An engagingly fun 'cookbook' of recipes for self-discovery. Tips, tests, tool-kits, and clever insights make for a practical handbook for harnessing your emotions and fulfilling your life-goals. --Neal Roese, Ph.D., Northwestern University, author of If Only: How To Turn Regret Into Opportunity
This book shows you how to take complete control of your thoughts and emotions, and live a wonderful life! --Brian Tracy, International Motivational Speaker and author of No Excuses! The Power of Self-Discipline
We often struggle to make sense of the bad hand that life sometimes deals us. The Swiss Cheese Theory of Life
offers a simple, refreshing approach to helping us reshuffle the deck' and tap into that inner resilience that we need to achieve a more fruitful existence. --Frank M. Dattilio, Ph.D., ABPP, Harvard Medical School, author and editor of 18 professional books
About the Author
Judith A. Belmont, MS, is a national speaker, corporate wellness trainer, member of the National Speakers Association, and a member of the Association for Journalists and Authors. With a B.S. in Psychology from The University of Pennsylvania and an M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Hahnemann Medical College, her experience as a psychotherapist and educator spans over 30 years. In her counseling practice, as well as in her role as consultant and speaker, her primary focus has been to offer practical strategies to others to improve personal empowerment and boost emotional resilience. She is a national speaker and her seminars and keynotes are based on her zeal for life skills education, and the highlights of these ideas provide the basis of The Swiss Cheese Theory of Life. She is the author of two other books, 86 TIPS for the Therapeutic Toolbox and 103 Group Activities and TIPS, designed to offer mental health professionals and trainers practical guidance to coach emotional resiliency. Lora Shor, MSW, LSW, is a work/life consultant to global corporations, health care systems, universities, employee assistance programs, fnancial and legal institutions, the stock exchange and The United States Government. She has written and presented hundreds of workshops and seminars for Fortune 500 companies including Wells Fargo/ Wachovia, Aetna, Pfzer, AmerisourceBergen, Air Products, United Health, Merck, Morgan Stanley, PG&E, Arrow International, and DuPont, among many others. These workshops cover topics such as balancing work and personal life, stress reduction, mindfulness and the positive power of change. She has helped thousands of people understand, learn and implement resiliency skills and techniques for a happier, healthier lifestyle. Lora creates and teaches CE courses and international corporate webinars. She earned a master’s degree in clinical social work from The University of Southern California where she began her training in healthcare leadership teaching multidisciplinary teams effective communication skills. Lora is a member of The National Speakers Association, and actively uses her incredibly contagious energy, enthusiasm and sense of humor to motivate and maximize personal potential and growth. These transformative life lessons have become part of The Swiss Cheese Theory of Life. This book, is designed to help all of us get through the “holes” in our life in a powerful, practical, playful and holistic way.