Angela Gaffney

Keynote Speaker | Author | Wellness Expert

Travels From: Denver, Colorado


  • Change
  • Inspiration
  • Life Balance
  • Mental Toughness
  • Motivation
  • Other
  • Personal Development
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Success
  • Wellness


Angela Gaffney, CHC, is the founder and President of Essential Health & Wellness, a firm focused on caring for the health of executives and their teams as they excel in their career. 

Clients refer to Angela as the catalyst for healthy transformation; her keynotes and workshops challenge attendees to think differently about their health. There’s no crash diet, no need for intense willpower, or a restrictive lifestyle. Angela knows what it takes to excel in health and a career; after surviving a health crisis that nearly took her life she became a Certified Health Coach and has helped hundreds of others achieve their goals. Angela’s simple strategies solve common health challenges, empower others to take charge of their health and ignite life-long transformation.

Angela relates well to the busy professional, traveling often and balancing the demands of work with quality family time. She is a professional speaker, three-time author, and writes for many publications on health and worksite wellness including the Huffington Post, USA Today and Yoga+ Life.  She and her team have supported clients for the past 7 years through inspirational keynotes, educational worksite wellness programs, and private coaching.  Various groups including United Airlines,, and The International Prostate Cancer Update conference have been inspired in health and happiness through Angela’s work. 

When she isn’t speaking and writing about health, you’ll find Angela enjoying the great outdoors with her family, traveling to new places, and being a creative cook in the kitchen.  To access complimentary health tools and learn more, please visit


Certified Health Coach (CHC)


Feel Good, Look Good, For Life

We all know what to do to achieve health. And yet, the majority of us are overweight, fatigued every day and feeling so stressed we can’t sleep at night.

Even when you give it your all, you find yourself veering right back into the same old patterns, struggling to choose the apple over the doughnut and wishing for something more. . . more energy, more productivity, more happiness, more health.

It just doesn’t have to be this difficult.

In Angela's signature keynote, she will shift your perspective and have you thinking differently about your health. Her simple strategies will provide you the freedom to achieve life-long health with ease. No will power, guilt or restriction necessary.

In this session you will:

  • Uncover the secret to long-term health (it has nothing to do with guilt, restriction, or deprivation!)
  • Believe in yourself, and have the focus to achieve your health goals no matter your situation
  • Learn how to create ease in life with the Feel Good, Look Good method

The Stress Free Worker Bee

Ever see a stress-free worker bee? Everything goes according to plan. People are extra motivated to get things done. And they seem to effortlessly sip on their latte while the world is spinning around them.

They are stress-management superstars! And the good news is that you can be one, too.

By taking a page from Angela’s Stress-Free Three, you’ll have the power to decide what a well-managed carefree day feels like!

In this fun and engaging session, you will discover:

  • How to cease the stress with one simple breathing technique
  • A three-minute stretch that’ll leave you footloose and fancy-free
  • How to instantly transform your day with the power of words

This is a hands-on class of exploration and practice. The Daily Three are simple, portable exercises you can practice daily to stop stress in its tracks and live a life of ease.

Simple. Stress-Free. Power.: The Easiest Way to Let Go, Say No, And Have It All!

There’s not one stress-free job on the planet unless it entails sitting on the beach with your favorite book in hand! Instead, your inbox is overflowing. You just learned your database has been compromised. And that earlier flight you wanted to catch . . . it departed without you.

Even when you plan a stress-free day, another out of control disaster that only you can fix sparks up! Constant fire-fighting of epic emergencies puts your health at risk.

It’s time to take back control of your day and your health. With Angela’s simple stress-free plan you will drop the fire extinguisher, find your calm, and still manage it all!

In this session, you will discover:

  • Three super simple strategies to create healthier boundaries fast
  • How to keep unplanned urgencies from turning into your emergencies
  • Three practical and tactical actions to let go, say no, and stand in your power

Warning: Side effects associated with this simple stress-free formula commonly include: weight loss, increased energy, overall increased feelings of joy and happiness, strength and clarity.

Success Without Sacrifice: You CAN Have Your Health And A Successful Career Too!

Are you living on latte’s to get through the day? Running around like the Energizer Bunny even though there’s nothing left in the tank? Success often means great sacrifice. It all seems worth it though, and if you keep up this pace you’ll be set for retirement!

But not without great cost. . . 

You see, while the bank account might support your retirement, your body will have other plans. It’s been running at a deficit far too long to recover. And frankly, who cares about retirement if you’re not able to enjoy it!

The best news is it doesn’t have to be this way. 

In Angela’s power-packed session you’ll discover the simple, proven formula that allows you to excel in health, happiness, and your career. You can have it all now and in the retirement years!

When she shares this easy formula with you, you’ll:

  • Feel better fast: typical results include weight loss, mental clarity, increased energy, decreased stress and overall feelings of joy and happiness.
  • Increase productivity with one simple, effective strategy
  • Learn how to achieve your healthiest body, even with a crazy schedule!

You CAN have it all without sacrifice; let’s start the transformation!

Stop The Craving Crisis Today!

It’s 2 p.m. Your mouth waters as the silver coil moves to drop the chocolate bar from the vending machine. It’s heaven to your ears and your magic ticket for a high-energy afternoon!

Everything’s going as planned then BAM! you find yourself diving into the box of day-old donuts. You’re in craving crisis! But, the truth of the matter is that this cycle isn’t your fault and the sugar isn’t the problem. 

That’s right, sugar is not the problem . . . and Angela has figured out the reason for the craving crisis!

After this eye-opening session, your relationship with sugar will forever be changed! Angela is ready to share the simple secret to success and the reason for the craving crisis. Once you understand the simple secret, you’ll:

  • Rid your body of cravings in an easy, natural way (no willpower necessary!)
  • Identify the harmful effects of sugar on your body
  • Uncover sugar’s secret hiding spots, you won’t believe what you’ll find!!

Ensure increased energy, better sleep, and weight loss with one quick, easy strategy!


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