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Reflections on My Birthday

By John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

Reflections on My BirthdayYesterday, I did my civic duty and served on jury duty. It’s a reluctant responsibility many citizens in the U.S. serve, me among them. As luck would have it, I wasn’t called to actually …

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Reflections on My Birthday

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  1. We share the same birthday. I think that’s pretty cool. : )

    This is a great site and I’ve received a great deal of support on here. I’ve also made some friends. Thanks for having it!

    Happy Birthday!


  2. Nice thoughts. Happy birthday, John. I hope all is well.

  3. Happy Birthday to you, John. Thanks for doing what you do! Centi anni!

  4. Thank you for this sweet post, John.

    ‘Good’ people are ‘Happy’ people, I am sure!
    It’s a privilege to be in a position to help others, and to do good,
    and to make a difference. Rewarding, as you say!

    My father was like that. Immigrated to the US when he was 21, opened his own company in the garage of a friend, and still has not been surpassed as the longest reigning (55 years) CEO, president and founder of any Fortune 500 company to this day.

    His work was his passion, and he was a philanthropist in and out.

    Happy BD.


  5. Happy birthday, John, and thanks for all you do.



  6. Thank you for all you do.
    Happy Birthday!!!!


  7. No, thank YOU! Thanks for what you’ve created and what you do every day! You found your calling, and when you are fortunate enough to realize what that is and do it every day there is no greater blessing. Happy, happy birthday!!

  8. Happy birthday! Thank you for all you do.

  9. John, Happy Birthday to a most wonderful, intuitive man with the courage to break down the walls of mental illness!

    Your willingness and hard work has been reaped by so many people, including myself. Thank you very much for opening the lines of communication for people who for so long had little to no voice about their illnesses.

    Because of you, I have met some of the most amazing people, people that have taught me so very much.

    Thank you!! Happy Happy Birthday and many more to come!


  10. Happy B-Day! Thanks for the best blog on psych I know : )

  11. Thank you all for the birthday well wishes and such!! They are much appreciated.

    My wife and I just went out for a quiet dinner together — it was a very enjoyable (and yummy!) evening.


  12. Happy Birthday and I think the thank you needs to go your way for bringing all of this information together and graciously for paving the way for others like me :)

  13. Same here John…Happy belated birthday I guess I should say!

    Thanks for allowing me to also have a voice here :)

    Best wishes

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