About Ryan Wakefield

Ryan is Chief Editor at Every Day, Getting Better. Ryan has been a basketball coach for over 20 years. Having coached at both the high school and middle school levels, Ryan felt it was time to pass on the stories and quotes that he has used to help motivate his teams. Ryan also contributes to the leadership development programs for the Sigma Chi Fraternity.

Helping Youth in Challenging Times with Dr. Scott Poland

By |2021-09-28T12:32:05-06:00September 28th, 2021|Video|

Dr. Scott Poland is a Professor at the College of Psychology and is Co-Director of the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Dr. Poland is a licensed psychologist internationally recognized as an expert on youth suicide, self-injury, school violence, school safety, threat assessment and [...]

Coming soon: I want to thank you

By |2021-04-29T09:11:49-06:00April 29th, 2021|Library|

Later today we will record the first episode of the second season of the EDGB Pod, and we are starting with author Gina Hamadey.  Gina's new book, "I Want to Thank You," was released on April 13, 2021 and has been an amazing read so far.  I want [...]

Anxiety and Social Media

By |2021-01-23T10:13:55-07:00January 23rd, 2021|Stories|

This video is a few years old, but the message is just as applicable today as both political tensions and COVID have anxiety at increased levels.  In what many view as an escape, they dive into their devices, engage in social media, and try to artificially find happiness.  Instead [...]

What started with a worm farm…

By |2020-12-26T12:50:35-07:00December 26th, 2020|Stories|

We are nurtured to have heroes, and we all choose our heroes for the qualities that they have that speak to us directly.  Our heroes to us often fit the narrative that we want them to fit and like us, our heroes are flawed, and that's ok.  Because from [...]

That reason to get started

By |2020-12-15T10:13:25-07:00December 15th, 2020|Video|

We all need that reason to get started.  DocMorris.de put together this great 2-minute ad to remind us of that why.  To remind us that what starts out as hard, quickly becomes routine and then a habit.  Created for their #Herzensangelegenheit campaign (translated to "Affair of the Heart"), the [...]

Gerry Andros on career loss and resilience

By |2020-05-07T09:55:12-06:00May 7th, 2020|Stories, Video|

Jim Zasowski and Z1 CarrerZone sponsored Gerry Andros to speak on career change and dealing with upheaval in the workforce.  Z1 CareerZone as part of its Career Recovery Sponsorship Program is providing an industry expert webinar series. Gerry Andros is a Commercial Vice President at Bio-Techne Corporation.  Gerry is [...]

Be Strong, Ask For Help

By |2020-02-26T12:27:18-07:00February 26th, 2020|Stories|

As many of you know, this past November, the Wolfpack Family was directly impacted by the loss of a coach, mentor, friend and father to suicide. This act resulted in the coming together of our Kalispell community to offer support for the Avery family, Glacier staff and students. On behalf [...]

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