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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tips on How to Improve Self Esteem

August 27th, 2013 | Added to: K Experts | Comments Off

What is self esteem and how can we improve our self confidence? Kristina Johnson has been running self esteem workshops for 11 years for people dealing with issues from domestic violence to obesity.  What is self esteem? Self esteem is how you view yourself.   How does one recognize if they have low self esteem? Kristina explains that it can be discovered when a person examines their internal dialogue. In other words, ask yourself what you are saying to yourself. That can be hard to pin point if you don’t have […]

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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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