Funny stories. Good advice. Oodles of doodles.

Rev up your resilience while enjoying a few laughs. I’m Josh Martin: a cancer survivor, author and motivational speaker. Welcome to Badge of Awesome! Here you’ll find a growing collection of stories and personal development resources focused on helping you make the tough times in life less tough.

Wellness advice, books, guest speaking & more


UpLift is a free wellness toolkit, featuring a 16-module webinar series and a directory of local resources you can turn to for support. The Halton, Ontario edition is now live, with more community-specific versions coming soon! Learn more.



Enjoy my latest book, “Simply Blunderful: A cancer survivor’s illustrated guide to flaming tennis balls, camping catastrophes and the many obstacles life throws our way.” Learn more.



Book me as a guest speaker for your next wellness or mental health event. Learn more.