Kickin’ It with Daree Podcast
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In this episode of Kickin' It with Daree, my guest Allen Wagner discusses: • The four different levels/categories of friendship, and how to distinguish between them • How to let go of a friendship you have outgrown • How to cultivate existing friendships that you want to maintain • The best way to reach out to someone new (or an acquaintance) to pursue or deepen a friendship
This episode of Kickin' It with Daree, is Part 2 with Angela Betancourt.
In this episode of Kickin' It with Daree, Dr. Walter Sims and I cover: • How to recognize the language of apology you expect and respond to best • How to effectively confront someone who has offended you • How to recognize when you have not done your own work • How to let go and move on after the offense, even if the offender does not apologize
In this episode of Kickin' It with Daree with Tangie Henry: • How to respond to questions about your family planning • How to cope and grieve when you’ve lost your child (insensitive comments, if you still look pregnant, etc.) • How to manage others’ expectations—and your own
This episode of Kickin' It with Daree is Part 2 of a discussion about childless families and choices that began in the previous episode., featuring an interview with Justine Brooks Froelker.
This episode of Kickin' It with Daree features Shan Thomas, and we discuss: • How to manage social media, self-esteem, selfies and shaming • How to protect ourselves and prevent our children from pain in the aftermath of sexting and revenge porn
No one can stop you from following your dreams and pursuing your purpose—no one but you. Life coach Kizmat Tention (aka "Kizzymat") shares her inspiring story and explains how she designed the STEP UP program to help her clients step up, take control of their lives and start living life on purpose.
In this episode, LB and I discuss: How to diffuse heated arguments Proper communication that won’t alienate your significant other during a conflict How to T.H.I.N.K. before you speak and avoid “trigger” words Avoiding the “Win or Lose” mentality and mind-shifting your perspective on the issues
In this episode, Kay and I discuss: - How to select appropriate fashions by age (13 and up) - Setting the rules for how to dress in public - Guidelines for dressing modestly (to offend the fewest number of folks)
In this episode, I talked with the author of The Invitation to Love, Darren Pierre, Ph.D about why people pretend, and what to do if you or someone you know is living under false pretenses.
Have you ever gotten to a point in your life where you felt that you should have accomplished more than you have? Make a 5-Year Plan, only to scrap it for lack of results? Checked off all the boxes but not getting the return you hoped for? Feel like you have to be strong all the time or watch your dreams be dashed before your eyes? This episode is for you.
Have you ever been left at the altar, or just left hanging? Have you ever been betrayed by someone really close to you, and then had a hard time forgiving them? Well so has my guest today, Ericka McCracken. In this episode, Ericka talks about her book ALTARcation, which is the story of how she overcame the hurt and betrayal that came with her broken wedding engagement, how she was able to move on, and how you can too.
What is it like to work with a personal shopper and virtual stylist? How do you create an inner beauty that shines so you can look good FROM THE INSIDE OUT? In this interview with Fashion Stylist, Faithpreneur and author of Styling Faith, Catherine Storing describes a typical day of shopping, and takes the frustration out of finding "the perfect fit." Catherine also talks about how she found her purpose as a Styling and Confidence Building Coach from the days she was criticized for not looking like a typical Dominican woman, and found her inner beauty and shine from the inside out.
In this episode featuring Jonathan Wesley, we discuss his new book, "You Said One Thing... God Said Differently: Silencing the Unauthorized Voices and Living your Authentic Life" and discusses how to hear God's voice, how to silence negative voices in our your head, what it means to be authentic, the pursuit of popularity, profit or purpose as it relates to your calling in life, and what your calling may cost you.
“The Butterfly” Necole F. Turner journaled her way to writing a memoir called Reflections of the Butterfly: Affirmations for Empowerment. In this episode she explains how sharing her story helped her begin to accomplish her purpose, and how you can "build a better girlfriend."
In this episode, internet marketer, author and personal development coach Ty Cohen talks about being open to doing things differently, taking advantage of your choices with a success mindset, setting positive expectations, and making decisions about your future when you don't know the "HOW."
Tarra Jackson, aka @Madam Money, is a nationally recognized economic empowerment speaker, syndicated financial blogger, and author of the acclaimed book "Financial Fornication" makes learning about personal finance easy and fun! In this lively episode, Tarra and Daree explain how we commit “financial fornication” in our everyday lives, how to recognize and interpret financial love languages in yourself and your partner, how to reframe and shift your mindset and attitude about money, and ways to counteract the temptation to envy the financial successes you see in social media.
In this episode with Talisa Beasley, we discuss overcoming the blocks that stop you from pursuing your dreams, recognizing and adjusting your priorities, strategies to pursue your dream even if you are working for someone else and concludes with her 5 secrets to living the life you've only ever dreamed of.
Melisa Alaba, shares her story of entrepreneurial success in the midst of personal failure, and how she is teaching other women to rise up and elevate to the next level of financial freedom.
Dr. Marlene Carson is a survivor of human trafficking. In this episode, she describes how she was kidnapped at age 15 and forced into prostitution. She also dispels the common myths about human trafficking, including how common it is, where, when and to whom it can happen, and what to look for in order to combat it.
Are you the "back-pocket" girl? Do you have trouble telling others how you expect to be treated? In this episode Samantha Gregory explains how she got to the point of saying "No More Crumbs!," wrote her book of the same name, and then shares her 10 Crucial Steps for Getting the Cake You Deserve, instead of settling for crumbs and crummy, toxic relationships.
In this episode of the Kickin' it with Daree podcast, therapist and life coach Latasha Matthews of IllumiNATION Counseling talks about her book The Dumping Ground and explains the need for setting boundaries when certain patterns of behavior stop working in our relationships, getting out of "the dump," and how YOU have the power to make choices and help set the rules of engagement for various types of relationships in your life.
In this episode, I'm reading excerpts from three articles that challenge us to consider our false pretenses, the lack of life fulfillment, and whether the pursuit of your calling is a worthy task.
How do you blaze your own trail and choose your own path when it's not popular? Taiia Smart Young, who went from shy girl to "Shine Girl," discusses her book, "Famous: Be the Star of Your Show" for teen girls. She explains to young and seasoned women how to findyour own way in a world of attention-seekers and those afraid to let their light shine on their greatness.
Are you TRULY ready for a new relationship? Does your single status make you feel discontent or hopeless? Do you run from experiences that make you feel uncomfortable, just because it's different (not worse) than what you are used to? Have you ever tried to take shortcuts to connection and intimacy and failed? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then listen to Darren Pierre, Ph.D and I in this podcast episode.
If you're frustrated in your romantic relationships, it may be because you don't understand how the opposite sex processes things in their brain. Psychologist and author Dr. Kathryn Foster, explains the differences in the brain structure of men and women, and the hormonal differences between the sexes that come out in our relationships.
Have you ever tried online dating with a global focus? In this show, dating specialist Anita Covic of AnastasiaDate.com and AsianDate.com talks about her international dating sites, why you shouldn't be ashamed to look for love online, and tips for creating a successful dating profile.
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Have you ever wished that you could go back and change the past? Do you live with regrets that weigh you down with guilt and shame? My guests Mark and Laura Tong from PositivelyHappy.Me wrote an article about 21 ways to cast away the pain of regret that keeps you stuck in the “what ifs” of your past decisions and mistakes.
Too many people are busy making a living and neglect to make a life. In this episode, Daree reads a snippet from an article by Valorie Burton and discusses why we our lives are so busy, what the word busy really means, and how we can get "un-busy" to restore joy in our lives.
In this episode, Daree talks about why it's hard to focus on listening, how to get better at listening to others, and how to get people to listen when YOU want to be heard.
Do you feel guilty saying no, so you say yes to everyone who asks, even though you feel stretched past your capacity? Do you always try to help everyone but can't find folks to help you when you are in need? If so, you should just stop helping everyone.
Sometimes we have to face things and make decisions that are hard-- and even put them off because of the negative emotions that ensue. But if we ignore the situations involved, nothing will improve.
Sometimes a friendship or romantic relationship shifts gears or ends abruptly when one person stops communicating. So what are the "rules" to go ghost? What do you do when you don't want to talk to someone anymore and they want to spend time with you? How do you handle it when you grow apart from a former friend? Changing schedules or priorities or levels of interest shift and things can feel awkward whether you are the one being ghosted or the one doing the ghosting.
Imagine my surprise when I received strange texts after announcing my private wedding ceremony and changing my relationship statuts on Facebook. But in a world of TMI, it's ok to keep your private life private and not invite input on your major life decisions.
Society tells us we need a bigger house, a nicer car or a new relationship in order to be happy. But having more things doesn’t equate with happiness. Learning how to get back to YOU and what makes you happy means removing things and people in your life who are unnecessary and serve no good purpose.
Have you ever had an idea about doing something new, or a goal you wanted to try, but then heard a little voice telling you that you can't do it? That's the Imposter Syndrome. Do you often hide behind your phone instead of enjoying your surroundings and company? Do you drive for minutes and not remember that part of the route? Do you need more peace in your life? In this podcast episode, Andrea Klunder explains how she became a "Creative Imposter," what we can learn from our #epicfails, and how we can make a practice mindfulness so it becomes a regular part of our lives.
Sometimes it takes you stopping to see what YOU can do differently to make yourself happier in your relationship. Relationship expert Midori Verity shares a unique way of getting passion back with your partner, and how to change your mindset to elevate all of your relationships, including your relationship with yourself.
Do you have trouble expressing yourself freely? Do you feel insecure or doubtful when making decisions? Do you spend time around people who are selfish or inconsiderate of your feelings? In this podcast, Joel Boggess talks about what it takes to say No, how to strengthen your confidence, and find your voice.
In this podcast, Mel Jones, the Motivational Philosopher shares the importance of knowing your WHY, and how to train your mind to believe and achieve more than most.
Introverts and extroverts often misunderstand and judge each other even though it's part of our personality. These misunderstandings can lead to strain in all kinds of relationships. In this episode, Scott Spackey unpacks the misconceptions behind what I call "Situational Introverts" and how we can all just get along!
Humans are naturally resilient beings, but what causes some to rise to repeated challenges, and others to shrink? In this episode, John K. Coyle, one of the world's leading design thinking experts, takes his innovation expertise and applies it to some of life's larger questions. He introduces a new model of resiliency, one where proactive challenges are designed to build capacity for ever-greater performance under pressure and adversity, and where focusing on strengths and mindfulness creates increased capacity to perform at even higher levels under stress.
We want to be great parents for our children, instill the right values, and give them the tools they need to be confident, capable adults. But what if WE don't have those tools? Mothers and daughters have an especially complex relationship. In this episode, Shelli Chosak explains how you can adapt you parenting style to shape your child's future.
Is motivation just a feeling that comes and goes? How do you get going when you want to change something in your life but can't get started? Professor Mitchell Langbert explains how to get over the gap between feeling like doing something and actually making moves to get it done.
Chronic loneliness is a real problem for thousands of us-- more than a personal problem. As of 2012, more than 1/4 of U.S. households are one-person households. While there's nothing wrong with living alone, the consequences of inadequate personal connections are a serious public health problem, as my guest Dr. J. W. Freiberg explains in this podcast episode.
“You can’t love somebody until you love yourself." Sure we know about the importance self-love, but how do you build that self-love, and how does its presence or lack thereof impact every area of your life? After 10 years of experiential and academic research and experimentation, Daniel Packard, Trainer of Love Athletes, has built a very precise, clear model of the mechanics of self-love. This 'Science of Self-Love' he created gives a clear and practical understanding of how self-love works, and how to build self-love on a daily basis.
Just like Oprah, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Albert Einstein, you can learn to rely on #intuition to achieve more of what you want in all areas of your life. May McCarthy shares 7 simple daily steps to help you to achieve your goals (and make New Year's resolutions stick).
Maintain your peace and goodwill toward others during this holiday season and throughout the year by avoiding these 6 behaviors will destroy your peace.
Living a life of peace is hard to come by, but doable. In this episode, Daree shares 5 things to consider when someone tries you, goes there, or attempts to get on your LAST nerve.
Who would you be if you had no doubts holding you back? Discover how to challenge your negative thoughts and build each day for success in this podcast episode with Coach Olivia Charlet. Learn how to tap into the version of you with insane levels of conviction who can do ANYTHING.
Are you afraid to speak up for yourself (or someone else) because you might be judged, belittled or punished? TEDx speaker, radio host and award-winning author Jennifer S. Wilkov was wrongly accused of a crime, convicted and served time at Rikers Island before the charges were dropped and she was exonerated. She says: "Many of us have lost our abilities to truly connect, truly be known, and be heard. It concerns me that our society has allowed these voices inside us to be silenced. It’s time for each of us to speak up so we can truly live the lives we have imagined." Listen to Jennifer's story so you can learn how to move past the fear and speak up anyway!
Does "living below your means" mean that you can't have fun, eat good, travel, or look fab? Nope! Personal finance expert and podcaster Michelle Jackson knows how to be frugal in a way that still allows you to live fab! In this podcast, she shares her creative and practical tips and tricks to make your pennies squeak and how to parlay your skills into a digital side hustle that scales up nicely over time. Don't just pinch your pennies... make them squeak!
Do you have too much stuff? I decided to peer behind the veil of minimalism, which Lori Rochino, Declutter Coach describes as the concept of living with less stuff in order to enjoy more, and living more intentionally with the people who matter most. Listen to learn why you can't let go of things, you always want more things but don't feel satisfied once you get them, what to do about it!
Daniel Packard, Trainer of Love Athletes says that you can have more love if you want and are willing to work on yourself. The biggest issue is often related to self-worth. Daniel explains how to move from being a love amateur to a love athlete, and how to understand your true worthiness factor (it may not be the same as the "I am worthy" or other mantras made popular in culture).
Britany Felix, host of the Living Unconventionally podcast, has been married to her college sweetheart for 10 years and together, they have endured difficult times, but still have found ways to let those difficulties only strengthen their bond. In this episode she shares what she's learned from the ups and downs of love with her one and only, both before and after marriage.
Dawn Serra from the Sex Gets Real podcast and I discuss the ways that communication and introspective questions can help us find out explore more about what is pleasing to us, and how to get permission to explore more pleasure from our bodies, and how to ask our partners to explore more with us.
You can heal your own chronic anxiety and panic attacks naturally, without medication. Gina Ryan, a Nutritionist, Holistic Life & Anxiety Coach, knows because she did it. Gina lives in Hawaii but admits that all of her days haven't been paradise. Listen to this show to hear her discuss: Why you MUST label your issue How mindful breathing and meditation help patch the places where you are leaking energy Why a high fat low carb diet can be helpful tool in calming our body and reducing panic attacks How to find activities to release stress
Living everyday life brings its own challenges whether it's related to school, work, our personal lives and family issues. All of this causes us to sometimes really need to go inward and be quiet and release that stress. Yogi entrepreneur, health coach and host of the Balancing Act podcast, Teliah Gienger says that our success in any venture or area of life, begins with a healthy mindset. Learn how to reframe your stressful situations and challenges, and listen to your body while it's talking (instead of waiting until it starts screaming).
Have you ever felt like you wanted to accomplish something but talked yourself out of it with thoughts of, "You're too old," or "It's too late"? It's never too late to follow your dreams. Just ask Lauri Mackey, who has accomplished a LIST of things after turning 40, including racing mountain bikes and getting her GED in a class full of Hispanic teenagers that she had nothing else in common with! Lauri shows us how to embrace and celebrate your current station in life-- where you are right now!
This episode is a PSA for the clueless, those who lack social skills, and is dedicated to everyone who wishes that common sense really was common. Author, civility and social skills trainer Rosalinda Randall weighs in some offensive scenarios we encounter, and what to do about them, including: * * * When someone can't remember your name * Talking on cell phones in public * Kids who are left unattended in public, or misbehave in public playgrounds (mistreating others) * People sitting next to, behind or in front of you on an airplane who act like you're not sitting there * People who ask you for things on social media before making a real connection * Handling surprise tags/group adds, debates and “unfriending” on social media * Addressing questions about your personal life * Comments made when you're grieving or going through an illness
After suffering over 9,000 migraines, Lisa Jacobson recognized the need for a community. She is the founder of The Daily Migraine (www.TheDailyMigraine.com) and inventor of the Migraine Hat. Today, there are 37 million migraine sufferers in the U.S. alone., and she has become an advocate for those sufferers. If you've ever suffered with a migraine, or been curious about them, then this show is for you.