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Welcome to The MisFitNation Show with host Rich LaMonica. This is a show started by a US Army Veteran and hosted by 2 Veterans and a Military Spouse. Our aim is to inspire everyone to be better humans. We do this by bringing on guests with stories of Grit and Resilience while adding in experts in many fields such as Authors, Entrepreneurs, Coaches, Motivational Speakers, Health and Fitness professionals, and many more.  Join us for an episode or all of them, and if you feel like you will be a great fit, send us a message and we will get you on the show. 

2021 Best Society and Culture Podcast - Veteran Podcast Awards
2022 Top 40 over 40 Podcast Podcast Magazine

The MisFitNation Richard LaMonica

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 31 Ratings

Welcome to The MisFitNation Show with host Rich LaMonica. This is a show started by a US Army Veteran and hosted by 2 Veterans and a Military Spouse. Our aim is to inspire everyone to be better humans. We do this by bringing on guests with stories of Grit and Resilience while adding in experts in many fields such as Authors, Entrepreneurs, Coaches, Motivational Speakers, Health and Fitness professionals, and many more.  Join us for an episode or all of them, and if you feel like you will be a great fit, send us a message and we will get you on the show. 

2021 Best Society and Culture Podcast - Veteran Podcast Awards
2022 Top 40 over 40 Podcast Podcast Magazine

    🛡️ Empowering Lives through Safety and Self-Defense: A Conversation with John Brewer 🛡️

    🛡️ Empowering Lives through Safety and Self-Defense: A Conversation with John Brewer 🛡️

    🛡️ Empowering Lives through Safety and Self-Defense: A Conversation with John Brewer 🛡️

    🎯 Drawing from his extensive experiences training and collaborating with indigenous forces in conflict zones, John's mission is clear: to empower individuals to safeguard themselves and others against violent crime.

    🔧 Using a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach, he acts as a guide, helping others meet their safety and security needs. From establishing a robust foundation rooted in personal values and objectives to acquiring knowledge and honing skills, John enables individuals to not only achieve their safety objectives but also reach for their loftiest life aspirations.

    Don't miss this opportunity to gain insights from a true expert in safety and self-defense. Mark your calendars and join us for an enriching conversation that promises to leave you empowered and inspired!

    #JohnBrewer #SafetyAndSelfDefense #EmpowermentThroughKnowledge #MisFitNationShow #ProtectYourself #LifeAspirations #MisFitNationHeroes #VeteranEmpowerment #DefendLife #SelfDefenseJourney #WarriorWisdom #FightForYourBestLife #SpecialForcesInsights #EmpowermentThroughExperience #SafetyFirst #InspiredProtection #MisFitNationTalks #RealLifeHeroes #JohnBrewerStory #SelfRelianceJourney #LifeAspirations #MultidisciplinarySafety #WarriorMindset #ProtectAndThrive #MisFitNationShow #VeteranVoice #CourageousLiving 🌟🗡️
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    • 34 min
    The MisFitNation Show Chat with Sean Carberry - Author, Journalist and Foreign Affairs writer

    The MisFitNation Show Chat with Sean Carberry - Author, Journalist and Foreign Affairs writer

    Join us on a captivating journey as Rich LaMonica hosts the insightful Sean Carberry on The MisFitNation Show.

    Released on December 5th at noon CST, this episode unveils the extraordinary life and career of an award-winning journalist, writer, and national security analyst.
    Sean Carberry's Biography:
    📚 Award-Winning Journalist & Author
    🌐 Managing Editor of National Defense Magazine
    🌍 NPR's Last Kabul-Based Correspondent
    📖 Author of "Passport Stamps: Searching the World for a War to Call Home"
    Sean's experiences span more than two decades, from reporting on global conflicts to serving in the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General. His memoir delves into the mental health impacts of covering tragedy, providing a unique perspective on the challenges faced by journalists in conflict zones.
    Key Highlights:

    🌐 Reporting for PBS NewsHour, Reuters, The Diplomat, and more

    🏆 Managing Editor of Lead Inspector General reports on overseas contingency operations

    🎼 Former Recording Engineer and Producer (Gold Record with Susan Tedeschi)

    🎓 Holds a B.A. from Lehigh University and an M.P.A. from Harvard Kennedy School

    🐾 Proud Cat Parent: Rescued Squeak from the streets of Kabul

    Don't miss this engaging episode where Sean shares his insights on journalism, foreign policy, and the profound impact of his experiences. Tune in on all podcast platforms or watch on @The_MisFitNation YouTube channel.
    Subscribe, listen, and be inspired by the remarkable journey of Sean Carberry.

    🚀 #MisFitNation #SeanCarberry #JournalismJourney #NationalSecurity #PodcastRelease #MisFitNationShow #GlobalPerspectives #Journalism #AuthorInsights #Thinkglobally #leadlocally #veteran #army #HMG
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    The MisFitNation Show chat with Luke Worsfold Recovered addict, podcast host and more

    The MisFitNation Show chat with Luke Worsfold Recovered addict, podcast host and more

    🎙️ Join Us for a Transformative Live Stream on The MisFitNation Show! 🌟

    Prepare for a show filled with inspiration and empowerment as we welcome a remarkable guest Luke Worsfold, the Founder & CEO of Lisa Inside Addiction, a living testament to the power of recovery, a Lead Specialist Addiction Counsellor, and a dynamic Entrepreneur and Podcast Host.

    🌟 Luke's Journey: From battling addiction to becoming a beacon of hope, Luke's journey is nothing short of awe-inspiring. He's been in the trenches, faced the darkest corners of addiction, and emerged not just victorious but as a true warrior for change. His story is one of resilience, transformation, and the unwavering commitment to helping others find their path to recovery.

    🎤 In-Depth Conversation: In this show, we'll dive deep into Luke's experiences, his insights into addiction, and the strategies he's developed to lead individuals on the journey to recovery. Whether you're personally affected by addiction, know someone who is, or simply seek inspiration, this conversation promises valuable takeaways.

    💼 Entrepreneurial Spirit: Luke's entrepreneurial journey post-recovery is equally inspiring. He's taken his experiences and channeled them into meaningful work that makes a difference. Discover how he's harnessed his passion for helping others into a successful venture, and learn from his wisdom as an entrepreneur.

    🎧 Podcast Insights: As a Podcast Host himself, Luke understands the power of storytelling. Gain insights into the world of podcasting and how it can be a platform for change and healing, both for the host and the audience.

    🌈 The MisFitNation Show: Where stories of transformation and empowerment take center stage. Join us as we celebrate the indomitable human spirit with Luke Worsfold.

    #MisFitNationShow #RecoveryJourney #Inspiration #AddictionRecovery #HMG #veteran #vetsnpodcasting #LifeTransformation #OvercomingChallenges #MindsetMatters #MisFitNationShow #PersonalGrowth #SuccessMindset #NeverGiveUp #TriumphOverAdversity #SelfDiscovery #StrengthFromWithin #Empowerment #PodcastGuest #LifeLessons #PositiveVibes#LiveYourBestLife #InspireOthers #veteran #army #hmg
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    • 42 min
    The MisFitNation Welcomes Priyanka Venugopal - Deep Dive Coach and much more

    The MisFitNation Welcomes Priyanka Venugopal - Deep Dive Coach and much more

    🎙️ Exciting Announcement! 🎉 Join me, Rich LaMonica, for a remarkable episode of The MisFitNation Show that you won't want to miss! 🌟

    👋 Get ready to be inspired as we have the privilege of welcoming a true powerhouse, Priyanka Venugopal, to the spotlight. 🌼 She's not just an ObGyn Physician, but also a devoted Mama-Bear and an exceptional Deep Dive Coach. Priyanka specializes in guiding and empowering working moms to embrace a life that's not only lighter physically but also emotionally and mentally.

    🌈 Are you a working mom struggling to find the balance between your career, family, and personal well-being? Priyanka is here to shed light on effective strategies that can help you achieve that elusive equilibrium. Her unique approach has already transformed countless lives, and now she's here to share her wisdom with the MisFitNation community.

    💪 Together, we'll delve into her journey, uncovering the secrets behind her success in helping others live life to the fullest. Whether you're looking to reignite your passions, boost your self-care routine, or regain your confidence, Priyanka's insights are sure to resonate with you.

    📢 Share this exciting news with fellow working moms, friends, and anyone who's eager to embrace a life of balance and positivity. Let's come together as a community to learn, grow, and thrive! See you there! 🎊🎁

    📻 #PriyankaVenugopal #HealthAndWellness #MentalHealthAwareness #EmpowermentJourney #HolisticLiving #MindBodySpirit #WellnessAdvocate #LifeBalance #SelfCareJourney #InnerStrength #PositiveMindset #HolisticHealth #Mindfulness #EmpowerYourLife #HealthJourney #MindBodyConnection #HolisticHealing #WellBeingWednesday #InspirationTalk #SelfCareRevolution #MindfulLiving #BalancedLifestyle #HealthyMind #EmpoweredLiving #MentalWellness #MindfulLeadership #PositiveVibesOnly #WellnessWarrior #MisFitNationPodcast #veteran #HMG
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    • 39 min
    🎙️ Mark Your Calendars! Chad Hufford - Financial Planner & Coach Joins The MisFitNation 🎉

    🎙️ Mark Your Calendars! Chad Hufford - Financial Planner & Coach Joins The MisFitNation 🎉

    In this episode of The MisFitNation, host Rich LaMonica engages in a profound conversation with Chad Hufford, a financial coach and founder of Veritas Wealth Management. Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Chad seamlessly blends his financial expertise with a deep understanding of fitness, faith, and intentional living.
    Chad's coaching philosophy extends beyond traditional financial planning; he's on a mission to empower his audience to not only enhance their investment strategies but also to live purposefully and cultivate abundance in every aspect of life.
    As a Dave Ramsey SmartVestor Pro, Chad manages a boutique financial planning firm overseeing $500 million dollars and serving families across the US. Beyond finance, Chad is a dedicated teacher and speaker on topics of fitness and faith, seeing these elements as crucial components of a meaningful and abundant life.
    Join us in this insightful episode as Chad shares his wisdom on wealth, well-being, and intentional living. Whether you're navigating retirement, seeking financial guidance, or simply aiming to live more abundantly, this episode offers valuable insights.
    Check out his site here http://www.veritasalaska.com

    Release Date: November 26, 2023
    Available on all major podcast applications and @The_MisFitNation on YouTube.

    👍 Like & Subscribe: Don't forget to show your support! Like and subscribe to The MisFitNation on YouTube @The_MisFitNation.
    ☕ Support Us: If you'd like to further support us, consider contributing to our Ko-Fi page. https://ko-fi.com/themisfitnationpodcast
    #FinancialPlanning #AbundantLiving #WealthManagement #RetirementStrategies #WellnessCoaching #LifePurpose #DaveRamseySmartVestor #AlaskaLiving #IntentionalLiving #MisFitNationShow #HMG #Veteran #Army
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    • 36 min
    Navigating Seas to Serving Veterans: A Voyage with Scott Lara

    Navigating Seas to Serving Veterans: A Voyage with Scott Lara

    Join us on The MisFitNation Show as Rich LaMonica hosts a captivating episode with US Navy Veteran Scott Lara. From the high-tech radar rooms of U.S. Navy ships to the dynamic world of travel blogging, Scott's journey is as inspiring as it is diverse.
    Date and Time: Available on all podcast platforms and @The_MisFitNation on YouTube.
    Scott's naval career includes serving on the U.S.S. Samuel Eliot Morison and the U.S.S. Ticonderoga, with a unique stint on the HMS Leader during the Falkland's War. Post-military, he transitioned into the digital realm as a blogger and YouTube creator, passionately sharing his adventures in travel.
    In a recent milestone, Scott has been appointed as the President of MilitaryFares.com, demonstrating his ongoing commitment to serving the military community by helping them access travel discounts.
    Don't miss this incredible episode where we explore Scott's naval adventures, his travel escapades, and his dedication to supporting military members and veterans.

    Call to Action:
    👍 Like & Subscribe on YouTube @The_MisFitNation
    ☕ Support us on Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/themisfitnationpodcast

    #NavyVeteran #TravelBlogger #MilitaryDiscounts #USNavy #MisFitNation #VeteranStories #TravelPassion #InspirationJourney #ServiceBeyondSeas #Veteran #Army #HMG
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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

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Five star show highly recommended. The guest in the host head cross similar assignments during the military.

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Great host

Rich is an awesome host! His podcasts mission is full of spreading positivity to others through tough times. Highly recommend this podcast!

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Great Experience

My interview with Rich on The MisFit Nation was a terrific experience. Rich asked, intelligent, interesting questions and was a gracious host. I don’t give away five star ratings, but Rich certainly earned them!

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