Estate Planning: What Happens When I Die or Become Disabled?
We will review what are living trusts, wills, community property
agreements, and durable powers of attorney to plan for death
and disability. We will also discuss estate taxes and probate
and answer questions from the audience. Free consultations
Being Financially Prepared
We will review all aspects of being prepared with finances
including savings, investing, budgeting, estate planning, etc.
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LIFE COACHING Purchase
We Can Stare Our Fears in the Eye and Win
We will discuss the various types of fears and their
effect on our enjoyment of life and then develop specific
ways to deal with them.
Out Worries and Win Peace
We will analyze four areas
which can cause worry: problem ownership, perspective,
patience, and peace. Dealing
with these, we can liberate ourselves from paralyzing
Enjoy to the End! (for women only)
We will explore overcoming guilt and
releasing the burden of worldly perfection and rediscover our ability to
play. You CAN play without guilt!
Making a Difference In Our Community
We will discuss the Prophet’s emphasis
on serving our neighbors and on being an influence for good in our communities
and how this fits
part of our lives.
Midlife “Evaluation” not Crisis or
the “What’s Next?” or “
This All There Is?” Syndromes...
We will discuss the changes we face in midlife that shows up in two ways
and how to jump-start our engines to have a fulfilling and rich second
half of our
Get Control of “I’m
SO Busy, I Don’t
Have Time For That!”
We will analyze how we use our time and how to add new learning and risk-taking
into our lives. There will be specific emphasis on choices and trying new
directions. We will discuss conscious direction of our lives.
Banish Chaos-Organizing Home and Family
In this lecture, we will learn specific ways to overcome disorganization
in our homes and lives so that we can feel free to enjoy them without being
We’ll talk about setting direction
to our lives and adding speed and energy to get our lives moving forward
The 6 Steps of Power Networking
In this lecture, we will review 6 powerful steps to increase your networking
skills. This will change both your business and personal connections in
a dramatic way.
Overwhelmed and Outnumbered – Finding Balance
We will talk about how we can deal with the stresses that burden us and relief through balancing body, mind, and spirit.
Eliminate the Three C's: Comparing, Conforming, and Competing
We will discuss strategies for overcoming our tendencies to compare, conform, and compete with exciting, positive methods for moving forward in our lives.
You’re STRONGER than You Think You Are
We are all confronted with adversity, fearful situations, and challenges in our life that we wonder if we’ll ever be able to handle. In this class, we’ll discuss principles to help us cope with these situations and will be encouraged to draw on the strength we have and is available to us from our Savior. We are strong!
Standing Up in a Sit-Down World
We live in a world that promotes apathy. We will discuss how to boldly stand for truth and righteousness in the latter-days and to make a difference by actively doing good. Each of us is capable of amazing influence and leadership in the latter days.
Finding Tranquility—Even in the Midst of Turmoil
We live in an incredibly stressful time and our lives are enormously busy. It’s very difficult to find tranquility and peace in the latter days. We will discuss how to nourish our soul and lift and improve the quality of our lives as we seek out virtue.
Making Changes in Your Community
We will discuss ideas on how to get involved in our communities and neighborhoods. We’ll also explore ways to be more effective in making changes to improve our community and improve the moral environment we live in.
How to Get Elected to Political Office
We will discuss how to run for political office of any kind and how to support those good leaders who choose to do so. This discussion will go across all partisan lines and focus on the variety of ways we can serve in the political process.
Using the Internet and Other Tools for Changing Your Community and Politics
We will discuss using the internet and other tools available to us to create change in our communities and to support good causes around the world.
Building Your Network to Get Things Done—Personally and for Your Community
We will discuss banding together to support good throughout the world. We will focus on building networks to increase our power to influence for good. We’ll discuss the power of influence in depth and explore the power of networks in our personal life and in doing good in the community.
HOME & FAMILY Purchase
Do's & Don'ts of Wifehood
We will discuss the unique role of being a wife
with specific helps on what to do and on what not
But How Do I Change My Husband?!?
We'll explore how to communicate with our husbands
to cause change and how to change ourselves. We’ll
learn how to understand them and help them grow.
How to Be a Fun Living Wife
We will enjoy a fun class on bringing fun and
spice into being a fun-living wife.
to Combine "He" and "She" & Not
Lose "The Real Me"
We'll talk about personal development after marriage...
The Parents’ Owners’ Manual They Forgot to Give You
We will discuss the purposes of parenting, how we can develop our parenting
philosophy, using the family to achieve our parenting goals, and practical aspects
to raising kids.
Training Children to Be Independent
We’ll discuss how to have a plan for training our children to be independent
by age 18. This will focus on life skills and we’ll discuss ways to get
our children to work (beyond chore charts) and how to modify these as the kids
Teaching Children about Money – Exposing the ATM Makes Money Myth!
Children need to learn to manage their money and we’ll
explore everything from allowances to jobs to saving for college
or missions. We’ll be discussing the practical how-to’s
involved in the process.
Parental Potpourri – Surviving Day to Day
We will talk about practical tips for running a family to provide ideas for
class members to modify and incorporate into their families including communication
tips, organizational ideas, family home evening planning, etc.
Eliminate the Three C's: Comparing,
Conforming, and Competing
We will discuss the negative impacts of comparing,
conforming, and competing and how to reduce them in
our lives. We'll explore ways to see the truth in ourselves
and in reaching our destiny.
My Kids are So Different!
We will discuss the uniqueness of
each child and how to raise them to appreciate their
gifts and strengths.
We will focus on the positive aspects of their uniqueness
and how to deemphasize comparisons on the home.
Discipleship through Service
We will talk
about the importance of teaching children to serve.
also explore many ideas for family service and how this can teach children
charity and love.
Your Home—Heavenly Haven or Chaotic Craziness?
The home environment is key to raising children. We’ll
discuss how to have a house of learning, feeling loved, having the Spirit,
How to Train Your Kids to Be Leaders
What an exciting part of parenting!! Our children will be the leaders of the future in our families, churches, community, and the world. Part of our parenting needs to include the skills and training they need to do that effectively. We start when they’re very little and build upon that until they are amazing, prepared leaders of tomorrow.
Teach Your Kids to Use the Spirit in Leadership
As we train our children to be leaders, we need the skills to help them be leaders who are tuned to the Spirit. We will discuss practical and positive ways to help them feel the Spirit, to grow their lives in that direction and to focus on the great leader, Jesus Christ.
the Real “Me” Please Stand Up?
Embracing individuality. We’ll explore how to be true
to your real personality and to be confident and strong with
From Cowardly to Courageous
We’ll talk about the various types of fears which prevent
youth from taking charge of their lives and then develop specific
ways to deal with them. They’ll never be the same again.
Use Your Own Flashlight through those
Mists of Darkness
We’ll talk about how to use the Holy Ghost to guide
us in standing for truth in a dark world and how to then lead
Don’t Just Be Good, Be Good for Something!
We will learn specific ways to be an influence for good in our communities
and how one person can make a tremendous difference in society.
RELIGIOUS TOPICS Purchase
Consecration – The
Blueprint for Living
We will discuss commitment and consecration to gain a deeper understanding of
what it is and how we can apply this principle more fully in our lives. We will
move toward become more fully consecrated to building up the kingdom of God.
Making a Difference in the World
We will discuss the Prophet’s emphasis on serving our neighbors
and on being an influence for good in our communities and how this fits in with
part of our lives.
Standing for Light and Truth in a Dark World
In the latter days, each of us will be called to stand up for truth. We will
discuss the why and how of taking a vital stand for righteousness.
Finding Your Own Path for Dedicated Living
Many of us wonder where to start and how we fulfill our particular mission in
life. We will talk about how to discover our personal path and how to follow
We’ll discuss the great strengths exhibited
by Christ and how we can emulate those attributes in
our own lives by standing up for
in the ways that He did.
Making Weakness into Strength
We’ll talk about how to analyze our spiritual weaknesses and how to rely
on the Lord to help us turn these into strengths. We’ll discuss
eliminating fear and trusting in the Lord and listening to the
Spirit as He helps us
Be True to Your Individual Strengths
We’ll discuss identifying our individual strengths both spiritually and
in our personalities. We’ll then discuss how we can use these
abilities and gifts to bless those around us and help build the
Gather Strength through Daily Living
We’ll talk about our spiritual habits and incorporating the Spirit into
our everyday lives so that we can gather the spiritual and emotional strength
we need to survive in today’s world.
Building a Relationship with Christ
We will learn how to build a relationship with Christ that
goes beyond surface understanding and commitment. As we explore
discuss practical applications of living our testimony of the Savior
and not just having
Protecting Another’s Name
We’ll discuss the great importance of how we speak of
each other and treat one another. This simple principle is one
of the most revealing
if we are committed to living like Christ.
The Yardstick of Our Testimony
We’ll review how to measure our testimony by the Lord’s standard
as detailed in Matthew 25:40. We’ll discuss how our treatment
of the least of our brethren can be improved to better reflect
Obedience with Exactness
We will talk about increasing our obedience to the Savior’s
commandments and how this will result in an increased testimony
of Him. This will
include how to apply this principle to our everyday living.
Repentance and Forgiveness – The Lord’s Cleansing Process
We’ll talk about the purpose of repentance and why forgiveness is such
an important element of this principle. We’ll also discuss
becoming clean and improving in a daily basis as we move toward
Learning from the Holy Ghost
We’ll discuss the ways the Holy Ghost communicates with us and how we can
learn from the spirit to be attuned with Heavenly Father’s
will in our lives.
Obedience – The Key to Receiving Blessings
We will learn about obedience and the Lord’s use of consequences. We’ll
focus on why we should be obedient and the blessings that flow
from choosing the right.
Living in the Latter Days and Battling the Adversary
We have been sent here in the latter days as valiant spirits reserved to lead the fight against Satan. We’ll discuss the practical applications of what that means to us in our lives. We’ll answer the question, “What was I sent here to do in the battle?”
2010 BYU Education Week 3.5MB pdf
EDUCATION WEEK 2010
planned 2010 BYU Education Week classes
"Becoming a Better Wife in Four Easy Lessons"
| Lecture 1
||The 10 De's and Dont's of Wife-hood
||How to Combine the "He" and "She" and Not Lose the Real "Me"
||...But HOW Can I Change my Husband???
||Be a Fun LIVING Wife
Location: Location: tbd
"Which Way Do I Go? -- Finding Your Life's Path"
||Looking Upon My Heart -- and Fixing It
||Consecration -- The Blueprint for Living
Making YOUR Difference in the World
| Lecture 4
||Finding Your Own Path to Dedicated Living