Where might fear be robbing you of your dreams?

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 Read More

Chase Your Dreams – Motivational Speaker, Kirsty Spraggon

[powerpress] Chase your dreams! Following your dreams sounds really exciting doesn’t it? Sometimes the reality isn’t so glamorous. The reality of writing a book, for example, is 9 months of blood, sweat, and tears. A bit like a pregnancy; by the end, you just want it out! And then when it’s out, it’s like a child; you love it, you’ve forgotten all about the pain, and you’re ready to have another one. The reality is that you might work from 7am Read More

Tyler Perry’s, ‘The Have and The Have Nots’ Actress: Renee Lawless’ Wild Journey to Her Dreams

[powerpress] 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 Read More

You Suck Until You Don’t

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 Read More

Dreams Big! How to Dream Big, What Is Your Dream & How To Make It A Reality

Dream BIG !  Firstly What Is Your Dream? Figuring out what you want starts with listening to your heart’s desires, sometimes it’s a very small uncertain voice but the more you ask yourself what you want the more you will start to hear the answer. Begin by sitting somewhere quietly with a pen and paper and just ask; What do I really want in life? What would I love to do, be, see and have? Where would I like to Read More

How To Stay Motivated & Focused When Working From Home

Staying motivated when home alone is not always easy. This throwback photo is the real deal! I literally started building my dream from my kitchen. And look how happy I am in this photo! I think working there gave me extra motivation to work hard to get out of there. I can attest to so many of the things that my brilliant friend, Rachael Bermingham has to share with us today. Aside from being an 8-time bestselling author and speaker, she is Read More

Dreams Coming True… Kirsty TV The Launch

Sometimes I reflect on where I’m at in my life and I find myself shaking my head and quietly laughing. What in the world am I doing?! I ask myself and in the next moment, I know; I’m listening to my soul and making a way to realize what my core is telling me. I’m one of those “crazy” people who has an outrageous dream.  Mine is to become a talk show host. That’s just the tip of the iceberg, Read More

A Pinch of Delusion, a Dash of Audacity and a Shot of Courage

There I was standing at LAX airport with everything I owned in 2 suitcases. Exiting the arrivals lounge it was an assault to all my senses. Traffic everywhere, the tooting of horns, the hum of people all around.  It was day 1 and I had just moved to America. That was almost a year ago to the day. I have learned so many things in that time but the most important lesson is what I believe is the essence to Read More

Destination Unknown

October 3rd, 2007 and it’s a glorious sunny day in Perth. I am out by the lake running and “destination unknown” is playing on my ipod. I am singing while I run with my hands in the air. I feel so free and I don’t have a care in the world. The sun feels amazing on my skin and the light plays on the water. I don’t care who’s watching and I run hard, belting out the words at the Read More