Dr. John V. Farrar
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IF YOU CAN KEEP YOUR HEAD……

Poise: the ability to be ill at ease inconspicuously. Earl Wilson   “If You Can Keep Your Head….” Like many sports-minded Americans, last month, I began Sunday TV viewing early to witness the final round of golf’s British Open. Since two Americans golfers were the...

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What Will Your Legacy Look like?

All good men and women must take responsibility to create legacies that will take the next generation to a level we could only imagine.”—Jim Rohn I returned home yesterday from an experience, which I can only describe as “bittersweet.” Two weeks ago, my mother-in-law...

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WHO ARE THE EDUCATED ONES?

  It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.  Aristotle As most of my readers know, the opening and closing quotes in my newsletters amplify or comment upon the main body’s content without being the subject of the...

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MISSED OPPORTUNITIES

Before seeds of missed opportunities become weeds of regret, they can be watered by “I’ll do it tomorrow.” Miraboli Today’s newsletter begins with, of all things, a math puzzle! Imagine that you are a test driver for Ford or GM. You have been given the task of driving...

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MARCH MADNESS?

The journey between what you once were who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place.            Barbara DeAngelis For sports fans, March means more than the coming of Spring. It means basketball, be it at a prep or college level. School...

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THE BEST GIFT EVER!

This is not a letter but my arms about you for a brief moment. Katherine Mansfield Holidays are over. Decorations stored away. Resolutions made. We find ourselves at the start of the New Year returning to a predictable routine. Take a moment and reflect on the...

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HOW DO YOU NEED TO S-T-R-E-T-C-H?

Man’’s Mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension. Oliver Wendell Holmes It is well documented among those who know me that I owe everything I have in life to my wife: a career, a wonderful family, a home, etc. all flow from our growth...

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WANT TO DANCE TO A DIFFERENT TUNE?

One of the classic ways of defining and describing the nature of relationships among couples, work colleagues and within family structures is the "dance metaphor." To fully appreciate it, imagine the following: You and your companion are sitting around a dance floor...

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Thoughts. Behaviors. Feelings. These are the three pillars of the Farrars’ approach to counseling. As a cognitive counselor, Dr. John believes our behaviors and feelings stem from our thoughts.

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Dr. John & Anita treat both adults and adolescents on topics including chemical dependency, couples and family counseling, as well as employment-related problems and issues, with emphasis on not having to use recreational or prescribed substances.

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Dump the Neanderthal, Choose Your Prime Mate

Dr. John draws upon years of experience and his work with over 300 women to identify six reasons why women choose dysfunctional and under-achieving partners.

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Dr. John is an enthusiastic and entertaining presenter, able to convey his cognitively oriented messages to audiences with a clear and entertaining style.

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