Energetic Hygiene: Your Tools for Clearing Unwanted Vibes

Do you recognize that you are an energetic being? That there is a pulse in your blood, thoughts in your mind, electricity between your neurons– all which emit vibrational frequencies? Have you ever felt someone looking at you, even if you couldn’t see for yourself? Have you had an icky experience and thereafter a challengingContinue reading “Energetic Hygiene: Your Tools for Clearing Unwanted Vibes”

Festival Review: Envision

Attending Envision is like stepping into a dream. 10/10, would 100 percent go again. Nestled in a beach-side jungle, Envision hosts not only awe-inspiring nature scenes among its 9,000~ guests, but various native animals as well. One would think the critters of the landscape would be frightened away by the sounds & lights, until you meetContinue reading “Festival Review: Envision”

Power of Selenite

What’s Crystal Claire’s favorite crystal? Easy. Selenite. Selenite’s name is in honor of the Greek Goddess of the moon, Selene. It can also commonly be called Desert Rose, Satin Spar, or Maria Glass. Crystals of this type are most frequently found in the USA, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Russia, Poland, Greece, Japan, & Australia. Not onlyContinue reading “Power of Selenite”

Behind the name, “Crystal Claire”

Funny enough, “Crystal Claire” was first bestowed upon me as my ‘rapper name’ at my high school’s hip hop & poetry club. Since then, the name has flowed off the tongue at countless parties & festivals– even when my poetry slam skills stutter. Not only it is a convenient way to distinguish myself from theContinue reading “Behind the name, “Crystal Claire””

Book Review: Defining Decade

The Defining Decade is the book every twenty-something needs to read. Not only will it light a fire under your rear to set your adulthood up for success, but it will teach you how to do it. Based on decades of research as a psychologist specializing in young adult development, Meg Jay confronts the modernContinue reading “Book Review: Defining Decade”

DIY: Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

A man’s grapefruit got lost in my purchases at the grocery store, to which I was irked because I hate the taste of grapefruit. So I put the produce to good use and made a facial/body scrub out of it. Here’s how you can salvage your unwanted fruit into an exfoliant superior to most drugstoreContinue reading “DIY: Grapefruit Sugar Scrub”

Recipe: Kimchi Coleslaw

My diet mostly consists of cuisines from or inspired by Asian cultures. Potstickers and dumplings have their own group in my food pyramid. Sometimes, however, the tasty noodles and starches become the predominant flavor in a meal, and I’ve begun trying more ways to incorporate vegetables, past just stir-fry style. Here is my easiest sideContinue reading “Recipe: Kimchi Coleslaw”

Defining a Good Roommate

Sharing a common space harmoniously is crucial to a happy home life, so it counts to have positive relationships with those you live with. In my experience, I’ve had anywhere between one roommate to living 60 other girls at a time. Needless to say, I’ve picked up a lot of lessons about how to beContinue reading “Defining a Good Roommate”