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There are few guarantees in life, but facing adversity is one of them. In a podcast hosted by Ryan, leaders from various professions and walks of life discuss how personal and career struggles have shaped who they are as people and how they respond to trials moving forward. With all guests, Ryan’s goal is to focus on sharing lessons that listeners can use to face adversity more effectively and turn their challenges into opportunities for growth.

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There are few guarantees in life, but facing adversity is one of them. In a podcast hosted by Ryan, leaders from various professions and walks of life discuss how personal and career struggles have shaped who they are as people and how they respond to trials moving forward. With all guests, Ryan’s goal is to focus on sharing lessons that listeners can use to face adversity more effectively and turn their challenges into opportunities for growth.

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@rmanion

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English

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2153489080


Episodes
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Remembering Sacrifice: Honoring Our Fallen Heroes Through Barbecues and Beyond on Memorial Day

5/21/2024
In this special Memorial Day episode, Ryan Manion, CEO Of Travis Manion Foundation, sits down with her father, Col. Tom Manion, USMC (Ret.) and explores the life and legacy of 1stLt Travis Manion, USMC. Through sharing incredible stories of Travis' life, their family traditions, and what their last conversation was like Travis, Ryan and Col. Manion shine a spotlight on the maelstrom of emotions that face Gold Star families and families of the fallen on Memorial Day. Listen now to find out how Travis would celebrate Memorial Day, and how you can use your Memorial Day barbecue to honor the brave souls who selflessly served our country and reflect on the sacrifices that bind us as a nation. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation

Duration:01:14:19

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From a Real Housewife to Real Life: Leah McSweeney

5/14/2024
While you may recognize Leah McSweeney from reality television, she is so much more than a TV star. Leah is a fashion designer, author, and entrepreneur, and her life behind screen reveals an untold story of resilience. In this episode, Leah sits down with Ryan Manion, CEO of Travis Manion Foundation, and opens up about her journey—from her time on television to her public and private battles with addiction and recovery. Leah explores why she no longer watches reality television, her humble approach to life and her insights into mental health. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Leah McSweeney Instagram

Duration:01:10:09

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Beyond the Edge: Lindsey Vonn on Failure, Loss, and Finding Your True Identity

4/30/2024
Lindsey Vonn, an American sporting icon, needs no introduction. She’s not just a skier; she’s a force of nature. In this episode, Lindsey sits down with Ryan Manion of Travis Manion Foundation and explores the mindset, resilience, and relentless pursuit of excellence that propelled her to become one of the most decorated female skiers in history. Discover how Lindsey found her “why” during the most challenging times, pushed her limits, and never stopped learning. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast or simply seeking inspiration, Lindsey's story inspires us all to embrace determination, overcome adversity, and chase our dreams. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Linsey Vonn InstagramLindsey Vonn Foundation

Duration:00:47:09

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Tulsi Gabbard: On Combat, Congress, and Fighting for Freedom

4/16/2024
From serving in the U.S. Army National Guard and Army Reserve to serving in Congress, Tulsi Gabbard has consistently defied convention and championed causes close to her heart. Her journey is one of courage, conviction, and unwavering dedication to public service. As a combat veteran, Tulsi Gabbard brings firsthand experience and empathy to today's conversation. In this insightful episode, Tulsi Gabbard sits down with Ryan Manion of Travis Manion Foundation and explores Tulsi's experiences on the battlefield, the bold lessons that she's learned throughout her military and career in public service, and her unwavering support for veterans. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Tulsi Gabbard InstagramLinkedInWebsiteX

Duration:00:56:18

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From Combat Boots to Content Creation: Evan Slaughter’s Remarkable Journey

4/2/2024
Army veteran Evan Slaughter's journey is one of both valor and vulnerability. His service in the Army led to being awarded the Purple Heart, yet it left him grappling with opioid addiction. After becoming sober, content creation emerged as Evan's refuge—a way to express his creativity, channel his energy, and document how he's rebuilding his physical and mental well-being through fitness with a lens of humor. At the intersection of comedy and fitness, Evan has found a way to heal, grow, and give back. His story serves as a testament to resilience, reminding us that even in our darkest moments, there are paths toward light and renewal. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Evan Slaughter: InstagramTikTok

Duration:00:56:18

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The Grief Journey - Part 2 with Mary Katharine Ham

3/19/2024
In this special collection of episodes, Ryan Manion, CEO of Travis Manion Foundation, explores her deep journey with grief over the last 16 years and how grief has transformed her life. Through her own personal experiences with grief, Ryan is sharing her lessons learned to help others on their grief journey. If you are struggling with grief, supporting someone in grief, or simply learning about grief, this is for you. In Part 2, Ryan sits down with Mary Katharine Ham, journalist, author, speaker, and podcaster. Mary Katharine discusses the loss of her husband, actionable tips for supporting those in grief, and how each of us can overcome our own fears to step into a supporting role. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Mary Katharine Ham InstagramSubstack

Duration:00:56:13

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The Grief Journey - Part 1

3/5/2024
In this special collection of episodes, Ryan Manion, CEO of Travis Manion Foundation, explores her deep journey with grief over the last 16 years and how grief has transformed her life. Through her own personal experiences with grief, Ryan is sharing her lessons learned to help others on their grief journey. If you are struggling with grief, supporting someone in grief, or simply learning about grief, this is for you. In Part 1, Ryan shares her story and dives into her "knock at the door" - the day she found out her brother, 1stLt Travis Manion USMC, had been killed in action and the emotional chaos and confusion that ensued afterward. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Ryan Manion Ryan’s InstagramRyan’s LinkedInRyan’s website

Duration:00:38:10

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Kenny Reds & Rasheed Bailey: Turning the Past Into Motivation and Mentorship

1/30/2024
Professional trainer Kenny Reds, and NFL/CFL pro athlete Rasheed Bailey sit down with TMF CEO Ryan Manion and discuss growing up in Philadelphia, how sports changed their lives, and how they are using their stories to motivate and mentor youth and young athletes. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Kenny Reds & Rasheed Bailey Kenny Reds InstagramRasheed Bailey Instagram

Duration:01:10:49

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Lane Johnson: All-Pro NFL Tackle on Grit, the Game & Gold Star Families

1/6/2024
Lane Johnson, Offensive Tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles and 2023 Walter Payton Man of the Year Nominee, sits down with TMF CEO Ryan Manion and opens up about what it takes to compete both on and off the field, how he supports his mental health in the face of anxiety, and how he’s showing up for Gold Star and surviving families across the nation. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Lane Johsnon Lane Johnson InstagramLane Johnson X

Duration:00:41:39

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Kara Smith - Bringing the American Legacy of Ranching to Your Family’s Table

12/12/2023
Kara Smith, a 5th generation rancher and steward of her family’s land in Eastern Colorado, felt stuck in the corporate wheel of food production and marketing. Now, she’s breaking the mold, and answering the Travis Manion Foundation call of “If Not Me, Then Who….” As the owner of Colorado Craft Beef, she’s on a mission to help Americans reconnect with our nation’s land and where our food comes from, and to provide a path for better beef straight to your family’s dinner table. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Kara Smith Kara Smith InstagramColorado Craft Beef websiteColorado Craft Beef Instagram

Duration:00:57:14

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Brian Steorts: Fueling Patriotism and Purpose through Flags of Valor

11/21/2023
Brian Steorts spent his military career as an Army paratrooper and an Air Force pilot. After 8 combat deployments and a service-related injury, he found himself searching for a way to heal, and a way to cope with the longing for the American flag on his shoulder once again. He started creating handcrafted American flags in his garage and founded Flags of Valor to spread the same patriotism he felt across the nation. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Brian Steorts Flags of Valor InstagramFlags of Valor Website

Duration:00:57:31

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Brian “Tosh” Chontosh - Fixing Your “Check Engine” Light

11/7/2023
Brian “Tosh” Chontosh has led many lives - a career Marine and Navy Cross recipient, a veteran who knows what it’s like to struggle as a civilian and live with his “check engine” light on. Now, he’s leveraging his vulnerability and lessons learned to mentor other veterans and help them heal. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Brian Chontosh Big Fish Foundation InstagramBig Fish Foundation Facebook

Duration:01:08:09

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General David Petraeus: Reflections on Service and The State of Our Nation

10/17/2023
Leaning into lessons learned from the Iraq Surge. Reflecting on the current state of our nation. Celebrating our veterans and supporting them after they take off the uniform. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET David Petraeus LinkedIn

Duration:01:08:38

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From One Warzone to Another: Veteran Fights the Opioid Epidemic and Builds Path to Recovery in His Hometown

9/26/2023
Facing the warzone of the opioid epidemic in rural America. Reclaiming his hometown of Portsmouth, Ohio. Forging a sustainable path to recovery through fitness. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Dale King + Chase Millsap Dale King InstagramDale King LinkedInChase Millsap InstagramPSKC WebsiteSmall Town Strong

Duration:00:52:14

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Ian Book: From a Military Brat to a NFL Quarterback

9/5/2023
Growing up playing “Army” in his backyard, and now playing in the NFL. Honoring those that choose to serve in our military, by choosing to use his voice to support them. Discussing the best cheesesteak in Philadelphia. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation

Duration:00:55:25

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Mark Healey - Riding Waves, Tagging Sharks, and What He Learned in Between

8/8/2023
Living as a big wave surfer, shark tagger, freediver, and father. Finding mental toughness and resilience through his experiences in the deep blue sea. Committing to building better supplements for a better quality of life through Protekt. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Mark Healey Mark Healey InstagramProtekt Instagram

Duration:00:52:45

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Jimi Letchford: Reflecting on the Past, Rucking to Build a Future

7/18/2023
Reflecting on his time with Travis Manion at USNA and in the USMC. Recalling the lessons learned on the mat as a wrestler with Travis, and how Travis played a heartwarming role during Jimi’s homecoming after deployment. Creating a culture of rucking to build community and resilience. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Jimi Letchford Jimi Letchford InstagramJimi Letchford LinkedInGORUCK website

Duration:01:17:32

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Zac Clark: Hope After Addiction - The Gift of Being Sober

6/13/2023
From rock bottom of getting high behind his closed office door to nearly 12 years sober. Making recovery accessible for those who need it most. Running a non-profit foundation, and running marathons in his spare time. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation MEET Zac Clark Zac Clark InstagramZac Clark TwitterRelease Recovery websiteRelease Recovery Foundation websiteRelease Recovery Foundation InstagramRelease Recovery Foundation Facebook

Duration:01:07:03

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Ryan Manion: A Gold Star Sister’s Reflection - One Thing You Can Do This Memorial Day

5/25/2023
Learning to live as a Gold Star sister. Understanding the true meaning of Memorial Day. Calling on our nation to learn the stories of our fallen heroes. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation

Duration:00:18:07

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Roland Scarinci - 100 Year Old Marine Shares Perspective on Life, War, and Choosing Happiness

5/16/2023
Marine. Survivor of 80 consecutive days of battle in WWII. 100 years as a Philadelphian and American patriot. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan Manion on Social Media: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - LinkedIn LEARN about Travis Manion Foundation

Duration:00:28:41