1. Episode #294: The Warrior Spirit and Facing the Dragon with Jayson Downing Cheryl Ilov 49:55

Jayson Downing is a former Marine Corps Captain and combat veteran with multiple overseas deployments. He holds multiple graduate degrees with honors and has worked as a college professor and business consultant. 

Jayson is also an author. His recently released book is titled “Reawakening the Warrior Spirit: Exploring What It Means to Be a Warrior in the Modern West,” which engages some of the most challenging topics of the day from the unique perspective of the military Warrior Mindset.     

He shares his personal story of always being drawn to service, with both of his grandfathers having served in WWII. He was especially drawn to the Marine Corps, who seemed to live differently, holding themselves to a high standard of achievement and service in every aspect of their lives. Jayson describes the warrior spirit as the spirit which enables us to confront the opportunities and challenges we encounter in life confidently, courageously, and honorably.

Jayson also shares many valuable tips and important information to help you discover and unleash your own inner warrior, how to silence the voice of imposter syndrome, how to find your purpose, the grand adventure of trying new things, the four primary virtues of a warrior, and the power of “facing the dragon.”

Download this fascinating and informative episode to hear Jayson’s many words of wisdom and discover how you can find your warrior spirit as well as the courage and confidence to face the dragon. You do not want to miss this!          

Cheryl Ilov is an author, speaker, dancer, martial artist, and physical therapist. She is also a former chronic pain patient who began a journey of self-discovery and self-healing after her medical team informed her that she would never recover. They were wrong.

Cheryl fired her medical team and found her own path to health and healing, as well as a journey of life-long learning. Her areas of expertise include the art of healing through movement, personal empowerment, and fitness over fifty. She is also the host of The FemiNinja Project podcast, which focuses on overcoming obstacles, personal empowerment, restoring human dignity, and alternative health and healing.