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Drive On Podcast

Health & Wellness Podcasts

We are committed to helping veterans learn about and deal with the mental and emotional struggles they face both during their deployment and after they come home. We cover topics such as mental health, PTSD, relationships, leadership skills, and we interview other veterans about their experiences and how they’ve dealt with them. Our goal is to give hope and strength to veterans and their loved ones who might be struggling with their own situation, whatever that may be.

We are committed to helping veterans learn about and deal with the mental and emotional struggles they face both during their deployment and after they come home. We cover topics such as mental health, PTSD, relationships, leadership skills, and we interview other veterans about their experiences and how they’ve dealt with them. Our goal is to give hope and strength to veterans and their loved ones who might be struggling with their own situation, whatever that may be.

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United States

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We are committed to helping veterans learn about and deal with the mental and emotional struggles they face both during their deployment and after they come home. We cover topics such as mental health, PTSD, relationships, leadership skills, and we interview other veterans about their experiences and how they’ve dealt with them. Our goal is to give hope and strength to veterans and their loved ones who might be struggling with their own situation, whatever that may be.

Language:

English


Episodes

Combat Control Foundation

8/9/2022
Mike Lamonica is an Air Force veteran who serves on the Combat Control Foundation's Board of Directors. The Combat Control Foundation provides care and support to Combat Controllers, their families and other members of the military community through its programs, or through partnerships with similar charitable organizations.

Duration:00:34:25

Helping Others Through Faith And Sharing Stories

8/4/2022
Ashlee Leppert returns to the podcast to open up and share her healing journey after her career in the Coast Guard.

Duration:00:34:04

Gold Star Ride Foundation

8/2/2022
Anthony is with the Gold Star Ride Foundation, whose mission it is to actively support, comfort, and do the work that our fallen heroes would do it they hadn't fallen for all our freedom.

Duration:00:51:33

Harness the Fire Within: How to Get Up Every Time Life Knocks You Down

7/28/2022
Ellie Shefi discusses ways to help military family members hold down the home front while their spouses are deployed by providing easy-to-implement tools for resiliency and self-care.

Duration:00:51:51

Rediscovering Yourself After Loss

7/26/2022
Dr. Sherry Walling discusses her new book Touching Two Worlds and how we can rediscover ourselves after losing a loved one.

Duration:00:46:41

Unleash the Power of Serving

7/21/2022
Most people believe serving others is a nice thing to do, but it doesn't really make much of a difference. David Crocker is talks about how serving others helps us get a handle on our own mental health.

Duration:00:41:09

Using Exercise to Manage Stress

7/19/2022
Alecia Aguilar is a Navy veteran, who, while serving discovered how exercise helped manage her stress and anxiety. She also created the Awearness Athletics brand. She is here today to talk about her fitness journey and how it helped her overall physical and mental health.

Duration:00:37:19

How to End Anxiety with Hypnotherapy

7/14/2022
For people who had a difficult childhood, half of what we think of as anxiety is often leftover emotional stress from what happened to us as a child. Mahesh Grossman explains how hypnotherapy can help.

Duration:00:41:11

Creating Connection To Discuss Difficult Topics

7/12/2022
Dylan Sessler talks about how he works to create a connection with others in order to provide a safe space to discuss difficult topics.

Duration:00:51:50

How to Add Quality Years To Your Life

7/7/2022
Karen Owoc is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist at the VA in Palo Alto California, a weekly health contributor to KRON-TV in the San Francisco Bay area, as well as the author of the book Athletes in Aprons: The Nutrition Playbook to Break 100.

Duration:00:44:51

Warrior Mindset: What it is, why it’s important, and how to develop it

7/5/2022
Mark Booher is a former infantryman, intelligence professional, and a licensed attorney. He has trained units from the DoD, DoJ, Fortune 500 companies, and officers from over 60 police departments around the country. In this episode, we talk about developing a warrior mindset.

Duration:00:45:53

Iron-Sharpened Leadership

6/30/2022
Retired Major General John Gronski joins us to discuss how leaders can start putting the people in their charge first. We discuss leadership, resilience, values, vulnerability, and more.

Duration:00:58:40

Camp Resilience

6/28/2022
Matt Dubois and Kurt Webber are from Camp Resilience, which helps service members, veterans, first responders and their loved ones recover and maintain their physical, psychological, and emotional well-being.

Duration:00:47:26

Creating a New Future for Retired Working Dogs

6/23/2022
Working dogs are drafted into service without any choice, and they strive tirelessly to protect American servicemen and women. When their usefulness in service is complete, it is possible for them to become peace-loving pets. Mission K9 Rescue shows the world how.

Duration:00:45:09

Practical Advice for Living an Inspired Life

6/21/2022
Shelly Slocum shares some practical advice, inspiration, and tips for how to apply more positivity in your life to brighten your days.

Duration:00:34:35

How Trauma-Focused Yoga Helps Heal PTSD

6/16/2022
Anissa Hudak's life has been intertwined with PTSD, Trauma, and the military. As the daughter of a Vietnam veteran, and military spouse to an OEF/OIF veteran, she saw the struggles others were having which inspired her to create the Trauma Healing Yoga Therapy Program. In this episode, we talk about the program and how it can help those who have suffered trauma in their lives.

Duration:00:34:20

She Vets It: The Importance Of Finding Your Tribe

6/14/2022
Althea Williams is an Army veteran. She is also the founder of the group She Vets It, where women from all branches of the military come together in a safe space to connect, converse and collaborate. She shares why it is important to find your tribe after the military.

Duration:01:08:40

A New Way To Help Military Marriages Survive

6/9/2022
Veterans experience divorce at significantly higher rates than civilians. Often the challenge can be that people who serve get married young, leave home and come back a changed person - to find a changed spouse, too. While changes in your 20s are a natural part of maturing, they can trip you up and tear your relationship apart if you don't get a handle on them. Chris Shaver reveals a fast and inexpensive way to find out who you both are - and give you a shot at a marriage that lasts.

Duration:00:37:49

The Secrets to Thriving in the Storms of Life

6/7/2022
Rod Knoerr is the author of the book Don't Waste This Storm. In the book he discusses his secrets of perspective shift during the storms life sends your way and how it allows others to experience things they never could have imagined.

Duration:00:50:00

Ripple Effect of Helping People with Brass & Unity

6/2/2022
Kelsi Sheren is the CEO of Brass & Unity and a strong supporter of military and mental health programs. In this episode, we chat about her time in the military, what caused her to transition out, and how she's dealt with her own PTSD and TBI.

Duration:00:56:07