Episode 37: Dr. Donnie Hutchinson | All or Nothing

In episode 37 of “Get Balanced,” host Dr. Donnie Hutchinson discusses our All or Nothing culture and how it is not helpful to our self-care.  Listen as he shares some best practices of law enforcement officers and firefighters.  It’s all about the trendline and whether it is going up or down.  No, not just over the past week or two, …

Episode 36: Darin Wallentine | Faith Focuses Priorities

In episode 36, Deputy Chief Darin Wallentine of the Tucson Fire Department discusses how faith helps him focus his priorities.  After serving just four years in the fire service, Darin was diagnosed with Thyroid cancer.  Having faith and a solid social support system were actions that helped him overcome and be cancer-free today.  Darin also discusses the importance of physical …

Episode 35: Dr. Donnie Hutchinson | Personal Accountability

In episode 35 of “Get Balanced,” host Dr. Donnie Hutchinson discusses the need for personal accountability regarding work-life balance and self-care.  I witness personal accountability demonstrated on the job all the time.  However, do we have the same drive for our personal health and family relationships?  Or do we blame others, the system, genetics, or anything in between for not …

Episode 34: Sgt. Jessica Crowley | Creating Organizational Health

In episode 34, Sgt. Jessica Crowley discusses creating organizational health on The Get Balanced Podcast with Dr. Donnie.  Jessica is also the founder of Aspire Winning Edge offering Mental Performance Coaching & Mastery Leadership.  As a First Responder trainer, Jessica focuses on strengthening the leader from the inside out to produce sustainable results.  My personal note:  There is a ton …

Episode 33: Chief Todd LeDuc, Ret. – Life Scan Wellness Centers | Podcast Partnering

Episode 33 brings an exciting announcement.  Chief Todd LeDuc, Ret. serves as Life Scan Wellness Centers (LSWC) Chief Strategy Officer.  Chief Todd and Dr. Donnie are combining efforts to bring you a second podcast each week.  The new joint podcast will air on Thursdays on the Get Balanced Podcast with Dr. Donnie.  Todd and Donnie will co-host the show.  Dr. …

Episode 32: RLEO Patrick Fitzgibbons | Criminal Justice Evolution

Episode 32 brings a wealth of helpful information from retired law enforcement officer, Patrick Fitzgibbons.  Patrick also served in the Army with the 82nd Airborne, which is near and dear to my heart since my son served in the 82nd in Afghanistan.  Patrick spends his professional time today as the host of the Criminal Justice Evolution Podcast, teaching at the …

Episode 30: Dr. Donnie Hutchinson | Windows of Time

In episode 30 of “Get Balanced,” host Dr. Donnie Hutchinson looking through the lenses of Windows of Time.  What ought you do now that you might not be able to do in the near future?   For me, attend my daughters’ track meets because it is the last season for Gabriella and Hannah has just one more after this one.  Is …

Episode 29: Robert “Pip” Piparo | Wife Ultimate Support System

In episode 29, Lieutenant Robert “Pip” Piparo discusses how his wife is his ultimate support system on The Get Balanced Podcast with Dr. Donnie.  Pip is also all about fitness.  Standing and weighing in at 5’2″, 135lbs, Pip ensures his strength and endurance are second to none.  Pip is the Director of 555 Fitness where he is instrumental in helping …