Episodes

Firefighter First Responders Mindset

Building Wealth: First Responders to Financial Freedom- Alec Evans & Lewis Weaver

Jan. 6, 2022

In this episode, we're going to talk about something a little bit different that wears on your mental health and physical health, and probably after the first of the year, you've possibly been thinking about a lot, and that'…

Guest: Alec Evans

Season 3 Recap Part 2

Dec. 31, 2021

Looking for some motivation or answers on how to make 2022 better than 2021. Here is a collection of soundbites from my amazing guest from season 3. I very much appreciate my guest being very vulnerable while telling their s…

2021 Highlights of Season 3- Part 1

Dec. 30, 2021

Looking for some motivation or answers on how to make 2022 better than 2021. Here is a collection of soundbites from my amazing guest from season 3. I very much appreciate my guest being very vulnerable while telling their s…

How to Support Your Peer's- Author Jeffrey Denning

Dec. 22, 2021

If you are looking for peer support, you may want to listen to this episode with Eric Hurst. Eric will discuss the importance of asking for help with a bit of humor to lighten up our mood. If you want to laugh a little but l…

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Creating YouTube Fame- Eric Hurst

Dec. 15, 2021

If you're an aspiring first responder Youtuber, get to know the secrets of Eric Hurst from South Metro Fire Rescue. Eric will share his stories on how he became a successful Public Information Officer and, at the same time, …

Guest: Eric Hurst

The Power Behind Our Thoughts - Ashley Iverson

Dec. 7, 2021

This episode is about Ashley Iverson, a woman who once felt like a shell but found true love in Cal Firefighter. Unfortunately, his loving husband passed away fighting for Thomas Fire. Ironically, after that incident, Ashley…

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Do You Want To Be A Great Mentor- Author's Sam & Chris Adams

Nov. 30, 2021

If you want to be a confident first responder or mentor, this episode is for you! Christian Adams and Sam Adams, authors and co-owners of Field Medics, and The PADL course will teach you better decision-making skills in hand…

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Why Is Yoga So Important For 1st Responders- Oliva Mead

Nov. 16, 2021

If you find it hard to manage stress, Olivia Mead, Founder and CEO of YogaShield® Yoga For First Responders® (YFFR), is here to help you. Olivia will teach us about flow state and mindfulness through yoga and the importance …

Guest: Olivia Mead
First Responders Mental Health Fitness

Creating An Environment For Optimal Performance- Maureen Stoecklein

Nov. 10, 2021

If you want to retire as healthy as you were when you first step into your job, listen to this episode with Firefighter/Paramedic and Registered Dietitian Maureen Stoecklein. Maureen will teach us the things to avoid to impr…

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Developing Emotional Intelligence- Destiny Morris, Certified First Responder Counselor

Nov. 3, 2021

If you feel like your first responder partner or family member is not giving you enough attention even on off-duty, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Destiny Morris will teach you how to cope with this situation. Also,…

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Operation K9 Hero- DuWayne Schwartz

Oct. 20, 2021

Enduring the Badge is a podcast series that explores the personal side of first responders. In this episode, me and DuWayne Schwartz from Operation K9 Hero talked about his and Tio's (his K9 therapy dog) mission on how they…

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How To Find The Balance- Flight Nurse Janessa Dean

Oct. 13, 2021

This podcast episode of Enduring the Badge with guest Flight Nurse/Life Coach Janessa Dean shared how she finds balance as a working mom of 4 with a twin. She brought tips on how to avoid mom guilt especially when she's work…

Guest: Janessa Dean
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Why You Need Tactical Wellness & Legal Training- Bridget Truxillo

Oct. 6, 2021

In this podcast episode with Bridget Truxillo, we talked about her program called Protective Wellness which offers tactical training wellness and legal advices from attorneys. This effective program is strengthen by her expe…

Society & Culture Mindset Emergency Medicine

Ambulance Tech Side of EMS- Rocio Calenda

Sept. 29, 2021

This podcast episode features an interview with Rocio Calenda. We talk about the ambulance tech side of EMS and she shares her knowledge with us on how to become a paramedic. Moreover, we discussed the pros and cons in worki…

Guest: Rocio Calenda
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Lady Sheepdog- Officer Autumn Clifford

Sept. 22, 2021

Even professional life coaches once needed coaching. In this inspiring episode with Life Coach Officer Autumn Clifford, you will learn that bad experiences could mold you into a better person when you master to fail forward.…

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What's it like being deployed as a Wildland Firefighter?

Sept. 8, 2021

Have you ever wondered what its like to be away from home fighting fires for weeks at a time, leaving your wife and kids behind? In this episode on Enduring the Badge Podcast, we will be talking about my wildland deploym…

Society & Culture First Responders Mindset

First Responder Sleep Recovery

Aug. 18, 2021

In this episode, we discuss.. How First Responder Sleep Recovery started (1:40) “ Sean, how did how did she inspire you to like move forward to create this, this company in on this get on this journey of helping first respon…

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Disabled Military Veteran To Entrepreneur

Aug. 11, 2021

In this episode, we discuss.. Justin’s military life and when did he realized that he wanted to excel other than military service. (1:35) Justin’s job in Intel and starting up his first ever computer repair business (5:03) H…

A Police Widow's Story Of Tragic Loss And Redeeming Love

Aug. 4, 2021

In this episode, we discuss... April’s tragic experiences as she faced the death of her husband and six months later, the destruction of their house due to flood (1:22) “I think in that moment, I was so numb, you know, I did…

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Do More - Firefighter Corey Sierra

July 22, 2021

In this episode, we discuss... Who is Corey Sierra and his life in the Navy before he became a firefighter (3:29) "My time in the navy, I am so grateful for but it made me realize that you have to do what you love." (5:03) H…

Guest: Corey Sierra
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Building First Responders Resilience - Alex Jabr

July 15, 2021

Alexandra Jabr, EMT-P, began her EMS career in 2003 and holds a master’s degree in death, grief, and bereavement. She is an adjunct faculty in the EMS department at Victor Valley College and currently completing her doctorat…

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Do Your Job- Carney Strong

July 7, 2021

Lillian Carney is the President and Executive Director for the Carney Strong Initiative. She joined the non-profit organization in 2018 to honor the memory of her husband, Battalion Chief Josh Carney, who lost his battle wit…

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How to Have The Hard Conversations- Rayne Gray, Fireground Fitness Podcast

June 23, 2021

Rayne Gray has been a Firefighter for over 23 years, working in every rank and currently serving as a Division Chief for the City of Phoenix. He is the host of the Fireground Fitness podcast, a US Marine veteran, an avid out…

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Eliminator Fire Extinguisher Is A Life Saver

June 16, 2021

The Rusoh Eliminator is the First complete redesign of the Fire Extinguisher in over 65 Years. The Rusoh® Eliminator® fire extinguisher is designed for self-service. It eliminates the need for the specially trained and equip…