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The Bravery Academy Podcast is hosted by Emma Ferris, a physiotherapist, breathing coach and resilience coach from New Zealand who shares her wisdom on trauma, stress, and healing.

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S2E10 DARRYL STINSON: PURPOSE FROM PAIN

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DARRYL STINSON : PURPOSE FROM PAIN

Season 2 Episode 10

Purpose from Pain: A Journey of Hope and Bravery with Daryl Stinson

In this episode of the Bravery Academy, host, Emma Ferris speaks to Daryl Stinson, a former division one athlete whose career took a massive turn after a back injury. It plunged him into mental health struggles including depression and suicidal ideations. Daryl's journey is one of resilience, courage, and finding purpose in the face of pain. He discusses the importance of vulnerability, self-awareness, communication, and standing in your power as part of healing. His story is an inspiring example of turning hardship into a message of hope and empowerment. Today, Daryl seeks to inspire and elevate other voices, helping others in their quest for happiness, purpose and personal fulfillment.


00:00 Introduction and Trigger Warning

00:38 Guest Introduction: Daryl Stinson

00:56 Daryl's Background and Early Life

01:27 Daryl's Athletic Career and Identity Struggles

03:27 The Impact of Injury and Mental Health Struggles

06:30 Exploring the Concept of Emotional Safety

08:31 The Power of Vulnerability and Self-Expression

11:20 The Importance of Emotional Vocabulary and Communication

14:14 Daryl's Journey to Recovery and Self-Discovery

14:47 The Role of Sports Culture in Mental Health

18:10 The Power of Storytelling and Vulnerability in Healing

29:11 Daryl's Current Work and Mission

32:07 Conclusion: Defining Bravery

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