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Veteran Police Officer and Wellness Instructor Discusses our Culture of Poor Self Care

March 26, 2021 Matthew Zinder, CRNA Season 2 Episode 38
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Veteran Police Officer and Wellness Instructor Discusses our Culture of Poor Self Care
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Veteran Police Officer and Wellness Instructor Discusses our Culture of Poor Self Care
Mar 26, 2021 Season 2 Episode 38
Matthew Zinder, CRNA

Matthew speaks with Erik Milosevich.  He is a recently retired 25-year veteran of the Santa Monica Police Department.  Before that, he was a sniper in a recon unit in the US Army.  He is also a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a Krav Maga instructor.  During his tenure as a police officer, he became aware of the need for engaging in self care if he was to be an effective officer and a normally functioning individual.  This led him down a path of training in yoga, breath work, meditation, and effective communication.  He turned that information into training programs for the police department.  He teaches such things as verbal deescalation, self defense, meditation, and the Wim Hoff Method breathwork technique.  This is an interesting conversation on the culture of poor self care in professions like law enforcement and healthcare. 

Erik's website:
awokenwarriers.com

The Wim Hoff Method:
YouTube Video describing the method

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Show Notes

Matthew speaks with Erik Milosevich.  He is a recently retired 25-year veteran of the Santa Monica Police Department.  Before that, he was a sniper in a recon unit in the US Army.  He is also a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a Krav Maga instructor.  During his tenure as a police officer, he became aware of the need for engaging in self care if he was to be an effective officer and a normally functioning individual.  This led him down a path of training in yoga, breath work, meditation, and effective communication.  He turned that information into training programs for the police department.  He teaches such things as verbal deescalation, self defense, meditation, and the Wim Hoff Method breathwork technique.  This is an interesting conversation on the culture of poor self care in professions like law enforcement and healthcare. 

Erik's website:
awokenwarriers.com

The Wim Hoff Method:
YouTube Video describing the method

Check back often for more episodes pertaining to health and wellness and issues concerning the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please send your questions to [email protected]

Website:  goingviral.buzzsprout.com

Please go to providersymposium.com to learn more about The Provider Wellness Symposium.

Thanks for listening and please subscribe and share this episode.