Travis Johnson is an amazing human being. He shares his story about his life growing up in Fosters Homes. He has shown such strength and gratitude in his life that in turn has made him an outstanding Naval Officer and the founder of two business. Take a listen to his story as I am sure you will have a whole new perspective on life.
Aaron Hale is a 14 year veteran who has overcome some of the most difficult obstacles in his life. He talks about how he refused to accept defeat and finding his passion again. With his wife McKayla at his side he has found a sense of happiness for happiness and for others around the world. You can find more about him and order some of the most amazing desserts at www.eodfudge.com
In this episode we bring back Erika Hope Bradley for a part II as she shares her story of her own battle with PTSD as a survivor of domestic violence. She is a military wife of 11 years, community advocate, non-profit founder, and mother of 3. As a survivor of domestic violence she encourages military spouses to be unapologetically transparent about their struggles. Encouraging kindness, self- care, and community involvement as a coping mechanism for the unique challenges of their lifestyle. She believes raising awareness by Boldly sharing the military community's stories can help bridge the gap between our service families and the American public.
Richard is a survivor. He is a veteran, father and husband. He uses his recovery from addiction to help others find their way back. He is the founder of the Comeback Coach and has saved many just by being open and honest.
Cathy is a military spouse, mother of two, certified health coach and wellness educator. She is the founder of Healthy Living Navigator. Take a listen to her powerful story of how she is creating a wellness community with a mission to educate, inspire and empower caregivers to make self care a priority.
John is an entrepreneur, writer and army veteran. John went to work in corporate America until he decided he wanted to do more. He successfully served for three years and went on to help run a business for 23 years with his wife. When John hit rock bottom and survived a traumatic brain injury, this forced him to unleash his demons. He has now created his own healing system for coping with trauma and saving his marriage in the process. John is also the founder of GreenZone Hero in which he helps to improve businesses. You can find more at Greenzonehero.com
Nicole Smith shares her story as a Newly retired Coast Guard Veteran turned into Life Coach and Mental Wellness Advocate. She silently fought a battle while serving and is now helping others find their purpose. Listen more on how she helps you navigate your freedom.
Amanda Huffman is an Air Force Veteran, a mother to two boys and a Military Spouse. She is also the creator of a Podcast called Women of the Military and a blog called Airman to mom. Visit her site for more information at www.airmantomom.com
As a yoga therapist and the founder of the Trauma Healing Yoga Therapy Program, Anissa works with women who have been sexually traumatized to help them heal their PTSD (and other trauma related issues) with yoga therapy. As a 2 time rape survivor she intimately understands the needs these women face and help them navigate their healing journeys. You can find more information at www.traumahealingyoga.com
I have shared with you most of life. I have shared the good and bad days. What I haven’t shared behind my smile or tears is my son. Being a teenage boy living this Army life is not as easy as we think. We may see the smiles, but we forget to see the inside.
Last month we lost a family member. Our cousin, friend, brother, husband and father. This past weekend we got together after 10 + years to celebrate his life. No matter what, our family shows up and we need to try and focus on that.
Erika "Hope" Bradley is a military spouse of 11 years, advocate, volunteer and nonprofit founder. Currently studying digital marketing and social work with a background in healthcare and property management. Dependastrong was created to raise awareness of the mental health challenges dependents face and combat them with community. We aim to encourage spouses to take an active role in their well being thru physical activity, creating community and encouraging advocacy regarding the issues that effect our community's quality of life. Our largest initiative is Semper Fortis military child recruitment. This program aims to help military-connected student athletes obtain exposure for collegiate scholarships.