Ep. 37: Michael Carrasquillo – Healing the Psychological Wounds of Combat

In honor of Memorial Day, we’ve invited back one of our favorite guests, who joined the Army soon after 9/11 and barely survived 5 bullet wounds in Afghanistan. In our first conversation (Episode 17 of Unbeatable), we heard a vivid description of that life-changing day. This time, Veteran Michael (CQ) Carrasquillo is back to dive deep into healing from the emotional and psychological wounds of combat.

You’ll hear:

  • a recap of the events that led to his many injuries requiring 44 surgeries
  • why it took a while to recognize his own symptoms of PTSD
  • the thing he wants all veterans and trauma survivors to hear about how to get out of a dark emotional place
  • how he uses his comedy skills and his Pop Culture Warrior show to help others 
**PLUS, Jeff and CQ take a quick critical look at the best and worst superhero movies of all time!


Catch CQ’s weekly Pop Culture Warrior show and connect with him here:
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