How To Build Self Esteem With Self Love – Kouch Time

[powerpress] Building self esteem starts with self love. Confidence and loving yourself suffers when you are picked on, called names and bullied… it’s not always the words that hurt the most, but the energy behind them. Adolescence seems to be the time that we are bullied or cut down the most and the time when what others think is most important to us. Being able to look at yourself and love yourself is so important. Some people struggle with low Read More

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

[powerpress] 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 Read More

How To Celebrate The Lives of Our Loved Ones in a Beautiful Way (Video)

[powerpress] To celebrate the lives of our loved ones in a beautiful way, is a healthy an peaceful way to let go. Kirsty and friends discuss how to say goodbye to our loved ones in a way that honors them and helps us let go. Join us on the Kouch for a chat! Life and death–who has had an experience with it? I haven’t yet, but my Grandfather is at that age where we are starting to look at nursing Read More

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

[powerpress] 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. Read More

Custody Battle, What It Takes To Fight For Someone You Love

[powerpress] Custody Battles & Fighting for your rights. What does it take and what would you fight for? In this episode of Kouch Time, I talk with my friends about the sacrifices we might have to make to fight for what we believe in or people we love.  When I watch a great movie like Conviction (a true story) starring Hilary Swank, where ‘A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has Read More

Oversexualization – Are Our Young Girls Too Sexy?

[powerpress] Girls and women are constantly fed the message that taking it off and flaunting your body is what it means to be beautiful. Movies, video games, magazines, and now social media… During our Kouch Time Discussion, I learned that kids are having contests via social media as to who can post the sexiest pictures. That took me by surprise.  What will be next? Where does this problem of oversexualization stem from? And how can we send them out into the world Read More

Everyone Numbs. What’s Your Vice?

[powerpress] Many of us do this without even being aware that we do. Reflect on your thoughts. When you’re stressed, angry or tense, do you find yourself wishing for a cigarette, a cup of coffee, a drink, a pill or a chocolate bar? Do you find yourself rationalizing your use of any addictive substances? Could you be using alcohol, cigarettes, food, sex, alcohol or drugs to cut yourself off from your feelings? We all do this! Sometimes we avoid our Read More

The Price Of Success – Discussion On What It Takes & Can Cost Us

[powerpress] My friends and I were chatting about the risks involved when we go after our dreams.  There are almost always sacrifices… time, energy, money and sometimes we miss out on being with the people we love.   Personally, I took a huge risk leaving my career when I was at the top of my game to go into the unknown and spend years rebuilding. There were many sacrifices I had to make. So, what is that magical thing that pushes us Read More

Are Bigger Breasts Worth The Risks? Kouch Time Discussion

[powerpress] Breast augmentation is the #1 cosmetic surgery in the U.S.  Women and TEENAGERS aren’t happy with themselves as they are.  Is it the pressure of the media to live up to some ideal for perfection? Is it for ourselves or our partners? Why are so many Western women willing to undergo the knife when our sisters in Africa are not following this trend… Obviously there are some situations where women are rebuilding after mastectomies but they are not the Read More

Tragedy, When Your World Is Shattered

[powerpress] Has someone supported you through a tragedy? Moving forward after trauma and tragic circumstances can be one of the most challenging times we can go through as a human being. I truly believe it is possible to move forward and heal. Healing takes time, self compassion, reflection, some core skills and coping strategies. Many of the people I have spoken with are strong advocates of counseling & support groups.  This week my guest was Petra Hensley who suffered unimaginable cruelty at Read More