Mental Health Awareness – Personal Interviews

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

Mental Health Awareness is key to reducing the stigma. My guests share their personal stories of mental health struggles and successes. To help raise awarness around mental health issues. People who’ve overcome the stigma. 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. Some of […]

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Meet Dr. Sean – “McSteamy” and Dr. Oz in 1

December 16th, 2014 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

Meet Dr. Sean Richardson, McSteamy and Dr. Oz in 1 awesome guy! He’s so wise and handsome and talented and handsome… and married. He stopped in to share some knowledge on questions I often get from viewers on topics that many deal with on a daily basis. Enjoy! Dr. Sean on KirstyTV Make positive changes in your life and bust through 5 common roadblocks. When it comes to change, we’re not always sure what’s getting in our way. From some brilliant psychological research, we’ve found that there are some predictable […]

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Depression: Are you sad or depressed?

December 9th, 2014 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

Depression is complex. Are you sad or are you depressed? Dr. Sean explains the early symptoms of depression and how to cope with depression.   I have what I call a compassionate rant about depression. I work with people who are dealing with depression and I see how difficult it is in their lives. I’m up to here with how people talk about depression; we treat people as a label rather than a human beings and we have to change that. When depression starts, it starts as a series of […]

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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 […]

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Deepest Secrets Revealed In Viral Music Video To Mary Lambert’s Song

October 10th, 2014 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

The ‘Secrets’ song, has taken the world by storm. Mary Lambert shared her secrets with the world and now we are sharing ours. Join us in erasing the stigma and share your secret too! Use #SoWhat and post your secrets on facebook, twitter or instagram. Tag us at @KirstyTV. If you aren’t ready to share your secret, you can still support us by sharing these women’s secrets. Sharing our deepest secrets gives other people “permission” to do the same and let go of shame. Be a light for someone else […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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What To Do When You Are Feeling Blue Or Broken

March 20th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts, Kommunity, Kouch Time | Comments Off

We’ve all felt depressed at some point in our lives. For most of us it happens on occasion and now more than ever, it happens to more people for longer durations. The important thing to remember is that it can pass. There are things we can do to help the process like seeking help, eating right and exercising.    Join us on the Kouch today as my friends and I chat about the different types of depression, how we can help others and heal ourselves. Leave your comments below, I’d love […]

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Video – Down In The Dumps Or Dealing With Depression?

March 18th, 2013 | Added to: Interviews | Comments Off

Today on Kirsty TV, meet my guest Jules Bruff, an award winning actress and filmmaker.  Suffering from depression since her early 20′s, she has decided to share her story despite the fact there is still a stigma attached to depression. Meeting Jules who is so vivacious and fun, you would never imagine that she suffers from clinical depression. In this episode of Kirsty TV, Jules shares how she identified that she was suffering with clinical depression and how she learned to overcome it. Her eye opening story was the inspiration […]

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