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Loretta LaRoche is an award winning, acclaimed speaker, author and international stress expert and humor consultant who has evoked wit and irreverent humor on her audience for over 30 years.  Using humor to reframe a stressful situation, Loretta captures a new perspective on the difficult parts of life. Her teaching style, credibility and incontestable humor are integral parts to her compelling presence. 


She is founder and president of The Humor Potential, Inc, a company offering programs and products for life style management. Loretta’s special brand of optimistic psychology has an undeniable positive effect on the health of all that are exposed to her. 


As an acclaimed author, she has toured with the Hay House, "I Can Do It!"conferences.  She is a well-recognized Hay House best-selling author of 8 books. 


Loretta LaRoche, Stress Expert

Loretta LaRoche

Internationally Acclaimed Stress Expert, Humorist,  Author, Speaker and TV personality.


“I’ve loved Loretta ever since I first saw her on Public Television. She is filled with insight, wisdom, and is presented in a humorous, fun way. I loved her books!” 

— Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, author of 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace

“Loretta LaRoche is a force of nature, the nation's favorite stress maven.

As brilliant as she is hilarious, Loretta's witty wisdom is grounded in solid science and cutting-edge positive psychology. Her practical advice about wearing your party pants will set you free to claim peace, creativity, humor, and happiness. ”
— Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., author of Inner Peace for Busy People and Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

"Loretta is the master at using humor, but more important, to make one stop and pay attention to what she’s saying. And what she’s saying is that we all need to slow down, love more, treat ourselves more kindly, and seize what life has to offer.”

— Alice D. Domar, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School; author of Self-Nurture

Loretta LaRoche the Entertainer


Loretta has "Sold Out" venues across the country with her outrageous one woman show: Boston Symphony Hall, The Hanover Theatre, Emerson Majestic, Berkley Performing Arts Center, Providence Performing Arts Theatre , Palace Theatre in Albany NY, Capital Centre for the Arts in Concord NH, Stadium Theatre, TELUS Center in Canada, just to name a few. Loretta has toured with The Power Within sharing the stage with Arianna Huffington, Former President Bill Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres, Tony Robbins and many other great leaders.


She is a well-recognized TV personality on PBS with seven one-woman television specials airing on 80 PBS stations across the country.  She has been nominated for local and prime time Emmy Awards, and has appeared on CNN, ABC, NBC and FOX affiliates.  Loretta improves the health of your organization by alleviating stress through humor, leaving audiences happy and optimistic. Loretta is an Internationally recognized stress-management consultant who advocates fun, optimism, and resiliency. She uses her wit to help people learn how to take stress and turn it into strength.


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