Domestic Violence Story

June 3rd, 2015 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Angela has been a celebrity fitness trainer and nutritionist in Hollywood to Tom Cruise, Katie Couric, and Jimmy Buffet among many others. She is also a survivor of domestic abuse and has bravely shared her story in order to erase shame and stigma and assist others with knowing there is a way out. I ask her how her domestic violent experience began. She explains that it was a very young, passionate, bold and whirlwind romance. She met him on the beach in California and within 9 weeks, she was living […]

More

Mental Health Awareness Episodes!

May 12th, 2015 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

May marks Mental Health Awareness month. My guests share their personal stories of mental health struggles and successes. Watch to hear from people like you and me who’ve overcome the stigma associated with mental health. They share their turning points, lessons, the gifts that came from their hardships and what they do to stay in a healthy state of mind. Stay tuned to www.KirstyTV.com for more exclusive and uplifting interviews. We will be sharing inspirational stories from everyday people, celebrities and experts every week. You can also subscribe to the KirstyTV Talk Show […]

More

Mental Health – Her Suicide and Eating Disorder Battle

May 12th, 2015 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Mental Health and Janine’s Life-Long Struggles and Successes Mental health issues is something that my guest, Janine Francolini struggled with for years. In her mid teens, this developed into an eating disorder and by 17 years old, she was hospitalized after her first suicidal attempt. After years of struggling with mental health, she is here today to share her story. The trauma began at age 7, under the torment of a teacher, she would cry every day. Having been left untreated, her stress levels increased over time leading to extreme anxiety. […]

More

Grief – 3 Things You Should Know About The Grieving Process

April 8th, 2015 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Understanding Grief and Dealing With Death I’m a big believer in self-help, learning, and growing. One of the toughest topics that we often learn the most from is grief. We are never really prepared for the loss of a loved one, but we can learn about grief from people like my guests who have learned valuable wisdom after having lost a loved one. Therese is a palliative care nurse. She sits with people at the end of their life and tells us the key things she’s learned about end of life […]

More

How to Move Forward in Life

March 17th, 2015 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Move forward in life and look forward to your new future! Isn’t bouncing back after things go wrong key? But often when something tragic happens, such as disability, trauma, loss of a partner, and grief, people wish for their “old life” back. Time and time again, my guests share that what helped them move past their hardships was not yearning for their past life, but bouncing forward toward the future. Sam Cawthorn, Author of Bouncing Forward, was one of those guests that shared this insight, “I think everything is choice—everything is choice! It […]

More

KirstyTV Marathon

March 9th, 2015 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

  The KirstyTV Marathon kicks off this week! I cannot express the excitement as we approach half a million views on YouTube! Thank you for being a viewer, supporter, friend, and for spreading the healing stories that our guests share on KirstyTV! YOU ARE AMAZING! Let’s get this party started! WATCH: Below is a list of the videos on the marathon schedule, but by all means, watch them in any order and watch any of the videos on our KirstyTV YouTube channel. Each view and share helps us toward our […]

More

Overcoming Adversity With Positive Thinking

February 10th, 2015 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Overcoming Adversity by Finding the Gifts  Today I want to talk about one of my favorite things that come up in my interviews on KirstyTV. It’s something that initially surprised me quite a bit; that all my guests, no matter how much trauma they’ve been through, were able to overcome adversity and now see their tragedy as a gift. They saw it as something beautiful that happened in their life that made them who they are today. Stronger, more empathetic. It was quite incredible because some of the things that […]

More

STD Talk – He Gave Me The Courage Talk About My STD

January 20th, 2015 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

I first met Ken through Twitter. He shared his HIV status in numerous videos on YouTube which just touched my heart. And as many of you know now, I’ve since shared that I have an STD (herpes), but at that time I hadn’t come out. I knew when I had a guest on KirstyTV that shared their STD story, that that was going to be the thing that cracked me open and broke me down. And Ken broke me down. Ken was my role model. I wanted to be able […]

More

How I Found Out I Was HIV Positive

January 20th, 2015 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

“Hi my name is Ken and my story starts at age 26. I met HIV at the age of 26 and there was a beautiful boy involved in my story. We dated for 3 months. It was an intense relationship; very much in love. We had a conversation about HIV prior to getting involved in a relationship with each other, leading me to get tested. I was HIV negative and so we engaged. Three months after that, the relationship ended… I have no idea where it went… looking for it […]

More

Follow Your Vision – Trust Your Instincts

January 13th, 2015 | Added to: Interviews, K's Journey | Comments Off

I followed my vision even though I didn’t know where it was leading. How I started an online talk show that helps people all over the world find healing.   Today we are going to turn the tables around on me. Tania is one of my amazing and beautiful assistants who helps me with everything KirstyTV. In this video, she interviews me and asks me how the vision for KirstyTV started. The vision started with the fact that everyone has some adversity that they’ve gone through in their life. It really […]

More

Born Without Arms, The Inspiring Lesson’s He’s Learned

December 2nd, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Born without arms, Alvin Law has learned to do everything hands do with his feet. The inspiring lessons he’s learned motivate people to be their authentic self and to fully accept themselves. He sat down with me at the National Speakers Association to share some of his life’s lessons and gifts with us.  In our informal interview, he shared these inspiring messages.    The first question that I always get is, “What happened to you?” The real answer that I know at 53 years old is, “Nothing.” Nothing happened to […]

More

Life Success Advice From Successful People

November 25th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Life success advice from successful celebrities on the red carpet doesn’t happen everyday! Memorable advice from Les Brown, Stedman Graham, Renee Lawless and Sue Wong. I’ve interviewed some amazing people who have lived out their life dreams. As you all know, I’m a huge believer in living your dreams and I’ve interviewed some amazing people who have lived out their biggest and boldest dreams. I love Renee Lawless’ take on rejection. “Rejection is not a no, it’s a not now. I auditioned for Wicked, but I didn’t get it until exactly […]

More

Wake Up: 20% of People Have Been Sexually Abused

November 4th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

I met Amitha at a reading of a beautiful compilation book called, Dear Sister, which is a book of letters from survivors of sexual abuse. There we met a woman who must have been in her late 30’s, who had also been sexually abused by her father and had never met another woman whom she knew had gone through father-to-daughter sexual abuse. It’s unfortunate that it took so long before she met someone who could relate to her and talk to her about their common trauma. That’s why I felt […]

More

I Survived Sexual Abused By My Own Father

November 4th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

“Dear Sister, when I was 13 years old, I was just starting to confront the reality of surviving 8 years of rape and other forms of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse by my father. I felt utterly alone. I read everything I could find about child sexual abuse and father-daughter incest, searching for a guidebook that would tell me what to do. I lingered for hours in the self help aisle of every bookstore and library I entered. I wanted so badly to be normal, to move on quickly with […]

More

4 Epiphanies That Change Lives For the Better

October 21st, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Getting through tough times is much easier with a healthy perspective. Watch 4 guests share the epiphanies and turning points that helped get them through the hard times.  My favorite part of all of my interviews is when my guests share the turning point that changed their lives and got them into a happy place again. I get to hear what it was that made them shift their view of the world, changed their thinking, and helped them go from darkness into light.  Listen to Ross Szabo talk about how […]

More

Fear That You’re Not Good Enough?

September 30th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Fear that you’re not good enough? Self pity is addictive. “It’s like this drug that makes us small and believe that we aren’t enough. And that at least we’ll get other peoples sympathy, pity and validation. They give us a distant cousin of love, but it’s not love, it’s sorrow. It’s feeling sorry for you. And we as human beings wither and die when we live with self pity.”         The lesson that took me to learn the longest was that when you love yourself, everything else falls into place.   Lowest […]

More

Love Your Life Amidst the Pain – Heal Your Life

September 30th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

The best motivational speech under 5 minutes. The secret to happiness explained as Sean Stephenson talks about living a magical life despite being born with a rare bone disorder that stunted his growth and caused his bones to be extremely fragile. He talks about finding the gift in his circumstance and using that to bless others. “You’ve got to love your life amidst the pain. Pain touches us all. The question is suffering; do we chose to suffer? Because that is a choice.”  Sean Stephenson is a wonderful motivational speaker […]

More

I Am Depressed. What Should I Do?

September 16th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

“I am depressed. What should I do?” is a common question I receive in emails from viewers. I also get thank you notes from viewers who’ve benefited from our depression and self-esteem. Depression is one of those topics that often people do not want to talk about, but it’s the very thing that will help people who struggle with depression. At any place in the mental health spectrum, wether it’s mild OCD or bipolar disease, the question is the same; How can I beat depression?   Some of my guests have […]

More

Celebrity Suicides & Wisdom From People Who Have Overcome Depression

September 10th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Celebrity suicides in 2014 and in recent years include Simone Battle (X Factor Star and member of girl band G.R.L.), Robin Williams (actor), Lee Thompson (actor known for playing the main character on Disney’s “The Famous Jett Jackson”), and Tony Scott (the director of the hit film “Top Gun” among others). Tragic and shocking, it’s opened up the stigma-heavy topic of depression on social media and private conversations all over the world.  I have the privilege of sharing the wisdoms of three wonderful people who have battled depression and self hate, to overcome […]

More

Trading Your Awful Past for a Beautiful Future

September 9th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Forgiving those who hurt you is a powerful healing act of grace. Author and Founder of The Teen Project, Lauri Burns shares her powerful story about forgiving her physically abusive father who put her through turmoil. By her teenage years, she found herself spiraling down a road of drugs and dangerous behavior. By 19 years old, she was working the streets as a prostitute and addicted to heroine. Now 27 years sober, she has completely turned her life around and shares her story with us. “Punished for a Purpose best […]

More

Full Circle Healing: One Woman’s Forgiveness Heals Generations in Her Family

September 9th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Healing often has a domino effect. This series of interviews shares the remarkable stories of two women who have been affected by each other and are spreading the healing in their family and beyond. Simply amazing. Lauri Burns grew up in turmoil and in an extremely physically abusive home. By her teenage years, she found herself spiraling down a road of drugs and dangerous behavior. By 19 years old, she was working the streets as a prostitute and addicted to heroine. Now 27 years sober, she has completely turned her […]

More

Abuse Does Not Discriminate: Privileged Teen Prostitute Changed Her Life

September 2nd, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

My guest today, Lauri Burns grew up in turmoil and in an extremely physically abusive home. By her teenage years, she found herself spiraling down a road of drugs and dangerous behavior. By 19 years old, she was working the streets as a prostitute and addicted to heroine. Now 27 years sober, she has completely turned her life around and shares her story with us.  There’s an excerpt in her book, Punished For Purpose that I think really explains why she walked down the path she did as a youth;  […]

More

I Made My Calling My Career

August 31st, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Finding purpose of life; knowing the difference between career vs. calling. The tables are turned on me today, as my lovely assistant interviews me! We’re going to talk about the ups and downs of building a talk show and following my heart to my purpose. I find myself getting emotional thinking about the journey of building my dream and KirstyTV  because it’s been quite a ride. I’ve moved countries, left my family, my friends, and there are a lot of times where I’ve questioned myself. I don’t see those times […]

More

Super Foster Mom Parents 160 Teens

August 12th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

I am here today with two beautiful women, Lauri Burns and Stefani who have shared their stories with us. Lauri’s story of a troubled youth of child abuse to heroine use to prostitution and Stefanie had been sharing how she’d had a traumatic childhood that led her to cutting. Here now as mother and daughter since Lauri became Stefani’s foster mom, we’re talking about the foster care system and their experience with it all.  Lauri decided to become a foster mom when an abused child came into her life. She […]

More

Stop Cutting and Self Harm – How She Overcame Self Hate

July 31st, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Cutting and self harm. How to stop cutting and other advice from our guest who overcame self hate and self harm. My guest, Stephanie grew up in a troubled environment with a mom who was a prostitute and a father, her pimp. By eleven years old, both of her parents had passed away. She started cutting at just 8 years old as a means to cope with all of the trauma in her life.   She sits down to answer some common questions:   What are some of the ways that […]

More

Cutting and Self Harm: Her Story

July 31st, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Today we’re talking about self-harm and in particular, cutting. In the last 10 years, it appears that cutting has increasingly become a coping mechanism for adolescents. My guest, Stephanie grew up in a troubled environment with a mom who was a prostitute and a father, her pimp. By eleven years old, both of her parents had passed away. She started cutting at just 8 years old as a means to cope with all of the trauma in her life. Stephanie tells us what prompted her to start cutting, drinking, smoking […]

More

Behind the Scenes: Working with Oprah & Tyler Perry on The Haves and Have Nots

July 15th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

    Today we have a special surprise for all of the fans of the OWN drama, Tyler Perry’s The Haves and Have Nots. Renee Lawless, the wonderful actress playing Katheryn Cryer, is here to give us a behind the scenes glimpse into her world.   Renee tells a hilarious story about the first time she worked with Tyler Perry. She goes on to tell us what she thinks of her character, Katheryn Cryer.  I’ve always wondered if kissing on set was the best part of being an actress. She […]

More

Tyler Perry’s, ‘The Have and The Have Nots’ Actress: Renee Lawless’ Wild Journey to Her Dreams

July 15th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

My guest today, Renee Lawless, is an actress playing Katheryn Cryer on Tyler Perry’s ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’, a television drama on the Oprah Winfrey Network. She has been through the highs and lows on her journey to the bright lights in Hollywood and is here to share her story with us.   Renee answers the question, “How does one prepare for success?” She tells us about the her roller coaster ride experience, building her career as an actress in New York and in Hollywood. “You can be […]

More

The Truth About Post Traumatic Stress Disorder & Our Veterans

July 15th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

PTSD veterans and the Wounded Warriors Project. What is PTSD and how the Wounded Warriors Project helps soldiers recover.  Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event.  Many people who go through traumatic events have difficulty adjusting and coping for a while, but they don’t have PTSD — with time and good self-care, they usually get better. But if the […]

More

Soldier Recovers After Losing His Legs in the Iraq War

July 10th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Veteran tells his inspiring recovery story.   Dan Nevins, a retired Staff Sergeant in the United States Army tells the gripping, emotional, and inspiring story of a fateful day in Iraq that left him deathly wounded. Eventually he would have both legs amputated to save his life.  It was November 10, 2004, when an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated beneath the vehicle in which he was a passenger on an early morning combat mission. “I remember that explosion happening and that my face felt hot […]

More

Living On The Edge: Being Bipolar

June 17th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

The truth about depression, suicidal thoughts and bipolar disorder. His story starts at just 16 years old, when Ross Szabo was diagnosed with bipolar disorder which escalated to depression, suicidal thoughts, anger control problems and psychotic features. At just 17, he was hospitalized for attempting to take his own life. He has found a way to not just survive, but thrive and has gone on to speak to over a million people on a mission to normalize mental health disorders.     Ross talks about what was going on in his life […]

More

Juicing With Joe Cross – Mean Green Juice Recipe

May 27th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

‘Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead’ juice recipe! Joe Cross juices on KirstyTV today. He shows us how to make his famous Mean Green Juice and talks about the benefits of juicing. “This is different than a blender. We are actually extracting all of the juice plus the water from the fruits and vegetables. You can see that the texture is very watery. You are able to get 75% of all of the nutrition from the plants into your body.” He explains that the concentration of the nutrients is greater when […]

More

Fat Sick and Nearly Dead – Joe Cross & His Journey Living Solely On Juice For 60 Days

May 20th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Fat Sick and Nearly Dead, Joe Cross talks about his journey of living solely on juice for 60 days. Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead is a documentary which has now been seen by millions of people worldwide. In this interview, Joe reveals the ups and downs of the 60-day juice fast that saved his life. He’s recently published everything he’s learned in a step-by-step guide to transforming your life through the power of juice: The Reboot With Joe Juice Diet.  Joe was obese and sick when he decided to take […]

More

KirstyTV Talk Show Reel – Inspiring Stories That Heal

May 6th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews, K's Journey | Comments Off

Welcome to KirstyTV, a new inspirational talk show about the power of sharing stories. I believe when people share their stories they heal themselves and they heal others. Each week, I interview everyday people, celebrities and experts of all kinds of topics that we all go through in life. Join the conversation. Sign up for the newsletter and find us across our social networks where we chat every day about issues that matter. Some of the topics and amazing stories we have covered are listed below. Click on the links […]

More

Teen Pregnancy – My Open Adoption Story

April 22nd, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Teen pregnancy changed her life forever. Her open adoption story of fear, hopelessness, healing and finally fulfillment. Juanita was just 14 years old when she got pregnant. Scared and unsure what to do, she hid her pregnancy for 6 months. When her mother found out, she forced her to give the baby up through adoption–something that sent her spiraling out of control for many years. She was finally able to get to a place of acceptance and through open adoption, she’s been able to reconnect with her daughter. In the […]

More

Miscarriage, Loss & Finding Hope: Her Story Mother of Six, Parenting One

April 1st, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Miscarriage, loss and finding hope. A mother of six, parenting one tells her story. After four years of trying to get pregnant, my guest today, Ena and her husband went to see an infertility specialist. They went through rounds of IUI (Intrauterine Insemination) and IVF (In Vitro Fertilization), facing a devastating 6 losses before finally delivering their little miracle, a beautiful baby girl.  During our interview Ena was pregnant again. When I asked her how she was feeling about this pregnancy she replied, “Excited, yet scared because of the history […]

More

When I Came Out

March 18th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

From as young as 7 years old, Zachary Tristen had homosexual feelings, but when he was accepted into a premier ballet company he signed a statement that banned him from participating in homosexual activity. This led him to ignore his feelings for years. He even tried to heal himself from homosexuality, which at that time he believed was a choice. This denial of himself lead him to the brink of suicide before he finally got to a place of accepting and loving himself.    “I was 7 when I realized […]

More

World First Topless Magazine Cover With Mastectomy Scars

February 25th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Maxine Devereaux is currently fighting triple negative breast cancer stage 3C. She went to five difference doctors before one would validate her intuition that something was terribly wrong. In a world-first, Maxine recently bared her mastectomy scars on the cover of Enspire Magazine, inspiring women with her courageous fight to beat cancer. I ask Maxine, why it was so important to show her scars to the world. She explained, “It was important to me because nobody shows their scars. And everyone thinks that breast cancer is just a race and a […]

More

TEDx Talk – Kirsty Spraggon – You’re Only as Sick as Your Secrets

February 11th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Everyone reading this most likely has a secret or something they don’t share with others that holds some shame, guilt or stigma and is possibly something they keep bottled up for fear of rejection & judgement. The stats vary from 1 in 3 to 1 in 8 for most things…someone reading this will suffer from depression, suicidal thoughts, or have been a victim of child abuse or bullying, been raped, had a eating disorder or addiction–the list goes on and on. We all have a story & something we tend […]

More

True and Tragic Love Story ‘Her Husband Is Hit By A Car & Life Is Forever Changed’.

January 28th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Coping with the death of a spouse seems impossible while you’re in it. This is the true and tragic love story of Pamela Burrus who lost her husband of 20 years in 2009 when he was hit by a car in a pedestrian crossing on his way home from work. Losing a loved one, if we live long enough, is something that most of us will face, but it’s something that we are rarely ready for. One of the things that I loved about meeting Pamela was hearing her tell […]

More

Binge Eating & Yo-Yo Dieting Recovery

January 14th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

She lost 100 pounds and has kept it off.  Her weight loss journey was successful and her story is inspiring! Shannon Hammer was an overweight child that struggled with her weight as far as she can remember. After a lifetime of yo-yo dieting, she was finally able to lose over 100 pounds and has now kept it off for over 10 years.  ‘Today I live a life beyond what I thought was possible for myself. I work out 6 days a week, I’m happily married, I have a fulfilling career, […]

More

Tips on How to Find Success Everyday

January 5th, 2014 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

How to seize the day! Carpe Diem! I met Jasmine through the Oprah and Owners community. Jasmine has an inspirational blog called, Carpe Diem that I really love. Carpe diem is an aphorism usually translated “seize the day”, taken from a poem published in the Odes in 23 BC by the Latin poet Horace. She read it in high school and loved the meaning ever since. Jasmine tells us that seizing the day is really about being mindful, present and appreciative. Most people think about seizing the day as having […]

More

Losing Everything Taught Her Major Life Lessons

December 3rd, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Kristen Moeller writes a blog called, Walking Through Fire which is about the Denver forest fires in 2012 to which she lost her all of her earthly possessions and home.  On that fateful day, the home owners in her area were all warned to evacuate. As she was packing up her belongings, it didn’t occur to her that she would actually lose her home and everything inside.     Kristen tells us that it started like any other day, working from home, having her coffee from her favorite chair by the […]

More

Celebrity Pie Baker Shares Her Apple Pie Recipe

November 28th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Easy apple pie recipe and how to make a homemade pie from scratch with celebrity pie baker, Beth Howard. Beth has made pie for stars like Barbra Streisand (lemon meringue), Dick Van Dyke (strawberry rhubarb), and Steven Spielberg (coconut cream). She’s also a rebel pie maker! Beth doesn’t like to measure. She says, “Every pie should be unique and reflect your personality. Pie is not about perfection. It should look homemade. People should know that you made this with your own two hands.” Pie Dough 2.5 cups flour (white all-purpose) […]

More

Widow Finds Purpose in Life Again

November 26th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Beth Howard believes that the joy of pie is about more than eating–it’s also about providing connection, community, comfort and bringing people together. So not only are we going to bake the pies, but we are then going to give them away to people. So, I’m here in gorgeous Pasadena, California where I’m about to have my first pie baking lesson. Part of the reason Beth loves making pie is for the sensual, tactile experience of really engaging with your food.  Beth explains, “I think people need to realize that […]

More

His Story Will Scare The Texting Out of You

November 19th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Reggie Shaw was 19 years old when he took the lives of two men by texting and driving. Reggie talks about his extreme regret for making the choice to text and drive. At 19 years old, he thought he was invincible. His young and immature self thought he could do no harm.  Since the accident, his life took a different turn. He wasn’t able to accomplish what he set out to do in his youth. In a way, he grieves the loss of three lives, one being the life he […]

More

Push Girls TV Star, Mia Dispels Your Thoughts on Wheelchairs

November 5th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

  Mia Schaikewitz is one of the stars of the hit reality TV show, Push Girls. As a vibrant young girl she was a competitive swimmer, when at just 15 years old, her life was changed forever. A ruptured blood vessel in her spinal cord (AVM) left her paralyzed from the waist down, but has not stopped her.    Mia takes us through the day when the blood vessel ruptured. At that time, there was a 2 year window where doctors hoped she could regain some feeling in her lower […]

More

Sexual Passion in Marriage Long After the Honeymoon

October 22nd, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Let’s talk about bringing back desire! Ande Lyons is here to talk to us about how to have a passionate relationship. When Ande met her partner 28 years ago, they had instant chemistry. Over the years they have been able to keep that chemistry alive because they cultivate it. Usually when you first fall in love the feelings of euphoria last for about 18 months. They’re lust levels dropped when they were trying to have a child and having multiple miscarriages. To help her get through the time when they […]

More

Persistence to the Point of Almost Stalking Pays Off

October 17th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

OWNers, this is for you! Paolo Presta and I shot some extra footage and an interview all about what is was like for Paolo to meet Oprah and how that changed his life. Watch it to the end because we have some extra funny footage! I love Oprah, the OWN Network, Spoonful of Paolo and this amazing community who continues to support us and each other.     Oprah hit the road in her Wildest Dreams Bus back in 2004 to make people’s dreams come true. One of her stops was […]

More

Oprah Made Paolo’s Dream Come True

October 15th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Oprah hit the road in her Wildest Dreams Bus back in 2004 to make people’s dreams come true. One of her stops was at a family owned grocery store where my guest Paolo Presta worked. She offered this aspiring actor a speaking role on the TV show Will & Grace and it went down in Oprah’s show history as one of the best viewer surprises of all time. Paolo talks about his incredible experience on the Will & Grace show and how it felt to live his dream. At that […]

More