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Episodes

  • The DNA: Hero, Mentor and Friend in You

    Oct 20, 2014 | 49 min
    John get's a look inside the DNA of being a Hero, Mentor and Friend from Fox News and Vipp Jaswal. What John's book means to Vipp and why it's important in these stressful times to be a Hero Mentor and Friend to all including ourselves.
  • Our New Brain! Here to Make Life Better!

    Oct 7, 2014 | 26 min
    We as a race are evolving with a new part of our brain that can be even more open to intuition and a better more efficient way of thinking bringing us a better way of life. My guest is Dr. Rudy Tanzi author of "The Super Brain, Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness and Spiritual Well Being" with Deepak Chopra. Get ready for an eye opening interview on who we are. Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D. is a professor of neurology at Harvard University Medical School, Director of the Genetics and Aging Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital.
  • 10 Minute Meditation-LIVE on FOX NEWS?

    Sep 13, 2014 | 11 min
    It's a 10 minute lesson on Fox News Radio as show host Vipp Jaswal get's a step by step meditation walk through from John. If you ever wanted to get a guided lesson from top to bottom, on music choice, posture, how, when and where and what you can experience, take a listen. It could be the most important ten minutes of your day.
  • From Worst to 1st-You'll Be Inspired

    Sep 12, 2014 | 24 min
    He was a member of a gang, was living in several homes at a young age, no healthy roots, the worst upbringing, exposed to constant abuse, which led to drugs and jail time. His childhood and younger days was surely to lead him on a path of destruction and ultimately his death. But that did not happen. My guest is Mike Cooley CEO and author of "Rock Bottom-From the Streets to Success." You will be inspired.
  • We All Want These Five Things-Get Em

    Sep 12, 2014 | 2 min
    We all want these five things- Take a listen to my thoughts on how we get them-
  • Teaching Compassion to Fox News

    Sep 9, 2014 | 50 min
    Vipp Jaswal on "The Vipp Jaswal Report" on Fox News Radio asks me the tough questions on spirituality: "Does meditation really work, I don't get it?" "Compassion ? Or am I getting walked on..?" Not your typical interview.
  • Fox News Learns How to Meditate with Me

    Sep 9, 2014 | 50 min
    "The Vipp Jaswal Report" features author John Dowd Jr. on Fox News Radio. Get ready as Vipp asks John the tough questions on spirituality: "Does meditation really work, I don't get it?" "Compassion ? Or am I getting walked on..?" NOT your typical interview.
  • The Most Loved Boss Ever? Find Out Why-

    Sep 5, 2014 | 29 min
    Are we about to enter an age of “the Push Back..?” Last week after almost two months of maybe the biggest non-union super market employee walk out ever in New England…the Demoulus Family gave in to the thousands of workers and sold the company to the CEO that the workers wanted. If the Market Basket board did not sell it to Arthur T Demoulas …the walk out could have crippled the company…. This event is unprecedented. THOUSANDS loved this guy so much they stopped working until the company brought him back. Why do they love him? Find out now.
  • My Chat With Robin Williams

    Aug 23, 2014 | 26 min
    2014 will be remembered for many things. The one event that will stand out was the loss of the comedic prodigy, Robin Williams. He made us all laugh so much that we feel all we lost a close friend. My guest today is broadcaster Mark Sullivan who knew Robin. While we are almost filled up with the deluge of comments and tributes, before we move on which we must, take one last listen on how wonderful a man Robin Williams was and what we can learn from him.
  • Science-Can Compassion be FELT Globally?

    Aug 1, 2014 | 28 min
    What I told you that science is beginning to prove that our heart felt compassion, love and appreciation is actually transmitted magnetically from our heart and can be felt around the globe? Listen to my eye-opening interview with HeartMath's Dr. Rollin McCraty on "HEROES MENTORS AND FRIENDS" Radio. You'll never look at prayer, meditation, love and compassion the same again.
  • Survival VS Fulfillment?

    Jul 18, 2014 | 26 min
    Is FULFILLMENT is thing of the past? Should we just accept that surviving in these tough times is the new way of living, never mind finding some fulfillment in our days? Take a listen as John discusses his tools on how we can be fulfilled in our busy 9-5 life on HEROES MENTORS AND FRIENDS radio.
  • The Day You Find Out Why You're Born

    Jun 6, 2014 | 28 min
    Imagine this, you are a successful executive in the entertainment industry, living a comfortable life. You’re married and a loving Mom with two small children, when during a party at your house one night, one simple comment from a guest starts a chain reaction of events that takes you to AFRICA. There you discover the plight of famine become aware of what your purpose is in life. To help feed the less fortunate. My guest is Shelene Bryan. Her book "LOVE SKIP JUMP" tells the remarkable story of of saying “yes to God.”
  • Your Someday is Now! Taking Action!

    May 23, 2014 | 28 min
    This show is rockin' with energy! Meet my guest Gail Lowney Alofsin who shares wisdom on how to take action in your life NOW with discovering your brand, managing your time and so much more! This show will fly by!
  • A Leader For Tomorrow

    May 17, 2014 | 28 min
    With today’s lightning fast technology and many people holding down two maybe three jobs, leaders have their hands full to keep employees and organizations focused and engaged. My guest today is Dr. Satya Mitra, a dynamic leader who will share important tips and life lessons on how he leads his clients, his local Rotary Club and soon will take his leadership INTERNATIONAL.
  • Hope-Prayer, Can Science Measure? Pt 1

    Apr 25, 2014 | 24 min
    My guest today is HeartMath's EVP Howard Martin. Science has proven that the energy that pumps our heart is the same magnetic energy that makes up our earths magnetic fields. Can our positive feelings and emotions here right now be felt on the other side of the globe? In these trying times, what can we do to "store resilience?" An hour before the first plane on 9-11 hit the twin towers, global magnetic field measurements changed dramatically. Did our collective heart sense this dramatic event before it happened? Get ready for an eye-opening discussion on how your heart is so much more than a blood pumping machine. It's an intelligence that connects us all.
  • Compassion-Prayer:Can Science Measure?

    Apr 25, 2014 | 23 min
    My guest today is HeartMath's EVP Howard Martin. Science has proven that the energy that pumps our heart is the same magnetic energy that makes up our earths magnetic fields. Can our positive feelings and emotions here right now be felt on the other side of the globe? In these trying times, what can we do to "store resilience?" An hour before the first plane on 9-11 hit the twin towers, global magnetic field measurements changed dramatically. Did our collective heart sense this dramatic event before it happened? Get ready for an eye-opening discussion on how your heart is so much more than a blood pumping machine. It's an intelligence that connects us all.
  • Science + Love: Autism Breakthrough Pt 1

    Apr 11, 2014 | 24 min
    Can science combined with love create a miracle? As a boy, my guest was diagnosed by multiple experts as severely autistic, with an IQ below 30, and destined to spend his life in an institution. Thanks to The Son-Rise Program®, an incredible program his parents created, my guest Raun Kaufman experienced a full recovery from Autism. Take a listen.
  • Science + Love: Autism Breakthrough Pt 2

    Apr 11, 2014 | 24 min
    Can science combined with love create a miracle? As a boy, my guest was diagnosed by multiple experts as severely autistic, with an IQ below 30, and destined to spend his life in an institution. Thanks to The Son-Rise Program®, an incredible program his parents created, my guest Raun Kaufman experienced a full recovery from Autism. Take a listen.
  • Compassion-the true mark of maturity

    Apr 8, 2014 | 4 min
    John talks about the true mark of maturity. Choosing compassion.
  • ABC's Dan Harris on meditation

    Apr 4, 2014 | 27 min
    You’re a network TV news anchor at the top of your game working for the ABC Television network. You have everything one can dream of. Yet one day while anchoring the news on ABC you freeze in front of millions. Why did this happen? How do you cope with it? John's guest is "Good Morning America" weekend anchor Dan Harris talking about his new book “10% Happier.” In this fascinating new book, Dan shares with us how learning meditation skills has enhanced his personal life and his amazing career on the air at ABC Television. Plus, so much more. Get ready for an eye-opening and enlightening "Heroes Mentors and Friends" with Dan Harris!
  • The Miraculous Sacrifice Part 1

    Mar 15, 2014 | 24 min
    He was born a Muslim, but chose the path of Christianity. My guest is a true Hero Mentor and Friend to all that seek freedom. He is about to share his amazing story of choosing a path that put him in harms way, not only by losing his family, but losing everything he had including his own safety. He was tortured…all in the name of the spark inside of him that is Christ. He chose to bring awareness of the Christians that are persecuted worldwide. This story of hope, courage and miracles will TRULY inspire you.
  • The Miraculous Sacrifice Part 2

    Mar 15, 2014 | 24 min
    He was born a Muslim, but chose the path of Christianity. My guest is a true Hero Mentor and Friend to all that seek freedom and have unconditional love inside. He is about to share his amazing story of choosing a path that put him in harms way, not only by losing his family, but losing everything he had including his own safety. He was tortured…all in the name of the spark inside of him that is Christ. He chose to bring awareness of the Christians that are persecuted worldwide. This story of hope, courage and miracles will TRULY inspire you.
  • Amazing Grace-Part 2

    Feb 28, 2014 | 26 min
    Part 2: Today we have a very special guest to share her journey of breaking her addictions, sharing with us how she did it and where she pulled her strength from. I urge you to stay with me to the very end of this segment for a very special surprise from our guest, Grace.
  • Amazing Grace-Part 1

    Feb 28, 2014 | 25 min
    Today…we have a very special guest to share her journey of breaking her addictions and sharing with us how she did it and where she pulled her strength from. I urge you to listen to part 2 as well for a very special surprise from our guest at the end. Listen to the story of Grace.
  • Your Life-The Encore for 45+

    Feb 9, 2014 | 25 min
    So you’re at a job for 37 years and you’re starting to feel burnt out. While it may have been satisfying, you know you have a bigger purpose in you that provides, more satisfaction. You discover that you’re bigger purpose is helping others to identify, retool, and connect to their own bigger purpose…or as my guest calls it…..your encore career!! Take a listen and find out how to discover your encore!
  • Following Your Bliss

    Jan 31, 2014 | 22 min
    Today, my guest is a former car salesmen, and a mortgage seller. But his dream was to cook. During his midlife, with a message from nature he decided to pursue his dream. Today he's an award winning chef with his own successful restaurant. You maybe are receiving this message at the perfect time. Take a listen to "Heroes Mentors and Friends."
  • Sex & Spaghetti Sauce, Finally

    Jan 24, 2014 | 25 min
    My guest is Dr. Carmella Sebastian author of: "Sex & Spaghetti Sauce, My Italian Mothers Recipe for Getting Healthy and Getting Busy In Your 50's and Beyond." With a title like that do we need more of an intro? Get ready to LAUGH and LEARN from Dr. Carm!
  • You know THIS voice! Goosebumps Alert!

    Jan 17, 2014 | 28 min
    Get ready to be inspired!!! My guest is the amazing voice of CBS Television, Joe Cipriano! His book "Living On Air-Adventures in Broadcasting" takes us on the exciting highs and gut wrenching lows of his incredible years in radio and national voice over announcing. He shares the amazing story of getting the big call one day to be the new voice of a then unknown network called "FOX Television." Here we go!!
  • The Top 20 Christmas Countdown! Part 1

    Dec 13, 2013 | 25 min
    It's the "Heroes Mentors and Friends" Top 20 Christmas Countdown! We count down the top 20 most popular Christmas and holiday favorites with the behind the scenes stories! Did you know that "Let It Snow" was written during a humid, hot summer day? It's also a very popular holiday song, but doesn't mention Christmas, even once.
  • Top 20 Christmas Countdown! Part 2

    Dec 13, 2013 | 22 min
    It's the "Heroes Mentors and Friends" Top 20 Christmas Countdown! We count down the top 20 most popular Christmas and holiday favorites with the behind the scenes stories! Did you know that "Winter Wonderland" was written by a man who was sick in the hospital? He noticed the "snowy park" outside his room and was inspired to write it!
  • The Top 20 Christmas Countdown! Part 3

    Dec 13, 2013 | 23 min
    It's the "Heroes Mentors and Friends" Top 20 Christmas Countdown! We count down the top 20 most popular Christmas and holiday favorites with the behind the scenes stories! Did you know that David Bowie didn't really know Bing Crosby when he appeared on Bing's TV special to sing "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy?" Bowie said: "I did it because my mother liked him a lot."
  • The Top 20 Christmas Countdown Part 4!

    Dec 13, 2013 | 26 min
    It's the "Heroes Mentors and Friends" Top 20 Christmas Countdown! We count down the top 20 most popular Christmas and holiday favorites with the behind the scenes stories! Did you know that "A Christmas Song" by Nat King Cole was written during a blistering hot summer day?
  • Follow Your Souls Purpose-Part 1

    Dec 6, 2013 | 26 min
    With the holidays upon us it's a time of reflection and renewal. How can we transform ourselves to the person we KNOW we can be adding peace, happiness and even prosperity into to our daily life? My guest today is an amazing Hero, Mentor and Friend of mine Reverend Dr. Nancy Ash, author of a wonderful book “Doing A 360, Turning Your Life Around to Follow Your Souls Purpose.” You don't want to miss this!!
  • Following Your Soul's Purpose-Part 2

    Dec 6, 2013 | 26 min
    With the holidays upon us it's a time of reflection and renewal. How can we transform ourselves to the person we KNOW we can be adding peace, happiness and even prosperity into to our daily life? My guest today is an amazing Hero, Mentor and Friend of mine Reverend Dr. Nancy Ash, author of a wonderful book “Doing A 360, Turning Your Life Around to Follow Your Souls Purpose.” You don't want to miss this!!
  • The Intention-Code-Reaching Your Dream

    Nov 22, 2013 | 28 min
    This week, it's about GRATITUDE and INTENTION. When we're grateful for what we have, what we don't have begins to show up. When our dreams, desires and goals are set with deep passion, belief and intention that we are worthy of ALL that the Universe has to offer and we hold that intention with a sense of gratitude that it's "on the way" something happens. It comes. Listen to for two true stories.
  • Look "Inside" You, To Fix Outside

    Nov 15, 2013 | 23 min
    It’s that time of the season…. We begin to analyze our output of the year.. How did we do? A good year..personally, and professionally? Are we looking forward to a renewal? Today, I want to share with you 2 lists…that may help you look at your life much different than ever before. The "Inside" and the "Outside."
  • Christmas-Feel Good-Not Anxious

    Nov 8, 2013 | 25 min
    It’s November..is it too early for Christmas Music? The moment we see the first sign of the holidays, for some a feeling of anxiousness sets in. The feeling of not enough money to buy presents or provide an ample dinner for the family or an overwhelmed feeling. Today we want to help release that feeling and help discover the true meaning of Christmas.
  • From Adversity to Boston Strong

    Nov 1, 2013 | 24 min
    Last year the Red Sox were in last place. Last April with an attack on the Boston Marathon, it was the first American city ever to be put in lock down. Today the city is not only celebrating a championship. They are celebrating so much more. Overcoming adversity is today's message on Heroes Mentors and friends.
  • "Oneness" In Isreal-In The Jesus Tomb

    Oct 25, 2013 | 29 min
    What does it feel like inside the Garden Tomb.....of Jesus? My guest Oneness Meditator Andy Migner was just there. She was asked by one of the world’s leading spiritual leaders to join other Oneness leaders to go to Jerusalem and awaken 70 people which in turn could affect and bring peace to 7 million there. Andy is back to share with us this miraculous journey of enlightenment and eye opening awe including what she felt during her visit into the Garden Tomb...of Jesus.
  • Bad Decisions-End The Cycle

    Oct 18, 2013 | 26 min
    Why is it that we seem to make the same mistakes over and over? Our relationship pitfalls, maxed out credit cards on things we don't need. Or why we can’t seem to connect with inner peace even though our life on the outside seems to appear complete with a house, good job, and a nice family. Today we help answer those questions with my very special guest, spiritual scientist Liselot Bergen.
  • Hitchhiking With Larry David-Part 1

    Oct 11, 2013 | 27 min
    Part 1: You’re hitchhiking in one of most beautiful places on earth, Martha’s Vineyard. A car pulls over to pick you up. The driver is the creator of "Seinfeld" Larry David himself! My guest is a wonderful man named Paul Samuel Dolman who wrote "Hitchhiking With Larry David," a beautiful story of spirituality, the lessons of life and an unforgettable ride across Martha's Vineyard.
  • Hitchhiking With Larry David Part II

    Oct 11, 2013 | 22 min
    You’re hitchhiking in one of most beautiful places on earth, Martha’s Vineyard. A car pulls over to pick you up. The driver is the creator of "Seinfeld" Larry David himself! My guest is a wonderful man named Paul Samuel Dolman who wrote "Hitchhiking With Larry David," a beautiful story of spirituality, the lessons of life and an unforgettable ride across Martha's Vineyard.
  • FLA To NYC, He Walked It To Lose LBS

    Oct 4, 2013 | 24 min
    Imagine waking up one day tired of your weight….and decide to lose the weight by walking from Florida to New York….and then turn it into a movie! This actually happened. Listen to Gary Marino's story and how he created "The Million Calorie March ."
  • "Oneness" is Bringing Global Peace

    Oct 4, 2013 | 30 min
    You are asked by one of the world’s leading spiritual leaders to go to Jerusalem and awaken 70 people which in turn could affect and bring peace to 7 million there. That’s happening this month…and my guest Andy Migner has the privilege to be a part of the select few of Oneness Meditators to help change the world.
  • A Miracle Healing-2/Oneness Blessing

    Sep 27, 2013 | 28 min
    Part 2 of how compassion slowed down the illness of a loved one. Also, John talks about the Oneness Blessing. Oneness mediator Andy Migner will join other mediators in Jerusalem in October to awaken 70 people which could shift and the affect consciousness of 7 million there to peace and compassion in the Middle East.
  • A Miraculous Healing

    Sep 20, 2013 | 28 min
    Science is proving how a body can respond positively to love and compassion. Hear a story of how love can even slow down an illness.
  • Removing the Barriers

    Sep 14, 2013 | 26 min
    In your deepest heart, you know you can do this, but everyone around you says it won't happen. Listen to "Removing the Barriers" on Heroes Mentors and Friends Radio.
  • The Invisible Force

    Sep 7, 2013 | 25 min
    This is a story of a young man, frightened most days of his high school life while riding the train to school. It was a tough part of town. He was intimidated and shoved. He feared for his life. Until one day that all changed and he never was frightened again. Listen-
  • The Invisible Force

    Sep 7, 2013 | 25 min
    It was a tough part of town. The threat was real. This is the story of a young man, frightened every day of his high school life traveling on the train to school fearing that others that may harm him. He was intimidated and shoved. One day that all changed forever when something INSIDE of him, changed. Listen-
  • Forgiveness-It's Power

    Aug 30, 2013 | 30 min
    When we can forgive, it moves us to a place of real power, followed by peace. When we can forgive, it moves us to the next level of who we truly are. Take a listen to some fascinating stories about forgiveness, and how letting go gives us real power.
  • Living From the Heart, Not The Mind

    Aug 23, 2013 | 25 min
    Once we can begin to live our life and filter our daily interaction with life through our HEART and not our MIND, we shift from living from a place of love, and not fear.
  • The Oneness Blessing-Shift to gratitude

    Aug 16, 2013 | 27 min
    Some have discovered a global shift moving from being judgmental and critical to a state of gratitude and appreciation. It's called The Oneness Blessing. Listen.
  • HMF- Feel Good About You!-John Dowd Jr

    Aug 9, 2013 | 26 min
    Once we discover who we truly are we no longer need outside validation for approval from others or external things.
  • Day 1: Writing Your Book

    Aug 5, 2013 | 15 min
    John talks to Chad Tuthill on Hayhouseradio.com, the radio arm Hayhouse Publishing about John's book "Heroes Mentors and Friends."
  • Reverse Negative Thinking, Audio Chapter

    Aug 4, 2013 | 12 min
    John reads this eleven minute audio chapter from his book "Heroes Mentors and Friends" sharing how we can reverse negative thinking and help us change the way we look at our daily life. Over 600 people have listened to this chapter.
  • HMF-Test Drive Your Commitment

    Aug 3, 2013 | 26 min
    On "Heroes Mentors and Friends" Radio, John shares how we can STAY ON TRACK to reach our goals. Nature and the universe conspires to help us when WE stay on the path by taking just SMALL steps each day. We don't start at the top of the mountain. When we start SMALL, nature and the universe begins to step in and help us IF we stay on track and DON'T give up.
  • HMF-From Ambition to Meaning

    Jul 28, 2013 | 27 min
    Do you know the difference between MEDITATION and PRAYER? With one small step each day, you can shift your life to discover REAL MEANING to who we are. Once we can discover our true agenda of who we are, the outside stuff, like the right job, money and people, will fall into place.
  • Intention for Goals-Based in Love-Fear?

    Jul 28, 2013 | 26 min
    Is your INTENTION to reach your goal "fear based" or based in love. When your INTENTION to reach your goal comes from a place of love, compassion and kindness, you harness the power of your higher self, your inner radiance, and the Universe to assist you by bringing you the people, the opportunities, the books and everything needed to make it happen.