The Home Stretch

We're back! Alas, we are at the home stretch of this ever-eventful rotation around the sun. We attempt to avoid talking about the pandemic, but cannot resist the allure and hope of the vaccine that can return us to the promised land of normalcy. In…

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Television’s Kindness Rebellion with David Kamp

This week, John sits down with David Kamp, author of the new book "Sunny Days," a history of the Sesame Street/Mister Rogers era of enlightened children's television. We talk about how counter-culture this type of programming was at the time,…

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Department of Mental Wellness

Today we are talking about how we are navigating everything 2020 and offering a couple ideas about how to tend to our collective mental health.

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Honoring Ken, Chuck, And RBG

We found a way to joyfully gather with Julie's family over the weekend to celebrate her dad's 87th b-day. We also lost a national treasure and a personal mentor. Good news/bad news. Discussing it all on today's episode.

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Joy?? In 2020?? It’s Possible!

John has somehow stumbled upon a sacred reservoir of generalized contentment that's been getting him through his days. We retrace some of our recent steps in an attempt to understand how this phenomenon came to be, and if its replicable for us all,…

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Managing Your “Micro” For Mental Health

Today we are talking about why it is important sometimes to focus back in on the smaller picture and how to ground yourself and keep things moving and positive.

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On Campus

Fresh from John's bday getaway, today we are talking about what we are hearing from some kiddos on campus. It's heavy out there. We need to make it better. We eke out an upbeat takeaway at the end!

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How To Reset And Recharge

Today we are talking about ways to re-frame and refresh what might seem a bit bleak - and how to look with some optimism at your options and next steps.

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Instagram Live Back To School Q&A

John is answering your questions about everything back-to-school in these very complicated and stressful times.

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Back To School And Back To Laughter

Today we are weighing in on the super complicated upcoming school year and also talking about how to remember our sense of humor and lean into it in the coming days!

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