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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 with insight. 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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Feb 11, 2020

Online dating can feel like a Catch-22.  It's a way to meet people whom you wouldn't ordinarily run into in real life, but how do you navigate the so-called rules of dating when there are so many rules and advice about when to call, when to text, ad nauseum?

Veronica Grant is a Love Coach for successful women who feel like they have it all except love, and helps them find it. She shares why there's no stigma with online dating, dealing with mistrust and baggage from past relationships, how to set up your own rules for dating, and working on your relationship with yourself.

Jan 28, 2020

January is Sex Trafficking Awareness month, and Arzo Yusuf visited the Kickin' it with Daree podcast to talk about it. She shares her connection to the cause, how we can prevent it, and support survivors.

Arzo is the former President of the Board of Directors of Angels Nest which provides shelter, food and resources to youth that have aged out of foster care or are homeless. She is also the CEO & founder of a company that launched a new indie beauty brand called Sexy Boss Babe, a social enterprise. A portion of proceeds of each product is donated to charities that help foster youth and victims of sex trafficking.

Show Notes - http://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/like-a-diamond-sex-trafficking

Jan 14, 2020

For almost 20 years Penni Zelinkoff (aka "PenniZ") focused on rehabbing real estate, but after a divorce and a cross-country move, she realized she needed to rehab her life.

PenniZ visited the Kickin’ it with Daree show to share how the weight of feeling that she was not _____ enough as she was (imposter syndrome) stemmed from an event that happened when she was 6 years old. It took over 40 years for her to finally start to love herself, transform her mindset, made choices to change her life and helps others live their very best life.

Show Notes - https://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/youre-more-than-enough-penniz

Jan 1, 2020
This is a recap of the highlights and reflections of my life in 2019, including what happened in the past quarter, reflections on the past 10 years, and dreams for my next decade. I hope that it inspires you to reflect, make some decisions you've been putting off, and strategize on your next year and decade ahead!
 
Show Notes - http://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/2019-recap
Dec 24, 2019
How do you feel when you think about your:
  • Past mistakes
  • Failed business ventures
  • Grief
  • Relationships and friendships that ended
There are so many situations, whether it be meetings at work, holidays with family, and others where you can be tempted to "read into" a situation or what someone else is saying. Or you can think about things that have happened in your life and boil them down to a negative reason why things happened the way they did. I'll give you a personal example that I've never shared before to illustrate how I overcame this.
The meaning of anything you say, hear or experience is the meaning you give it. I hope you can apply this quick episode to your own life.
Dec 10, 2019

I took a cruise for the first time as a solo traveler for my birthday (which continued over Thanksgiving).  It was a 15-day itinerary to Hawaii round trip! Listen to how my trip went, what I learned, and whether I will ever do it again.

 

Show Notes - http://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/hawaii-solo-cruise

Nov 19, 2019
Got goals?  With less than 6 weeks until the end of the decade, you might be thinking about changes you want to make next year. Deb Eckerling's got your covered with her forthcoming book, Your Goal Guide.  Check out this episode of the Kickin' it with Daree podcast where we discuss goal strategies, the DEB Method, accountability, #GoalChat, and how anti-climatic Y2K was.
 
Listen at link in bio!  
 
Show notes - https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/your-goal-guide
Nov 12, 2019
Do you feel stuck in your romantic relationship?  Have things gotten stale, and the sizzle fizzled out?
 
Dynamic duo, husband and wife therapists Allen and Talia Wagner each run their own private practices in Los Angeles. In their new book, Married Roommates, they discuss how to get your relationship out of roommate territory, stop living parallel lives, and get back to the connection you used to have. Learn how NOT to become just a roommate with the one you love, or what to do if you have.

Show Notes -

https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/married-roommates
 
Nov 5, 2019
Could your confidence use a boost? Then check out this week's interview of Jessica Guzik, host of The Art of Speaking Up podcast, about building your confidence and how to:
 
  • Speak up in our daily lives (onstage and off)
  • Focus on what you have and show up as a leader in your life
  • Value your relationship with yourself, monitor your self-talk, and how it all contributes to your level of competence
  • Have faith in your abilities, even when you're not "there" yet
 
Show Notes - https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/improv-and-confidence-boosters
Oct 29, 2019
I was BEYOND excited to talk to Dr. Dinorah Nieves for this special "Kickin' it with the Nieves' " edition of the podcast-- my favorite this year, where she dropped all kinds of gems about:
  • How we find ourselves in toxic relationships 
  • A fail-proof method to determine whether your relationships are toxic
  • Loneliness in relationships (and what it really means)
  • Why you should be as picky with your relationships and friendships as you are about your food
 
Show Notes -
https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/get-picky-breathe-easy

 

Oct 22, 2019
What's left after your kids leave "the nest"?   Plenty!  Just ask Alice Agnello. 
 
She visited the Kickin' it with Daree podcast to talk about what to do with yourself when you've dedicated your life to your kids, and the time comes for them to move out on their own.  She's also sharing some tips for moms like me who aren't quite there yet, how to put yourself out there to make new friends (almost like you're dating!), and practicing self-integrity. 

 

Show Notes - 

https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/never-an-empty-nest
Oct 15, 2019

Dr. Carla Marie Manly is a clinical psychologist, author, and wellness expert and the author of Joy from Fear and Aging Joyfully.  She joins Daree to discuss:

  • Ageism (it's creeping up in younger ages than you think)
  • The epidemic of loneliness in our society
  • How introvert/extrovert personalities impact your level of loneliness
  • Communication tips to conquer destructive fear and turn it into constructive fear

 

Show Notes -

https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/joy-from-fear
Oct 8, 2019

Don't you love when you're working and suddenly you reach the FLOW?  Oh wait-- it doesn't happen as often as you'd like?  Well, take a few cues from my guest Emi Kirschner, Serial Entrepreneur, Coach and host of the Tribe of Leaders podcast. She visited the Kickin' it with Daree podcast to discuss how she found clarity in nailing down her business purpose, dealing with overwhelm when life happens, what self-care really means, creating new habits, and setting boundaries with YOURSELF.

 

Show Notes - https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/let-yourself-flow

Oct 1, 2019
This year has been FLYING, and it's that time again, where I recap my personal and professional accomplishments from the third quarter of 2019 (July through September), and what I've got planned for the rest of the year.
 
Show Notes -
https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/life-update-3rd-quarter-2019
Sep 24, 2019
In the new podcast, Dr. Samantha Fitts is an author, educator and motivational speaker in Atlanta is sharing her powerful story of overcoming miscarriage andd infertility.  She is the author of Journey of Hope: Love, Marriage and Overcoming Infertility at 40.
 
In This Episode…
  • Finding love later in life than planned 1:58
  • The journey through fertility issues and miscarriage 6:20
  • Overcoming feelings of embarrassment, being "not enough" and familial scrutiny
  • Fertility drugs (reluctantly) 7:33
  • Keeping hope alive when you get tired and are ready to give up 12:36
  • Remember the 4 P's 16:13
  • What do when you feel ashamed and or have low self-worth after suffering a miscarriage or experiencing infertility 16:33
  • Research and look into funding in the form of grants if insurance coverage is lacking 19:37
  • The triumph of motherhood after trying times 20:40
  • The benefits of using a doula during your birth experience 25:27
  • Sharing your story with acting and "edutainment" 26:31
  • You're not alone (Michelle Obama) 30:44
 
Show Notes - https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/late-love-infertility
Sep 17, 2019
Do you ever think about what you're thinking about? We don't have to just go with the flow of whatever our mind is telling us at any moment -- especially if it's not true.  Liz Heron, life coach and host of the Do the Damn Thing! #podcast, has a way to help you train your mind and analyze your thinking so you can overcome the creative roadblocks in your work.
 
Show Notes - http://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/overcome-creative-roadblocks
Sep 10, 2019

"Friends don't let friends adult alone." That's a mantra that podcaster and blogger Ashley Barnhart had in mind when she launched the Adult Struggles podcast after a devastating layoff.

In this episode, she shares what being laid off (not once, but twice within two years) can teach you, her emotional aftermath, and how to cope. 

Show Notes - http://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/bounce-back-after-layoffs

Sep 3, 2019
Do you ever get overwhelmed with all the advice you read on social media?
 
Do you roll your eyes when people stress the importance of a positive mindset?
 
Have you been discouraged from having multiple business passions?
 
Do you know how to recover from personal and professional setbacks?
 
Speaker, coach and podcaster Hayley Luckadoo loves to empower women to take steps toward big dreams, and a better life. She took a hobby wedding planning business born out of a college dorm room, and created a multi-business success story fueled by even bigger dreams, and Dr. Pepper.  Hayley shares her story and drops more gems in this episode than Jacob in NYC about all the questions above, and more.
 

Show Notes -

http://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/audacious-dreams
 
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Aug 27, 2019
Decision fatigue is REAL!  When it comes to what show to watch, dating apps, an entrepreneurial lane, or the supermarket, there are so many different brands, flavors, colors and options that can overwhelm us and cause sensory overload.  But you don't have to stress out or worry about making the best, most perfect decision possible.  In this episode, Daree teaches you how to decide what to do, when you don't know what to do.
 
Show Notes - https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/how-to-decide-what-to-do
Aug 13, 2019
Nicole Decandas is a self-care, motivational blogger and public-school educator. She is also the author of the new book, I Affirm Today - The Power of Affirmations, Visualization, and Planning, which features 8 packed chapters describing her affirmation process helped her achieve her goals.  Listen to this podcast as she discusses:
  • The components of affirmation method
  • How to use colors as you create your affirmations
  • Moving through loss, living out your purpose, and more!

 

Show Notes -

https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/i-affirm-today
Jul 2, 2019

In this Bonus Episode ('cause I'm really on hiatus y'all), I recap some personal and professional accomplishments from the second quarter of 2019 (April through June), and what I've got planned for the rest of the year.  I recorded this in my neice's bedroom while traveling (done is better than perfect)!

 

Show Notes -

https://www.kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/life-update-2nd-quarter-2019
Jun 25, 2019
60% of men and 50% of women suffer from at least one traumatic event in their lifetime.  Kathy De La Torre is a domestic abuse survivor and hosts The Inspire Café, a weekly podcast where she interviews people who have overcome adversity with a positive outlook on life. Today she shares how she was able to overcome a physically abusive relationship without being shattered, and 3 ways you can quit re-living traumatic memories that may haunt you.
 
Show Notes - http://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/traumatic-memories
Jun 11, 2019
Jummy Olawale is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, and runs her private practice, Focus Counseling, in Columbus, Ohio.  In this episode she talks to Daree about how overthinking and constant worrying becomes a problem when it gets in the way of living your life, and ways to combat overthinking and "embrace the mess."
 
Show Notes - http://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/overthinking
May 28, 2019
Have you ever wanted to do something, but stopped yourself with thoughts of, 'What will they think of me?' or 'What will they say?'
 
Sometimes you have to forget about the "theys" and the nays and do.it.your.way.
 
As my guest Trina L. Martin says, "You don't need anyone's approval to do what you need to do in your life."  She's a speaker and podcaster in Houston, motivating women and youth to strive for their dreams. 
 
Listen to our awesome convo as we discussed:
  • The importance of STEM for females of color
  • Instilling self-confidence in youth
  • Working on yourself 
  • Having peace in your life 
  • Notes to your younger self
 
Show Notes - http://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/do-you-what-you-need-to-do
May 21, 2019

I'm taking you through my first-timer account of the fourth annual IDCon 2019 event in New York City.

Show Notes - http://kickinitwithdaree.com/episode/idcon-2019

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