Abuse Does Not Discriminate: Privileged Teen Prostitute Changed Her Life

[powerpress] 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 Read More

Behind the Scenes: Working with Oprah & Tyler Perry on The Haves and Have Nots

  [powerpress]   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 Read More

The Truth About Post Traumatic Stress Disorder & Our Veterans

[powerpress] 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 Read More

Soldier Recovers After Losing His Legs in the Iraq War

[powerpress] 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. Read More

Fat Sick and Nearly Dead – Joe Cross & His Journey Living Solely On Juice For 60 Days

[powerpress] 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 Read More

Teen Pregnancy – My Open Adoption Story

[powerpress] 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 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

KirstyTV Fan Video – Celebrating 1 Year & 100K Views!

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 Read More

Losing Everything Taught Her Major Life Lessons

[powerpress] 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 Read More