Why Thanksgiving Is My Favorite Holiday

Thank You

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. Sure, there’s the common favorite, Christmas. And of course you’ve got your birthday. But Thanksgiving has always been my favorite of favorite holidays, for one simple reason. The entire purpose of the holiday … Continue reading

3 Ways to Celebrate Your Success


“Way to go!” “I’m proud of you!” “Dude, you rock!” Most of us are really good at celebrating other people’s success. But how good are you at celebrating your OWN success? Many of us beat ourselves up for what we … Continue reading

How to Face Your Fears, Hawaii Style
(Part 2 of 2)

If you read these posts for any length of time, you know that my wife is a bit of a daredevil. In fact, that’s like saying the Grand Canyon is a pretty big hole in the ground. Basically, the scarier the … Continue reading

4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Stress
As Seen on Hawaii KHON-TV


Are you feeling stressed about the holidays? Watch this clip from Hawaii KHON-TV on 4 tips to avoid holiday stress… This was shot on an iPhone, so the first few seconds are a little blurry. Just hang in there, it … Continue reading

How to Face Your Fears, Hawaii Style
(Part 1 of 2)


We’re coming to the end of our family Hawaiian vacation (darn!) So I figure it’s time to (gulp) face (some more of) my fears. Especially seeing as I stared down that big bad mountain rainforest (see http://noahstjohn.com/what-a-hawaiian-rainforest-taught-me-about-the-power-of-intention ) I study … Continue reading

What a Hawaiian Rainforest Taught Me About The Power of Intention


I’m on the island of Oahu taking the whole family on an epic Hawaiian vacation. Babette says she wants to visit a waterfall because she loves the idea of being under a waterfall in Hawaii. I check the guidebooks and pick an excursion that will … Continue reading

3 Quick Tips to Achieve Your Vision

I shot this quick video for you while taking the family on a fun vacation in Hawaii… Here are 3 quick tips to achieve your vision and make your dreams come true, even if you don’t think you can do it… … Continue reading

They Called Him “Butterfingers”

Once upon a time, there was a professional football player who got the nickname “Butterfingers” because, in his first pro season, he kept dropping the ball. This young man was an amazingly talented kid from a small town in Mississippi. … Continue reading

Should You Watch The New ABC Series ‘Selfie’?

I saw the commercials for the new ABC series Selfie and thought, “Hmmm, I wonder where they’re going with this.” Selfie stars Karen Gillan, Scottish actress and former star of my favorite TV show of all time, Doctor Who, and … Continue reading

Why I’m Enjoying “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” by Ken Burns

My wife and I have been glued to the new Ken Burns series “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” all week. Tonight is the series conclusion, and I highly recommend you watch it. Babette and I both really enjoy learning about … Continue reading