Power Of Vulnerability

September 5th, 2017 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

The power of my vulnerability when I spoke my truth on that TEDx stage was that ‘my connections deepened rather than weakened’. You see I spent so long, 18 years in fact, allowing my fear brain to run the show, telling me that if I were to come out, if I were to talk about these things, that everyone would reject me. I spent so much time focused on that I never, ever gave any real thought to what this could look like, if I were to open up. Do […]

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When we numb pain, we numb joy

August 2nd, 2017 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

“The research shows that when we numb pain, we numb joy.” Now pain may be one word for it, another might be discomfort, fear… What I realized was that you need to be best friends with fear, whether you like it or not! I started working on a project shortly after that TEDx talk I gave, and I learned something that changed the way I think & feel about fear, and pain, and discomfort. I worked with a psychotherapist who said to me, “The research shows that when we numb pain, we […]

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Vulnerability – Why The Best Leaders View Vulnerability as a Strength

July 28th, 2017 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Vulnerability is something leaders like Howard Shultz, CEO of Starbucks value. He once said, “The hardest thing about being a leader is demonstrating or showing vulnerability… When the leader demonstrates vulnerability and sensibility and brings people together, the team wins.” We still have many organizations that seem to think that being vulnerable is unnecessary or a negative. That it implies you’re weak. Vulnerability researcher Brene Brown says ‘There’s no way to opt out of vulnerability. You do do it–so if you’re not aware of how you do it or how you deal […]

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Female Motivational Speaker – Kirsty Spraggon Live

July 27th, 2017 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Female Motivational Speaker – If that is what you’re looking for at your next convention then Kirsty Spraggon is the speaker to wow your  conference attendees. When clients are specifically wanting to have a woman speak Kirsty is always at the top of the list. She is motivational, inspirational, authentic and high energy. This Aussie speaker is based in the US and is guaranteed to hit a home run at your next event. You can see in the multiple videos below, that showcase Kirsty and how she brings a deep vulnerability […]

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Courage Motivational Speaker – Kirsty Spraggon ‘Best Keynote Speaker’

July 27th, 2017 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Courage Motivational Speaker, Kirsty Spraggon uses that one word as the premise of her 3 topics. That one words is the focus of the 3 COURAGE topic’s that international speaker Kirsty Spraggon speaks on. See below details on all 3 programs or click here to watch some videos of Kirsty live on stage speaking about courage. Courage To Succeed –  Personal Leadership & Mindset ‘OVERCOME OBSTACLES AND STEP INTO YOUR POTENTIAL’. Self awareness is the key to self mastery, dealing with change & achieving success. Having the courage to look within […]

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Kirsty Spraggon – Meet The Motivational Speaker

July 27th, 2017 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Kirsty Spraggon, motivational speaker. Went from real estate phenom to fearless motivator, Kirsty Spraggon is an inspirational force to be reckoned with. Having lived in 7 cities and traveled to over 40 countries, she is an award-winning, global speaker, author, producer and talk show host and knows what it takes to lead with courage and fearlessly go after your dreams. Click here to see her live in action. Ranked in the top 1 % of 120,000 sales agents worldwide with Re/Max and awarded the ‘Hall Of Fame’ Kirsty’s courageous story […]

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I have herpes

July 27th, 2017 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

I have herpes. ‘My heart is beating outside of my chest, terrified at the very thought of speaking these words  aloud, still after all these years. But I want to share my pretty little secret with you. I have herpes. Such a simple little sentence. 3 little words, but so hard for me to say. For a long time, I didn’t even call it that, I couldn’t even say the word, herpes. I would call it X. I would write in my journal, X. X everywhere. X marked the spot. […]

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Shame & Vulnerability In The Workplace.

July 19th, 2017 | Added to: Uncategorized | Comments Off

Shame & vulnerability in the workplace, showed up for me as dysfunctional behavior, self-sabotaging behavior, self-loathing behavior’. ‘Success camouflaged all of my unworthiness’. Even when I was in the top 100 of 120,000 sales agents worldwide. It was almost like the success didn’t mean anything because underneath shame was running the show.  (Click the image below to watch the video) You see, we don’t get to separate out, our personal life, and our business life. Shame insidiously infects our self worth, our self esteem, our confidence, the choices that we […]

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Where might fear be robbing you of your dreams?

July 11th, 2017 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

As a motivational speaker I often speak on overcoming FEAR. Click the image below to watch a short video clip on this topic. Some time back, I had an epiphany ‘that everything great in my life has always had fear attached to it’. If I think back at say 18 years old when I was traveling on a plane for the first time, or 20 years old going to Europe & traveling around the world on my own, 21 years old entering the real estate industry, being one of the few young […]

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Dear Margaret Wheatley – ‘Be Brave Enough To Start A Conversation That Matters’.

December 1st, 2016 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Dear Margaret Wheatley, your quote ’be brave enough to start a conversation that matters’ touched the core of my soul & provided me with the courage to speak my truth. Yet I didn’t know anything else about you until yesterday. You most likely have no idea who I am either, yet you have had the most profound impact on my life and our connection has set in motion a ripple effect out into the world. I printed out that quote and posted it on the front cover of my journal almost […]

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Secrets & The Transformational Power Of Truth

October 11th, 2016 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Secrets ruled my life for decades…and sharing my secret was one of the hardest & best things that I have ever done. What would you do, if you weren’t afraid?  That very question was something, that I wouldn’t have answered 2 years ago, to myself let alone publicly. I believe that we all want to be seen, to be fearless, to live authentically, and yet most of us hide, in big and small ways. Research shows that one of the biggest fears that leaders have, is what others will think […]

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SHAME-LESS – Find Your Freedom – 6 Week Online Course

June 15th, 2015 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

STARTS November 2nd, 2016 | COST $69 | REGISTER HERE for SHAME-less What is hidden in your life that is keeping your from living a full life? For most people, there is shame and self-judgment lurking in the subconscious corners of our minds. Join Kirsty & life experts and a psychotherapist plus have access to a private online community as we embark on a 6 week journey to find your freedom from your secrets, shame, and stigma.  REGISTER HERE Do you live with shame or guilt, hiding who you are and […]

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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 […]

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Sales Calls Increase Business in 5 Days!

February 24th, 2015 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

I want to share with you one quick tip. It’s something that you can apply to your business straight away. Get back to the basics when it comes to following up. Often we meet tons of people throughout the year. We network or meet, but we aren’t disciplined about our follow-up. This year, my sales buddies helped keep me accountable to making 7 sales calls a day, 5 days a week. By the end of the first week, I had to slow down to 4 sales calls per day! I […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Oprah’s The Life You Want Tour

November 18th, 2014 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

  Oprah’s The Life You Want Tour did not disappoint. The energy was electric and infectious. The crowd wen’t absolutely wild as she rose from the ground up on to the stage, rock star style. Epic would be too small a word.   It is difficult to find the right words to describe the emotions I felt entering the arena. I almost wanted to weep. It was awe-inspiring to see what one person could create. Can you imagine filling an arena full of people all there to hear you speak? […]

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Dear Ted Baker

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

Dear Ted, I absolutely love your dresses and have worn them everywhere from the recent red carpet BAFTA awards in Los Angeles to the cover of Speaker magazine and in front of 1000’s of people on stages all over the world. The lemon yellow dress is one of my favorites and holds a special place for me as we used it in all our KirstyTV launch marketing. I hope you enjoy this video we made and smile as much as we did making it for you. I would love to […]

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Your Eat Pray Love Adventure

October 28th, 2014 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Has anyone seen the movie Eat Pray Love or read the book? I love this book, because she took herself on an adventure and on a journey of self discovery. For her it was through eating in Italy, praying in India and finding love in Bali. She found herself.  For me my journey, my greatest adventure has been being an entrepreneur, or perhaps I should say in becoming an entrepreneur. It is has been my greatest love.  If you asked successful business owners if it has been one of their […]

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Speaker Magazine – Kirsty Spraggon On The Cover

October 4th, 2014 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Speaker Magazine. Kirsty Spraggon On The Cover Of The National Speakers Association Magazine. The Industry Speaker Magazine has only 10 issues a year and 100,000 speakers to choose from. Top female speaker Kirsty Spraggon was featured on the cover this month. Kirsty said ‘I’m honored to be featured on the cover of this month’s media mania issue! for NSA (National Speaker Association) Magazine’. You can check out the link here to the 4-page feature article. We wondered if Richard Simmon’s tutu had anything to do with their decision? For more […]

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My Daughter Died of Heroin Overdose

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

My life changed on September 8 2012. My daughter Kayela was struggling for a few years with drugs. At first I was dumb. Yeah, I say dumb because I knew so little and gave money out left and right. The first time she died, they brought her back and I thought—great this will really teach her and she will never touch drugs again. Dumb because I had internet and never even looked up drug abuse signs when to get help. I always trusted her words, “I’m okay momma. ” Well, […]

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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;  […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Motivational Female Keynote Speaker Kirsty Spraggon – “Best Keynote Speaker”

June 3rd, 2014 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Motivational Female Keynote Speaker, Kirsty Spraggon is a must see speaker if you’re wanting someone to inspire and motivate your attendees at your next conference. If you are looking to hire the best motivational keynote speaker for your conference then email kirsty@kirstyspraggon.com for her latest topic brochure & information. Kirsty speaks all over the world on inspirational and motivational topics including: How to live your best life, achieve your dreams and succeed as an entrepreneur. Kirsty is an international keynote speaker on the courage to succeed, the courage to connect & […]

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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 […]

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Kirsty Spraggon From KirstyTV In the Press

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

Kirsty Spraggon From KirstyTV in the press this year with huge media names such as Forbes, Huffington Post, The Today Show and UCSB. Kirsty Spraggon From KirstyTV In The Press FORBES | How Not To Fail When You Try Something New ‘Kirsty Spraggon, motivational female keynote speaker, celebrated author and host of KirstyTV recently described how she motivated herself to overcome her conscious incompetence. For her, the stakes were especially high because she bet it all when she moved from Perth to Hollywood. Per Kirsty, “I sold everything I owned. Left Australia. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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KirstyTV Fan Video – Celebrating 1 Year & 100K Views!

March 11th, 2014 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

KirstyTV hit 100,000 views on our 1 year birthday! We are now 1 year old and 100,000 views strong! Our fans are the best and sent in their birthday wishes and congratulations. Thanks for celebrating with us!! We are on a mission to spread the healing to 1 million people this year! Help spread the inspirational and positive true stories of overcoming adversity by watching and sharing the show.  ‘Someone asked me what the coolest thing about speaking is and I told them; it’s the opportunity to make a difference. […]

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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 […]

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Give Yourself Space To Create

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

I love my work so much that I often find it hard to stop and take a break, I really have to force myself.  What’s great about this time of year is that we are forced to stop. Over Christmas and New Year most places shut up shop and it’s a time to be with your family and stop all the busyness and craziness that of the build up towards the end of the year. This forced time off is a great refresher as we prepare to start the year […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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You’re Only As Sick As Your Secrets – TEDx Talk

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

‘You’re Only As Sick As Your Secrets’ my TEDx Talk title really says it all.  I am honoured and excited to be presenting at this years TEDX Malibu Through building my talk show KirstyTV and hearing people share their deepest darkest secrets from incest to rape, to eating disorders and addictions. I have seen first hand the impact of keeping secrets & the damage that guilt and shame does. To the incredible healing powers and sense of freedom that comes from sharing our secrets. It takes courage, vulnerability & guts to do it but it is […]

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Break This Rule At Work

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

You’ve heard, “Don’t mix business with pleasure”. Those who were brought up in the sales industry 20 years ago were trained not to do business with friends. I like to break those rules because what has worked really well for me has been mixing business with pleasure and doing business with friends. We know all the psychology reports suggest we do business with people we like. That doesn’t mean they have to be like us. We have a lot of relationships with people that are not similar to us, but […]

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What To Do When Fear Tells You To Stop Chasing Your Dreams

November 11th, 2013 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off

Living your dreams! It’s a bit of a roller coaster when you are on the entrepreneurial path or you are living your boldest dreams. There are inevitable ups and downs. You don’t always know why, but something will come up, usually fear. You may second guess yourself and think that you can’t continue on this path, which is completely normal! In one of my past K Diary videos called, ‘Pre Launch Jitters Of KirstyTV ‘Kmart Meltdown‘, I was a little teary and emotional. I realized that I was feeling insecure […]

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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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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 […]

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Have Fun Building Relationships With Clients – Relationship Building With Kirsty Spraggon

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

It’s okay to have fun building relationships with clients (I promise). We can get so caught up in thinking what’s important everyday is the pile of emails. The Protestant work ethic is so engrained in us that unless work feels difficult and challenging, we don’t feel we are working hard enough. We worry that maybe we are having too much fun. If we’re out networking or spending time by the water cooler to chat with a colleague, we don’t see it as valuable. But what I know is that when […]

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Healing After Being Molested & Raped As a Teen

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

Sexually abused multiple times in her teens, my guest found healing that allowed her to live a healthy life not defined by her past abuse. At just 15, Haneef Jordan was gang raped and then at 16 she began to endure daily sexual abuse at the hands of a trusted family member on her way to school. This set her on a course to self destruction for many years. I am happy to say she is now happily married with two beautiful children and is using her voice to make […]

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