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

Suicide and First Steps in Dealing With Suicidal Thoughts

Suicide and the first steps in dealing with suicidal thoughts with our newest expert, Dr. Sean Richardson. Dr. Sean coaches, trains and develops programs based on knowledge of human performance and the psychology of excellence. You might one of those people at home right now, in a dark place. You may have gone to a very dark place and thought about taking your own life. If I were sitting with you right now there are a couple things I would want Read More

Deepest Secrets Revealed In Viral Music Video To Mary Lambert’s Song

The ‘Secrets’ song, has taken the world by storm. Mary Lambert shared her secrets with the world and now we are sharing ours. Join us in erasing the stigma and share your secret too! Use #SoWhat and post your secrets on facebook, twitter or instagram. Tag us at @KirstyTV. If you aren’t ready to share your secret, you can still support us by sharing these women’s secrets. Sharing our deepest secrets gives other people “permission” to do the same and Read More

Fear That You’re Not Good Enough?

[powerpress] Fear that you’re not good enough? Self pity is addictive. “It’s like this drug that makes us small and believe that we aren’t enough. And that at least we’ll get other peoples sympathy, pity and validation. They give us a distant cousin of love, but it’s not love, it’s sorrow. It’s feeling sorry for you. And we as human beings wither and die when we live with self pity.”         The lesson that took me to learn the longest was Read More

I Am Depressed. What Should I Do?

[powerpress] “I am depressed. What should I do?” is a common question I receive in emails from viewers. I also get thank you notes from viewers who’ve benefited from our depression and self-esteem. Depression is one of those topics that often people do not want to talk about, but it’s the very thing that will help people who struggle with depression. At any place in the mental health spectrum, wether it’s mild OCD or bipolar disease, the question is the Read More

Celebrity Suicides & Wisdom From People Who Have Overcome Depression

Celebrity suicides in 2014 and in recent years include Simone Battle (X Factor Star and member of girl band G.R.L.), Robin Williams (actor), Lee Thompson (actor known for playing the main character on Disney’s “The Famous Jett Jackson”), and Tony Scott (the director of the hit film “Top Gun” among others). Tragic and shocking, it’s opened up the stigma-heavy topic of depression on social media and private conversations all over the world.  I have the privilege of sharing the wisdoms of three wonderful Read More

Living On The Edge: Being Bipolar

[powerpress] The truth about depression, suicidal thoughts and bipolar disorder. His story starts at just 16 years old, when Ross Szabo was diagnosed with bipolar disorder which escalated to depression, suicidal thoughts, anger control problems and psychotic features. At just 17, he was hospitalized for attempting to take his own life. He has found a way to not just survive, but thrive and has gone on to speak to over a million people on a mission to normalize mental health disorders.  Read More