“Trauma is hell on earth. Trauma resolved is a gift from the gods.” —Doctor Peter A. Levine Johnny Cash sang, “Love is a burning thing, and it makes a fiery ring.” I burn more today than last year. The post-traumatic growth practices I learned at Warrior PATHH gets most of the credit. Warrior PATHH (Progressive, Alternative Training for Helping Heroes) is a special program that helps veterans and first responders […]
In the bloodied darkness Sergeant Scott Fraser momentarily mistakes a hail of bullets for bees swarming his Marines. Hear how he found hope and healing through his guitar.
Millions of Americans are grieving at this moment. Mike Bernhardt lost his wife 31 years ago. Hear how he channels grief to rally the art community during America’s COVID crucible. Together we discover what grief is a bridge to.
Mark will be a featured author at the Brentwood Literary Stroll, May 7, 2023.Hear Mark’s story behind his epic treasure hunt adventure “Typhoon Coast”. He’ll share a glimpse into book two “Earthquake Coast.” Mark also looks forward to answering questions about the real life heroes who turn trauma into superpowers on his podcast “Doc’s Bone […]
The incredible and inspiring story of an American POW held by Russian soldiers in Ukraine. Follow the struggles and triumphs of a brave volunteer soldier who refused to give up.
Dive deep into the story of a veteran who followed his passion for helping victims of disasters, using his experiences to make a profound impact.
Our guest Eric “Rock” Ramos was the FIRST documented responder at Ground Zero. Standing in horror, Rock radioed-in Flight 11 striking 1 World Trade Center. Listen to his incredible survival ordeal that still haunts his days. This is his story of Thriving ON! Everyone there that day has a story that needs to be told […]
October 1, 2017 was a day that changed the lives forever for those who were in attendance of the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas Strip. From the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel a gunman opened fire shooting over 1000 rifle rounds into the crowd below. The tragic result was the […]
Deep dive into stories and healthy practices of survivors and turn trauma into superpowers. Join author, US Marine Corps veteran, and retired Police Sergeant Mark R. Clifford at “Doc’s Boneyard Heroes for Hope” audio podcast on Spotify. Join Mark and Joe “Doc” Drennen retired first responder (EMS, and Law Enforcement) and US ARMY Combat Medic […]
“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”—Joseph Campbell (1949), The Hero with a Thousand Faces Does the news leave you uneasy about a financial crash, climate change, the next world war, politics, social media, or pandemic pandemonium? We all get anxious. In fact, California’s First Lady Jennifer Siebel Newsom is using her influence to call anxiety a public health emergency with the greatest sense of urgency. You are not […]