Domestic Violence Story

[podcast] 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 Read More

Mental Health Awareness – Personal Interviews

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 Read More

Mental Health – Her Suicide and Eating Disorder Battle

[powerpress] 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 Read More

Grief – 3 Things You Should Know About The Grieving Process

[powerpress] 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 Read More

How to Move Forward in Life

[powerpress] 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 Read More

KirstyTV Marathon

  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 Read More

Overcoming Adversity With Positive Thinking

[powerpress] 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 Read More

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

[powerpress] 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 Read More

How I Found Out I Was HIV Positive

[powerpress] “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 Read More

Follow Your Vision – Trust Your Instincts

[powerpress] 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 Read More