The truth behind First Responders enduring trials on and off duty. Their personal accounts of how witnessing so much tragedy has taken a toll on their lives. Hear from their families about how it's impacted them. Learn how each of them have overcame these difficult times and personal insight. You will discover ways to thrive on and off duty. Acquire knowledge on how navigate the difficult transition from work to home. The show is hosted by Jerry Dean Lund with over 30 years of service behind the badge. He will be drawing upon his own personal experience of surviving those dark thoughts of suicide and on duty overcoming injuries. Jerry is dedicated to empowering his fellow man to take action on their own mental and physical health.
Operation K9 Hero- DuWayne Schwartz
How To Find The Balance- Flight Nurse Janessa Dean
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 working on holidays.
Moreover, Janessa pointed out the importance of accepting help and when to serve people. This strong woman also lost a military brother due to alcohol addiction.
Those things and her personal experience led her to be a life coach. This empowered woman might be the life coach that you are looking for!
Why You Need Tactical Wellness & Legal Training- Bridget Truxillo
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 experience as Deputy Sheriff and as attorney. Bridget also emphasized the three pillars of physical, mental and spiritual health - Stimulation, Nutrition and Rest.
What's It Like To Be An EMT- Rocio Calenda
Meet The Lady Sheepdog- LEO Autumn Clifford
What's it like being deployed as a Wildland Firefighter?
Fantastic model for interviewing
Jerry has a great model for his interviews. He carries the interview professionally and is easy to talk to. He brings the most out of the interview and all of the interviews are beneficial to not only first responders, but families of first responders and the general population.
Outstanding Podcast from an Excellent Host
Jerry clearly had a passion for first responders and the challenges they face. The depth and breadth of his guests and subjects is a testament to this. Worthwhile podcast - you won’t be disappointed!!
New to podcasts, I enjoyed my time with Jerry!