Episode

Navigating Life as a Caregiver

Guest: Elisa Glass

Elisa Glass shares her journey as a caregiver to a 100% disabled veteran and her battle with a rare autoimmune disease, plus advocacy work.

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Triumph Over Trials

Guest: James Kuczykowski

Veteran James Kuczykowski discusses his military life, overcoming addiction, and finding joy and purpose through recovery and faith.

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A Journey Through Military Service and Combatting Eating Disorders

Guest: Leah Stiles

Leah Stiles shares her battle with eating disorders and how her non-profit, SEA WAVES, helps combat eating disorders in the military.

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Navigating VA Disability Claims

Guest: Monica Sanford

Monica Sanford shares expert advice on VA disability claims process, ensuring veterans get entitled benefits.

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The Journey of Resilience and Growth

Guest: Jeremy Hancock

Jeremy Hancock, a combat veteran, discusses his journey overcoming PTSD and finding post-traumatic growth through ketamine therapy.

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Operation Homefront: Strength, Stability, and Secure Futures

Guest: Robert Thomas

Robert Thomas discusses his 31-year Air Force career and Operation Homefront’s mission of aiding military families.

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Crafting Your Own Happiness

Guest: Bona Normandeau

Guest Bona Normandeau discusses her journey to find happiness after her military career, the importance of resilience, and how happiness is a process, not an endpoint.

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Veteran Mental Health, Military Experiences, and Film ‘Tribal’

Guest: Mark Kershaw

Army combat veteran Mark Kershaw discusses his documentary “Tribal,” which explores the unique struggles veterans face.

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Resilience, Perseverance, and Inner Strength

Guest: Josh Thompson

Guest Josh Thompson shares his experiences with mental and physical health issues due to toxic leadership and discusses the value of faith and mindfulness in recovery.

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Combatting PTSD and Building Resilience

Guest: Thyron Heyward

Thyron Heyward, a Navy veteran and mental health counselor, discusses combating PTSD, the importance of support, and personal transformation.

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Unleashing Forgiveness

Guest: Katharine Giovanni

Katharine Giovanni discusses the process and benefits of forgiveness, highlighting its transformative power for personal wellbeing.

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Understanding Secondary Trauma and Family Healing

Guest: Dr. Michael Barnes

Dr. Mike Barnes discusses the concept of secondary trauma and its impacts on military families, suggesting open conversation and therapy.

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