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Podcast by Veterans for people who want to live better lives, including transitioning from military experience or traumatic events to reconnecting to mind, body, and spirit.

Podcast by Veterans for people who want to live better lives, including transitioning from military experience or traumatic events to reconnecting to mind, body, and spirit.
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United States

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Podcast by Veterans for people who want to live better lives, including transitioning from military experience or traumatic events to reconnecting to mind, body, and spirit.

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English

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831869495


Episodes

12 Rules for Life Review

8/9/2018
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Mike and Rich discuss the book "12 Rules for Life" and go through four of the principles while talking life, goals, and transitions. "Let him that would move the world first move himself" - Socrates ----- Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of illiterate Marines, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few...

Duration:00:48:14

28 - Santa Rosa 70.3 Race Weekend Recap

8/2/2018
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Mike and Rich join each other to recap race weekend of the Santa Rosa Half-Ironman. ----- Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of illiterate Marines, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they teamed up again, this time to discuss and promote a topic blatantly absent from their...

Duration:01:05:57

Episode 27- Aikido for Veterans

7/26/2018
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Mike sits down with David Lukoff and Dave Drake to discuss the power of Aikido to make peace with the demons in our minds, tone down the symptoms of PTSD, and reconnect with ourselves and others. David Lukoff's work in co-authoring the DSM-IV diagnostic category Religious or Spiritual Problem has contributed to the recent opening of the mental health field to serious consideration of spiritual issues in clinical practice. He is now working with a DSM-V Workgroup on Religious and...

Duration:01:26:45

Habits, Egocentricity, and Dealing with Life

7/19/2018
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Rich returns from Minnesota with some news and some introspection. He discusses habits, egocentricity and large changes in life. Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of illiterate Marines, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they teamed up again, this time to discuss and promote a...

Duration:00:46:02

Episode 25 - Why Meditate?

7/12/2018
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What's the big hype about meditation? Is it just for dudes with pony tails and yoga pants? Hell no. Mike breaks down some of the tangible benefits of meditation, referencing a powerful Youtube clip of Dr. Joe Dispenza talking about the connection between thoughts, feelings, belief, health, and how you ACTUALLY make big changes in your life. Stop being a little bitch and go meditate. Joe Dispenza interview - short clip / extended clip Try this ---> Meditation on...

Duration:00:36:28

Episode 24 - Riding the Lows

7/6/2018
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Mike solos this one to talk about what we can learn when are experiencing the lows that follow the highs, sometimes lasting much longer than we hope for. ---------------------------------------- Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of illiterate Marines, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after...

Duration:00:28:24

Episode 23 - Stepping Back: A Short Meditation

6/28/2018
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Mike leads a short meditation and talks about the value of stepping back amidst noise and stress. In this moment, there are no problems. =========================================== Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of illiterate Marines, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they...

Duration:00:15:55

The Heart of the Storm

6/21/2018
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Rich disembarks solo on a talk about his journey toward the heart of the storm and his holding pattern. —————————————————————————— Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of illiterate Marines, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they teamed up again, this time to discuss and promote...

Duration:00:46:02

Episode 21- The Journey of the Heart

6/14/2018
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Mike embarks solo on a talk about the journey of the heart. It's all about the decision to stop resisting pain in order to connect to joy. —————————————————————————— Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of illiterate Marines, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they teamed up...

Duration:00:35:42

Episode 20 - Performance Nutrition with Trey Triplette

6/7/2018
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Today on the show, Rich is joined by nutritionist Trey Triplette who discusses what kinds of food people should be eating for optimal health as well as what he does to get people living a better, more healthy lifestyle. For more about Trey and 3 Natural Bionutrition, see the links below. http://www.3naturalbionutrition.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGZ0bC5sXlI&feature=youtu.be ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mike started the...

Duration:00:39:33

Episode 19 - Myofascial Relief and Making Difficult Decisions

5/31/2018
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Do you even foam roll, bro? Mike and Rich get myofascial, Randy Moss gets quoted, roller blade bear traps aren't just in Long Beach, side-ass is medical, and things take a spiritual turn. How do you make a tough decision? What else besides intellect and logic helps connect us to purpose? Shout out to fellow Marine, Daniel Perez for reclaiming his health and fitness by running the first of ten 5k runs this...

Duration:00:50:46

Episode 18 - Healthy and Fit on the Road

5/24/2018
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Rich and Mike are away from home talking about how to stay fit and eat healthy while on the road. Mike drinks gutter water during intermittent fasts, tracking fasting time with the "ZERO" app. Rich can't stop greasing his groove. Both go over best tips on how to get a workout in during vacation without ditching the family all day. Steven King has a smashed face. ——————————————————————————--------------------- Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles...

Duration:00:50:40

Episode 17- Ironman Santa Rosa and a Gold Star Family

5/17/2018
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In today's show, Mike goes solo to talk about this past weekend at Ironman Santa Rosa and Ironman's new "Gold Star Initiative" to have a veteran carry an American Flag during every Ironman race to honor the family of a service member killed in action. He goes over the race week jitters, dealing with stress, sunblock success (thanks Zealios!), nutrition trouble, finding your "why" in racing, and the power of mindfulness on the long...

Duration:00:57:49

16 - Injury, Rehabilitation, and Getting After It

5/10/2018
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Mike and Rich discuss the perils of being stupid before a race, dealing with injuries, and getting back to fighting shape. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines being illiterate, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few...

Duration:00:51:10

15 - Navy Veteran Transitions to Technology

5/3/2018
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Join Rich to hear Craig's story. A Navy Veteran, Craig talks about the decision of where to live after he got out of the military, and how he ended up working in technology. Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines being illiterate, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they...

Duration:01:35:09

*BONUS EPISODE* - Pre-Race Guided Meditation

5/1/2018
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In honor up the upcoming Ironman Santa Rosa, today's bonus episode is the first of a few guided meditations to help with pre-race jitters many of us get before race day. Though many of us put the long hours of training in, recovery and tapering can be overlooked. This meditation is designed to put your body in a relaxed state, notice and let go of worries, visualize your race, connect to the deeper reasons you race- aka the "why," and be ready to rock when the cannon fires before the swim...

Duration:00:16:19

Episode 14 - Ancestral Wisdom (minus the attitude)

4/27/2018
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How can we adopt a lifestyle that is in sync with our genetics without moving to the woods and smelling like dirty hippies? Rich and Mike talk about artificial lights, being over 30, how cold Minnesota gets, and compare MCRD San Diego to Parris Island. RIP R. Lee Ermy! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports...

Duration:00:48:38

Episode 13 - Fittin' in that Fitness

4/19/2018
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Rich and Mike read some fan mail, get into how to build exercise and movement into daily life without even going to the gym. Rich comes clean about his undying love of Limp Bizkit in high school. —————————————————————————— Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines being illiterate, Mike and Rich met up in college...

Duration:00:54:33

Episode 12 - Camp Lejeune , Marine Corps Memories, and Berkeley

4/12/2018
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---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mike started the Transitions from War blog to talk about his struggles getting home, PTSD, and addiction and then finding endurance sports to really begin feeling whole again. Breaking the stereotype of Marines being illiterate, Mike and Rich met up in college at UC Berkeley. A few years after graduation they teamed up again, this time to discuss and promote a topic blatantly absent from their college...

Duration:00:45:45

Transitions from War - Episode 11 - Wrangling that Ego

4/5/2018
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Rich sets an embarrassing world record for training. Mike and Rich talk about how one can get past the fragile ego needs and embrace challenge and discomfort. Rich goes deep into the weeds but brings it back full circle. Special shout out to David Ray Lunlow, who donated $100 to the podcast! We can use your help to keep this show going strong. Consider clicking the donate button on...

Duration:01:04:05