Life is a lot different today compared to just a couple of months ago. If there is anybody who can say that it isn't, please tell them to share their story with me. I mean, how can it not be? Everyone went through the toilet paper rush and the lack of meat in stores and … Continue reading It’s Time to Rebuild
My journey to self-love and healing has involved a lot of changes to how I speak. Not only to others, but to myself. Most importantly to myself. How I speak to myself has been absolutely shitty for most of my life. I most definitely cannot say I have perfectly corrected how I speak to myself, … Continue reading How Do You Talk to Yourself?
Tomorrow my mom would have been 60. She should be having a party to celebrate her milestone year, but she died from Alzheimer's when she was 56. I stopped talking to her for the final time when she was 49. Even before that, for the four or five years prior, I didn't hardly speak to … Continue reading Not Quite 60
I am Crystal, a strong, beautiful woman. I am a women who knows her values and lives by them. I am a proud, successful woman who never settles for less than what I know I can earn through hard work and dedication. I am an adventurer. I am me. Notice, I didn't say I am … Continue reading Who Am I?
One of the things I share the most here is about my struggle to live for myself and put myself first. Each and every time I write about it, I've learned something new or I just need to get something off of my chest. Today I was inspired by Trent Shelton. His message in the … Continue reading It’s Good For Me
Now that I've gone through every one of the 15 Signs You Might Be an Empath that I resonate with (I think I only skipped one), I would like to have a discussion with you. What resonated the most with you?Did you learn anything about yourself in reading the article or my posts? Let's have … Continue reading Recap: I’m an Empath
Until recent years, I never heard anything about people acknowledging being overwhelmed or overloaded, especially not in reference to emotions or sensory processing. I think the first time I heard of sensory overload was in reference to an autistic child. I know those who are autistic probably have a completely different level of sensory overload … Continue reading The Overload is Real
I'm a giver of my time. Of my love. Of my trust. Of my dedication. I give so much that I forget that boundaries are okay. In fact, I have a hell of a time actually setting boundaries. Most empaths don't know how to set boundaries OR have a difficult time enforcing them. Boundaries are … Continue reading I’m A Giver
Empaths tend to have a difficult time feeling as though they fit in. To make it even worse, we also tend to isolate ourselves. Together, these two things keep us in this constant feeling of being lost. At least that is how I interpret the feeling. For about 99 percent of my life I have … Continue reading Do I Belong?