Stories. Inspiration. Doodles.

Stories. Inspiration. Doodles.

I’m Josh Martin, and having cancer taught me the importance of making the most out of life — and ourselves. From the silly to the sublime, Badge of Awesome is about elevating our inner awesome by learning from the many weird and wonderful adventures life has to offer. It’s self-help with a sense of humour; personal development with a punchline. (Learn more)


The free Overcoming Obstacles Handbook features community-specific resources, inspiring stories and practical advice.


Funny stories. Good advice. Jaunty ukulele music.

Ideas for adventure

Life is short. Get off the couch.

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Looking for an engaging  speaker for your next event? Serving Toronto, Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, London and surrounding areas, I’m an experienced public speaker for service clubs, events, schools, camps, senior homes, corporate training and more.
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“Thank you again for speaking at our volunteer appreciation event. You had the audience captivated and engaged throughout your speech. Your presence truly made the event!

— Carly Watson,
Canadian Blood Services