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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE MOOD
This is a handful of videos, some featuring john, most not, as well as other things you might find helpful. 

WATCH

So many great inspirational talks out there, here's a few faves:

Brene Brown has lots to say that is challenging in life, and work. Try this one

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWTRYnNwI6A

Stephen Jenkinson might be new to you. Known best for his work around grief and end of life, he also has a lot to say about living, and our culture's need for elders

https://orphanwisdom.com/2019/07/08/interview-series-birdhouse-interviews/ 

Aim higher in Love? This is from a while back, but still resonant to now, for all you folks still looking for the 'right-one'. Funny too.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EvvPZFdjyk

READ

Who has the time? These are some of my influences and helpful reads:

Let My People go Surfing from the founder of Patagonia. An insightful commentary on what principled planet-focused leadership really means.

https://eu.patagonia.com/hu/en/stories/let-my-people-go-surfing/story-30910.html

Reinventing Organisations by Frederic Laloulx. A radical rethink on how to organise a business :https://www.reinventingorganizations.com/

Stolen Focus by Johann Hari will likely disturb you, and give you some perspective on your ability to concentrate.  https://stolenfocusbook.com/

Long Life Honey in the Heart by Martin Prechtel called by one reviewer the operating manual for a sacred planet it is a rich look at indigenous life and stunningly composed.

The Sibling Society by Robert Bly Overlooked in its time but way ahead of it's day. A call to 'grow up' and take responsibility.

Land Healer by Jake Fiennes I like most of the raft of 'regenerative faming' books coming out as he strikes a conscious balance between nature, profit and food-production.

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/442697/land-healer-by-fiennes-jake/9781785947315 

Wounded Leaders by Nick Duffell is an insightful take on the psychological profile of the UK's elite in an increasingly complex and interdependent world. https://woundedleaders.co.uk/

Human Kind by Rutger Bregman debunks popular theories of self interested economically rational humans positing instead that kindness and generosity is our true nature. A truly hopeful read. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52879286-humankind

The Climate Book by Great Thunberg Full of data and expert articles, perfect for dipping, 

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/709837/the-climate-book-by-greta-thunberg/

DO

Not mindfulness, but mind- emptiness might help in these distracted times.

Check these short starter meditations from Burgs.

https://theartofmeditation.org/the-stillness-programme

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