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Episode 69: Self Awareness – Resentment & Anger

6/11/2019
Kick It With Donna episode 69 Do you ever have a hard time releasing resentment and anger? My issues with abandonment from my mother go back a long way, but I had an issue with my dad too. I’ll share how I overcame and found peace. Show notes: My mother and father were raised Catholic. Neither one of them were church goers. I was baptized in the Catholic church. My brother was born eighteen months later and was not. During the time of my mother’s pregnancy, her sister came home with Born...

Duration:00:15:41

Episode 68: Self Awareness – The Journey to Truth

6/4/2019
Kick It with Donna episode - 68 Ever wonder why you do things that make sense at the time and in hindsight make no sense at all? I’m sharing an experience today that helped me learn that I am not always right. Show Notes: Through the process of healing myself from the inside out, I am discovering parts of me that are not so pretty. It isn’t easy to look at myself and find truth in the ugly. However, I’m finding that it gets easier with more practice. How do I learn and grow unless I do the...

Duration:00:08:10

Episode 67: Bridging the Gap between Holistic and Conventional Medicine – Osteoporosis

6/4/2019
Kick It with Donna episode 67 - Bridging The gap Between Holistic and Conventional Medicine - Does Osteoporosis have you in a bone crushing bind? Therapy without meds is an alternative. The podcast falls under the Bridging the Gap between Conventional and Holistic medicine. I have two guests today. Deb McFarland is the founder of OsteoStrong in Carrollton. Geraldyne Van Arnam has osteoporosis and is interested in hearing about Deb’s method of therapy without meds. Geraldyne was put on a...

Duration:00:40:36

Episode 66: Bridging the Gap between Holistic and Conventional Medicine – Reiki with Dr. J

5/1/2019
Kick It with Donna episode 66 Bridging The gap Between Holistic and Conventional Medicine -Reiki with Dr. J Dr. J’s Tranquility Reiki Spa. What is Reiki? It can help you alleviate stress and anxiety, lowers blood pressure, eases pain and helps promote overall mind-body- spirit. Show Notes: My guest today is Jonathan Hochberg. He is a Reiki Master for sixteen years. What is Reiki? Reiki (pronounced Ray-Kee) is a complementary therapy for all kinds of illnesses (both physical and emotional)...

Duration:00:18:38

Episode 65: Varsity Blues

4/22/2019
Kick It with Donna episode 65 Varsity Blues How do we make sense of the college admissions scandal? Were you a helicopter parent or were you a parent who tried to remove obstacles from your kids path? Show Notes: I have two guests with me today. Chrissy Conner and her daughter Madison Auge. Madison is 22 years old and is graduating from Oklahoma University this May. Her degree is in Human Relations. Chrissy owns and operates her own recruiting company, Conner International. She recruits...

Duration:00:29:08

Episode 64: Bridging the Gap between Holistic and Conventional medicine part 2 – Brain Health

3/24/2019
Kick It with Donna episode 64 Bridging The gap Between Conventional and Holistic Medicine part 2 - Brain Health I have two guests today. Dr. Joe Ford with Vitality Sports Medicine and Beeben Russell with Russell Distribution. Show Notes: Dr. Joe Ford attended Baylor where he majored in Kinesiology and minored in Physical Education. He attended chiropractic school thereafter and then attended Parker College and earned his doctorate. After graduating Parker, he became Director of Rehab at...

Duration:00:35:07

Episode 63 – 10 Year Anniversary

3/13/2019
Kick It With Donna episode #63 - My 10 Year Anniversary Anniversaries celebrate a special occasion. February 2019 marks my ten year anniversary of surviving an ATV accident. This accident left me with a TBI and a few injuries that dramatically changed my life. Show notes: On February 7, 2009, A friend and I went on an ATV ride at Rough Creek Lodge in Glen Rose, TX. I remember the first five minutes and nothing else. The manager placed an unmarked chain over a cattle guard. I did not see...

Duration:00:23:57

Episode 62: Physical Restoration of Breast Cancer Survivors

2/21/2019
Kick It With Donna episode 62 - Physical Restoration of Breast Cancer Survivors When a woman gets a breast cancer diagnosis, her life comes to a complete stop. What happens if she has to have a mastectomy? Is there a way to restore her self confidence and physical appearance? Paramedical tattooing exists. Show notes: Lauree Prieto is my guest today. She is a paramedical tattooer. The procedure used to be called Cosmetic tattooing. A little history on Lauree. Her mom died of breast cancer...

Duration:00:29:16

Episode 61: Love Is An Inside Job

2/13/2019
Episode 61: Love is an Inside Job Show notes: My guest today is Tanya Thomas. She is an entrepreneur coach and has been coaching for thirty years. In addition to being my guest, Tanya is also my neighbor and friend. She is a beacon of shining light. Positivity is her last name:) Think about what you are conditioned to believe as a young girl. A white knight in shining armor will sweep you up into his arms and you will live happily ever after. This conditioning is an external focus on...

Duration:00:25:58

Episode 60: From The Heart 1

1/29/2019
Kick It With Donna episode 60 - From The Heart #1 I know Jimmy from BIND (Brain Injury Network of Dallas). He is a member there and also volunteers his time answering the phones and giving prospective members a tour of the facility. Jimmy was hit by a car in Boston in 1992 and suffered a TBI. He spent two months in a coma and another two months in rehab. His healing journey continues to this day. Instead of giving up or having a daily pity party, he volunteers his time at Medical City...

Duration:00:36:52

Episode 59: Resolutions: New Resolutions

1/21/2019
Kick It With Donna episode 59 - Resolutions Will Work if You Change your Mindset. We all make those resolutions and sometimes they don’t fly. Why? Are your resolutions too lofty? If you took baby steps, would you have a better outcome? Happy New Year friends! With every new year come new resolutions. Do you succeed with yours? If yes, fantastic! If no, why not? Show notes: Margery Miller is my guest today. We talk about how resolutions will work for you if you change your mindset. We are...

Duration:00:45:48

Episode 58: Tough Love and Acceptance

1/6/2019
Kick It With Donna episode 58 - Tough Love & Acceptance Tough love and acceptance. My personal journey with my son and acceptance of a scar that runs down my abdomen. Show Notes: Have any of you gone down the tough love road with your son or daughter? I have been an enabler with my son for years. Maybe his whole life. I paid his rent, bought him furniture, took him shopping twice a year for clothes. I took him out for dinner once a week. I paid for half his tuition. The bottom line is I...

Duration:00:22:51

Episode 57: Gratefulness Lives!: I’m Grateful to be a Fighter

12/17/2018
Kick It With Donna episode 57 - Gratefulness Lives!: I'm Grateful to be a Fighter My guest today is Bob Gray. Bob suffers from a TBI that happened in his home. He climbed a ladder and fell 16 feet. He hit his head and was knocked unconscious. Bob’s sixteen year old daughter found him and immediately called 911. Her quickness probably saved his life. McKinney Fire and EMS raced him to the hospital. He was then flown to Parkland Hospital where they were more equipped to deal with his injury....

Duration:00:50:23

Episode 56: Gratefulness Lives!: Finding Love with an Injury

12/17/2018
Kick It With Donna episode 56 - Gratefulness Lives!: Finding Love with an Injury Show Notes: My guests today are Jenny Downing Tagge and Christopher Tagge. How do I know them? I met them at BIND (Brain Injury Network of Dallas). I have the honor of doing a writing workshop there for the members that want to speak and write about their injury. Jenny and Christopher met on Facebook through a stroke survivor network. Did these two expect to find love on this network? Probably not. But they...

Duration:00:39:50

Episode 55: Gratefulness Lives!: Life is a Gift

11/26/2018
Kick It With Donna episode 55 - Gratefulness Lives!: Life is a give... Thanksgiving is here! We could be grateful everyday, but sometimes we forget. Show Notes: Thanksgiving is when we are obligated to give thanks even if we don’t feel like it. You’re going to have family and maybe even some friends over to eat the turkey, stuffing, sweet potato soufflé, green bean casserole and pumpkin pie. The problem is sometimes your family or friends aren’t in their happy place so they make the dinner...

Duration:00:54:40

Episode 54: Change in Perspective: What’s Holding You Back

11/7/2018
Kick It With Donna episode 53 - Change in Perspective: What's Holding You Back? Do you ever wonder why you get stuck in a situation and can’t figure out how to get out? Fear is usually the answer. So many other emotions fall under fear. What is holding you back? Show Notes: My guest today is Aaliyah Haqq. We had lunch one day and found out that we have a lot in common. One of our conversations was on online dating. We’ll save that podcast for a different day. We focused on relationships and...

Duration:00:48:00

Episode 53 – Change in Perspective: Gratitude

10/29/2018
Kick It With Donna episode 53 - Change in Perspective: Gratitude We all have daily challenges and the occasional mountains to climb. How grateful are you for these? Maybe it’s time to change your perspective. My guest today is Margery Miller. I went to see her for counseling two weeks ago. She knew a lot of my background, but we dug deeper into it. Growing up in a strict born again christian home, my mother and I had problems getting along. Those problems were never resolved. I saw her three...

Duration:00:38:01

Episode 52 – Change in Perspective: Out of the Oblivion/How to reverse cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s

10/19/2018
Kick It With Donna episode 52 - Change in Perspective: Out of the Oblivion/How to reverse cognitive decline and Alzheimers Continuing the series on Change in Perspective, my guest today will talk about how cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s can ruin your day. What can be done to help you or a loved one? Show Notes: My guest today is Dr. Jade Malay. She is the Founder of Apex Physical Medicine and has practiced in the Dallas area since 1992. She is a chiropractor and RN. Her book, Out of the...

Duration:00:29:13

Episode 51 – Change in Perspective: Multitasking-Is It Doing You In?

10/19/2018
Kick It With Donna episode 51 - Change in Perspective: Multitasking-Is It Doing You In? Do you ever feel like you run yourself ragged doing one task right after another? You’re not alone! Most of us pride ourselves on being the ultimate multitasker, but the truth is our brains are not wired for that. Show Notes: Our brain is not wired for multitasking. We are designed to focus on one task at a time. When we multitask, we are switching from one task to another rapidly which causes...

Duration:00:58:17

Episode 50 – Freedom from Judgement

9/17/2018
Kick It With Donna episode 50 - Freedom from Judgement Do you ever tire of feeling judged? Susan Johnson is my guest today. She talks about her journey of freeing herself from judgment. Show Notes: My guest today is Susan Johnson. She is a health coach for her business called Invigorated. She also works for the Thermography Center of Dallas. Susan’s son Josh was born weighing 3lbs. 4 oz. Susan breastfed him for fourteen months. When she stopped, he had digestive issues that her pediatrician...

Duration:00:31:58