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Podcast Episode 1: This is my life now. What’s next?

Rather watch on YouTube? Click here to get the in-person version! Show notes In this episode, Kriss quotes a personal hero who said, during a hospital stay, “This is my life now. What’s next?”   Jon Morrow was in the hospital after a serious car accident that shattered both his legs.    Correction to audio […]

Podcast Episode 0: Who am I? What am I doing here?

Rather watch on YouTube? Click here to get the in-person version! I watch too much The West Wing because this story came straight outta Leo McGarry’s mouth! Why am I doing this – the bigger question – because I have a message Definitions: Mood – how you feel, the emotion, the umbrella covering your actions, […]

I’m going to start a podcast: the accountability version

“The scariest moment is always just before you start.” – Stephen King, “On Writing” I’m going to start a podcast.  You’re doing WHAT? You’re starting a WHO? What the ACTUAL… ? I haven’t yet. I’m working on it. I’m gearing up for it. I’m preparing for it. I’m fixin’ to get it done. I’m going […]

Improving self-esteem by controlling the voices in your head

I’m freakin’ awesome. (And I bet you are, too!) But there are still times when my self-esteem isn’t all I’d like it to be. Times when fear and doubt and anxiety and confusion and panic and brain fog all conspire to make me feel less than. Less than great. Less than good. Less than freakin’ […]

Even Bad Meditation is Good for You

If you care at all about self-care, you’ve probably been run over by the meditation bandwagon. Meditating will make you happy. Meditating will keep you calm. Meditating will put you in tune with your core self. Meditating will help you achieve inner peace. Or world peace. Or Reese’s Pieces. Or something like that. (Reese’s Pieces…. […]

A Flash of Unexpected Self-Esteem

If you’ve known me for any amount of time, you know that I’ve always struggled with the unholy trinity of poor self-esteem, anxiety, and perfectionism. It’s a perfect storm of negative self-talk and self-denigration. It’s been so bad at times that I’ve found myself saying things to myself that I wouldn’t say out loud to […]

On positivity and self-care

Hi there, I’m Kriss, and I’m the Positivity Powerhouse. A little about me so you know where I’m coming from: I have Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia, Social Phobia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Bipolar Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified (because I have symptoms of several of the Bipolar disorders, but don’t fit entirely into any one of […]

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