Interview By: Jen Amos, with co-host Jenny Lynne Stroup from Holding Down the Fort Podcast

Christina Etchberger, founder of It’s a Military Life

Take a listen as Christina Etchberger talks about It’s a Military Life with Holding Down the Fort Podcast!

“While her husband is deployed and she’s home with the kids in the midst of a pandemic, Christina decided in summer 2020 to to immerse herself into community by creating her lifestyle blog It’s A Military Life. She shares how her blog quickly grew from serving military spouses to now including a curation of articles and resources for significant others, military families, and veterans.”

Episode 67 is all about It’s a Military Life: the story behind it all, more about Christina’s military spouse life, current projects, and more!

Bonus Episode 63, is also a great show you won’t want to miss featuring Christina Etchberger. Enjoy a fun conversation with the host of Holding Down the Fort Podcast, Jen Amos! 

Thank you for being a part of the It’s a Military Life community!

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117: "It's not okay to feel burned out." Maximizing your high-performance potential with an efficient, sustainable and scientifically sound approach with Louise Valentine Holding Down the Fort Podcast

117: "It's not okay to feel burned out." Maximizing your high-performance potential with an efficient, sustainable and scientifically sound approach with Louise Valentine Louise Valentine from episode 88 returns to update us on her and her family's health conditions, her new health and wellness strategies, and how high performance is not just limited to athletes. She shares how military spouses can benefit from the Badass Breakthrough Academy, what is the "strategic hustle" game plan, common myths and misconceptions that were told by the wellness industry, and much more. Louise Valentine is an award-winning health and performance coach, best-selling author, competitive athlete, fierce military spouse, and leader within the wellness industry. She was the 2020 Outstanding Health Education Specialist of the Year and in Disrupt Magazine’s Top 10 Performance Coaches to Watch in 2021. Connect with Louise Valentine https://www.instagram.com/breakingthroughwellness/ (https://www.instagram.com/breakingthroughwellness/) https://www.facebook.com/BreakingThroughWellness (https://www.facebook.com/BreakingThroughWellness) https://www.facebook.com/louise.valentine.779 (https://www.facebook.com/louise.valentine.779) https://www.linkedin.com/in/louise-valentine-mph (https://www.linkedin.com/in/louise-valentine-mph) Louise’s FREE health education blog: https://www.teamvalentineproject.com (https://www.teamvalentineproject.com) Resources Badass Breakthrough Academy, a virtual health and performance academy that helps everyday athletes and wellness warriors master the game-changing ability to maximize their mind-body performance when it matters most! http://badassbreakthroughacademy.com/ (http://badassbreakthroughacademy.com/) Gain access to Louise’s FREE ADVANCED TRAINING “Maximize Your High-Performance Potential with an Efficient, Sustainable & Scientifically Sound Approach” https://www.breakingthroughwellness.com/ (https://www.breakingthroughwellness.com/) Ep. 088: Simple steps to take on any challenge and tackle self-doubt with Louise Valentine https://www.holdingdownthefortpodcast.com/episode/088 (https://www.holdingdownthefortpodcast.com/episode/088) The Art of Breaking Through: Five Simple Steps to Take on Any Challenge & Tackle Self-Doubt – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08KJK2M3K/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08KJK2M3K/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0) For the latest updates on our show: https://mailchi.mp/1b82b843e41a/holdingdownthefort (https://mailchi.mp/1b82b843e41a/holdingdownthefort) — Guest Applications are now open! Apply to be on our show at https://forms.gle/YdoNX9aR8RTEKpnCA (https://forms.gle/YdoNX9aR8RTEKpnCA) Stay updated! Subscribe to our newsletter http://eepurl.com/gTTOdT (http://eepurl.com/gTTOdT) Visit our website https://www.holdingdownthefortpodcast.com/ (https://www.holdingdownthefortpodcast.com/) Connect with our co-hosts Jen Amos jen@holdingdownthefortpodcast.com and Jenny Lynne Stroup https://jennylynnestroup.com/ (https://jennylynnestroup.com/) or jennylynnestroup379@gmail.com Sponsored by US VetWealth: Get FREE access to the Military Spouse's ToolKit for Agile and Purposeful Employment https://usvetwealth.com/military-spouses-toolkit-for-agile-and-purposeful-employment/ (https://usvetwealth.com/military-spouses-toolkit-for-agile-and-purposeful-employment/) September 2021, the show made the Final Slate in the https://www.podcastawards.com/ (16th Annual People's Choice Podcast Awards) for the Government & Organizations category. November 2020, Jen Amos and Holding Down the Fort Podcast was awarded https://therosienetwork.org/2020-entrepreneur-awards (“Media Professional of the Year”) at The Rosie Network Entrepreneur Awards! We've also been featured in multiple media outlets including Legacy Magazine, https://digital.usveteransmagazine.com/US-Veterans-Magazine-Spring-2021/46 (U.S. Veterans Magazine),… Support this podcast
  1. 117: "It's not okay to feel burned out." Maximizing your high-performance potential with an efficient, sustainable and scientifically sound approach with Louise Valentine
  2. 116: "It's hard to feel like you're taking care of the family when you are not the breadwinner." Exploring post-military life as a male military spouse with Keith Hayden
  3. 115: "Transition is a mindset." Providing free comprehensive educational resources and opportunities with Jai Salters
  4. 114: "Answering the question, 'What is my purpose?' is key to agile employment." Military Spouse's ToolKit for Agile and Purposeful Employment with Jen Amos and Scott R. Tucker
  5. 113: “Seeking out help brought a lot of change, not only in my professional life, but in my emotional well-being.” Local networking and professional volunteerism with Kyra Seeley

Find Christina Etchberger on Facebook and Instagram, along with Twitter! Check out her website and LinkedIn to learn more.

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