Baumann Radio Interview on Parkinson’s Chat

11 apr 2017

Hi John, Thank you for sending me the link to the talk show. I thoroughly enjoyed your interview and shared it with our planning team. Baumann Interview July 2014 The archive of your show can be...

Indiana bound

11 apr 2017

012 Parkinson's Symposium October 6, 2012 at 1pm (Registration starts at 12pm) Indy West Conference Center 400 N. High School Rd., Indpls., IN Featuring: John Baumann, Motivational speaker,...

More Parkinsons Advice

11 apr 2017

Mark Young: Look for positive people. Workshop with my book: DECIDE SUCCESS - You Ain't Dead Yet. Available on or at Many thanks John, it's taken us about 3 years...

Parkinson’s Love Story

11 apr 2017

Unbelievable story. I thought no one would enter into a long-term relationship with me in light of my Parkinsons and the prospect of being a care partner for me. I was wrong. Met an angel who fell in...

Pacers Game

11 apr 2017

Dear Friends of Rock Steady Boxing, Thank you for supporting RSB by purchasing tickets to the Indiana Pacers Nonprofit Spotlight Game (Pacers v. Milwaukee) to be played on Thursday, April 19th! As...

Parkinsons and D.R.E.A.D. Daily Actions

11 apr 2017

The Mapping Phase of DECIDE SUCCESS involves three action steps: Assessment, End-Vision and Daily Actions. If you have been diagnosed with Parkinsons, you are well aware of the things you used to be...

Parkinson’s Recovery Interview Comment

11 apr 2017

Hello John, My husband who also has had Parkinson's for about eleven years, just finished listening to you talk on line. I could not hear everything you said real well. I heard you well enough...


We all felt inspired and enjoyed listening to your presentation. Even though we are not living with Parkinson’s, we felt boost of motivation to continue helping those who are living with this disease. I am motivated to make more personal phone calls to people living with PD and asking how they are doing. Sometimes that “extra” bit of kindness truly makes a difference to someone. I am also motivated to research program ideas and partner with other organizations that may have similar values.

I learned that life is unexpected and that you cannot control it. What matters is your attitude!

-Great way to end the day, brave man, thank you very much!

-Good, excellent, great, outstanding speaker, very moving!

-Inspirational who just “gets it”

-Positive thinker and very funny!

-Honest speaker but also humorous!

Parkinson’s Society of Southwest Ontario, Canada, Symposium Keynote Presentation

“whatever hand life deals you, whatever life changing adversity you have to endure, you still have some control over it.” “You don’t have to just to live well,” he advises,” but live an Amazing Life.” The formula he proposes: Faith in yourself, discipline, determination, desire, intensity, and inner strength.


Yes, you touched every person at our conference, who will in turn change and impact so many others. The feedback from our participants was overwhelmingly positive. You are the only speaker to ever receive a standing ovation. Thank you for taking time to share, motivate and inspire. We are blessed to know you.


I will be honest. During the first 10 minutes of your presentation, I started reading work related material on my laptop. For surely, I had watched your You-Tube and seen your videos and knew what to expect. Surely, as a therapist I had studied this disease, the pathological components, the psychological components, the treatment alternatives……..Surely, I understand it.

Not so much. You caught my attention and I was enthralled. You were able to couple the impairments you experience with the emotions felt. You walked us through your life with the disease through “your eyes”. A perspective that a therapist/nurse rarely has the chance to hear. We get so busy telling patients how to deal with x, y and z, but our eyes are blurred by the science of it all most of the time.

You did it through truth, Through your humor, humility and determination to tell your story. One that most deservedly needs to be shared.

I will advocate to have you share your story. I appreciate your determination, diligence and dedication.