You Suck Until You Don’t

October 29th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

You suck until you don’t. Literally. You are bad until you are good. I’ve noticed that people who want to go after your dreams, are bad until they are good at it. You might really suck in the beginning. No one is born a really good speaker and though I am good at it now, I struggled at the start. Even when you have a natural talent and a gift, you are still going to have a lot to learn about your talent and craft. If you think you have […]

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Childhood Obesity and How I Made It Out of that Dark Place

October 1st, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

My old roommate sits down for an impromptu chat and opens up about her private struggle as an obese child who was bullied and alone. She felt hopeless and lost which led to an eating disorder in her teens. Kristina finally found help and hope through great mentors and girlfriends. Kristina’s childhood issues stemmed from illness, obesity, parental turmoil and low self esteem. As a child, she was very sad and knew there was something better for her. She felt lost, but held fast to that little voice inside that […]

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Self Love – Learning To Love What’s Difficult in Yourself Will Change Everything

August 20th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Self love and self acceptance is something Peggy O’Neill struggled with for many years due to low self esteem. Peggy was born a little person. She’s gone on to become an inspirational speaker, author and psychotherapist and she shares a message of how to love what’s difficult in yourself. The tough part began when she was a little kid. At about 4th grade is when she realized that she was going to be small for the rest of her life and recognized the stigma that society placed on her as a […]

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How To Forgive Someone Who’s Hurt Us – Kouch Time On Kirsty TV

July 25th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts, Kommunity, Kouch Time | Comments Off

How do I forgive someone who has hurt me so much? We all have asked ourselves that and want to know how we can move through those hard times and life altering events? Kirsty and friends discuss how to forgive when it’s hard. Sometimes intervention and counseling is essential, because there a need to form a new sense of security. Forgiveness is also key. Lisa tells us, “The forgiveness first has to be against the person that perpetrated these awful acts. It’s hard understand the concept that once we release […]

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5 Stages To Get Back To Your Happy Place – K Expert (Video)

June 11th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

Dealing with change happens in 5 steps. Know them and get happy again without getting stuck in one of the 5 steps. K Expert, Kristina Johnson is an Occupational Therapist and Rehabilitation Specialist (they call it “The Job of Living”). She sits down to talk with Kirsty TV about how to deal with life’s uncomfortable and significant changes. So, what are the stages that people go through when they go through something traumatic or significant changes in their life? The five stages of significant life changes: DenialAngerBargainingDepressionAcceptance How do you […]

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How To Deal With Problems: Are You A Survivor or a Thriver?

June 6th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts, Kommunity, Kouch Time | Comments Off

How to deal with problems and life’s challenges can be easier than you think! Kirsty and friends sit down to discuss the difference between the survivor and the thriver on Kouch Time.  “It’s how we relate to the issue that is really the issue.” @KirstyTV #KouchTime “It’s our decision, not our condition.” @KirstyTV #KouchTime Most people stay in the “why me”. The difference on how people respond to life’s challenges is the difference between the survivor and the thriver. A support system is very valuable and necessary. Coping strategies also […]

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How To Build Self Esteem – Terry Hawkins On Self Awareness (Video)

May 3rd, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

Building self esteem is critical for anyone. Fellow Aussie Speaker, Author and Educator, Terry Hawkins shares some valuable wisdoms about self esteem and self awareness. She explains that self esteem is circumstantial, so it can go up and down. That if we become self aware, we can work out if it’s either outside of ourselves or inside of ourselves. Watch the short video to get the full meaning and share with your friends if a light bulb went off in your head, as it did for me. I was so glad […]

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Negative Thoughts & How To Change Your Thinking – Dr. Caroline Leaf On Positive Thinking (Video)

April 26th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

Negative thoughts can have a huge impact on our health and well being but until Dr. Caroline Leaf explained it to me, I had no idea that negative thoughts are the cause of most current physical illnesses today.  Crazy.  She said, “75% to 98% of current physical illnesses today (cancer, depression, etc) are coming from our [negative] thought.”  Is that scary or empowering to you?  Leave your comments below.  I’m curious to hear how you feel about it. For me, it’s a little of both, but I find it a […]

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Feeling Your Feelings & Remembering You Are Not Your Feelings

April 25th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

Feeling your feelings. When was the last time you did that ? Who teaches us how?  The lovely Lorna Patten, founder of Open Up Communication shares with us a beautiful article on why we are not our emotions. I had never heard a message quite like Lorna’s. Her writing style is poetic and her tenderness will permeate your heart. My favorite teaching is to ‘let emotion move through you.’ Ninety seconds is all it has to take! Enjoy and leave your comments below.  You Are Not Your Feelings by Lorna Patten No […]

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How To Stay Motivated – Getting Back In Flow – K Diary (Video)

April 23rd, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Staying motivated can be a daily challenge & after being in a slump for 2 weeks, I’m finally out! The excitement and energy is back in flow after being out of action for a little while. The thing I realize that helps me to unslump during the tough times of entrepreneurial building is getting back in action. I learned that I don’t need to tackle 100 things on my list, just one. This time, I just reorganized my thoughts and started an action board. That alone was a big step […]

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Small Business Tips – JT Foxx – 3 Things To Build A Successful Business (Video)

April 20th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

Building a successful small business is not easy but JT Foxx is a Serial Entrepreneur, Top Wealth Coach and Radio Personality. He hangs around with some of the biggest entrepreneurs on the planet like Donald Trump and Stedman Graham. He was very succinct in how one can build entrepreneurial success. Here are some of my favorite tweetable moments: It’s not about success it’s about significance. #KirstyTV You can only help other people if you help yourself first. #KirstyTV People need to learn how to market & brand, get a coach and surround […]

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Les Brown – 3 Steps For A Better Life (Video)

April 19th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

I first met Les Brown at a real estate conference in Australia over ten years ago.  He inspired and motivated me then and he’s still got it! Les is a top Motivational Speaker, Speech Coach and Best-Selling Author, loving father and grandfather, whose passion is empowering youth and helping them have a larger vision for their lives. Here we caught up and discussed three things we can do to transform our lives. He had some great tips and wonderful wisdom.  Here are some of my favorite tweetable moments from our […]

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How To Stay Motivated & Focused When Working From Home

April 18th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

Staying motivated when home alone is not always easy. This throwback photo is the real deal! I literally started building my dream from my kitchen. And look how happy I am in this photo! I think working there gave me extra motivation to work hard to get out of there. I can attest to so many of the things that my brilliant friend, Rachael Bermingham has to share with us today. Aside from being an 8-time bestselling author and speaker, she is well known for building businesses from scratch into phenomenal success […]

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Video: K Diary – The Night Before Something Big

April 14th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

You know the feeling you have in your stomach the night before a turning point in your life? The night before maybe your first day of work, first day of school, the night before your wedding? Okay, maybe not your wedding… but this night was HUGE for me. I was releasing my baby to the world wide web. The show that my friends and I have created to share love and wisdom with the world. So here I am, taking a moment to capture the kaleidoscope of emotions I was […]

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You Are In A Position To Claim Back Your Self Esteem

April 4th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

I’m excited to share with you this beautiful article by Kathryn Orford who has over the past 30 years, empowered thousands of people to believe in their innate ability to realize their goals. After I read her article, I found this photo of me as a little girl and I’m practicing positive self talk. Enjoy and leave your comments! Self Esteem and Confidence If we were to fill a huge auditorium with 1000 women and asked them to close their eyes and put up there hand if there was something about […]

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Video – Diary: Exhausted, Excited & Amazed

April 2nd, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Here I am on set after hours of shooting, exhausted, excited and amazed. I have learned things I didn’t know go on in the world and feel extremely humbled. This journey to building a talk show is like eating an elephant one bite at a time… Thank you for watching, thank you for sharing… you are helping us grow and share these positive and important messages of healing all over the world.  If you have a story you would like to share with Kirsty TV, let us know. Contact Kirsty […]

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Dr. Ken Druck On Self Compassion During Loss

March 29th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

“If we can be patient, understanding and encouraging with ourselves, we will rise up out of the ashes.” I’m so glad I was able to catch up with Dr. Ken Druck and soak in some wisdoms about loss and the importance of self compassion and self care. Ken Druck’s life changed dramatically in 1996 after the tragic death of his oldest daughter, Jenna. Since then, he has become a lifeline for thousands of families who have suffered a loss. He is one of the nation’s pioneers in personal transformation including healing […]

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Send Past Hurts Back To The Past

March 28th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

I am thrilled to share with you the wisdoms of Noelene Dawes who specializes in relieving stress and releasing leadership capability. She just nails it on the head here; how can you take away the life lessons you learn here on Kirsty TV and apply them to your life? How can we soak in the wisdoms and reap their blessings in our lives? Every guest on Kirsty TV has this in common; emotional resilience.   Emotional Resilience When the mind is so weary it winds its way to shut down, the […]

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This Week’s Learnings On Kirsty TV

March 24th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

     In everything, look for the lesson. Even in our trials, we can take something valuable away from our challenges. I hope you took something valuable away from this week’s episodes and articles.  If you have a story that you would like to share with Kirsty TV, please send an email to me at kirsty@kirstyspraggon.com to get the format for submissions 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 Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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Are you a human doing or a human being?

March 21st, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

We are excited to share with you some inspiring insights from our Kontributer, Tasha Broomhall who is the Director and lead trainer for Blooming Minds. Tasha has a background in psychology, disability, employment, psycho-social rehabilitation and aged care services. Tasha wrote something in this article that woke me up, ‘…we get disconnected and distant from what’s important to us. When this happens we can get into a bit of a funk. Its not that we are clinically depressed or anxious, it’s just that life has become a series of chores, chasing goals, chasing our […]

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Video – Diary: It’s A Wrap On Our First Shoots!

March 19th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Whooo! We made a show! After shooting, I sat down to share with you my experiences of filming this show. I wish you could feel the energy in the room, during the interviews and at the end of the day when we call “We are wrapped!”  Thanks for listening, for watching, for commenting, for being a part of this show. Especially in it’s humble beginning stage!   As always, if you know of someone who has a story they would like to share or if you have a story to share, email me […]

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This Week I Learned…

March 17th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

I hope this week’s episodes touched your heart and that you took something valuable away from them. With each interview or expert article I receive, I am richer with wisdom and love. Thanks for sharing this show with your friends and family. You never know who you may help. 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 Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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Video – Stedman Graham, K Expert On How To Move Forward & Succeed + Bonus Video

March 15th, 2013 | Added to: Celebrities, K Experts | Comments Off

It was an honor to spend some time talking with Stedman Graham author, educator and entrepreneur (though many know him as Oprah’s boyfriend). Life was not always easy for Stedman. He grew up in a challenging environment with low self esteem and a lack of confidence. Here we caught up and discussed moving forward in life, even when we may have not had the best of opportunities. He had some great tips and wonderful wisdom to share with us. Here are some of my favorite tweetable moments from our interview. […]

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Forgiving, Healing, & Releasing The Past – Kontributer, Rev Michael Beckwith

March 14th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

  We are honored to have Rev Michael Beckwith, Founder of Agape International Spiritual Center and author of Life Visioning, write an article for us as our first Kontributer. He does a lot of great work helping people to change their lives for the better. This is an article for anyone wanting to move forward. My favorite quote from his article is, ‘ By taking self-responsibility you create the space in your heart to begin forgiving yourself and others, and healing and releasing the past.’ Prisoner Rehab According to a 2011 study by […]

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Stedman Graham On Dating Oprah Winfrey

March 13th, 2013 | Added to: Celebrities, K Experts | Comments Off

It was thrilling to talk with Stedman Graham, author, educator and entrepreneur (though many know him as Oprah’s boyfriend)! I couldn’t resist; I had to ask him to give men around the world advice on how to date a strong and powerful woman.  His reply was pretty much PERFECT!  Haha, Oprah knows how to pick ‘em. I bet he’s one of her ‘favorite things’… if only she could hand Stedman’s out at her show… Get to know Stedman on Facebook at facebook.com/stedmangraham. Stay tuned to www.KirstyTV.com for more episodes of our interviews. We […]

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Dreams Coming True… Kirsty TV The Launch

March 12th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Sometimes I reflect on where I’m at in my life and I find myself shaking my head and quietly laughing. What in the world am I doing?! I ask myself and in the next moment, I know; I’m listening to my soul and making a way to realize what my core is telling me. I’m one of those “crazy” people who has an outrageous dream.  Mine is to become a talk show host. That’s just the tip of the iceberg, but that’s the main idea. For real insight into my […]

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Mallika Chopra Talks About Growing Up With Her Father, Deepak Chopra

March 10th, 2013 | Added to: Celebrities | Comments Off

KirstyTV talks with Mallika Chopra about growing up with her famous father, Deepak Chopra the world-renowned spiritual-healing expert. Deepak Chopra is an Indian-born American physician, a holistic health/New Age guru, and perhaps the wealthiest and most famous of America’s alternative medicine practitioners. Mallika Chopra is an American author and businesswoman. She grew up in Lincoln, Massachusetts and graduated from Concord Academy, Brown University and Kellogg School of Management. She is the founder and CEO of Intent.com, a lifestyle dotcom. Earlier in 2000, she had co-founded the dotcom mypotential.com along with […]

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Video – Sam Cawthorn On Anything Is Possible!

March 9th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

When do we stop listening to people and “experts” who tell us that we can’t do something? My friend and motivational speaker, Sam Cawthorn has a bionic arm. At age 26, he was in a terrible car accident that took his right arm. After a coma and five months of rehabilitation, he was told he would never walk again, but today he does. Sam shares with us how he decided to stop listening to doctors who told him that he couldn’t walk again and wouldn’t play the guitar again. He […]

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From Lone Nut To Leader – Thanks For Following

March 7th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Click the picture of the half naked men dancing for a TED Talks example of ‘How to Start a Movement,’ by Derek Sivers. It’s brilliant! I dedicate this video/talk to my first supporters. To you, reading one of my early blogs, pre-launch. It’s a funny illustration of how the first followers are actually more important than the “leader.” You are transforming this “lone nut” (me) into a “leader.”  Stay tuned to www.KirstyTV.com for full episodes of our interviews, when our talk show launches March 11, 2013. We will be sharing inspirational stories from our interviews […]

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Cover Girl Dreams

March 7th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Every girl dreams of being a cover girl and THIS girl is so honored to be on the cover of this month’s Y Magazine. ‘YMag is an online global magazine, featuring the YOU & ME of the Business world.’ Their article featured my dream to become a talk show host and the  journey I’ve taken to make it happen. I’ve read the article and it’s amazing how a 1-hour phone conversation gave the journalist enough material to encapsulate my story. It’s my journey in a nutshell! So cool! It’s a piece I can hold […]

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K Video Diary – Mini Meltdown At Kmart

March 5th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

March 5, 2013 Yesterday I burst into tears at Kmart. The show launches in 5 days and I realized that I’ve been harboring some fear about releasing what I’ve worked so hard on, to the world. So I did what I always try to do when I feel over worked and over stressed; I stop and pull out my “tools”. I’m understanding that I’m at turning point in my life; a milestone. So, I’m going to keep a video diary of this special (and awkward) time in my life. From […]

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Video – Tracy Broughton Talks About The Power Of Faith

March 4th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

Tracy Broughton, former Ms. Amercia, mother, entrepreneur, speaker and advocate for people with disabilities has moved mountains with her faith. Her positive nature and strength comes from faith she found within, which is a wisdom she generously instills in her children and shares with anyone she can. Watch the video to get a better idea of what and who this beauty is because I don’t know that I cannot do her enough justice with my words. Here’s a quick list of some of the events that happened in her life: […]

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Video – Sam Cawthorn Talks About How To Heal Through Relationships

March 1st, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

My friend, the WONDERFUL Sam Cawthorn popped in for a chat and like a smart girl would, I recorded it because he has so many inspirational stories and wisdoms to share. This was one of my first interviews (yay)!   Sam has a bionic arm. At age 26, he was in a terrible car accident that took his right arm. After a coma and five months of rehabilitation, he was told he would never walk again, but today he does. I asked him what brought him through that difficult time […]

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Relationships Are Important For Those Rainy Days

March 1st, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

Sam Cawthorn is a great friend of mine and popped in for a chat. He is a inspirational speaker and author, so I seized the moment and taped part of our conversation. This was actually one of my first  interviews! I just knew that Sam would have some fantastic wisdom to share with us. If the picture grabbed your attention, it might be because Sam has a bionic arm. At age 26, Sam was in a terrible car accident that took his right arm. After a coma and five months […]

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Connect In A Meaningful Way: My 20 Year Journey

February 28th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Isn’t it incredible that all the seemingly random things you do in life can be connected like a beautiful patchwork quilt that somehow fits perfectly together? I never thought that being a real estate broker in my early years, or speaking and now being a talk show host would have anything to do with one another. Let alone, that each previous career would hold the key to unlocking my potential in the next… It all began when I started in sales, where you need to master the art of communication, […]

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