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Victoria Garrick

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Ep 12: Victoria Garrick on Advocating for Student-Athlete Mental Health

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Student-athletes are used to playing their opponents in a game, but there’s a hidden opponent they’re facing, too — the stigmas around addressing mental health. As a former Division I volleyball player for USC, Victoria Garrick knows how important it is to acknowledge the struggles faced by student-athletes, and she’s on a mission to raise awareness for athlete mental health and break down the stigmas that exist in athletic culture. In this episode, Victoria gets personal about her own mental health journey, what she’s doing to amplify the voices of student-athletes, and we dive into the reality of being influencers in a time of filters & curated posts.  We’re exploring: The realization that led Victoria to seek help for her mental health She opens up about stepping into a new purpose after revealing a secret in an interview What YOU can do to combat systemic issues related to body-image (especially online!) Victoria dives into what it means to “post more, think less” — plus, why being REAL online is so important The MOST REWARDING part of being an influencer (and why you shouldn’t believe the stereotypes) Why taking a short break from volleyball was the one of the BEST things Victoria did for her mental health Kasey and Victoria share common struggles faced by student-athletes And so much more! Connect with Victoria Garrick! Raising awareness for student-athlete mental health through her non-profit The Hidden Opponent: https://thehiddenopponent.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/victoriagarrick/ Podcast - Real Pod: https://www.victoriagarrick.com/real-pod-project TedxUSC Talk “Athletes and Mental Health: The Hidden Opponent”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sdk7pLpbIls Follow us on IG so you don't miss a thing! https://instagram.com/the.reroute 


21 Apr 2021

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Creating safe spaces for our mind and body with Victoria Garrick

Deeper Life

Victoria Garrick is a former Division I Volleyball Player, TED Talk Speaker, Social Media Influencer, and Mental Health Advocate. Since delivering her TED Talk in 2017, Victoria has become a leader in the mental health and body-image advocacy space. After graduating from the University of Southern California in 2019, Victoria has traveled the country speaking on college campuses, hosts her hit podcast Real Pod, and creates daily content for her army of over 1.0M+ people who follow her message of authenticity and self-care on social media. In this episode of the Deeper Life Podcast, we chat through mental health, the effects of social media on your mental health, as well as, our body image. We also talk about her journey of building her business as a millennial woman and more. I hope you enjoy this raw, authentic conversation around the “hidden opponent” that we call our mental health.Connect with Victoria on Instagram, check out her podcast and visit her website!Connect with Alexis on Instagram.


25 Mar 2021

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Victoria Garrick, @victoriagarrick: tangible tips on healing your relationship with food & is vulnerability online just a trend?


HELLO friends, welcome back to another episode of ALICAST, with @alibonar.Today I talk to the body image queen, Victoria Garrick. Victoria shares her journey with food and her body, and some tangible tips on healing your relationship with food. We also chat about vulnerability on social media and discuss: is it a trend, or here to stay?If you want to win some free Granola Butter, all you have to do is leave a review! We pick one winner every week to win a free jar ;)This episode is sponsored by Lull. For $250 off your Lull mattress, visit lull.com/avokween.


17 Mar 2021

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Victoria Garrick: Body Image & The Hidden Opponent

Berning In Hell

Victoria Garrick used to play volleyball at USC and now she is giving TED talks about mental health and raising awareness on social media about body image and eating disorders and so much more. She is no stranger to hell and we love her so much.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/berninginhell/support


25 Feb 2021

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Victoria Garrick: Facing The Hidden Opponent

The Unspoken Arena

Todays special guest is Victoria Garrick. Victoria is a recent graduate from USC where she was a stand out Division One Athlete and Libero on the women's volleyball team. During her first year she began to see her experience shift when taking notice of her mental health. During her sophomore season as a student athlete , she delivered a TED Talk about her experience and the importance of Mental Health in Athletes , that received many views and a desire for continue conversation around mental health in sport. Since then, Victoria has become a leader in the mental health and body-image advocacy space, starting a non profit " The Hidden Opponent", she has traveled the country speaking on college campuses, hosts a hit podcast, and creates daily content for over 1.0M+ people who follow her on social media.  As current coaches who are also passionate about what she is doing we really were intrigued to get her perspective as a recent graduate and also learn how the athletic community and coaches can continue to better understand what athletes today truly experience. Our conversation touches on some of the darkest moments in her career but also how she has now be an even brighter light for the many others she serves daily. We enjoyed getting to know her and think you will love getting to know more about her in this episode!  We hope you enjoy "Facing the Hidden Opponent" wit Victoria Garrick.Connect with Victoria:Instagram: @victoriagarrick Website: https://www.victoriagarrick.com/Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/real-pod/id1466166364Connect with Us!Instagram: @theunspokenarenaTwitter: @unspokenarenaFacebook: The Unspoken ArenaEmail: theunspokenarena@gmail.comDisclaimer: All information provide by "The Unspoken Arena" , Sondra Parys and Kassie Kadera is intended for educational and entertainment purposes only. By listening to this podcast you agree not to use any information received as medical or health advice to treat any condition in either yourself or others. This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity , including but not limited to establishing “standard of care."  While we are making every effort to broadcast correct information, no guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of statements made on the podcast. 


19 Feb 2021

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#3: Mental Health with Victoria Garrick

You Matter Most

Victoria was a high performance volleyball player.  Despite a successful career on the surface, the high-pressure environment of collegiate athletics eventually took a toll on Victoria's mental health.  Join us on this episode as we discuss volleyball, normalizing mental health, the affect social media has on mental health, and other topics. Visit Victoria at her website: https://www.victoriagarrick.com/ Or on social media:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/victoriagarrick/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VictoriaGarrickMotivation/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/victoriagarrick TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@victoriagarrick4?lang=en Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/real-pod-with-victoria-garrick/id1466166364 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/vgarr4 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/victoria-garrick-546459123


13 Jan 2021

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Episode 22: Instagram vs. Reality with Victoria Garrick

Unwaxed with Sophia & Sistine Stallone

Advocate, influencer, and speaker Victoria Garrick is here to talk about the challenges behind who you are and who the world sees. She discusses the difficulty of body image issues and other things we should embrace rather than try to hide, and that sharing and being vulnerable it always more accessible than pretending to be perfect. Special thanks to today's sponsor I Told You So's! Start 2021 with the gift of fun! Givea super fun chocolate gift with just a hint friendly payback! I Told You So’s! Orderonline at itoldyousos.com and use promo code: STALLONE. Ordernow at Itoldyousos.com.  


12 Jan 2021

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Victoria Garrick on The Hidden Opponent, Self-Loving Moments, + Keeping it Real with Body-Image + Mental Health Narratives

Your Own Magic

The social stigmas surrounding 'mental health' in many cultures of society - from athletes to even spiritualists - continue to remain hidden behind many eyes and smiles. Social media has only increased the impact on most human's mental health in some shape, especially when it comes to one's physical appearance. So thankful to have Victoria Garrick on the show today to raise awareness on these issues and share her story and eye-opening perspective. Victoria is a voice for body-image advocacy and the mental health space. At USC she was a Division I volleyball player and now brings to light the many pressures athletes face through her non-profit advocacy group, The Hidden Opponent; which (btw) partnered with the late legend Kobe Bryant. Whether you're an athlete or not, Victoria's message may help you remember that whatever you are feeling is valid; and you're deserving of your own love and care.CONNECT WITH THIS EPISODE? share it with your friends on ig and tag @victoriagarrick + @raquellemantraCONNECT WITH VICTORIAvictoriagarrick.compodcast Real Podinstagram @victoriagarrickyoutube Victoria Garricktiktok @victoriagarrick4NON-PROFITthehiddenopponent.comCONNECT WITH RAQUELLEig @raquellemantraSpotify shakti playlist (mentioned in episode)fb group your own magicJOIN THE SOUL TRIBEyourownmagic.lifeMembership site with guided meditations, journaling prompts, + more spiritual toolsSecret Facebook GroupSPONSORING THIS EPISODEApollo Neuroapolloneuro.com/magic15% offApollo Neuro is a new wearable that improves your body’s resilience to stress. Apollo engages with your sense of touch, using gentle vibrations that signal safety to the brain and help your body recover from stress. Green Chefgreenchef.com/magic90$90 off across 5 boxes+ free shipping on your first orderGreen Chef is a USDA certified organic company that makes eating well easy and affordable with plans to fit every kind of lifestyle. I find their plant-powered option to be delicioso. Care/Of50% offTakeCareOf.com enter code YourOwnMagic50 at checkout.Care/Of is a wellness brand that makes it easy to maintain your health goals with a customized vitamin plan that helps you feel your best today and supports you long-term. ALSO MENTIONED IN EPISODE@yrfatfriendHoliday Intuitive Eating EpisodeThe Holistic Psychologist EpisodeSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/your-own-magic/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy


30 Nov 2020

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Victoria Garrick

Be the change.

Change comes when we share our stories. Victoria Garrick is a mental health and body image advocate and the founder and CEO of The Hidden Opponent which raises awareness about student-athlete mental health. For more information about Victoria, follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok, watch her Youtube videos, or listen to episodes of Real Pod.


21 Oct 2020

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Athlete Victoria Garrick on Mental Health & Body Image

Raw Beauty Talks

Athlete Victoria Garrick on Mental Health and Body Image Meet Victoria… Victoria Garrick is a former Division I and semi-pro volleyball player, TED Talk speaker, mental health advocate, and self-love enthusiast deeply passionate about inspiring, supporting, and motivating people from all walks of life.  In this episode, Victoria talks about her experience with performance anxiety […]


15 Oct 2020