This podcast is devoted to helping Military and First Responder families and loved ones thrive.
How to Navigate the Chaotic Uncertainties of Life as a Military Spouse with Michaela Rosales
Join this interview with Michelle Bowler as she delves into the fascinating world of military spouses and the uncertainty that often colors their lives. In this episode, she hosts an enriching conversation with military spouse and life coach, Michaela Rosales.
Together, these military spouses tackle topics such as navigating transition periods, managing expectations, and surviving the military life's often taxing uncertainties. They discuss the importance of establishing goals, overcoming obstacles, and seeking support when necessary.
Furthermore, they examine the hard-earned wisdom that comes from enduring challenging times. The conversation is brimming with heartfelt stories, insightful discussions, and practical strategies to thrive through the unpredictable journey of being a military spouse.
Tune in as Michaela and Michelle offer inspiration and real-world advice to those seeking to understand and manage the unique challenges of being part of a military family.
00:00 Introduction and Podcast Revival
01:27 Interview with Special Guest Michaela
02:07 Navigating Uncertainties of Military Spouse Life
03:26 Michaela's Personal Experiences and Challenges
08:17 The Impact of Uncertainties on Mental Health
13:28 Tools and Strategies to Handle Uncertainties
18:38 The Importance of Setting Priorities and Goals
20:37 Balancing Personal Life and Military Spouse Life
24:11 Understanding the Wheel of Life
24:57 Client Story: Overcoming Job Stress
26:41 The Importance of Mindset and Willingness to Change
29:51 The Role of Expectations in Relationships
39:33 The Power of Reaching Out and Asking for Help
41:46 Closing Remarks and Contact Information
41:59 Introducing Group Coaching Community with Michaela
Adoption in the Military: Breaking Misconceptions with Rachel
Join Michelle as she talks to Rachel, a military spouse, about her journey and experiences with adoption in the military.
They dive into the misconceptions surrounding adoption, the emotional challenges faced by military families, and the importance of ethical practices in the adoption process.
Tune in to gain insights and helpful tips for military families considering adoption.
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How Military Spouses Can Thrive During Solo Holidays- A Pillar chat with Army Wife Becky Hoy
In this noteworthy episode of the Waiting Warriors podcast, host Michelle Bowler engages in a sincere conversation with Becky Hoy, an esteemed host of the Pillar Deployment Retreat.
Together, they share their stories, tips, and thoughts about managing and leaning on one's unique experiences during the holidays, particularly when your service member is deployed.
Dive deep with Michelle and Becky as they explore the nuances of spending holidays solo as military spouses, the art of maintaining connections from afar with deployed loved ones, and the power of community support.
More importantly, learn to redefine your holiday experience, accepting and embracing the fact that it may not look the same but can still be special.
Whether you're preparing for the upcoming holiday season or in need of comfort as you sail through it, this episode is infused with insights that can shed light on your journey.
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Should Military Spouses Embrace the Adversity? Compare the Difference Between Clean and Dirty Pain
Maria Strange, a seasoned military spouse and life coach, shares her wisdom with host Army wife Michelle Bowler.
They discuss the differences between 'Clean' and 'Dirty' pain, revealing ways to handle military spouse life's challenges.
It's an eye-opening talk with personal military spouse stories and helpful advice on turning tough times into opportunities for growth.
If you're dealing with life's hurdles, especially in the military community, this episode is a must-listen for new insights!
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Learning to Make Friends During Deployment While Feeling Shy or Nervous with Military Spouse Layne
Embark on the emotional rollercoaster of making friends and building a rock-solid support system during deployment as an introverted military spouse.
This candid interview sheds light on navigating social anxieties and creating lasting connections while your partner is deployed. Gain insights and essential tips for finding your tribe during this challenging time.
Join us in understanding the highs, lows, and transformative power of forming a supportive community amidst the unique journey of military life.
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Why It's Important to Break Military Spouse Stereotypes and Build a Community with Brittany Lanza
Together, Michelle and Brittany dive deep into the incredible diversity within the military spouse community. They explore how each individual has their own unique journey to share, and the importance of lifting one another up to foster a sense of unity and understanding.
Don't miss this fantastic conversation as we break down stereotypes, build bridges, and create an inclusive community for all military spouses. If you're looking for inspiration, laughs, and a genuine connection, this episode is a must-watch.
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So much good stuff!
With so many things to figure out and juggle (often on your own), Michelle offers podcast after podcast full of useful information, ideas, and hope for this crazy life! Thanks so much for all your support to this commmunity, Michelle!
You will not be disappointed, I promise. Her content is so genuine, honest and inspirational.
SO thankful for you, Michelle. You are making my deployment a little more hopeful and helping me appreciate the time I have to grow and giving me tools to put those plans into actions.
Learn, Thrive, Enjoy
This podcast will help any Waiting Warrior THRIVE and not just “survive” in their crucial role as spouse/loved one of a military member or first responder. Interviews provide a mix of insightful lessons learned in the stories of everyday spouses and pro-tip guidance of seasoned experts (by experience and/or education) on a variety of topics.
Fun Fact: Michelle (The Waiting Warriors Podcast host) is my wife! I can honestly say with my behind the scenes vantage point that her heart, effort, time, and passion are constantly and sincerely poured into this project to inform, bless, and benefit the lives of others who, like her, want to do and be their best as well as enjoy the life of supporting a spouse whose career is often difficult and demanding in unique ways.