John's Blog

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Duck, Duck, Human

It struck me how different my life is today than it was just twenty years ago. Now a simple game of “Duck, Duck, Human” constitutes a great Saturday night.

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Mother’s Day Memories

In honor of Mother’s Day, I thought I’d share a story that involves a few of my favorite Mother’s Day memories with my mom both before and after she made her transition.

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A Miracle Moment with “Mr. Moore”

Magic and miracles happen every time I visit my friend Gail Courville at Serenity Farm in Virginia. My recent visit earlier this month was certainly no different. Spring was in the air. The grass was brilliant green. The dogwoods were bursting with pink blossoms at...

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Clear is Kind

I’m so grateful to my friend Tricia for inviting me to attend a benefit last week where Brené Brown was speaking. Here is the biggest gem I received from her short but powerful talk on leadership and communication.

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The Game of Life

Did you play this game when you were a kid? I did. Of course, we are all playing it now. But here’s something you may not know. **SPOILER ALERT** This grown-up version is rigged so that everybody wins in the end!

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Spring Cleaning the Unconscious Mind

Spring is almost upon us. That means many of us will be tidying up our living spaces, perhaps following the advice of the petite but powerful Marie Kondo. If by chance you haven’t heard of her, Marie Kondo is a tidying expert, bestselling author, star of Netflix's hit...

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Gentle with Myself

No matter what appears to be going on in your life, please remember these loving words from my talented friend, Karen Drucker. “I will be gentle with myself. And I will hold myself like a newborn baby child.”

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