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Episode 143: Support for the caregivers of our aging loved ones!

Bill Cohen cared for his lovely mother Sheila for 10 years as she went through her journey with Alzheimers. Bill’s mother passed 9 years ago but his experiences with her care led him into what he calls his encore career, the first career that he has been truly passionate about. Join us and find out...

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Episode 142: Hear Me Roar! – A Memoir by Mindi Hood

Our guest on the podcast today is a fellow Hamiltonian who suffered greatly at the hands of people, and I use that term very loosely, who sexually assaulted her. But, Mindi has also suffered just as much, if not more, from the secondary trauma she was subjected to by organizations and individuals who did not...

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Episode 141: Finding your purpose(s) in life! Replay

On this replay episode of The Courage Wolf podcast I talk about how important it is to find our purpose in life, at whatever stage of our lives that we are.  And, how we can go about doing just that. And I tell a story about how I met two of our listeners on my...

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Episode 140: You have to put in the work – Replay

On this replay episode of Coffee with The Courage Wolf I talk about how my guest, Kristen Elliott, put in the work to overcome her eating disorder and be in recovery now for more than 7 years. You have to put in the work!  No one can do it for you! Listen in!  I think...

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Episode 139: Mindset, mental toughness and Faith! – Replay

On today’s short episode of Coffee with The Courage Wolf, I talk about attaining the proper mindset, on the job and in life, mental toughness and the most important component for a life well lived: Faith!

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Episode 138: Strength training for your mind – The DIRECT process – Replay

I have been training a lot of groups lately in personal protection skills and a lot of my students want to know how to get rid of the negative thoughts that run through our minds all day long. On today’s episode of The Courage Wolf podcast I talk about one of the most powerful tools...

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Episode 137: Replay: Paramedic Ron Sonoda. Houseless, not homeless.

This replay episode is with 20 year paramedic Ron Sonoda.  Ron left the job 10 years ago because of his post traumatic stress, depression and thoughts of suicide. Over the course of Ron’s journey, he’s lost everything materially, but what he’s gained is priceless. This podcast dispels some of the rumours surrounding Ron’s disappearance from...

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Episode 136: Replay of Episode 70: How to use CIA level skills to detect a narcissist!

On Tuesday of this week I will be interviewing Lily Walford for a second time.  We’ll be talking about how to deal with narcissists and bullies in the workplace.  This is something that affects us all. The first episode that I did with Lily talked about how to detect narcissists so that we don’t get...

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Episode 135: From Hostage to Entrepreneur! John Tsentouros Part 2

John Tsentouros was a correctional officer in Kenora, Ontario in 2018 when he was taken hostage by prisoners for five hours.  John survived, but not without scars:  physical and emotional scars. But there is life after trauma.  John and his wife Daniela made the joint decision for John not to return to his career in corrections. Instead...

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Episode 134: Vulnerability leads to authenticity!

My guest on the podcast today is a lifestyle, fitness and nutrition mentor for hundreds, if not thousands of people. He’s the author of:  The Whole Life Fitness Manifesto: 30 Minutes a Day for a Healthier Body, Mind and Spirit.  He’s done a very popular Ted X talk about his life story and about vulnerability. He’s overcome...

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Episode 133: Every once in a while you get to interview a Legend!

Today I am talking with a man who was a police officer for 43 years and is still a legendary police and civilian trainer in the use of firearms and the judicious use of lethal force to defend yourself. Former Captain Massad Ayoob, has been called, and quite deservedly so, an American treasure. I credit Massad Ayoob for...

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Episode 132: Ditches to Riches!

Our special guest on The Courage Wolf podcast this week is Ron Worley who, among other things, is a proud father and dedicated husband.  And he’s also a self made millionaire and professional speaker who’s opened a number of successful businesses including one that I think is extremely cool. Ron wasn’t always this successful though.  He’s battled...

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Episode 131: Healing from trauma in 4 hours?

Dr Don Wood is the founder of the Inspired Performance Institute and is the author of two books about eliminating your trauma from your life entirely! Dr Wood has worked with thousands of trauma victims including survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing, the Las Vega mass shooting incident, veterans, first responders and civilians. Join us today to...

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Episode 130: You’re going to want to hear this!

Today’s episode is a solocast because we had two guests cancel because of emergency family issues. This is to be expected though, so today we are letting you know what we had planned, and what we have coming up, which is an interview with a Doctor in the U.S who is eliminating the ramifications of...

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Episode 129: From the NFL to wearing a badge!

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to NFL players after they leave the game, you’ll be very surprised to hear that it’s not all sunshine and roses when they hang up the helmet and the cleats. Today we’re going to talk about what happened to Mark Rodenhauser mentally and physically after leaving the game he loved and what he’s...

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Episode 128: Fairy tales can come true no matter what you’ve been through!

Jenna Ashlyn is a survivor of domestic abuse and wants everyone listening to know that there is hope, and that life is infinitely better on the other side of abuse. In 2020, Jenna released her debut novel, “Within the Gray” and her second novel “Sheila’s Men” has just been released today. Join us today to...

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Episode 127: Don’t try to be tough. Go get checked!!

The message that my guest and I would like to bring to you today is early detection for everyone, but especially for men because sometimes we men are downright stupid when it comes to getting checked for any health issue. Mathew Charters is our special guest and even though he ignored the signs, his cancer...

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Episode 126: Anything but Ordinary!

Heather Hutchison is an award winning singer / songwriter with 3 albums to her credit and she’s also the author of:  Holding on by letting go: A Memoir. Heather’s been blind since birth and she’s struggled with mental illness from a young age. Today we’re going to talk about a lot of things:  music, travelling, mental health, what it’s...

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Episode 125: What’s in it for you, in 2022!!!!

On today’s episode we talk about all the great guests and stories that we have in store for you in 2022! Thank you all for listening in for the past 15 months and 125 episodes. And, we just found out that we are in the top 10% of all the podcasts in the world!  In...

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Episode 124: Happy Holidays. See you in 2022!

Today’s episode of The Courage Wolf podcast is short and sweet. I look forward to bringing you more inspirational stories from people just like you from all around the world. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.  All the best in 2022!

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