12 Ways to Heal a Broken Heart

After my husband’s death, I found myself in an ocean of grief. As a nutrition and exercise counselor, I knew self-care would make me strong enough to withstand sorrow and help me love life again. My soul and spirit needed gentle care, too. Self-support is essential when we lose a job, our home, a relationship, or anything we counted on. I share twelve ideas for soothing and nurturing our inner wounds.  Body 1. Go outside. Walk. Look for the moon Read More

Miscarriage, Loss & Finding Hope: Her Story Mother of Six, Parenting One

[powerpress] 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 Read More

When I Came Out

[powerpress] 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 Read More

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

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 Read More

Anorexia – Her Story ‘I was hungry to be alive. I was hungry to nourish my soul again in light of my newfound meaning in life’.

Anorexia – Her story ‘I was hungry to be alive. I was hungry to nourish my soul again in light of my newfound meaning in life.’ I was lying down on my bed when I suddenly heard a new voice pronounce loudly and clearly “You are going to die”. It was a voice within me and I was only 14. I knew this was serious, a seriously defining moment of my life. It took a few more moments for me Read More

Stretch Yourself With a New Experience Like Travel

A new experience is something that stretches you and helps you develop into a stronger person! I was just on a radio show where I talked about the beginning of my personal growth journey. It really began when I started to travel at age 18. I’ve traveled to over 40 countries, most of them in my youth!   How did those experiences change me? Being so young and naive, they made me stronger and more independent. I grew so much during 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

Marcia Cross From Desperate Housewives On Her Personal Experience With Grief

[powerpress] “Take small actions to stay involved in life.” It was a pleasure to spend some time talking with Actress, Marcia Cross, as we discussed the coping with tragedy.  Marcia is more beautiful in person than on screen and she is just as beautiful inside as out. She has lived through more tragedy than most and came through it a stronger person with so much wisdom to share. Her vulnerability here is so beautiful.  I’m so grateful to her for sharing her wisdom, Read More

You Are In A Position To Claim Back Your Self Esteem

I’m excited to share with you this beautiful article by Kathryn Orford who has over the past 30 years, empowered thousands of people to believe in their innate ability to realize their goals. After I read her article, I found this photo of me as a little girl and I’m practicing positive self talk. Enjoy and leave your comments! Self Esteem and Confidence If we were to fill a huge auditorium with 1000 women and asked them to close their eyes Read More

What Losing My Father Taught Me

There I was on my 25th birthday, November 22nd 2011, celebrating at home with my family as usual. It was a dull autumn day despite the numerous greetings from friends and the nice presents from my family. Scattered thoughts were running through my mind – what I was going to do with my life, it was high time to organize my personal life and career…I wasn’t a child anymore, I was becoming a young woman. But there was something else Read More