The Truths We Hide

The Truths We Hide
Welcome to the all new podcast “The Truths We Hide” created by A Wild Ride Called Life. We share people’s stories of triumph and how they how are overcoming them. Tune in every Tuesday right here or over at for the latest updates.

32 with James McNeil
May 26 • 40 min
James Is an Army Combat Veteran, two-time suicide survivor, and a college student. He is also the author of the book entitled “Finding your Personal Mission” which launched 20 May 2020. His mission Is to provide veterans, their friends, and families with…
Bonus Episode The Year of Yes
May 21 • 10 min
This episode was inspired by two amazing women, Oprah Winfrey and Shonda Rhimes. I saw them both at the same time on a show called Super Soul Sunday and it will stick with me forever. Thank you for your wisdom and inspiration. —- This episode is sponsored…
31 with Joe Stone
May 19 • 42 min
Joe Stone is Head of Audience Development for LA-based podcast production company Jam Street Media. He is also the founding member of What They Signed Up For a non-profit telling the stories of OIF and OEF veterans, and is a US Army, service-disabled…
30 with William York
May 12 • 49 min
William is a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel. During his time in service he spent so many years helping others through the numerous violent acts. He was able to recognize the signs and ensuring they received the help they needed. Although they…
29 with LTC Olivia Nunn
May 5 • 42 min
Lieutenant Colonel Olivia Nunn commissioned as an ROTC Military Graduate through Radford University ROTC program in 2001. Through her 19 years of service she has served in various high level positions all while serving 3 tours to Iraq. She has served as…
28 with Laura Yochelson
Apr 28 • 35 min
Laura Susanne Yochelson is an accomplished graduate of American University (AU) with a master’s in health promotion management. She is a committed mental health advocate who has written more than a dozen articles raising awareness about recovery and…
27 with Sarah Ankney
Apr 21 • 31 min
Sarah Ankney is a Pinterest Account Manager. She wants to empower your business with a bit of magic to help you get visible. Sarah creates graphics and descriptions as well as manages your Pinterest account so that you can do all the things you need to do…
26 with Jennifer Pasquale
Apr 14 • 41 min
Jennifer Pasquale, founder of Pride & Grit. Jen is a 13-year military spouse and former corporate professional turned volunteer and military spouse advocate. Jen created Pride & Grit as a place for connection and conversation among military spouses about…
25 with Gems Collins
Apr 7 • 22 min
Gems is a remote Project Management Consultant who specialises in online courses and content creation, as well as providing 1-1 business coaching to small business owners. With a Masters in Global Management and a 15 year career in Project Management,…
24 with Tammi Moses
Mar 31 • 43 min
Tammi is the founder and Chief Encouragement Officer of Homes Are For Living, LLC dba The Hoarding Solution which is a Veteran Woman Owned & Operated Business locates in Oak Harbor, WA
23 with Jillian Ganci
Mar 24 • 50 min
Jillian Swanson Ganci is an artist, wife, and mother of three. Having been a military spouse for 13 years, she has had to adjust her own career path many times. Like many military spouses cultivating new skills and adapting to a new job or career is par…
Bonus Episode with Justine Evirs
Mar 20 • 64 min
Justine Evirs is a Visionary, Serial Entrepreneur, Navy Veteran, and Military Spouse who is no stranger to a road less traveled. She is currently serving as the President and Founder of The Paradigm Switch (TPS), which is a digital nonprofit that teaches…
22 with Donnell Johns
Mar 17 • 34 min
Donnell is a Husband, Father, Veteran Advocate and Army Retired Command Sergeant Major. He has founded Avision Worldwide Leadership Consulting Firm, Co-founder of Veterans Grow America and Founding Organizer for 1 Million Cups. You can get more…
21 with Sybil Jones
Mar 10 • 39 min
Sybil is the owner of Mamas and Coffee, where she delivers a real, raw, and random discussions about life to empower women to live life to the fullest, She has also recently started sharing her message about self love and body image from the skinny…
20 with Marshal Gillen
Mar 3 • 35 min
MEET MARSHAL! The #1 Transformational Storyteller In The World & Authority On Becoming A Top Paid Speaker. Marshal Gillen is recognized as one of the most requested, in-demand storytelling and transformational keynote speakers and business consultants in…
19 with Rosalee Davis “Eat the Chicken, Be a model”
Feb 25 • 38 min
This is part II of Ms Rose Davis’s journey. Listen to how her life did a complete 180 from where she thought it would end up. Find out more at and
18 with Travis Johnson
Feb 18 • 40 min
Travis Johnson is an amazing human being. He shares his story about his life growing up in Fosters Homes. He has shown such strength and gratitude in his life that in turn has made him an outstanding Naval Officer and the founder of two business. Take a…
17 with Aaron Hale
Feb 14 • 37 min
Aaron Hale is a 14 year veteran who has overcome some of the most difficult obstacles in his life. He talks about how he refused to accept defeat and finding his passion again. With his wife McKayla at his side he has found a sense of happiness for…
16 with Hope Bradley (Part II)
Feb 11 • 23 min
In this episode we bring back Erika Hope Bradley for a part II as she shares her story of her own battle with PTSD as a survivor of domestic violence. She is a military wife of 11 years, community advocate, non-profit founder, and mother of 3. As a…
15 with Richard Kaufman
Feb 11 • 40 min
Richard is a survivor. He is a veteran, father and husband. He uses his recovery from addiction to help others find their way back. He is the founder of the Comeback Coach and has saved many just by being open and honest. —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
14 with Cathy Murphy
Feb 4 • 62 min
Cathy is a military spouse, mother of two, certified health coach and wellness educator. She is the founder of Healthy Living Navigator. Take a listen to her powerful story of how she is creating a wellness community with a mission to educate, inspire and…
13 with John Krotec
Jan 28 • 42 min
John is an entrepreneur, writer and army veteran. John went to work in corporate America until he decided he wanted to do more. He successfully served for three years and went on to help run a business for 23 years with his wife. When John hit rock bottom…
12 with Nicole Smith
Jan 21 • 37 min
Nicole Smith shares her story as a Newly retired Coast Guard Veteran turned into Life Coach and Mental Wellness Advocate. She silently fought a battle while serving and is now helping others find their purpose. Listen more on how she helps you navigate…
11 with Amanda Huffman
Jan 14 • 36 min
Amanda Huffman is an Air Force Veteran, a mother to two boys and a Military Spouse. She is also the creator of a Podcast called Women of the Military and a blog called Airman to mom. Visit her site for more information at —- This…
10 with Anissa Hudak
Jan 7 • 38 min
As a yoga therapist and the founder of the Trauma Healing Yoga Therapy Program, Anissa works with women who have been sexually traumatized to help them heal their PTSD (and other trauma related issues) with yoga therapy. As a 2 time rape survivor she…
9 with Jason McClaren
Dec 10, 2019 • 24 min
Jason is a former Air Force Firefighter turned safety and emergency preparedness consultant, who after following his goal to be an Airman was thrust into a tailspin after a tragedy struck his family. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…
8. Raising a son
Dec 4, 2019 • 16 min
I have shared with you most of life. I have shared the good and bad days. What I haven’t shared behind my smile or tears is my son. Being a teenage boy living this Army life is not as easy as we think. We may see the smiles, but we forget to see the…
7 with Rose Davis (Part I)
Dec 3, 2019 • 30 min
Rose Davis is a Navy Veteran and Houston, Texas native. She is a healer, mother and health coach. Listen to part I of II of her amazing life journey. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.
6 Family
Nov 19, 2019 • 20 min
Last month we lost a family member. Our cousin, friend, brother, husband and father. This past weekend we got together after 10 + years to celebrate his life. No matter what, our family shows up and we need to try and focus on that. —- This episode is…
5 with Erika “Hope” Bradley
Nov 12, 2019 • 33 min
Erika “Hope” Bradley is a military spouse of 11 years, advocate, volunteer and nonprofit founder. Currently studying digital marketing and social work with a background in healthcare and property management. Dependastrong was created to raise awareness of…
4 with Combat Veteran, Daryl R. Walker
Nov 5, 2019 • 36 min
This week’s episode is with my brother in arms, a very good friend, retired combat veteran, father and author. We Served together at Ford Hood. TX and were deployed to Afghanistan together in 08-09. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…
3-Bonus Episode!
Nov 1, 2019 • 20 min
Happy 3 year retirement anniversary to me. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.
2 with Melinda Lanier
Oct 29, 2019 • 34 min
Melinda is a mother to 5 children, military spouse and business owner. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.
of 1 of The Truths We Hide
Oct 21, 2019 • 4 min
Hello everyone and welcome back. This is an all and new podcast called the Truths We Hide. I am Annette, creator of A Wild Ride Called Life. You can get more info on —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…