Upcoming Events

Caring for the Caregiver: Burnout Resilience Retreat for Therapists
Virtual Event Sponsored by Partners in Resilience
Friday, June 12, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon Central Time

New Perspectives: Transcending Shame through the Power of Story
Free Virtual Panel sponsored by Awaken Peace
Saturday, June 27, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Central Time


“Tom Glaser presents an engaging program on the subject of his book, Full Heart Living. He examines in a very interactive way the subject of happiness, and how to achieve it in a lasting and permanent way. His methods are effective and people responded very positively to him.”
~Jiggs Gallagher, Events Coordinator, Riverside County Library System, Palm Desert, CA
Jiggs Gallagher,

Past Events

Tuesday, April 7
Happiness and Meditation
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Sunday, March 22
Stay in Joy. See Joy. Be Joy. Spread Joy. FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP 
Donate as you are able to No Kid Hungry (

Friday, March 19, 2020
Mindful Self-Compassion
Creative Mornings Minneapolis Virtual Event

March 10, 2020
Resilience and Secondary Trauma
Upper Midwest Regional Crisis Intervention Team Conference 
Minneapolis, MN

January 25-February 1, 2020
Restore, Renew & Play Retreat in Baja Penninsula
Prana Del Mar Luxury Beach Yoga Retreat Center
Near Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Wednesday, December 4
Connecting with Happiness
Eisenhower Health Centers
Palm Desert, CA

September 18-November 20
Pathways to Resilience
Partners in Resilience
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Saturday, November 16
On Purpose: Living an Authentic Life 
Partners in Resilience
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Sunday, November 3
Connecting with Happiness
Collective Books & Records
The Castle Community
Rochester, MN 55906

Friday, November 1
Activating and Illuminating the Here-And-Now in Your Therapy Groups
Minnesota Group Therapy Fall Conference
Partners in Resilience
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Saturday, October 19
Connections: Strengthening the Bonds Within and Between Us
Partners in Resilience
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Friday, October 11
Activating and Illuminating the Here-And-Now in Your Therapy Groups
Minnesota Group Therapy Fall Conference
Partners in Resilience
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Tuesday, October 8
Mental Health Awareness Week NAMI Panel
Magers & Quinn Bookstore
Minneapolis, MN 55408

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Connecting to Happiness
University of Minnesota

June 27, 2019
"Pathways to Resilience, Alleyways to Joy" and Clinical Consultation: An Empathic, Community-Based Approach
Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties

May 31, 2019
"Pathways to Resilience, Alleyways to Joy"
Wayside Recovery Center
St. Paul MN

May 11, 2019
"On Purpose: Living Our Authentic Self"
Partners in Resilience
Minneapolis, MN

April 27, 2019
Minnesota Books and Beer Popup Bookstore
Number Twelve Cider
Minneapolis, MN

March 13, 2019
"Connecting to Happiness"
Thomson Reuters
Saint Paul, MN

February 9, 2019 
Connections: Strengthening the Bonds Within and Between Us
Partners in Resilience
Minneapolis, MN 55403

October 21, 2018
"Hope and Resilience in a Stressful World"
Twin Cities Jewish Community 
18th Annual Conference on Mental Health

Minneapolis, MN 55405

October 11, 2018
"Connecting to Happiness"
Judith Mcgrann & Friends
Minneapolis, MN 55416

October 3, 2018
"Connecting to Happiness"
Guest Lecture
University of Minnesota

September 27, 2018
"Connecting to Happiness"
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Eden Prairie, MN  55346

May 11, 2018
"Choosing Happiness through Connecting"
Grand Marais Public Library
Grand Marais MN 

May 10, 2018
Women, Wine & Words with Dr. Wendy
Minneapolis, MN

May 10, 2018
"Choosing Happiness through Connecting"
Edina Senior Center
Edina, MN

April 22, 2018
Deepening Conversations for Couples
Private Heart to Heart Couples Retreat
Lanesborough, MN 

April 5, 2018
"Life Changing Radio: The People Who Inspire Us"

March 21, 2018
"Choosing Happiness through Connecting"
Palm Desert Library
Palm Desert, CA 

March 20, 2018
"Choosing Happiness on the International Day of Happiness"
Joslyn Center
Palm Desert, CA

March 11, 2018
Tucson Festival of Books
Tucson, AZ

December 24, 2017
Fair Trade Books
Red Wing, MN

December 7, 2017
"Choosing Happiness"
Edina Senior Center
Minneapolis, MN 

October 1-31, 2017
Double Nickel Book Drawing on Goodreads
In honor of my 55th birthday, ​5+5 lucky winners from aroudn the globe won a signed copy of Full Heart Living

Saturday, October 28, 2017
AM950 Connections Radio
"Rediscovering the Lost Art of Conversation"

Thursday, October 26, 2017
City of Excelsior Senior Center
Shorewood, MN

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Twin Cities Book Festival
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
St Paul, MN

Sunday, August 27, 2017
Park Road Books
Charlotte, NC

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
City of Minnetonka Senior Center
Minnetonka, MN

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Calhoun Barnes and Noble
3216 W Lake St
Minneapolis, MN

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Fair Trade Books
Red Wing, MN

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Subtext Books
Saint Paul, MN

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Galleria Barnes and Noble
Edina, MN

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Present Moment Books and Herbs
Minneapolis, MN 

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Rosemount Writers Festival and Book Fair
Rosemount, MN 55068

Sunday, March 5, 2017
Barnes and Noble
HarMar Mall, St Paul, MN

Monday, February 13, 2017 
Barnes & Noble
801 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 

Sunday, February 5, 2017
Barnes & Noble
Shelby Township, MI

Saturday, February 4, 2017
Bean and Leaf
Rochester, MI 48307

Tom's first Bookstore Meet and Greet: Christmas Eve, 2016 at Fair Trade Books in Red Wing, MN 

Saturday, November 5

To usher in the holidays, in early November Tom joined artist Brenna Busse for a book reading/art opening at Sweeney Todd's Salon in Minneapolis


Wednesday, November 16
Reading and signing, White Bear Lake Retired Teachers Association

Monday, September 19
Tom was guest lecturer at the University of Minnesota's course Emotional Healing and Happiness: Eastern and Western Approaches to Transforming the Mind

Book readings and signings
A number of private Full Heart Living readings and signings: 
Wednesday, October 5: East Twin Cities Metro
Sunday, September 18: South Minneapolis

Full Heart Living at the Minnesota Fringe!

August, 2016. Along with an ensemble of superb actors and technical artists, Tom created a live performance piece based on Full Heart Living. An entertaining, motivating, and informative romp, "Full Heart Living LIVE! The Bootcamp Experience" explored major Full Heart Living themes, including connecting with yourself and others, cultivating mindulness, taking risks, supporting yourself, expressing gratitude, and much more. It premiered at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. Just prior to opening night, TV's "The Buzz" featured a preview on live television.

“Tom does a wonderful workshop. He provides quick instruction on ways to find happiness by connecting with others. His presentation is professional, yet he is amazing in his ability to connect with those in his audience. It was a beautiful experience. He comes with my highest recommendation.”
~Steve Harsin, Director, Grand Marais Public Library 
Steve Harsin, Director,