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This is the show for bad***es who know that they are greater than what they are doing, but haven't slowed down enough to breathe. Overfunctioning, overachievers who want to do more with their lives then what societal norms would have us do. Here we're able to take a look at how others have been able to say "no" to things that don't serve them, take control of their own lives, and connect with what they ultimately want to do. See how everyone from celebrities, doctors, and everyday superstars make their mark despite the trauma they've faced. It's a place to explore and understand the hero's journey, as you move into embracing your own.

This is the show for bad***es who know that they are greater than what they are doing, but haven't slowed down enough to breathe. Overfunctioning, overachievers who want to do more with their lives then what societal norms would have us do. Here we're able to take a look at how others have been able to say "no" to things that don't serve them, take control of their own lives, and connect with what they ultimately want to do. See how everyone from celebrities, doctors, and everyday superstars make their mark despite the trauma they've faced. It's a place to explore and understand the hero's journey, as you move into embracing your own.
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This is the show for bad***es who know that they are greater than what they are doing, but haven't slowed down enough to breathe. Overfunctioning, overachievers who want to do more with their lives then what societal norms would have us do. Here we're able to take a look at how others have been able to say "no" to things that don't serve them, take control of their own lives, and connect with what they ultimately want to do. See how everyone from celebrities, doctors, and everyday superstars make their mark despite the trauma they've faced. It's a place to explore and understand the hero's journey, as you move into embracing your own.

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English


Episodes

020: How To Deal With Disappointments In Life w/ Lee Kemp

3/20/2019
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It’s time to pick up your slice of humble pie and buckle up to listen to Lee Kemp, multi-award winning national wrestling legend, talk with me about the challenges and thrills he’s faced during his decade-spanning career. An overarching theme of our conversation today is on the subject of humility, especially why this is such an important trait to have as an athlete. We touch on Lee’s incredible past and what some other vital traits athletes should have in order to succeed. A little known...

Duration:00:46:09

019: How To Survive The Emotional Struggles of Single Parenthood w/ Kim Bao

3/6/2019
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Whether you’ve planned to have kids or not, finding yourself a single parent is not something you set out for with intent. Being a single parent is hard work. And trying to co-parent with your ex can be an even bigger struggle. As a single parent, you’re going to struggle with feelings of shame, guilt, and pain - and the most likely source of these feelings is you. Single parenthood is a struggle that no one’s going to prepare you for and your relationship with your ex is going to be...

Duration:00:23:54

018: How To Turn Tragedy Into Fuel For Living Your Best Life w/ Steve Datte

2/20/2019
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There are some events in life that change you dramatically. The thing you need to remember, though, is how that change will impact you in the long term. My guest today, Steve Datte, is a coach, mentor, and all around wonderful guy who lost his brother to suicide many years ago. Steve took the most pragmatic approach to this great loss and, instead of letting his brother’s death keep him from enjoying his life, he looked ahead. By picturing himself surviving and even happy 10, 20, 30 years...

Duration:01:06:15

017: How To Guard, Maintain, and Replenish Your Energy w/ Kim Bao

2/13/2019
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If you find that you’re dragging yourself through the day with absolutely zero energy, you’re not alone. An alarming amount of people have a severe lack of energy - and I used to be one of them. Can you believe that I actually used to fall asleep in school? Like, head in textbook, passed out? When we’re children, having energy is just something that comes naturally. But as we get older, from teenage years and up, hormonal changes can cause our bodies to just be huge energy sucking machines....

Duration:00:24:32

016: How To Build A Stronger You By Working Through Your Trauma w/ Kim Bao

2/6/2019
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It was seeing my therapist once a week for an entire year that made me realize that trauma and traumatic experiences are more common than I thought. Trauma to Triumph is about showcasing inspiring people who have gone through something incredibly traumatic but have come out on top. Today is another solo episode with me, Kim Bao, to talk about what living and dealing with unacknowledged trauma is. Trauma is a psychological and emotional response to an event that is deeply disturbing and it’s...

Duration:00:22:12

015: The Trauma Of Divorce From The Male Perspective w/ Mike Kim

1/31/2019
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Divorce is a truly traumatic experience, but one that we often don’t think of as causing grief in our lives. And going through a divorce can be one of the most difficult things a person can experience. They’re full of heartbreak, hardship, anger, regret, and hatred. My guest today, Mike Kim, is an internationally known branding specialist - but it’s his traumatic divorce that led him to where he is today. Mike opens up today in this incredibly emotionally raw episode to talk us through what...

Duration:01:21:08

014: How To Break Up With Social Media w/ Kim Bao

1/23/2019
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On a scale of none to forever, how much time do you spend on social media a day? If you’re anything like me, it’s probably a lot. A lot of time you spend scrolling through your feeds trying to engage with people you don’t know to grow a following because that’s what you’ve been told to do by all these business gurus out there. What if I told you there was a different way? I’m Kim Bao, host of Trauma to Triumph, and this is my first solo show. I wanted to share with you all today why I’ve...

Duration:00:19:40

013: The Importance Of Owning Your Sexuality & Why You're Not Alone w/ Brandon Meneses

1/16/2019
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Coming to terms with your identity can be a struggle in and of itself, but when you add the perceived and real reactions of the people around you, it can seem nearly impossible. Brandon Meneses is a bright, caring, and spiritual young man who is full of life, energy, and focuses on being intentional and manifesting the life he wants to live. But he wasn’t always this way. Brandon struggled with his identity since he was in kindergarten. Realizing that he liked boys confused him and he was...

Duration:00:52:38

012: How To Confront Sexual Trauma & The Road To Recovery w/ Alison Forsyth

1/9/2019
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Breaking through the stigma of sexual trauma and getting on the road to recovery is not an easy feat. You’ll likely be faced with many blocks along the way: feeling shame that it happened, being afraid to speak out, and, unfortunately, people not believing your story. My friend and guest, Alison Forsyth, has experienced past sexual trauma and assault. She’s done the hard work and now sits and connects with others going through their own journey. Alison was first sexually assaulted when she...

Duration:01:07:27

011: How To Allow Your Passions To Dictate Your Future w/ Wynona Karbo

1/2/2019
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When it comes to owning your own business, is it better to start from scratch or buy an already existing one? I’ve known today’s guest, Wynona Karbo, from my previous job as a financial advisor, where I helped get her the finance secured to choose the latter. Wynona, who’s an avid dog lover and used to dogsit up to 15 pets at a time(!!) bought Ahimsa Dog Training school in Broward, Washington. We get into the nitty-gritty of facing your fears when doing something completely scary and out of...

Duration:00:57:24

010: Finding Your True Light In Darkness w/ Erica Marie Wigley

12/26/2018
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“I come as one, but I stand with 10,000.” This famous quote from Maya Angelou is the sentiment that Erica Marie Wigley has structured her entire life and businesses around. We’re talking in this show about how she has gone from being unhappy and struggling with the life she had to discovering what her right path is and turning that into reality. I actually met Erica when we were attending a Tony Robbins’ event that changed our lives and encouraged us to push past our fear and do it anyways....

Duration:00:49:24

009: The Importance of Spiritual Wellbeing On All Aspects Of Your Life w/ Exavier Pope

12/21/2018
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It’s not often you get to meet and chat with someone who seemingly has it all together, but today’s guest, Exavier Pope, has definitely got it going on. Exavier is a sports lawyer who owns his own law firm, a yoga teacher, father, vegan, freestyle rapper, content creator, humanitarian, and a man of God. In this episode, we talk about how Exavier’s spiritual journey has positively impacted his mental health, physical wellbeing, and the lives of his family. We covered so many different topics...

Duration:00:59:01

008: Overcoming Physical & Mental Stressors Through Cryotherapy w/ Joel Cruzada

12/19/2018
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Cryotherapy and float therapy are two treatments that have swept the nation by storm. Both of these recovery options help to treat both physical and mental stressors. Today’s guest, Joel Cruzada, has been a devout cryotherapy provider for years, but now he’s breaking out into the world of men’s coaching. A fun fact about Joel is that he used the Law of Attraction to help manifest $20,000 into his life. He uses this same drive and ambition to fuel his personal and business life. Joel also...

Duration:00:57:26

007: Reshaping Men's Presence In The World w/ Sharif Joynson

12/17/2018
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When it comes to embodying the masculine and feminine parts of your personality, it can be a challenge. Guest Sharif H. Joynson, is a martial artist and embodiment coach. His latest book, The Relationship Samurai, will help men get in touch with their masculine side by looking at real samurai techniques while living from the heart. The concept behind Sharif’s teachings is to open your heart but keep hold of your balls. Sounds bold? In this interview, we tackle issues that affect not only...

Duration:01:10:43

006: How To Handle Confrontation With Courage & Grace w/ Lora Clothier

12/14/2018
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Confrontation is something most of us avoid seeking out - often at all costs. But as Lora Clothier shares with us today, we need to find a way to get comfortable with confrontation to be able to handle it effectively, if we want to get the most out of our lives. Like most of us, confrontation never came easy for Lora, but she has learned how to take that apprehension and use it to address difficult situations as they arise. Those situations have cropped up in growing her physical therapy...

Duration:00:48:20

005: Why You NEED To Learn How To Set & Enforce Strict Boundaries w/ Kyree Oliver

12/12/2018
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Setting boundaries and expectations up front is the key to any successful business and personal relationship. I’m talking to Kyree Oliver about the importance of clear communication, why it’s so easy to learn what you don’t want out of a relationship, and how women can express the masculine aspect of their personality while still allowing their male partner to feel validated. Kyree is a successful marketing entrepreneur, but his roots are in college football. After leaving his scholarship...

Duration:01:08:28

004: Learning To Trust & Love After An Abusive Relationship w/ Melinda Hopper

12/10/2018
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Telling someone they should leave an abusive relationship is easy. But for the person inside that abuse, leaving could be the farthest thing from easy. Today’s guest, and my good friend, Melinda Hopper, was in an abusive relationship for years… until one day in 2011, she realized her husband was going to kill her and her kids. From waiting 37 minutes for 911 to respond to her call to finding inner peace and learning how to trust and love again, this is her story of resilience. Melinda has...

Duration:00:44:20

003: How To Balance A High Powered Tech Career While Raising Bad*** Children w/ Dr. AnnMaria De Mars

12/5/2018
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She may have started with judo at the age of 12, won her first medal at 16, and was the first American to win a gold medal at the World Judo Championships in 1984, but there’s a lot more to today’s guest, Dr. AnnMaria De Mars than that, as she’s also built a phenomenally successful career in technology and games development. The Julia Group is a not for profit organization that began within the Spirit Lake Dakota Nation. Together with tech company 7th Generation Games, they’re developing...

Duration:01:15:40

002: What It Looks Like To Keep Fighting When Times Get Tough w/ Sifu Alex Richter

12/5/2018
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Martial arts is more than just a drop-in activity where you can get fit. Wing Tsun Kung Fu is a dedicated practice that can change your life, just as it did for Sifu Alex Richter, owner of City Wing Tsun in New York City. In fact, this style of kung fu didn’t just change Alex’s life, it saved it. Since he was 8 years old, martial arts has called to Sifu Alex Richter. Once he left high school, Alex spent 3 years training 30 hours a week at Langenzell Castle in Germany, the former...

Duration:01:14:54

001: It's Time To Destigmatize Therapy. You In? w/ Alexandra Wright

12/5/2018
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Taking that first step into seeking help and getting therapy doesn’t have to be daunting. I know, I’ve been there, I’ve been through it - every Tuesday afternoon for 52 weeks, actually. And today’s guest, Alexandra Wright, was my therapist, with whom I shared my journey through self-discovery and addressing my own traumatic issues. Alexandra’s approach to therapy sees her meeting clients where they are right now in their lives and helping them work through issues from their past. She’s...

Duration:01:01:17