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Quantum physics has led us to quantifying spirituality in a good way. Through understanding how we are contributing to this quantum field through our beliefs, allows our true nature to emerge: knowing ourselves and each other as the G word.Dr. Toni Galardi Lately, I have been studying the works of cell biologist Dr. Bruce Lipton […]
Nov/Dec issue Dear Dr Toni: I am a college educated woman in her mid thirties. I guess I qualify to be considered a millennial, a millennial needing career counseling. I live by myself in the Bay area and the cost of living is is extremely expensive but the nature here is so amazing. My parents are […]
If your mind isn’t a sturdy enough vessel to hold the uncertain waters of transition before the vision of new land appears, chances are high that you will experience either anxiety or depression when a cycle is ending. Dr. Toni Galardi In an effort to not deluge my clients with more than one email per […]
Our immune systems are evolving just like the rest of us. If you are not following your soul’s most authentic path, your immune system breaks down and the cells in your body begin aging rapidly or mutating. If you are following your purpose, you can live in a toxic environment and adapt, just like the oldest living […]
Why do we fear change? Because change means loss of identity. We have to die to a part of ourselves, and celebrating death is the last taboo of Western Civilization.– Dr. Toni Galardi The Most Powerful Mercury Retrograde of the Decade( What Miley Cyrus, John Lennon and Mahatma Gandhi have in common) This is one […]
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. Jim Morrison The Most Complex, Passionate, and Transformative Archetype of all the astrological signs (Scorpio) rules some house in everyone’s chart so when ignited, it will change you forever.” Dr. Toni Galardi […]
“Given we’ve all been both male and female throughout our many incarnations, 500 years of women being burned at the stake for being healers lives in each of us. We all have a place in us that fears annihilation for speaking out our truth if it threatens the tribe’s mores.” -Dr. Toni Galardi The Autumn […]
“Let us not forget that revolutions are accomplished through people, although they be nameless. Materialism does not ignore the feeling, thinking, and acting man, but it does explain him.” Leon Trotsky, History of the Russian Revolution While in the midst of dealing with my old website and email being hijacked, I started watching a series that originated […]
You can’t go back home to your family, back home to your childhood, back home to romantic love, back home to a young man’s dreams of glory and of fame, back home to someone who can help you, save you, ease the burden for you, back home to the old forms and systems of things […]
“Astrology is assured of recognition from psychology, without further restrictions, because astrology represents the summation of all the psychological knowledge of antiquity.” Carl Jung, the father of both Analytical and Spiritual Psychology I watched a movie last night on Netflix called A Dangerous Method that was about the relationship between Carl Jung, his mentor Sigmund Freud, and […]
There are two kinds of karma. What you created before this lifetime and what you keep creating now. – Dr Toni Galardi I am so happy that Saturn is finally going direct after four months. The old man Saturn has really been working us! And yes, where Saturn is in your natal chart will show […]
Timing is Everything. We can manifest our heart’s desires most successfully, when we take action with the stars, not against them. – Dr Toni Galardi Recently, a potential client called me to inquire on my relationship coaching but he wanted to see my credentials so I sent him to my website bio. He sent me […]
A masculinity centered in death/rebirth is emerging as each of us listens to the call of his or her own song. The willingness to move forward playing those unique notes perhaps awkwardly takes courage: to play badly and still play…Dr Toni Galardi Greetings,As I have said before, eclipses are not like transits. They affect us […]
Dear Dr. Toni: I know that dating apps are the primary way people are meeting these days if you are over 40 and don’t want to go to bars, but is it possible to become addicted to internet dating? I am a 52-year-old woman who has been single for 3 years and am self – […]
“I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our asses kicked. We can choose courage or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time.”Dr Brene Brown Hi,Ask anyone […]
“It’s not about making the right choice. It’s about making a choice and making it right.” ― J.R. Rim, Better to be able to love than to be loveable
Well, what a week for moving through murky waters! Mercury is retrograde in Pisces (the sign of two fishes moving in opposite directions), further, after 7 years, Uranus the great awakener is no longer in fiery Aries, it is starting to unearth the earth sign of Taurus, asking us to look at what we value, […]
Dear Dr Toni: I have been in the advertising business for more than 20 years, longer than any sane person ever stays. I am in my late 50’s and wanting a change. I feel like there is a part of me that is like a teenager wanting to break free and not be responsible for […]
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster. William Throsby Bridges Hi,I have been thinking a lot about how to share all that is coming with you so that what you feel is the excitement of change. […]
Dear Dr Toni: Is there such a thing truly as workaholism? My partner who is a healer in the addiction field is convinced I am a workaholic. I am a gay man in a long time partnership. We own a beautiful home in an upscale neighborhood, my parents are in their 80’s and need my […]
“Everything is numbers and to know numbers is to know thyself.” Pythagoras (580-500 BC) Over 2500 years ago, (c. 580 – 500 BC) the Greek philosopher and mathematician, Pythagoras, believed that the world was built on the power of numbers. According to Pythagoras theory, everything in the universe is composed of mathematical patterns that have […]
Dear Dr. Galardi: I am a 47 – year – old recovering alcoholic. I have been in sustained recovery for five years. I go to AA meetings regularly but lately I have been feeling something is missing in my recovery. Is it possible to have a thought addiction? I know there is such a thing […]
Power without love is reckless and abusive, love without power is sentimental and anemic. Martin Luther King Well, how perfect just in time for Halloween that Venus, the goddess of love is calling us inward this October through a retrograde pattern. That sexy wench coupled with Pluto the god of the underworld, sexuality, addiction, […]
Four Astrological Tips For Managing Change This Week What an in between time this week is! We all should be roaring to go now that Labor Day is behind us and yet … the ambition, drive, and even vision is still blurry… Here’s why: Several planets are moving out of retro. I offer […]
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor/Sep-Oct Counselor Magazine Dear Dr. Toni: I am not an addict so this may not be your typical letter asking for advice. My wife, however, is a newly licensed psychotherapist who carries this magazine in her office. To give you a little back story: she went back to school when our […]
Dear Dr. Toni: I am a recovering love addict and per my program took a year off from dating. I went online with a dating service and have been really shocked at how quickly men expect you to show physical affection toward them. Granted, I am 60 and my generation were much freer about sex […]
Wow! What intense energy has been coming through everyone’s lives lately, no? Yesterday, we began the next and final solar eclipse for the year in the sign of Leo. For the next few days, we are in the power of a super new moon energy. This is a good week for starting new projects. If […]
“God shapes the world by prayer. The more praying there is in the world the better the world will be, the mightier the forces of the light.” Mother Teresa “In the universe there is an immeasurable, indescribable force which shamans call intent, and absolutely everything that exists in the entire cosmos is attached to intent […]
“True freedom is when all the stories, all the insights, all the realizations, concepts, beliefs and positions dissolve. What remains is what you are; a vast, conscious, luminous space simply resting in itself, not knowing a thing, at the point where all things are possible.” ― Enza Vita “Om is the God of love. Like a […]
What a powerful time it is! When Mars goes retro next week, we will have 5 planets retro as we move toward these three eclipses in July and August. Not surprising that there was a major earthquake in Osaka, Japan. We are three weeks away from the first eclipse at 21 degrees of Cancer. Eclipses […]
There is a need for financial reform along ethical lines that would produce in its turn an economic reform to benefit everyone. This would nevertheless require a courageous change of attitude on the part of political leaders. Pope Francis I say, always follow your passion, no matter what, because even if it’s not great financial […]
Dr. Toni’s Tips for Staying Resilient in Accelerated Times “We can each define ambition and progress for ourselves. The goal is to work toward a world where expectations are not set by the stereotypes that hold us back, but by our personal passion, talents and interests.” – Sheryl Sandberg “ Greetings! So you thought that […]
Career Changes When You’re in Transition As a career coach and futurist, people often come to me when they are confused about what kind of career move they should make and when to make it. They often want a simple, quick, one size fits all answer. As the saying goes, “Hope springs eternal”. A pragmatist […]
St. Joseph’s Day is celebrated all over the world. In Sicily, participants usually wear red and build what is known as “St. Joseph’s Table.” This table is often decorated with flowers and candles, and people place wine and foods on it that are considered lucky. Some of these lucky foods include fava beans, lemons, and […]
Dear Dr. Galardi: I am a physician who treats morbidly obese patients for weight loss. I have three children and a boyfriend. I am 50 years old and because I am prominent in my community have not felt safe reaching out to my colleagues with my issue. Given that I have never had an eating […]
What I Learned on the First Day of Jupiter Retrograde in Scorpio My father had his first chemo treatment today. I’ve come a long way in a week. When my stepmother (who also had chemotherapy two years ago for acute myeletic leukemia) told me that my father decided to go ahead with the chemo because […]
CHAPTER 1 The Heat Wave: Subtle Tremors We are so accustomed to disguising ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves. ~ LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, 1613-1680 In the opening chapter the reader is shown how the sociological, psychological, and environmental crises occurring on a grand scale are in fact catalysts, prompting each […]
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor – Counselor Magazine Dear Dr. Galardi, I have been a recovering alcoholic for ten years, although food has never been one of my drugs of choice. I eat healthy foods. I began meditating about a year ago. In the past few months I have lost my appetite and am finding myself […]
As we move closer to the time of Jupiter beginning its retrograde in Scorpio and Mercury entering its shadow on the very same day, a subtle gearing down of the winged messenger and the god of all things in abundance begins. We are being called to go within yet again. When Jupiter transits a planet […]
“It is only when we are truly alone without someone else to lean on; left with our own inner solitude that we can undergo a real process of change. The introspection that is needed to bring out the light that has dwindled down to ash and reignite the fire of our being. So let the […]
Dear Dr. Toni: I don’t know what to do about my younger sister. She is a recovering alcoholic so alcohol is not the issue right now. She neglected her teeth and now is facing $40,000 in dental bills as well as significant bone loss in her upper and lower jaw. This is not a person […]
Dear Dr. Galardi: I am a 42 year old female executive working with a fortune 500 company. In the last year, with the help of my doctor, I have lost 130 pounds. I have about 40 pounds left to go. Recently, I started to plateau in my weight loss and started eating more. Although I […]
Dear Dr. Toni: I don’t know what to do about my younger sister. She is a recovering alcoholic so alcohol is not the issue right now. She neglected her teeth and now is facing $40,000 in dental bills as well as significant bone loss in her upper and lower jaw. This is not a person […]
Last night I went to this amazing theatre in San Francisco called The Castro where they were doing a retrospective on Vittorio De Sica’s greatest four films. Twenty years ago, a friend who was an independent filmmaker told me that De Sica had made this amazing film that won the Oscar for best foreign […]
It seems these days that all the self help authors, new thought teachers, and TED talk speakers are using this term, “lean into it.” It’s replaced Nike’s “Just do it.” Don’t get me wrong, as a licensed psychotherapist for 30 years and executive coach for the past 10, I do advocate going toward your feelings […]
In Italy, anyone who can afford a vacation and even some who can’t, join a mass exodus out of “the boot”. In New York, all the traditional analysts also tend to leave town during this last month of summer. Of course, it might have something to do with the weather in these two areas being […]
Dear Readers: After six years with Vision Magazine, this is my last column of Ask the LifeQuake Doctor here. I will continue to publish in Counselor Magazine and you will be able to find my latest columns at my website: http:://www.lifequake.net. I have enjoyed answering all your questions and serving Vision Magazine with this […]
February 2013 Ask the LifeQuake Doctor I am feeling very encouraged about the state of the world. More and more people are talking about the power of love. Although this month is dedicated to love, I truly want to encourage you to look for opportunities to spread love wherever you can throughout the year. So […]
January column Ask the LifeQuake Doctor Whew! We made it into 2013. The world didn’t end but there certainly has been much upheaval. Climate disasters, devastating school massacres, and a continuing unstable economy has most people around the world feeling fear about what will unfold in 2013. So here is my suggestion. Every time you […]
Vision Magazine September column Dear Dr. Toni- I can’t believe I’m saying this but I hate my life and want out! I find myself at the age of 48 in a job that I hate, where I am under paid and under valued. I am barely making it financially. I am an attractive, physically fit, […]
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor- July/ August 2012 I bought your book, The LifeQuake Phenomenon, because I am one of those people who tend to fear making big changes. I think you mention something about … www.counselormagazine.com/…/1375-ask-the-lifequake-doct…
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor – Vision Magazine July 2012 Dear Dr. Toni: You have mentioned that you interpret dreams in some of your past columns. I am a 47 – year – old single white female professional. I live alone and am currently not in a relationship. I have been having dreams of this man […]
Vision Magazine June 2012 Lifequake Ask the LifeQuake™ Doctor … Summer officially begins this month, and with it comes an exchange of energies from the planets Uranus and Pluto and our dear Sun. In early June we have a … www.visionmagazine.com/…/1206_Lifequake_ToniGalardi.ht…
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor – April 2012 Spring is here. Time for Spring Cleaning Your Inner Home. I will be giving a seminar on how to create an abundant life, Italian style on May 20. Call 310-890-6832 for more information. Dear Dr.Toni: I am a thirty seven year old woman who is in love with […]
Vision Magazine Spring is coming and with it will come some interesting astrological transits. We haven’s seen this kind of line up from the stars since the tumultuous era of major social movements in the 1960’s. It has been suggested by many futurists that we will see war again. I urge you all to clean […]
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor February Column Dear Readers: As we enter the second month of 2012, so much has begun to happen in our country already. The world truly is in a major transition as old structures are breaking down so that new ones that are more fitting to this century can be constructed. […]
January 2012 Issue Vision Magazine Whew! Another year is gone and we are finally in 2012. Honestly, I doubt the world is going to end this year but I think that life as we’ve known it is coming to an end. The economic contraction has given us all pause to really think about what we […]
Dear Readers: The holidays are upon us. I think there is a really good spiritual reason why Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season and it is not the nirvana that comes with getting great deals at Target the day after “turkey overload”. I would like to challenge each and every one of you to stoke […]
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor October 2011 Dear Readers: As we enter the season of change when things in nature reach their fruition and then begin to deteriorate, so are the cycles of life. The wise person notices when aspects of their life are no longer vital and begins to plan for the next chapter. Unfortunately, […]
Dear Dr. Toni: I am currently a financial analyst and very successful at it but have been having physical symptoms of extreme fatigue. I have been to two doctors, one is actually an endocrinologist and although my thyroid is showing a little overactive, he thinks the problem is that I am not coping well with […]
Ask the LifeQuake™ Doctor with Dr. Toni Galardi August is traditionally the month when those who can, take a vacation. The Europeans are often on holiday for the whole month while the tourists flood the city. I guess it is all a balance. Speaking of balance, if you don’t have the luxury to be away […]
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor This month I am celebrating four years as a columnist for Vision Magazine. So before I answer one of my reader’s queries, I thought I would share a gift I am giving in July. In these tough economic times, many people cannot afford to take a summer vacation. The summer can […]
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor – June issue Vision Dear Readers: The summer is a great time to do more than just vacation. It can also be a time to prepare for a new start in some area of your life. I will be doing a free teleclass on June 29, Thriving in Crisis Driven Times. […]
Relationship, love, sex, and fantasy addictions all have as their root the same etiology as drug and alcohol addiction.
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor February Column February is traditionally thought of as the month of love. Romantic love, to be more specific… Hallmark and Madison Avenue has sold us on the idea that if you aren’t in a relationship on February 14th, something is seriously wrong with you. There have been a few books coming […]
The word LifeQuake means whatever is awakening you to the next level of your evolution. If you take a stand for revolution, your evolution doesn’t have to mean losing it all first to move forward.
As we enter this new year of 2011, instead of writing resolutions, perhaps another way of starting the year might be to look at what needs revolution. The word resolve has such a somber quality to it. According to the etymology dictionary online, the word revolution was first recorded in the English language in 1799 and was said to mean “to change a thing completely and fundamentally.” The word revolve comes from the Latin derivative, revolvere, to turn or roll back.
“You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world’s happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.” Dale Carnegie […]
Dear Dr. Toni: I hate the holidays. People are more unconscious in their driving, shopping, and general activities in their push to get to the next thing. If I could go away for the entire month of December, I would but I can’t. What do you suggest I do so I’m not such a Scrooge/curmudgeon […]
I have quoted statistics on the rapid increase of both men and women using internet porn, dealing with boredom at work through endless hours of You Tube and other social media viewing, internet gambling, etc., but today I started to think about what it means for a society when addiction becomes a behavioral norm?
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor – Vision Magazine November 2010 Column When the Brett Favre case (New York Jets football player) broke in the news with his alleged ‘sextexting’ and other sexually inappropriate behaviors toward a fellow employee of the league, I was called by an ABC affiliate station in San Francisco to appear as a […]
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Ask the LifeQuake Doctor Dr. Toni Galardi October Column Autumn is officially here. As someone who coaches people on the fear of change, I love the Fall. The green leaves turning such brilliant colors as they die. Isn’t that a great metaphor for life? We are always in the process of dying every […]
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor by Dr. Toni Galardi September column Well, summer is over and as we look to the season that brings both harvest and new beginnings, so as the leaves begin to die and turn brilliant colors, it is a great time to contemplate where in your life have things come to fruition […]
What’s the solution to personal crisis during the recession? Nationwide; Job loss, divorce rate, foreclosure, catastrophic illnesses, climate disasters. These are all the heavy words that are drenching the airwaves and, at times, putting Americans into an even deeper depression. Many people are justifiably worried and have found themselves glued to media reports, desperate for […]
http://www.visionmagazine.com/archives/1006/1006_Lifequake_Toni%20Galardi.html Ask the LifeQuake™ Doctor Dr. Toni Galardi Dear Dr. Toni: I am working in Hollywood in a technical position that does not require a formal education. For many years, I only made $60,000 a year. Due to a stroke of luck (which may be debatable) I was promoted to a director position with a […]
Dr. Toni was recently interviewed on ABC’s View from the Bay in San Francisco. The following is a link to the show and an outline of the five tips are written below. http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=view_from_the_bay/everything_else&id=7448452 Conquering mom’s phobia of re-entering the workplace. Stay at home moms are now being called to get extra income given the economy […]
I think I am addicted to porn and I am a woman. I don’t know of any women who visit porn sites and spends their evenings watching movies and masturbating. I haven’t been in a relationship for five years. I have a respectable job. No one would know that I have this addiction. I am educated and make great money.
Evolutionary scientists claim that at every juncture when our species was making a major evolutionary shift, climate played a large role. Now, we can understand how primitive man became nomadic in order to find better food sources and thus a less harsh climate but how exactly is that playing out today? It seems that […]
We live in rapidly changing times. The beginning of this decade and century has brought many sudden, sometimes devastating crises to which we’ve had to respond instantly. Hurricane Katrina, 9/11, the earthquake in Haiti and Wall Street quaking all came, seemingly without warning. And it is predicted that we will continue to see devastating collective […]
Spring is here! Have you done a spring cleaning at the body, mind, and soul level yet? What is flowering in your life this season? Dear Dr. Toni: I have been in a long distance relationship with a man for the past six months who lives in Minnesota. I have made most of the trips […]
According to a report in National Public Radio, there’s a plan afoot among evolutionary scientists to launch a big new project – to look back in time and find out how climate change over millions of years affected human evolution. http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/report_climate-change-may-have-driven-human-evolution_1363244 In the first three months of 2010, we’ve had earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, Japan, […]
BACK TO HOME PAGE Ask the LifeQuake™ Doctor Dr. Toni Galardi Spring is coming! March 20 marks the Spring Equinox, bringing blossoms and new life. For those of you who have already reneged on promises made to yourself, this is a great time for getting back on the horse and initiating change. Take one habit […]
For a woman however who has any love addiction issues and is not in a relationship or is with a man who hates holidays, this can be a painful one meant to simply get through. Ala, my LifeQuake Model, I thought this might be a great opportunity to use a holiday to transform that longing into an experience that is healing. And men, all men could benefit from these tips as well!
The LifeQuake Model was birthed after my third near fatal experience. I say near fatal rather than near death because NDE’s have a particular phenomenology highlighted by traveling through a tunnel and seeing a whitelight and family menbers or spiritual beings.
My near fatal experiences did not take me out of this life and in fact were characterized by long periods IN the tunnel, stuck between cycles of my life.
Practice an attitude that every loss has opportunity within it. The people who became wealthy during The Great Depression practiced this by not buying into the cultural conversation and instead asked the question, what do people need now?
Ask the LifeQuake™ Doctor Dr. Toni Galardi As we embark upon the completion of the opening decade of the second millennium, I urge you to take the first two weeks of 2010 to reflect back on the last nine years and write about what you have learned. Where were you in your consciousness at the […]
Many people are experiencing the same frustration you are this year. If this were the holiday of getting I would say that you are truly handicapped, but it is not. If I could, I would put up a big billboard in every town in America that says, “Remember, the point of GETTING the Christmas spirit is BEING the Christmas spirit.”
If you are floundering right now as to what your life purpose is, begin to notice what drives you. What over the course of your life have you been most inspired or passionate about? You may find your life’s most passionate moments form a theme.
We are in an exciting time. What looks like chaos, ie. climate disasters, economic contraction, and the rise of addiction are all part of an evolutionary shift on the planet that will truly unite us as a global family. Everyone I interviewed shared that without their LifeQuakes they would never have expanded their consciousness into the awareness they stepped into. However, people need a road map and an inspiring context for holding the chaotic transitions going on in their lives so that they choose evolution over trying to hold onto the past. The LifeQuake Phenomenon delivers that model and roadmap!
Whether he knew it or not, Dolan was following the advice given to pink-slippers by psychotherapist Dr. Toni Galardi, the author of “The LifeQuake Phenomenon,” which addresses taking advantage of times of crisis to make life changes. If you’ve got a hobby or an outlet that you enjoy, pursue it; if you don’t, find one.
“The key during career transition is to stay passionate,” she says. “The vibe you give off will attract opportunities if you’re doing something you love every day besides job searching.”
Ask the LifeQuake Doctor November 2009 Column “Whatever is flexible and flowing will tend to grow. Whatever is rigid and blocked will wither and die.” from the Tao Te Ching Dear Dr. Toni: I don’t know if you work with interpreting dreams but I have been having a dream that keeps repeating itself. I am […]
In a city like Los Angeles, people are very identified with their cars. A car accident can represent a structural change. When a person incurs a back or neck injury, they see a chiropractor unless it requires the medical intervention of an orthopedic surgeon. The opportunity that seeing a chiropractor during a time of great transition provides is that you have to get off “the hamster wheel” and lay still while someone re-aligns your neck and spine three times a week for six weeks. The combination of this pause and restructuring can be used to contemplate the meaning of your accident and what it is trying to tell you.
In the last chapter of my new book, The LifeQuake Phenomenon I address the idea that once we master the fear of change and learn to adapt more easily to it, we can move into becoming an agent of change. I included a lot of data that suggests that acting altruistically is not only good for your immune system ( which it is), increases dopamine and endorphins ( which it does), but perhaps because of this is actually an evolutionary survival mechanism. Those who concern themselves for others, even when it is an inconvenience or a sacrifice, have the best shot at evolving.
For those interested in the back story of writing this book and my writing process, I have included in my blog this interview with me by FascinatingAuthors.com Fascinating Authors Author Profile – Toni Galardi: The LifeQuake Phenomenon Q: Why did you decide to write this book? A: I wrote this book because I had gone […]
I am an addict but there is no anonymous program for me. I’m not addicted to the typical things like drugs, alcohol, or food. My addiction however, is far more crippling. Mine is affecting every area of my life: my career, my health, and my family. I’m addicted to procrastination.
It cannot be an accident that obesity, cancer, and addiction are at an all time high under the current system that only supports sickness ( and even that is questionable) and not wellness education. Yes, the whole system needs an overhaul, but in reconstructing it if we don’t first educate people on eating better, penalize smokers and heavy drinkers by dropping them from being insured, or institute required courses in the same way that we require young people to take to get their drivers license, all that will happen with universal health care is more sickness and corruption at the top of whose managing it.