182 episodes

Suffering is THE way to sustainable success and the path to greatness.

The Suffering Podcast Kevin Donaldson & Mike Failace

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 89 Ratings

Suffering is THE way to sustainable success and the path to greatness.

    Episode 182: The Suffering of a Trans Woman With Lexi and Crystal Knight

    Episode 182: The Suffering of a Trans Woman With Lexi and Crystal Knight

    Send us a Text Message.Part 2Lexi Knight is a 46 year old trans woman,and former drug addict, who lives in South Carolina. She moved there 8 years ago when she was living in her car with her little dog Taco, who is a chihuahua, and a loyal friend to her. She is a social media influencer on Twitch & TikTok, known as Justagirllexi on all of her social media platforms. Lexi is a strong and passionate advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community. She focuses on education on her social media platforms ...

    • 58 min
    Episode 181: The Suffering of a Trans Woman With Lexi and Crystal Knight

    Episode 181: The Suffering of a Trans Woman With Lexi and Crystal Knight

    Send us a Text Message.Part 1Lexi Knight is a 46 year old trans woman,and former drug addict, who lives in South Carolina. She moved there 8 years ago when she was living in her car with her little dog Taco, who is a chihuahua, and a loyal friend to her. She is a social media influencer on Twitch & TikTok, known as Justagirllexi on all of her social media platforms. Lexi is a strong and passionate advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community. She focuses on education on her social media platforms ...

    • 55 min
    Episode 180: The Suffering of Jerzey Mike with Mike Faria

    Episode 180: The Suffering of Jerzey Mike with Mike Faria

    Send us a Text Message.Mike Faria was born and raised in New Jersey and as a teenager experimenting with drugs and alcohol to deal with his childhood traumas. In October 2019, Mike went into a major depression and began drinking more than he ever had in his life. Mike had to take leave from his job to try and function through the drunken hours. He thought he was going to be able to stop, but he was wrong. In January 2020, Mike was found barely breathing in his house from acute liver fail...

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 179: The Suffering of a Stutter with Ken Teets

    Episode 179: The Suffering of a Stutter with Ken Teets

    Send us a Text Message.From the tender age of four, Ken Teets was confronted with the challenge of a speech impediment, marked by severe stuttering. Initially, his parents brushed it off as a phase he would outgrow. However, as years unfolded, Ken's struggle intensified, that hampered his ability to communicate but also unfairly branded him as intellectually sluggish among his peers, teachers, and loved ones. This unjust label caused him and her very low self esteem. Throughout his schooling,...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 178: The Suffering of a Mentor with Danny "Bookem" Rivera

    Episode 178: The Suffering of a Mentor with Danny "Bookem" Rivera

    Send us a Text Message.Danny was born to Puerto Rican parents in Jersey City New Jersey. At the age of 10 he, his mom, sister, and father moved to Bayonne New Jersey. Danny biological father was not present, although Danny knew who he was. Danny did not grow up with alot of love and attention. During this time he found his love for rap music and began to write his own rap lyrics. This was a way for Danny to deal with the emotions he felt during this time. Danny then started to be in th...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 177: The Suffering of An Advocate with Keith Shibley

    Episode 177: The Suffering of An Advocate with Keith Shibley

    Send us a Text Message.Keith Shibley is a twenty-year veteran of law enforcement. He is currently a K-9 handler at Metropolitan Washington AirportsKeith started his law enforcement career in 2002, graduating from the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy as a patrol officer for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department. In 2003 Keith left the Airport police and moved to Richmond Virginia where he was hired by the Richmond City Police Department where he served as a...

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
89 Ratings

89 Ratings

Seth Gehle ,

Must listen

Incredible show with inedible stories

Lucky mixer ,

One of the best!

Well, where to begin. Kevin and Mike are down to earth, salt of the earth guys! They and their podcast guests are bringing much needed awareness to mental health challenges and how to overcome them. I have been inspired every time I listen! This podcast is representative of a true and motivating purpose!

Chloeandtrent ,

One of the better ones

This podcast is one of the better ones out there dealing with mental wellness. Kevin is very well spoken and a great advocate for this

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