Caren Osten's presentation was uplifting, motivating and reassuring. In turbulent times and stressors in our daily lives, it was exhilarating to learn that there are ways to infuse our lives with positivity.

Events + Speaking Engagements

Caren Osten is available to speak at events, conferences and retreats around the world and online. Her experience as a writer, certified coach and mindfulness meditation instructor—combined with her warmth, knowledge and expertise in the area of positive psychology, make her an engaging and dynamic speaker.

Caren’s presentations can be tailored to the needs of your audience and organization, and are delivered with authenticity, energy, and inspiration. Please contact Caren for details and scheduling at or 914.362.1996


University of Pennsylvania
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Wholebeing Institute
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
Pause to Be Present
Wise Women in Sports and Events
Neuberger Berman
Amplifying the Power of Women through the arts
UJA Federation
Scarsdale Adult School
Tovami Yoga

Sample Speaking Topics 


  • Cultivating Happiness: The Science, Skills and Strategies of Optimal Well-Being
  • Peace, Positivity + Purpose: The Pillars of a Happy Life
  • Everyday Mindfulness: Tools to Learn + Live in the Present Moment
  • The Power of Expressive Writing: Explore, Nurture and Share Your Stories
  • Finding the Right Balance: Work, Love + Play In a World of Competing Demands


JCC Manhattan: The Power of Awareness


Caren Osten is a motivational speaker and lecturer on the power of positivity

Caren’s presentation was uplifting, motivating and reassuring. In these turbulent times, it was exhilarating to learn that there are ways to infuse our lives with positivity. Caren is a terrific presenter, bringing her material to life through meaningful exercises that can be practiced at home.  —Susan S-D

I thoroughly enjoyed Caren’s presentation on the power of positive psychology; it was informative, skillful and entertaining. In fact, I immediately began to incorporate her strategies into my daily life.  
Hedy L.  

Caren’s presentation was thoughtful, interesting and well-crafted.  I walked away with useful, practical strategies to incorporate into my daily routine.  —Susan G.

Caren’s presentation gave our high school faculty a much needed boost of positivity as we end the year. Her knowledge and passion were impactful for all in the room.  —Liz C.  

Caren engaged the group with hands-on exercises, group discussions, and insights into the science of gratitude.  I left the workshop feeling rejuvenated, and grateful that I attended. —Heather S. 

Cultivating Happiness was wonderful! Caren is very professional, prepared and personable. I am walking away with a lot of information I didn’t have before.  —Robin G. 

Caren Osten is a motivational speaker and lecturer on the power of positivity

Upcoming Events

Pause to be PresentMorning meditation (via Zoom). Every Monday, 8:00 – 8:30 am. Sign up here.

New City Library – 9.14.20 at 7:00 pm. Renovating the Nest for future Free Birds/Empty NestersTo register, click here.

Scarsdale Adult School – 9.16.20 at 11:00 am and 11.12.20 at 5:30 pm – Mindful Writing: Connecting with Your Inner NarrativeTo register, click here.

Larchmont-Mamaroneck Continuing Education – 10.8.20, 11 am – 12 pm – Positive Psychology: The Science + Strategies of Well-being. To register, click here.

Recent Events

JCC Manhattan – 8.20.20 – Zoom
Mindfulness + the Power of Awareness in Positive Psychology

MT Nesters – Featured Panelist, via Zoom
Positivity + Resilience in Challenging Times

UJA Federation Leadership Retreat  Character Strengths + Mindset

WISEWorks Time-Out Video Series 
6 original videos: Mindfulness, Gratitude, Positivity, Social Connections, Character Strengths + Self-Care

University of Pennsylvania, Kelly Writers House, Philadelphia, PA – The Writing Life