Ask the LifeQuake Doctor Advice Column

  LifeQuake™ Ask the LifeQuake™ Doctor Dr. Toni Galardi Dear Dr. Toni: I am an entrepreneur who was doing quite well in my business until last year. I know I need to give up the freedom I’ve had in my career and get a job, but every time I think of letting go of my business, I get a panic attack.…READ MORE

Ask the LifeQuake Doctor June Column

  “Ask The LifeQuake Doctor” – Vision Magazine June 2009 issue Dear Dr. Toni: I have an upper management job in a great company and am experiencing “survivor guilt”. So many of my friends have been laid off from their jobs.…READ MORE

Social Community Addiction: How to Know If You Need Help

  This is my third blog on the shadow side of social communities. I read an interesting article on the marketplace blog, see link below about how social communities may be infringing on the writer’s life, in terms of productivity. The author of this article took a break from her internet addiction and found she was meeting her deadlines more effectively.…READ MORE

Heaven on Earth: How to Transform Chaos and Seeming Loss

  A friend of mine, Martin Rutte who co-wrote Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work contributed to my new book The LifeQuake Phenomenon. One of his pet projects is a foundation he calls Project Heaven on Earth. One of the steps is to think back on a time when you experienced heaven on earth.…READ MORE

Now with Twitter, is it the end of the literati?

  I read an interesting article in “The Trib” today. For those who live outside the midwest or media world, that is The Chicago Tribune. It appears that according to Keilman we intellectuals are also dumbing down. Technology and books: Is the novel too much for our technology-addled brains?…READ MORE

Adapting to Sudden Upsets: Today, your life, tomorrow, the world

See the products page for the whole CD. Implied in the words “stress management” is the idea that the key to calm is controlling your stress. As an advocate of prevention, I know that the key to managing stress is having the ability to handle whatever is being thrown at you – to say yes to sudden change.…READ MORE

Super Bug, MRSA, Swine Flu: Tips for Prevention

  We are living in amazing times. Crisis driven, economically challenged, and now epidemic threats are all around us. And yet, it is possible to be healthier, wealthier, and more psychologically agile than ever before. You probably think I’m crazy for saying this but here is why.…READ MORE

HOW TO: Deal with Family Stress

There is no doubt that we are in challenging times. Being a good parent requires so much more of the typical American mom and dad than in any other previous generation. With both parents working at some point in a child’s life in most households, there is a lot to juggle.…READ MORE

Five tips for thriving through unemployment

With more than 500,000 jobs cut in January alone, loss of employment is becoming more common than any of us would like to admit. However, if you look at temporary unemployment as an opportunity rather than a loss, you’re more likely to be back on your feet in no time.…READ MORE