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Episode 121: Your trauma affects your whole family!

Daniela and John Tsentouros came through the trauma of John being held hostage by prisoners at the correctional institute that he worked at. Daniela became his primary supporter and the “gatekeeper” as she put it.  But trauma doesn’t happen only to the survivor, it happens to the partner / spouse as well as the rest...

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Episode 120: The Courage to choose FREEDOM!

Ian Smith is one of the coolest people that I’ve talked to on the podcast.  He and his wife Kat are the owners of an axe throwing bar and they’ve been living a life of freedom: their way! Ian and Kat took their two children out of school and have been home schooling them on...

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Episode 119: From the NFL to a career in policing!

Our guest this week on The Courage Wolf podcast is an incredibly interesting man who played 12 seasons in the NFL for 7 teams. Mark Rodenhauser retired from the National Football League at the age of 38 after playing four times longer than the average NFL player. After the NFL Mark took his success mindset...

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Episode 118: Embracing Empowerment: One first responder at a time!

Parul Shah is the founder of Embracing Empowerment Counselling Services. On today’s episode of The Courage Wolf podcast you’re going to find out what’s really going on with the mental health care of our first responders.  You’re also going to find out how catastrophic this pandemic has been to everyone’s mental health but especially for those...

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Episode 117: Turning trauma into triumph!

Today I welcome JL Keez to The Courage Wolf podcast. Join me for a great conversation with a wonderful person from Australia who has overcome a number of struggles which led to a decades long challenge with an eating disorder. Jennifer found freedom with two treatment modalities that I’ve never heard of before but could...

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Episode 116: How to overcome self limiting beliefs!

A lot of people go into the helping professions after going through some sort of trauma themselves, and Rachel West is no exception. Rachel is a personal growth coach, a Breakthrough Expert, a best selling author and so much more. If you’ve experienced trauma and suffer from anxiety, PTS, limiting beliefs, self doubt, self esteem...

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Episode 115: Sharing the trauma, or not? – Replay

On this episode of Coffee with The Courage Wolf I discuss some of the issues that Morgan Jones Phillips and I discussed on Monday. I talk about how we can best share our experiences as a first responder with our life partner in such a way that we don’t traumatize them.  And in a way...

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Episode 114: How a veteran paramedic uses comedy for therapy and education! – Replay

Our guest this week on The Courage Wolf podcast is Morgan Jones Phillips.  Morgan is a veteran paramedic of 17 years and has a story of courage like most first responders due to the trauma he’s had to deal with. He’s also the creator of the highly successful one person play called The Emergency Monologues,...

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Episode 113: How to be happy. In a tent! – Replay

Welcome to this week’s replay of episode 69:  How to be happy.  In a tent.  I’m on vacation until November the 1st when we’ll bring you a new episode of The Courage Wolf podcast. In today’s replay I talk about the mindset involved with being happy wherever you are and in whatever circumstances you find yourself in.

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Episode 112: Kim Jones – An amazing and award winning psychotherapist – Replay

This week is a replay of episode 64 with Kim Jones who is an amazing and award winning psychotherapist who seeks to empower everyone that she interacts with in her practice.  It’s a great episode! I’m still on vacation.  We’ll be back with a new episode on November the 1

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Episode 110: Officer Down! – Replay

This is a replay of episode 38 of The Courage Wolf podcast.  We speak with Captain Brandon Rollins (retired) of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s office. Brandon was shot on duty and survived.  Please join us for a powerful episode that exemplifies a “Never Give Up” mindset!

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Episode 109: Replay Episode 31: Helping others by sharing your story

On this episode of Coffee with The Courage Wolf I discuss how the telling of one’s story helps a number of people.  The people who hear it, the people who help to share it and the person who tells it. And, I introduce our guest for the Monday episode in which we will take a...

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Episode 108: Replay of Episode 30. My year long experience with vertigo

The 17th of June 2018 was Father’s Day. On that day I was a very active man, mentally and physically. I was riding my bike about 6000 kms per year. I was lifting weights and training in the martial arts. Life was good! In a microsecond, I went from the man above to a shaky,...

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Episode 107: Replay: Our relationship with fear

In my life I got pretty good with dealing with fear after being involved in hundreds of violent situations. But, I did not become very good at dealing with the fear of health issues. Winston Churchill said: “If you’re going through hell, keep going!” Listen in to find out how I dealt with fear well...

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Episode 106: Replay of episode 4 with Gerry Bartlett. A life changed in an instant!

In 2009 Gerry Bartlett was at the top of his game doing what he loved, when he wanted to do it and in a job that he loved! On a beautiful Wednesday evening in May of 2009 Gerry was out for a ride with his bike club when in an instant his life changed forever!...

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Episode 105: What’s happening over the next 5 weeks

I’m taking a vacation for 5 weeks but the podcast will still be going every Monday with a guest and every Thursday with me. For the next 5 weeks I will be replaying some of our most popular episodes for your listening pleasure.  Have a listen!  I’m sure there have been a few that you’ve...

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Episode 104: A tribute to a fallen Canadian hero and son

On the 22nd of April 2006 Cpl Matthew Dinning made the ultimate sacrifice for his country. Matthew was killed along with 3 other Canadian soldiers when a roadside bomb exploded, killing all four instantly. The Courage Wolf podcast and myself are honoured to bring you our first podcast honouring a fallen Canadian soldier. Please join...

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Episode 103: Upcoming – our first podcast about a fallen Canadian Soldier

Today’s episode is a short introduction to our first ever podcast about a fallen military hero.  That podcast will be released on Monday. On the 22nd of April 2006 Corporal Matthew Dinning and three other soldiers were killed in Afghanistan by a roadside bomb. They were returning from a goodwill mission. Corporal Dinning was the...

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Episode 102: Christina D – not your average physiotherapist!

Christina D has a Masters in Physiotherapy and a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology.  She’s a registered pelvic floor physiotherapist who treats men, women and children who are suffering from pelvic pain and bowel and bladder dysfunction. Today we’re going to hear about Christina’s unusual journey to the profession that she loves and we’re also going...

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