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Former Division I volleyball player and TED Talk speaker, Victoria Garrick, is a mental health and body-image advocate who sits down with all sorts of inspirational and awesome guests to bring you the REALEST conversations around success, failure, life, and challenge. New episodes every Wednesday!

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Former Division I volleyball player and TED Talk speaker, Victoria Garrick, is a mental health and body-image advocate who sits down with all sorts of inspirational and awesome guests to bring you the REALEST conversations around success, failure, life, and challenge. New episodes every Wednesday!

    Suicide Survivor Jazz Thornton Details Mental Health Battle & 'The Girl On The Bridge' Film

    Suicide Survivor Jazz Thornton Details Mental Health Battle & 'The Girl On The Bridge' Film

    Having overcome childhood abuse and multiple suicide attempts, Jazz Thornton has now dedicated her life to speaking hope and creating change in the mental health space. Jazz co-founded Voices of Hope and her unique experience and practical message has gained worldwide recognition, leading her to the TED Talk stage, and now as the main feature in a new documentary film titled, "The Girl On The Bridge." Jazz is also the award-winning director of Jessica's Tree and author of "Stop Surviving Start Fighting." Jazz details her experiences with mental health, suicide, psychiatric stay, and how she ultimately turned everything around to be a beacon of hope for those still struggling.
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    • 52 min
    Quarantine Mental Health - Sharing 3 of My Struggles and Giving 3 Pieces of Advice

    Quarantine Mental Health - Sharing 3 of My Struggles and Giving 3 Pieces of Advice

    Victoria sits down to share three things that she's been struggling with during quarantine and even goes as far as to share her favorite songs to cry to... yeah, we keep it very #REAL on Real Pod! She'll then give three pieces of advice which have helped her manage her emotions and stresses throughout the past few months.
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    • 29 min
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    Former Division I volleyball player and TED Talk speaker, Victoria Garrick, is a mental health and body-image advocate who sits down with all sorts of inspirational and awesome guests to bring you the REALEST conversations around success, failure, life, and challenge. New episodes every Wednesday!
    Produced by Dear Media

    • 1 min
    Dr. Michael Gervais - Understanding Our Minds: How To Unlock Your Full Potential

    Dr. Michael Gervais - Understanding Our Minds: How To Unlock Your Full Potential

    Dr. Michael Gervais is a high-performance psychologist who works in the most high stakes environments training the mindset skills and practices essential to pursuing and releasing one's highest potential. His clients include world record holders, olympians, internationally acclaimed artists and musicians, and fortune 100 CEOS. Victoria and Dr. Mike discuss a variety of compelling and eye opening topics: where anxiety really comes from, the potential we can unlock within ourselves when we become fully present, the difference between life's little moments versus it's big moments, and the four things you should do every morning before you get out of bed.
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    • 55 min
    Sophia Stallone: Leaving the Modeling Industry, Coping With Anxiety, & Navigating the Single Life

    Sophia Stallone: Leaving the Modeling Industry, Coping With Anxiety, & Navigating the Single Life

    With over 1.3 million followers on social media and a last name that is recognized in almost every household, Sophia Stallone is one of Hollywood's "It girls." But what people don't know about Sophia is how down to earth, smart, and REAL she is! Sophia shares the reality of her experiences in the modeling industry, detailing the pressures she felt to fit into tiny sample sizes and ultimately shares why she decided to part ways with the industry. She then talks about her lifelong battle with anxiety, and how she's learned to accept and own that side of her while also seeking help from a therapist. Sophia also explains how she navigates the single life, how to weed out social climbers from genuine friends, and how she's managed to stay so normal despite life in front of the spotlight. If you find yourself fantasizing about having millions of followers and comments online, give this conversation with Sophia a listen so you can hear how even the people who seem to have it all are actually experiencing the same insecurities we are!
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    • 49 min
    Female Athlete Struggles - Body-Image, Comparison, & Anxiety with Soccer Grl Probs!

    Female Athlete Struggles - Body-Image, Comparison, & Anxiety with Soccer Grl Probs!

    Alanna Locast, Shannon Fay, and Carly Beyar are all former Division I soccer players who founded the wildly successful and popular brand, "Soccer Grl Probs." These three female athletes, known to their devout fans as "Ladyballers," are known for their hilarious takes on the universal struggles college athletes experience, and their ability to candidly share relatable experiences via viral YouTube videos, Instagram memes, and spot-on tweets. Victoria and the Ladyballers hold nothing back on this episode as they discuss a variety of topics: female athlete body-image, comparison and competition, mental health stigma, and brand building as student-athletes.

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    • 51 min

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