Resiliency Radio



Inspirational stories of empowerment and overcoming adversity. Our audience includes veterans, their families, and all people who are interested in healing and finding balance during stressful times.


  • Resiliency and Risk Taking

    27/09/2013 Duration: 50min

    Join Rick Allen and Lauren Monroe as they discuss the power of taking risks to grow and change.  This episode will include a rare interview with Rick about his own experiences of risk taking from recovering from past trauma to present day leaps of faith in music and art. A show not to be missed!

  • Food and Emotions

    26/07/2013 Duration: 47min

    Can eating an apple really make me happier?Join Rick Allen and Lauren Monroe with special guest acupuncturist, herbalist  Tatania Rubio  as they discuss the ancient Chinese philosophy and medical practice of healing through food and find the best mood food for you!Bio: Tatiana Rubio L.Ac., CD(DONA), Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal MedicineTatiana has over twelve years of experience in private practice as a California state-licensed acupuncturist and herbalist specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. She strives to be nurturing and empowering, and to create a safe environment for all patients seeking optimal health and a deeper level of spiritual well-being.     Tatiana Rubio L.Ac., CD(DONA)  310-367-5086

  • Laughter and Resiliency: Craig Shoemaker

    14/06/2013 Duration: 45min

    Join Rick Allen and Lauren Monroe as they speak with comedian and founder of the Laughter Heals Foundation, Craig Shoemaker. Can laughter really help us in the midst of crisis or sorrowful times? Yes! Find out how in this fun and informative episode of Resiliency Radio.Laughter Heals Foundationwww.laughterheals.orgCraig Shoemaker Biography Craig Shoemaker is a modern day Renaissance man. Best known for his engaging, relatable standup and iconic baritone-voiced character, The Lovemaster, Craig delights every audience with his multi-dimensional ability to entertain with relevance.  A natural storyteller with sharp observational instincts; Craig’s performances are often based on the hilarious and sometimes shocking twists and turns of his own life.  Full Biography@thelovemaster 

  • Community Care: Al-Anon and Resiliency

    21/12/2012 Duration: 51min

    How does Al-Anon work? How does it empower people and impact lives? Join Rick Allen and Lauren Monroe in a personal interview with Jodi, a member of the Al-Anon program, for an in-depth conversation about the healing impact of Al-Anon on individuals, communities, and Veterans and their families. The Al-Anon and Alateen family groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems.  We believe alcoholism is a family illness, and that changed attitudes can aid recovery. Al-Anon and Alateen is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, or institution; does not engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any cause.  There are no dues for membership.  Al-Anon is self-supporting through its own voluntary contributions. Al-Anon and Alateen has but one purpose: to help families and friends of alcoholics. We do this by practicing the Twelve Steps, by welcoming and giving comfort to families of al

  • Resiliency and Trauma

    31/08/2012 Duration: 29min

    RESILIENCY AND TRAUMA: How specialized brain exercise is helping our veterans and how it can help you. Join Rick Allen and Lauren Monroe with special guest Pam Tarr from Homecoming for Veterans as they uncover new techniques in healing the mind and body through brain training. Learn how an effective therapy called Neuro Feedback works with the brain and how it can positively impact life after trauma. Topics will also include how our combat Veterans are finding significant relief from PTSD using Neurofeedback, and how it not only can help warriors coming back from combat but can also help anyone who is struggling with emotional or physical stress. Neurofeedback is frequently used by top athletes and sports enthusiasts to improve focus, mental acuity and physical performance and is proving to be an amazing and powerful tool in healing from the inside out. More information: As Executive Director of Homecoming For Veterans (HC4V), Pam Tarr is focused on providing mental health care for