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Master Sergeant Steve Wamsley retired from the police force after 39 years. Steve joins me to share a perspective as a leader of men, an educator and a retired police officer with the City of Phoenix.   Sergeant Wamsley’s knowledge, skills and abili...

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  Manny J Garza, Gunnery Sergeant, Marines (ret. 21 yrs) joins me on The Rise Again Podcast to talk about his service to the United States of America as a Marine Infantryman.   Growing up in Midland, Texas, Manny Garza decides to join the Marine......

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    Who are you, really? Dr. Node Smith, ND, is the critical thinker and actor of today. Questions that he asks are fundamental, and the absolute keys to living a great life. Node shares perspectives and fundamental knowledge that are transformative ...

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To dominate the day before breakfast. Who wouldn’t want that in their lives? Meet Jeff Sanders, the man dedicated to helping others bounce out of bed with enthusiasm, create powerful lifelong habits, and tackle their grandest goals with extraordinary ene...

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Sid Garza-Hillman is a Small-Stepper. That may seem insignificant, and that’s the point. So many insignificant and small steps, incorporated into you life, make a very significant difference.   Sid is the author of Approaching the Natural: A Health...

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Charlie Engle is an endurance athletic legend. Just Google him.   Charlie was catapulted onto the world’s stage after his incredible athletic ability was revealed in the film, Running the Sahara, narrated by Matt Damon. The documentary highlighted h...

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 Dr. Joel Fuhrman, MD, has more reversals of disease than most any other physician on the planet. Naturally. His guidance and results put him at the pinnacle of the medical profession. While millions of Americans suffer from heart attacks and strokes, osteo...

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Dr. David Kirk is a world-class naturopathic physician who primarily practices homeopathy in his medical practice. His successes with severe neurological cases like bipolar, schizophrenia anxiety and depression are well known. Today he gets on the podcast with...

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Dr. Michael Moeller, NMD is a gentleman, a doctor, and a scholar of optimizing men’s health. He is a naturopathic physician who is the founder of Infinity Medicine and Wellness in Laguna Hills, California. He specializes in peripheral neuropathy regenera...

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I recently recorded a podcast episode where Dr. Michael Moeller and I spoke about testosterone replacement. Click the link to listen. I recommend reading on and finishing this blog and then listening to the podcast. What is testosterone replacement therapy? Te...

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Kimberly Miner let go of her past, not letting it define her future. Kim grew up like many children, craving the love of their father and his accepting her as she was, completely. She began partaking in behaviors that were destructive and of her own......

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What inspired this podcast? Who is Dr. Peter Raisanen? What happened in his life that caused him to take the reigns of life and not straddle mediocrity and “normal”, to live a life that inspires him and moved him forward? Maybe you’re needing...

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Lee Stewart is an exceptionally talented woman and Master Gardener who grows food for other people, for a living. Lee escaped the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War and came to the Unites States with her mother. Lee grew up with her hands in the......

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“Grow through what you go through” Dr. Jeremy Kerrigan is a doctor of chiropractic who helps align people’s lives with the use of his hands. With Dr. Kerrigan, aligning the upper cervical vertebrae can create alignment and wellness in your mi...

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Pilar Gerasimo is an award-winning health journalist, pioneering social explorer, and author of a new book, The Healthy Deviant: A Rule-Breaker’s Guide to Being Healthy in an Unhealthy World (North Atlantic Books, 2020). Best known for her work a...

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Dr. Michael Moeller is a men’s-health legend with a story to tell. Dr. Michael Moeller is a naturopathic physician who is a founder of Infinity Medicine and Wellness in Laguna Hills, California. he specializes in peripheral neuropathy regeneration, men&#...

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Danielle Broida comes back onto The Rise Again Podcast for episode 2.0, and this time we speak about a few different topics. We touch on immune health with the current pandemic and what you can do to to naturally boost your immune system with Chaga......

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David Goldman, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS is a sports nutritionist and exercise physiologist whose clients include collegiate, professional, and Olympic athletes. His experience spans NCAA Division 1 strength and conditioning, clinical obesity research, and corporate...

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“We are all starved on an interpersonal level, of having some sacred place to call home in another human connection” ~ KW Karen Williams is a therapist people dream of having. Karen is a person who walks the talk and has fully been able to......

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Alisha Gee is a transformational coach and speaker. Once a victim of sexual abuse and now a person who helps others overcome their biggest setbacks in life, Alisha is someone you have to know more about… Alisha is the founder of the Rise Up framework......

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Brandy Edwards is a high powered attorney who is not going to watch her passion and her message die. She is here to live and share what it takes to live a life of passion, on purpose. Today, Brandy and I uncover her new thriving......

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Danielle Broida is a truly herbal medicine guru and hero. She is on a quest to teach the world about medicinal mushrooms, not magic mushrooms, or culinary mushrooms, but medicinal mushrooms. An adaptogen is a substance that helps the body adapt to stress. In t...

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As a psychologist, Dr. Jen Howk gets all the tough questions about life thrown at her on a daily basis. Today we take a dive into the research and psychology of how to best and most effectively raise children. Dr. Howk and I dive into......

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Sharmyn Townsend is a grateful person who is helping others transform their lives. Recovery from alcohol and drug addiction led her many dark places, from a homeless prostitute who had her bottom waking up in a city park, realizing that that her life would sta...

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Jeremy Jones has a unique story, and an even more unique line of work. He makes you an authority on what you’re great at. Jeremy has helped over 100 people become experts at their calling by helping them navigate the publishing process and create a......

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You will not meet many people in your life as positive and full of life as Jenny Debolt. Jenny is an inspiration, a motivator, an instigator of living life fully, and most importantly a teacher to all of us what to know about bipolar disorder......

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Chukky Okobi is an 8 year NFL veteran and Super Bowl Champion winning Super Bowl 40 with his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers. Today Chukky serves leaders and companies as a keynote and motivational speaker as well as working one on one with high level professiona...

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Marcus Clark is a legend, to me and many more. He’s man on a mission that is catalyzing change for many tortured souls using substances to avoid dealing with the spiritual, emotional and physical bankruptcy that coincide with addiction. Marcus was once a...

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Meet Mrs. Kelly Henderson, once homeless and now one of the top agents in the valley of the sun. Sitting down with Kelly was an honor and a privilege. On this episode, Kelly shares her past experience of growing up homeless in Arizona, without much to......

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You will not meet many people as inspiring as Jennifer Griego! Jennifer was born with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). CF is disease that primarily affects the lungs but also affects her digestion and other organ systems. Each day she wakes up, she embarks on a whole......

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Jason Wyrick reversed Type II diabetes and lost over 100 pounds by adopting a whole foods plant-based diet. Jason is the Executive Chef of Casa Terra, Arizona’s only upscale vegan restaurant, and of The Vegan Taste, the country’s longest running vegan meal...

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Sonya Looney is a world-champion mountain biker. She is an inspiration to so many and is changing lives all over the world. Tune and check her out! Sonya has raced her mountain bike in the Sahara Desert, Himalayas, tropical jungles, and mountain ranges all ove...

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Tiffany Armstrong has learned lessons the hard way to make the way easier for all of us with her lessons for us in surviving and thriving. Tiffany is on a mission to educate and empower women (and men) to have peace of mind in avoiding......

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Emily Boller is an inspiring woman with a fabulous story. Emily’s story is one about overcoming food addiction. Chubby in her childhood, anorexic in her teens and then obese until age 47, Emily became desperate for answers. Then a fateful decision in 200...

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Robert F. Gruler Jr., is a criminal defense lawyer, in recovery. The road to Robert’s success lies in his vulnerability and his desire to give back to others. His philanthropic endeavors are widespread in the greater Phoenix area, and he’s making a...

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Dr. Matthew Hernandez, NMD took the trophy for 2018 Top Doctor rated by his peers. I have Dr. Matt on the podcast to tell us about what regenerative medicine is, what it isn’t, and all the ins and outs of how you can heal your......

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Joyce Laszloffy is a recovered sugar addict. On this episode Joyce and I discuss addiction around foods, behaviors, activities, and especially processed sugar. Joyce was on a sad course of ill health and disease for herself as well as that she was creating for...

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Adam is an undefeated professional heavyweight boxer who is 8-0. Adam Stewart’s story is about overcoming the path that is laid before you and being resilient. Adam’s GED reads “The School of Hard Knocks”. Growing up in Phoenix, Adam t...

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There are few stories I’ve heard as moving and impactful as that of Ghazi Muhammad. His story of not changing, but transforming his life is awe-inspiring. Ghazi grew up a rebellious at-risk-youth in St. Louis and was sent to prison at the age of 17.......

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Dr. Jen Howk makes another star appearance on the The Rise Again Podcast to go over health and wellness and talk about how psychology is the main thing behind many of the health situations we find ourselves in! We also touch on how anxiety and......

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Teresa Brenneman’s story winds and weaves a pattern through disordered eating and exercise.She practices intuitive eating and healing as well as owns and operates a stellar fitness studio here in Phoenix. It has created who she is today with the unique k...

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Beatrice Hervol opens up for the first time to share a very impactful story with us about growing up in foster care after being rescued from an abusive household. This is a story of tragedy, heroism, love and resilience. Her story will move you to......

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Brittany Ehrick is an incredible coach, motivational keynote speaker, and author. She is the epitome of persistent health choices manifesting in a life worth living. I love what Brittany has to share with the world. Brittany has a unique gift to reach people. ...

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Toby is the possibility of transformation and resilience. Her health and her life are budding examples of what it means to take on a life of passion and aliveness. Toby’s career as a health coach is filled with incredible stories of helping people see an...

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Marion Weinzweig is one of the youngest surviving witnesses to the horrors of the holocaust. Through miraculous twists of fate and happenstance, she survived. She is here to share her story with us. Marion is the epitome of aliveness and resilience. Her story ...

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Dr. Benjamin Benulis is a smashing example of a sensational recovery from a debilitating autoimmune disease. Ben was racked with intense digestive pain after every meal, horrible inability to concentrate, difficulty working and performing, and with life seemin...

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Jen Howk, PhD is an absolutely incredible psychologist and person! We had the most fascinating conversation about personality and the traits that make up personality. This podcast is absolutely full of gems about what makes you into who you are and how to modu...

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Chef AJ is a tremendous story of transformation from an overweight vegan junk-foodie. A chef, culinary instructor and professional speaker, she is author of the popular book Unprocessed: How to Achieve Vibrant Health and Your Ideal Weight, which chronicles he...

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Douglas J. Lisle, Ph.D., is the founder of a new method of approaching human psychology and wellbeing. He describes this approach as Esteem Dynamics – its core insights adapted from a revolutionary biological approach to psychology. Dr. Lisle lectures at pl...

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“When you make that decision, that’s the beginning of being free” Dr. Stephanie Mundt, DPT is a doctor of physical therapy, a world-class one at that. But she didn’t always feel in the drivers seat of her life and her health. Stephanie ...

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Christina Gore suffered a traumatic brain injury that resulted in a 16 year chronic daily headache. She happened to come upon the True North Health Center. One medically supervised water-fast of 40 days did not result in headache remission. Many people would h...

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Meet my friend and colleague, Estil Wallace. He is one of the most inspiring people I know. His story of addiction and recovery is emotional and an incredible testament to the potential for addicts to climb out of the hole that they dig with their......

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It is an absolute honor to host Dr. Kevin Pecca on The Rise Again Podcast. Kevin’s identify in life became his love for ice hockey. A serious concussion playing hockey resulted in a terrible constellation of symptoms; headaches, “brain fog”, ...

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 Dr. Fuhrman has saved thousands of lives and helped tens of thousands recover their health and choose their health destiny. Dr. Fuhrman’s Nutritarian lifestyle is focused on maximizing micronutrients in a state of comprehensive nutritional adequacy, ...

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In this episode, Dr. Peter Raisanen shares his story and vision for what he is creating with The Rise Again Podcast. His passion is people, and seeing them thrive is what makes him feel alive. He wants to showcase people who’ve overcome incredible odds t...

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