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Kickin' It with Daree

On the Kickin' It with Daree podcast, we talk about the things that matter to me, and the things that matter to you in the world of lifestyle, culture, coaching, personal development, personal growth, sprinkled with a little faith and lot of fun. Get practical resources and real advice that will inspire you to improve relationships, develop yourself, and handle everyday situations and stressors. Each episode provides food for thought, tips and strategies you can implement to foster your personal growth and development, and live your life with more fulfillment.
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Apr 25, 2017
A personal mission statement is the most powerful tool you can develop in your life. By identifying your single motivating purpose and incorporating it into your philosophy, you will have the tools to achieve happiness and success on a daily basis. Coach and prolific author Michal Stawicki drops in to share how creating a personal mission statement changed his life.
 
Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/personal-mission-statement
Apr 11, 2017
After suffering with more than 9,000 migraines over 28 years, 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 them. If you've ever suffered with a migraine, need tips for relief and prevention, or just curious, then download, listen and learn all you can from this episode!
 
Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/not-just-a-headache/
Apr 4, 2017
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

 

Show Notes -  http://dareeallen.com/rude-people-civility/

Mar 28, 2017

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"?

Well, 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!

Listen as she shares her tips on embracing your station in life-- where you are right now!

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/find-your-happy-middle/

Mar 21, 2017
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.
 
Download and listen to this show to learn how to:
  • Reframe your stress (it's not all bad)
  • Listen to your body while it's talking (instead of waiting until it screams)
  • Look at challenges as an opportunity to grow

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/best-stress-reliever

Mar 14, 2017

You can heal your own chronic anxiety and panic attacks naturally, without medication. Gina Ryan, a Nutritionist, Holistic Life & Anxiety Coach, knows this because she's done 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

 

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/panic-room/

Mar 7, 2017

We're getting REALLY PERSONAL in this week's episode!

Words like penis and vagina are not dirty words; they refer to parts of the human anatomy, which we use for practical and personal purposes. So when it comes to these personal body parts, why are we afraid to talk about them with our partner, with our doctor, or admit to ourselves what “those” and other parts mean for our sexual pleasure?

In this podcast episode, 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.

 

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/explore-more-sex/

Feb 21, 2017

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.

In this podcast we discuss:

  • What to do when your friend has feelings for the one you're in love with
  • How to decide whether to commit to a long-distance relationship
  • Communicating with your partner during financial hardships
  • Getting along with each other despite opposite personality types

 

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/cultivating-lasting-love/

Feb 14, 2017

As an athlete, you know that if you put the work in, something better will happen.  That applies to love too.


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).
 
Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/you-are-worthy/
Feb 7, 2017

Do you have too much stuff? Are you addicted to shopping (Amazon anyone)?
 
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. It's a way to counteract the overwhelm people feel with consumerism and digital overload.
 
Listen to this podcast 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!
 
Show Notes -http://dareeallen.com/minimalism-pareto-principle/
 
 
 
Feb 7, 2017

Do you have too much stuff? Are you addicted to shopping (Amazon anyone)?
 
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. It's a way to counteract the overwhelm people feel with consumerism and digital overload.
 
Listen to this podcast 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!
 
Show Notes -http://dareeallen.com/minimalism-pareto-principle/
 
 
 
Jan 31, 2017
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!
 
Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/make-your-pennies-squeak/
Jan 10, 2017
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."

 

Download and listen to Jennifer's story so you can learn how to move past the fear and speak up anyway!

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/speak-up-remain-fabulous/

Jan 3, 2017

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, and learn how to tap into the version of you with insane levels of conviction who can do ANYTHING.

 

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/who-will-you-be/

 

 

Dec 20, 2016

Living a life of peace is hard to come by, but doable. In this episode, I'll share 5 things to consider when someone tries you, goes there, or attempts to get on your LAST nerve.

 

Show Notes: http://dareeallen.com/its-not-worth-it/

Dec 6, 2016

Maintain your peace and goodwill toward others during this holiday season and throughout the year by avoiding these 6 behaviors will destroy your peace.

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/hold-your-peace/

Nov 22, 2016

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).

 

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/choosing-words-well-gratitude/

Nov 15, 2016
“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.

 

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/love-greatness-daniel-packard/

Nov 8, 2016
Do you typically feel melancholy around the holidays, a missing loved one, or thinking about a lack of love or companionship?
Do you like to call folks at the top of the new year and re-connect? You might not want to wait until then.
Do you scroll through posts and tell yourself, "I gotta call her soon" or "I need to hit him up and check and see how s/he's doing?", and then months go by without meaningful contact?
 
 
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.
 
 
Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/4-seasons-loneliness-freiberg/
Nov 1, 2016
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.
 
Download and listen to this podcast to learn:
  • How to piggyback on feelings of motivation to foster consistent action toward goals

  • Why you need to develop good habits in the right order

  • How role models empower you—and where to find them

  • What to do when you're overwhelmed thinking about how to achieve your goals

 

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/getting-over-the-gap-mitchell-langbert

Oct 25, 2016

Mothers and daughters have an especially complex relationship. 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? In this episode, Shelli Chosak explains how you can adapt your parenting style to shape your child's future.

 

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/like-mother-love-daughter-shelli-chosak/

Oct 18, 2016

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. 

 

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/resiliency-flourishing-in-adversity-jkcoyle

Oct 11, 2016
Are introverts a minority? If you just don't feel like being around people, does that mean you're anti-social?
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!
 
Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/situational-introverts-scott-spackey
Oct 4, 2016
Why are some people so much more successful in life than others? Why do some people get motivated but not follow through with action? People are easily inspired but the hard part is doing the work and to keep going even when things get difficult or when you're not seeing results.

In this episode, 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.

 

http://dareeallen.com/what-is-your-why-mel-jones/

 
Sep 27, 2016

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 episode, Joel Boggess talks about what it takes to say No, how to strengthen your confidence, and find your voice.

 

Show Notes - http://dareeallen.com/finding-voice-joel-boggess/

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