience and collective well-being.

This session is designed to be engaging and interactive, encouraging participants to explore their own experiences with stress and share their insights. Ashley’s aim is to create a space where individuals can learn from each other, fostering a community of support and empowerment. Join this seminar to embark on a journey toward a more resilient, stress-managed, and fulfilling life.

Empowering Educators: Strategies for Teacher Well-Being and Burnout Prevention

In a profession as demanding and impactful as teaching, self-care isn’t just a luxury; it’s a necessity. Dr. Ashley Margeson ND brings her deep understanding of stress management and wellness to the world of education in this enlightening session. Designed specifically for educators, this talk addresses the unique challenges teachers face in managing their well-being and preventing burnout, all while taking into account what it’s like to life within the Education Lifecycle. 

Drawing upon her extensive experience and insights into the dynamics of burnout, coupled with her upbring as the daughter of a middle school teacher, Ashley provides practical tools and strategies tailored to the needs of educators. She explores the concept of the ‘Educator’s Energy Equation,’ a model that helps teachers identify and balance the emotional, mental, and physical demands of their profession with rejuvenating practices and support systems.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Recognize early signs of burnout specific to teaching and educational environments.
  • Implement effective stress-reduction techniques that can be integrated into daily routines.
  • Develop resilience through mindset shifts and practical self-care strategies.
  • Create a supportive community within the educational setting to foster collective well-being.

This session is more than just a seminar; it’s a movement towards empowering educators to thrive in their careers while maintaining their health and happiness. Join Ashley in transforming the way teachers approach their crucial role in shaping the future, one classroom at a time.

Healing the Healers: Real-World Resilience and Self-Care for Health Professionals

In the demanding world of healthcare, where nurses, pharmacists, and other health professionals are often focused on caring for others, their own well-being can sometimes take a back seat. This session, led by Dr. Ashley Margeson ND, brings a fresh, honest, and practical approach to self-care and resilience specifically for those in the healthcare sector.

Key Highlights:

  • Understanding the Burnout Bank Account: Exploring the concept of managing energy and stress like a bank account, with deposits and withdrawals, tailored to the unique challenges faced by healthcare professionals.
  • Building a Resilient Life: Integrating the ‘Resilience Formula’ into the healthcare setting, focusing on physical health, emotional intelligence, mental flexibility, and strong support networks.
  • The Unfiltered Truth About Self-Care in Healthcare: Breaking down the myths of self-care and discussing real, applicable strategies that go beyond conventional ideas, suitable for the fast-paced, high-stress environment of healthcare.
  • Practical Tools for Everyday Challenges: Providing actionable strategies for managing stress, preventing burnout, and finding joy and fulfillment in the healthcare profession.
  • Creating a Culture of Wellness: Encouraging healthcare professionals to foster a supportive environment that values the well-being of each team member.

Ashley, with her expertise in lifestyle medicine and her candid approach as a ‘recovering perfectionist’, delivers this talk with empathy and understanding. She addresses the unique pressures faced by those in the healthcare industry and offers tangible solutions to build resilience, manage stress, and practice self-care effectively.

This session is not just a seminar; it’s a movement towards empowering healthcare professionals to take charge of their well-being while continuing to provide exceptional care to their patients.

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  • Your organization and contact info
  • Date of event
  • Location of event
  • Topic of interest
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Business Consulting

Dr. Ashley Margeson ND will work hand in hand with your key stakeholders to create wellness initiatives to best support your business and employees.  As one of North America’s leading experts in Burnout Prevention & Recovery, Ashley combines her clinical experience with data-driven resources to help you design policies, procedures, and initiatives that truly help to support your team without stressing them out. 

Our goal is to foster a healthy environment and advance the health and well-being of your employees to ultimately increase employee satisfaction and productivity.

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“Dr. Ashley (ND) was relaxed, knowledgeable and extremely engaging."

We recently had the immense pleasure of having Dr. Ashley (ND) visit our organization to discuss the importance of fueling your body to support your energy.  We host monthly lunch and learns here at our company and everyone was saying afterwards that this one was the best so far.   Truly a captivating speaker and one we could have listened to for longer.  

Jody Sampson
Director, Customer Experience, Southwest Properties

"Dr. Ashley (ND) is an incredible speaker!"

She is thoughtful, articulate, funny and has helped to empower us when it comes to our overall wellness. The value she brings to the complex lives of women is so powerful.

You will be forever changed by her and her work.


Amanda Devison

President, Business & Professional Women of Greater Moncton and Co-Chair, Atlantic Women Employee Resource Group, RBC Royal Bank


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