Starting Overdrive

Starting Overdrive

Real stories of starting over from real people from all walks of life. Find out how our guests started over, the adversity they faced, what they learned, how they bounced back and put their lives into new, positive overdrive.

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October 8, 2021 40 min

In the eighth part of the new segment of Starting Overdrive called Turning Points, which explores life-defining events of irreversible change, creator and host, Reg Seeton, continues his story of starting over after a life-defining accident changed his life.

After being hit by a car, spending a week in a coma, surviving three major brain surgeries, nearly losing his life, and enduring five years of recovery, Reg never thought he&#...

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In the seventh part of the new segment of Starting Overdrive called Turning Points, which explores life-defining events of irreversible change, creator and host, Reg Seeton, tells the story of how he discovered his true purpose in life after starting over on the west coast, being lost, and having his life on pause for so many years on the east coast.

After getting hit by a car in 1985, waking up from a coma, a five-year recovery, ...

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In the sixth part of the new segment of Starting Overdrive called Turning Points, which explores life-defining events of irreversible change, creator and host, Reg Seeton, tells the story of how he found himself lost all over again in a new home after starting over from moving across the entire country of Canada by train in 1993.

After getting hit by a car, waking up from a coma, 5-years of recovery, starting over, and moving acro...

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In Part 5 of the new Turning Points segment of Starting Overdrive called Moving Into the Unknown, which explores life-defining events of irreversible change, creator and host, Reg Seeton, tells the story of leaving the east coast on a train bound for the unknown of Vancouver, British Columbia after getting hit by a car, waking up from a coma, five years of recovery, and starting life over. 

After feeling hopeless about his future ...

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In the fourth part of the new segment of Starting Overdrive called Turning Points, which explores life-defining events of irreversible change, creator and host, Reg Seeton, tells the story of how his past and present collided at a major crossroads where he felt the weight of hopelessness about his future after waking up from a coma and enduring five years of recovery to get his life back. 

After the night that changed his life for...

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In the third part of the newly launched segment of Starting Overdrive called Turning Points, which explores life-defining events of irreversible change, creator and host, Reg Seeton, tells the story of his five-year recovery period after waking up from a coma in the hospital as a result of a hit and run accident that left him clinging to life on the side of the road one night in 1985.

During that five-year period, Reg underwent nu...

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In the second part of the newly launched segment of Starting Overdrive called Turning Points, which explores life-defining events of irreversible change, creator and host, Reg Seeton, tells the story of the day he woke up from a coma after being hit by a car in 1985. It was the most significant turning point in his life that forced him to start over on a new path from a clean slate.

The year was 1985. Reg was walking home late at ...

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In this episode of Starting Overdrive, we talk with Digital Marketing Specialist and host of The Deep Gripping Reality Podcast, Steven J. Adelmund, about surviving and starting over from an EF3 tornado that passed directly over his house in Iowa. Also in the episode, Steven talks about dealing with a second natural disaster during the pandemic of 2020 after rebuilding from the tornado.

No stranger to overcoming adversity and star...

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In this newly launched segment of Starting Overdrive called Turning Points, which explores life-defining events of irreversible change, creator and host, Reg Seeton, tells the story of the night that changed his life forever and the traumatic event that forced him to start over on a different life path. The year was 1985, a Saturday night in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Reg was walking home late at night with three friends when he was hit...

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In this episode of Starting Overdrive, we talk with fiction writer, author, interviewer, and podcaster, Frank Burton, about starting over from severe, devastating seizures and intense visuals that disrupted his life, how he dealt with the unknown, getting diagnosed, his amazing recovery, and how he employs unique coping strategies to prevent seizures today. Delving deeper into Frank's story, we explore the differences between T...

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In this episode of Starting Overdrive, we talk with circus artist turned comedian/actor, Quinn Beasley, about the many times he's started over in life, including a devastating, life-changing fall from a 10-foot unicycle during a live performance that left him with a traumatic brain injury. As we delve deeper into the life story of Quinn Beasley, we learn more about how Quinn enrolled in circus training at a young age as an outl...

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In today's episode of Starting Overdrive, we talk with legendary singer, Juno Award nominee, and Queen of Scream, Darby Mills, who rose to fame in the early-to-mid Eighties as the front-woman of the Canadian band, The Headpins, which sold a million copies worldwide of their debut album Turn It Loud, and topped the Billboard charts with such hits as "Don't It Make You Feel" and "Just One More Time" to name a ...

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In today's episode of Starting Overdrive, we talk with former world renowned hypnotist, mentalist, and magician, Andrew Gerard, who worked with Criss Angel on the television series Mindfreak and served as a consulting producer for David Blaine while also headlining his own show in Las Vegas. As we explore Andrew Gerard's story, we also learn how his rising career as a mentalist was cut short by a car accident, why he had to...

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In today's episode of Starting Overdrive, we talk to singer, musician, Scott Holman, who was the original lead singer of Nickelback - before they were called Nickelback - prior to the group becoming one of the biggest bands in the world. As we delve deeper into Scott's story, we also learn what it's like to start over while watching his former bandmates reach superstardom in the music industry, his history with Nickelba...

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In today's episode of Starting Overdrive, we talk to Canadian true crime storyteller and Dark Poutine podcast creator, Mike Browne, who reveals his unique story of starting over from a safe, secure 9-5 job to creating one of the most popular true crime podcasts online. As we delve deeper into Mike's story, we also learn what it's like to start over in life as an adopted child, move across an entire country into the unkn...

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