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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.

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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United States

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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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Episodes

Elizabeth Alderfer & Kelli Goss: Stepping Into the Military Mindset on the Silver Screen

6/22/2021
The responsibility of playing a military spouse and Gold Star fiancee on CBS’ United States of Al. Advocating on behalf of Iraqi and Afghan interpreters. Using humor to raise awareness of real-life drama. Actresses Elizabeth Alderfer and Kelli Goss sit down to discuss how their TV roles have changed their perspective and introduced them to the burden that military families carry. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the...

Duration:00:41:30

Deshauna Barber: Finding Strength in Femininity

6/8/2021
Facing scrutiny as the first Miss USA to serve on active duty. Refusing to succumb to limitations and challenging other women to do the same. Serving as a voice for active duty and veteran women to lawmakers. Former Miss USA Deshauna Barber discusses the challenges women face in the military and why embracing her femininity only made her stronger. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT Ryan...

Duration:00:45:51

Marcus + Melanie Luttrell: The Meaning of Memorial Day

5/25/2021
Life as the lone survivor. The true meaning of Memorial Day and why living fulfilled is the best way to honor the fallen. The good and bad of inviting Hollywood into your story. Navy SEAL Veteran Marcus Luttrell and his wife, Melanie, discuss adopting the sacrifices of our service members as part of who they are, and why it’s important for everyone to share the stories of our nation’s heroes. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on...

Duration:00:55:33

Gen. Joseph Dunford - A Blueprint for Leadership

5/11/2021
Being appointed by three U.S. Presidents and serving as the 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The art of stepping back and leaning into the talents of those around you. Why maintaining integrity and character is far more important than being perfect. Gen. Joseph Dunford discusses leadership, his takeaways from 42 years of service in the Marine Corps, and why he has an enduring commitment to veterans. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest...

Duration:01:00:26

Kelly Murphy: Finding Healing + Purpose After Military Service

4/27/2021
Fulfilling the dream of serving and retiring as a Marine. Coping with separation by withdrawing from the military community. Finding new purpose through an unexpected reality show win. Marine veteran Kelly “Murph” Murphy, winner of CBS’ “Tough as Nails,” discusses the broken veteran myth, and his search for healing and identity after 20 years in the Marines. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio...

Duration:00:40:46

Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Summits, Setbacks + Accepting the Journey

4/13/2021
The life-and-death decisions that come with summiting Mt. Everest twice. Knowing when to push forward and when to turn back. Why setbacks should never be considered failures, on the mountain or in life. Mountaineer and Adventure Coach Dr. Jon Kedrowski discusses what he’s learned after decades summiting the world’s highest peaks and what it means to live “being Everest ready.” CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the...

Duration:00:56:11

Keenan Beasley: Using Entrepreneurship to Live with Purpose

3/30/2021
The impact start-up capital can have on Black-owned small businesses. Actioning an idea versus having a hustle. Using the gift of entrepreneurship to create jobs and close the wealth gap. Kennan Beasley, CEO of Sunday II Sunday and Venture Noire, discusses the difference you can make when you infuse passion with individual strengths and what it means to serve outside of the military CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet...

Duration:00:33:26

Emily Domenech: The Honor Project

3/16/2021
Learning what it means to honor the fallen working under former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. How having a military connection can shape who you are. Turning a single Tweet on Memorial Day 2020 into a national movement with Travis Manion Foundation. Co-founder of The Honor Project Emily Domenech shares how a visit to Arlington National Cemetery set off an inspiring chain of events, and how this year, everyone will have a chance to actively participate in preserving the memory of our...

Duration:00:33:42

Vince Papale: Being Mr. Invincible + Finding Greatness Within

3/2/2021
Earning legendary status after walking on to the Philadelphia Eagles in 1976. Getting played by Mark Wahlberg on the silver screen. The joys and pressures that come with competing. Mr. Invincible and NFL Legend Vince Papale discusses finding greatness within yourself, the pressures of youth sports today, and the incredible odds he’s overcome in his life. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio podcastCONNECT...

Duration:00:44:24

Whitney Port: Overcoming Personal Battles in the Public Eye

2/16/2021
The lasting effects of spending formative years in reality TV. Sharing the raw side of motherhood with thousands of people every day. Miscarriage, loss and the importance of having an outlet for grief. Entrepreneur and former reality MTV star Whitney Port shares the ups and downs of making her challenges public, and how being open has impacted her pursuit of happiness. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest...

Duration:00:40:05

Jason McCarthy: The Power of Community

2/2/2021
TMF President Ryan Manion sits down with Jason McCarthy, CEO of GORUCK, to discuss the necessity of finding a tribe and uniting with people in a meaningful way, and the consequences that have come from nixing in-person interactions. A Special Forces veteran, Jason shares why building a community has always taken a front seat over building a company, and what he considers “acceptable risk.” CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on...

Duration:01:09:28

Mary Katharine Ham: Moving Beyond Political Boundaries

1/13/2021
In a break from our usual cadence to address the events that occurred at the Capitol on January 6, political commentator Mary Katharine Ham has a candid discussion with TMF President Ryan Manion on First Amendment protections in the United States, social media and big tech, the role of the individual in creating a country he or she wants to see, and what it takes to put meaning behind the calls for unity. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video...

Duration:01:02:30

Wesley Hunt: Media Slant + Leadership After Defeat

1/5/2021
A family history that stretches from slavery to West Point. Media influence and the dangers of one-sided politics. Choosing to stand back up and try again after heartbreaking defeat. Veteran and former Texas Congressional candidate Wesley Hunt discusses why he’s wired for service and the unique characteristics that make veterans prime candidates for office. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest audio...

Duration:01:04:39

Zach Iscol: Veterans in Office + Service as Leadership

12/22/2020
Breaking the barriers to veteran mental health at the nonprofit Headstrong. Running a COVID-19 field hospital in NYC at the height of the pandemic. Fighting against bureaucracy on behalf of small business and a city he loves. Veteran, philanthropist and NYC Mayoral Candidate Zach Iscol discusses why he’s never been afraid to do hard things, even if it means throwing his hat in the ring. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on...

Duration:00:46:53

Amy Looney Heffernan: Letting Grief Shape Your Story

12/8/2020
What it means to carry the legacy of your fallen spouse. Finding purpose in serving veterans and other families of fallen service members. Why finding love again doesn’t mean replacing the old. TMF Vice President and Gold Star Spouse Amy Looney Heffernan discusses what it’s like to be shaped by loss and why we all have a duty to ensure the names of our fallen never go unsaid. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the...

Duration:01:09:44

Patrick Murphy: Bipartisan Blowback + Living on Conviction

12/1/2020
From the “leadership lab” of the military to becoming the first Iraq veteran elected to Congress. Co-authoring the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill and championing the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Applying tourniquets after the Amtrak derailment and the blowback that can come from bipartisanship. Patrick Murphy, 32nd Undersecretary of the Army, discusses why he’s passionate about veterans issues and why - for him - it’s about Judgment Day and not Election Day. CONNECT with The Resilient Life...

Duration:01:02:55

Kyle Quilausing: Using Addiction to Inspire Youth

11/24/2020
From promising beginnings as an aspiring young golfer to the grips of crystal meth addiction. A lofty prison escape and three years in solitary confinement. Walking the road from Hawaii’s Most Wanted to becoming a role model for thousands of youth. Hawaii’s Kyle Quilausing discusses the power a pair of handcuffs can have and why he chooses to stay humble and focus on planting seeds of hope. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on...

Duration:00:50:00

Dan Bailey: CrossFit, Humor + Maintaining Humility

11/17/2020
Finding overnight success in the CrossFit community. Training Navy SEALs and the importance of maintaining a humble mind. Using humor and an alter ego to reach more people. CrossFit Athlete Dan Bailey talks about the lifelong draw of competition and why he wants more on his headstone than “The Fittest Man on Earth.” 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...

Duration:00:47:51

Brian Stann: MMA, the Fallen + the Drive of a Marine

11/10/2020
What drives a Marine to become a Marine. Going from illegal fist fights on the weekends to 9 years as a professional MMA fighter. Using the memories of servicemen and women lost as a catapult instead of an anchor. Former UFC fighter and COO of First Key Homes Brian Stann talks being a father to five girls and why he’s passionate about helping veterans leverage their unquestionable strengths. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on...

Duration:01:08:54

Logan Aldridge: Pushing Limits as an Adaptive Athlete

10/27/2020
Losing “just an arm” as a 13-year-old competitive wakeboarder. Pushing past physical limits, from 7 hours of ping pong a day to deadlifting 500 pounds. Learning to embrace the concept of abundance rather than loss. The Fittest One Armed Man on Earth, Logan Aldridge, discusses his relentless obsession of overcoming boundaries and making fitness more accessible for everyone. CONNECT with The Resilient Life Podcast: Instagram SUBSCRIBE Get the latest video podcast on YouTubeGet the latest...

Duration:01:16:25