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Ex SBS and Royal Marine Soldier JEM HILLS Talks Parachute Failure, Overcoming Fear and Resilience

Ex SBS and Royal Marine Soldier JEM HILLS Talks Parachute Failure, Overcoming Fear and Resilience

June 27, 2022

Today my guest is special forces veteran Jem Hills.

At 21 years of age, Jem volunteered for one of the world's elite and secretive special forces unit the SBS. He served 20 years and was part of covert operations in active conflict around the world involving terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. After the military, Jem became the head of security for the Prince of Brunei and set up his own risk and security company. He now speaks on stages and coaches teams about resilience and overcoming fear.

Nick Goldsmith | Ex Royal Marine using Nature & Bush Craft Survival Skills to Heal

Nick Goldsmith | Ex Royal Marine using Nature & Bush Craft Survival Skills to Heal

June 13, 2022

Today my guest is Nick Goldsmith. Nick is a Royal Marines Commando Veteran. After 11 years in service including four brutal tours of Afghanistan, he was mentally discharged suffering with complex PTSD.

 

His love of the outdoors and woodland environment led him to start Hidden Valley Bush craft where he built upon a woodland area creating a self-made retreat. Nick teaches bush craft survival skills, outdoor cooking and facilitates fireside chats as part of the experience to help people suffering from stress and mental health issues.

 

In this interview Nick gives key practical techniques to help with managing stress, managing your negative mind and living the dream.

Bobby Laviniere:  DJ talks God and his Identical Twin With Drastically Different COVID Symptoms

Bobby Laviniere: DJ talks God and his Identical Twin With Drastically Different COVID Symptoms

June 1, 2022

Today my guest is Bobby Laviniere, Kiss FM DJ along with his twin brother Steve. Both Bobby & Steve were instrumental in introducing House music to the UK!

After both twins contracted COVID Steve still remains in a coma 19 months later… In this interview, we talk about why hope and love are the greatest medicine of all.

 

To learn more about Bobby & Steve check out the links below: https://www.facebook.com/bobbyandsteveUK/ https://www.instagram.com/bobbyandsteveuk/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmMmsaKmZ0hi2kRax3Q-qkg Bobby

Laviniere: DJ talks God and his Identical Twin With Drastically Different COVID Symptoms

 

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Krishna Thapa: Ex SAS & Gurkha reveals spirituality, understanding death & silence at heart of SAS

Krishna Thapa: Ex SAS & Gurkha reveals spirituality, understanding death & silence at heart of SAS

May 23, 2022

Today my guest is Krishna Thapa.  One of the first Gurkha to pass selection into the SAS, Krishna served as head of the Mountain Troops and faced the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan.  

Krishna is a world-class, high-altitude Mountaineer, and has guided blind and deaf people, amputees, Parkinson’s sufferers, and Veterans battling PTSD on expeditions in Africa, Europe, and the Himalayas of Nepal. Even completing a world first by guiding a double above knee amputee to trek to Everest base camp!  

Krishna now dedicates his life to supporting others to transcend their limitations and achieve their goals.  

 

To find out more about Krishna Thapa check out the links below:

https://www.campbell-bell.com

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https://mobile.twitter.com/krisnathapa22

 

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Mark ’Billy’ Billingham - From SAS Soldier to Celebrity Bodyguard - Always A Little Further

Mark ’Billy’ Billingham - From SAS Soldier to Celebrity Bodyguard - Always A Little Further

May 9, 2022

Today my guest is Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham. 

Former SAS, Billy began his 27 years in the military serving in the parachute regiment. He went on to have an extensive career with the SAS and become one of their most high-ranking and decorated leaders.  

 

More recently Billy has been an author, speaker, and personal bodyguard for A-list celebrities including Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Michael Caine, Jude Law, Russell Crowe, and Tom Cruise! 

 

Now a Television star on ‘SAS Who Dares Wins,’ when not filming Billy is touring the stages of the UK sharing his story. 

Watch this interview as we discuss his toughest challenges, the SAS attitude, and his philosophy in life: “Always a little further.”

 

Mark Wilkinson: International DJ & Best Selling Author Talks Health, Life & How to treat a WOMEN

Mark Wilkinson: International DJ & Best Selling Author Talks Health, Life & How to treat a WOMEN

April 27, 2022

Today my guest is International DJ, author, and business coach Mark Wilkinson. In this episode we get into relationships, how to find the right one, avoid attracting toxic people, and how men should treat women.

 

https://www.markwilkinsonofficial.com

https://www.youtube.com/c/MarkWilkinsonOfficial 

 

Jason Anker: The Fall that Changed it all - From Paralysis to MBE

Jason Anker: The Fall that Changed it all - From Paralysis to MBE

April 20, 2022

Today my guest is Jason Anker MBE. Author, speaker, and MBE, Jason was paralysed at 24 from the waist down after falling from a ladder on a construction site. 26 years of not being able to walk and now he’s written a book on his mental battle

Check out the links below to find out more:

https://www.ankerandmarsh.com https://www.p2bs.org

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JONNY BALL: Why the country would be in a better state if we had Veterans in government

JONNY BALL: Why the country would be in a better state if we had Veterans in government

April 13, 2022

Today my guest is Jonny Ball. Veteran, Army reservist, founder of Campaign Force, and host of the Veterans in politics podcast. Today we asked the question, how can Veterans stand up and serve again?

 

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www.campaignforce.co.uk

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James Boardman: Author & Ex Royal Marine Helping Men Find Purpose | MAN COACH

James Boardman: Author & Ex Royal Marine Helping Men Find Purpose | MAN COACH

March 30, 2022

Today’s guest is James Boardman former Royal Marines Commando turned author and ‘Man Coach.’

Following leaving the military, James suffered from PTSD and found himself divorced and on the brink of suicide.

Now James helps men become elite operators in life. In this interview, we discuss what priority men give to themselves, how that impacts all areas of life, and why identity is so important to mental wellbeing.

To find out more, check out the links below:

https://themancoach.boardmanjames.com/

https://www.facebook.com/themancoachJB

https://www.instagram.com/the_man_coach/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-boardman-4570b580/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2pK0k7xyutObbpd6UPPV7A/featured

 

Keith Abraham: How psychedelics can help trauma and could be a solution for PTSD and depression

Keith Abraham: How psychedelics can help trauma and could be a solution for PTSD and depression

March 23, 2022

Today my guest is Keith Abraham. Keith is a Veteran that served in the parachute regiment, and today he is a human resilience specialist.

His mission is to help military and emergency service veterans with PTSD and depression through psychedelic therapy.

To find out more about Keith and Heroic Hearts Project UK, check out the links below:

https://www.keithjabraham.com 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/keith-j-abraham-36506362/ https://www.heroicheartsuk.com

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https://twitter.com/HeroicHeartsUK

https://www.linkedin.com/company/heroic-hearts-uk/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_xTRyoVt0CIyrjiEEp2CdA

Keith Abraham: How psychedelics can help trauma and could be a solution for PTSD and depression

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