Live Inspired Vlog #55: Don’t Die with Your Music Still in You (Let Me Play You a Song)

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer encouraged us, “Don’t die with your music still in you.” Before I was burned, I loved to play the piano. I wasn’t any good but I loved it. That love was [...]


Uncross Your Arms

“It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.” –Arthur Conan Doyle, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes   “Would you like a [...]


Live Inspired Vlog #54: What Are You Made Of?

“The same boiling water that softens the potato, hardens the egg.” -Anonymous My friends, this old saying reminds us that it is about what you are made of, not the circumstances. [...]


Choose Love

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Throughout the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King preached the importance of love [...]


Live Inspired Vlog #53: How to Overcome the Winter Blues

“Faith is remembering in the darkness what we have seen in the light.” – Richard Rohr This time of year there is a lot more darkness than light. We leave for school or work- [...]


Be The First

“If you are first, you are first. If you are second, you are nothing.” – William Shankly It was during a timeout during a seventh grade basketball game. We were down by a single point and [...]


A New Year’s Lesson on Loving Ourselves from Child Heroes

My The Huffington Post debut article highlights an awesome little man I met last year, Alex, and Lauren Brocious, the inspiration behind the viral video sensation #labels. Get ready for a New [...]


Live Inspired. Vlog #52: One Thing that Will Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson This is the time of year that people set new goals and resolutions for the New Year. [...]


Ask John: Getting Past the Post-Holiday Blues

Every Tuesday on Parade.com, John answers one question on how to live an inspired life. This week’s question comes from Helen: “How do I get over my holiday hangover?” – Helen Read [...]


Curing the Holiday Hangover

“It’s not only the scenery you miss by going fast. You also miss the sense of where you are going and why.” – E. Cantor Have you ever had a hangover? Stayed out a little too late. Had one [...]