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.


  • Ree's Life Update 1Q20

    14/04/2020 Duration: 17min

    What's been going on? The first quarter of 2020 is a wrap, so it's time for my life update. Show Notes -

  • The Power Within You - Using Your Voice is Not a Choice with Julie Fogh

    31/03/2020 Duration: 29min

    As we close out Women's History month in the middle of the COVID-19 mandate of social distancing, using your voice more important than ever—it's not a choice. Learn how to use the power of your voice in this episode where I talked to Julie Fogh, half of the dynamic duo that is Vital Voice Training: Using your voice is not a choice How improv and acting classes help with workplace interactions, flowing in situations, and personal confidence Why finding and using your voice helps you in everyday life situations, and more! Show Notes -

  • Doing What You Love from Home, with Kids featuring Michelle Glogovac

    17/03/2020 Duration: 23min

    Michelle Glogovac is a podcast producer, pitcher, and host who launched her business after 18 years in corporate aviation. When we recorded this podcast episode a couple of months ago, the only Corona we knew about came in a glass bottle with a twist of lime and maybe some grenadine! But it's a timeless message: transferring skills from a previous corporate job into something they love, while working from home— even with small children. We talked about: How she made the switch from a long career in corporate aviation to podcast production How she manages working from home while also caring full-time for 2 young kids Her advice for you to get on track to do what YOU love Show Notes -

  • No More Gas Lighting on Harassment, Workplace Aggression and Periods with Dr. Kate Clancy

    10/03/2020 Duration: 45min

    I'm honored to feature Dr. Kate Clancy this week during Women's History month. She is a champion of my theme of empowering women to use their voices and not being afraid to speak up. We talked about Chelsea Handler's documentary, workplace aggression, her testimony at a congressional hearing, how her menstrual cycle research turned into advocacy against sexual harassment, and how we as friends and leaders can effect change in the culture. Hello Privilege commentary (Chelsea Handler's Netflix doc) 2:22 Kate's research on periods and gender/workplace harassment 6:00 How her menstrual cycle research turned into advocacy against harassment 10:51 The National Academies 12:34 Her testimony in front of Congress 14:12 The real, lasting effects of harassment 19:51 Solutions for harassment 26:02 The Period Podcast, and your forthcoming book! 33:40 Kate's forthcoming book, "Life Blood" 37:02 Success is... 39:49 What advice would you give your younger self? 43:07 Show Notes -

  • VOcality: A Voiceover E-course Preview

    25/02/2020 Duration: 13min

    Are you interested in doing voiceovers part-time, as a side hustle? It's a coveted work-from-home career, and in this episode, I share with you the e-course I developed by popular demand to help navigate the process of launching a business in VO.   Voiceover definition 2:07 Me as your VO mentor 4:00 Who the VOcality e-course is for 2:41 The opportunity to do VO 6:34 Free Facebook Challenge 8:06 VOcality e-course 9:17   Resources VOcality course 5-Day Facebook Challenge VO Consultation Free VO Resource Guide VO Mentoring playlist (YouTube) Self-Publishing e-course:

  • New Rules for Dating with Veronica Grant

    11/02/2020 Duration: 36min

    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.

  • Like a Diamond: Shining a Light of Hope Beyond Sex Trafficking with Arzo Yusuf

    28/01/2020 Duration: 29min

    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 -

  • You're More than Enough with Penni Zelinkoff

    14/01/2020 Duration: 33min

    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 -

  • 2019 Recap: My Year in Review

    01/01/2020 Duration: 39min

    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 -

  • You're Reading Into It: What They Said or Did Doesn't Always Mean What You Think

    24/12/2019 Duration: 11min

    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.

  • Cruising the Pacific as a Solo Traveler

    10/12/2019 Duration: 36min

    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 -

  • Your Goal Guide with Debra Eckerling

    19/11/2019 Duration: 31min

    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 -

  • Married Roommates with Allen & Talia Wagner

    12/11/2019 Duration: 28min

    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 -  

  • Improv and Confidence Boosters with Jessica Guzik

    05/11/2019 Duration: 45min

    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 -

  • Getting Picky and Breathing Easy with Dr. Dinorah Nieves

    29/10/2019 Duration: 46min

    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 -  

  • Your Nest is Never Empty with Alice Agnello

    22/10/2019 Duration: 43min

    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 -

  • Joy from Fear with Dr. Carla Marie Manly

    15/10/2019 Duration: 37min

    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 -

  • Let Yourself Flow with Emi Kirschner

    08/10/2019 Duration: 37min

    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 -

  • Ree's Life Update (3Q19)

    01/10/2019 Duration: 21min

    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 -

  • Journey of Hope and Triumph over Infertility with Dr. Samantha Fitts

    24/09/2019 Duration: 38min

    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 (Michell

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