Episode 27: Dr. Darrin Porcher | God is My Best Friend

In episode 27, Dr. Darrin Porcher discusses in detail his physical, mental, and spiritual self-care practices on The Get Balanced Podcast with Dr. Donnie.  “You and I are not having this conversation by accident. This podcast can have a positive effect on someone today that might change their life,” says Dr. Porcher.  He served and retired after 20-years with NYPD …

Episode 26: Nick Wilson | Stop Suffering in Silence

In episode 26, former law enforcement officer Nick Wilson discusses how he learned how to stop suffering in silence on The Get Balanced Podcast with Dr. Donnie. Listen to Nick’s authentic story that led him to a DUI, divorce, rehab, recovery, and then the Resiliency Project. The mission of the Resiliency Project is to end the silent supering of our …

Episode 25: Dr. Donnie Hutchinson | Supportive Action vs Direct Action

In episode 25 of “Get Balanced,” host Dr. Donnie Hutchinson discusses the differences between supportive and direct action.  Knowledge is powerful only when joined with execution.  Listen as he discusses how and why it is important to move from taking supportive or preparatory action steps to jumping in and taking the actual action steps.  An expression of gratitude is given …

Episode 24: Michael Sugrue | Smash The Stigma

In episode 24, Michael Sugrue discusses what he learned through his recovery process on The Get Balanced Podcast with Dr. Donnie.  Michael learned to put first things first.  Take care of your family and health because without that you don’t have anything.  Michael is a loving father, law enforcement leader, and military veteran who speaks throughout the country about smashing …

Episode 23: Chief Neil Gang | Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

In this episode of “Get Balanced,” host Dr. Donnie Hutchinson features a previously released podcast in honor of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.  He interviewed five LE officers in 2020 and his daughter, Hannah, picked Neil’s name out of a hat.  Dr. Donni is speaking with Pinole, CA Police Chief Neil Gang. A single father of two children shares his stories …

Episode 22: Fire Chief Howard Rinewalt | Support Systems Promote Balance

In Ep. 22 of the “Get Balanced Podcast,” host Dr. Donnie Hutchinson is speaking with Fire Chief Howard Rinewalt of East Montgomery County, Texas, and owner of FD Tactics Training.  Listen as Howard discusses what it was like to work two full-time jobs for ten years and then get a wake-up call from his wife.  She said, “You’re a great …

Episode 21: Deputy Chief Steve Prziborowsky | Moderation is Key

In Ep. 21 of the “Get Balanced Podcast,” host Dr. Donnie Hutchinson is speaking with Deputy Chief Steve Prziborowski of a Silicon Valley fire department.  Listen as Steve shares what work-life balance means to him as a married DC with no children.  Listen as he discusses how moderation is vital to success and how he enjoys traveling, sports, and music.  …

Episode 20: Dr. Donnie Hutchinson | Manufacturing New Habits – SOS

In episode 20 of “Get Balanced,” host Dr. Donnie Hutchinson shares his process of how to manufacture new habits.  He encourages us to use the SOS model:  Select, Organize, and Stack it.  Listen as he discusses the SOS model of manufacturing new habits to help you align your day-to-day behaviors with your priorities in life.

Episode 19: Lt. Mike Daley | 50/50 Shared Parenting: 100% Dad

In Ep. 19 of the “Get Balanced Podcast,” host Dr. Donnie Hutchinson is speaking with Lt. Mike Daley of a central New Jersey Fire Dept.  Listen as Lt. Daley discusses how he gave up a Chief position to be a hands-on and present dad.  His passion for being a father is second to none.  Lt. Daley is also a nationally …