Do you love yourself? What a loaded question! What does it even mean? Yet, it’s an important question to reflect on because the answer can shape your reality. When you look inward and create self-love, you validate your experience without looking to outside sources. When we look for validation outside ourselves, we fall into vicious […]

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Building confidence can be a daunting task. For most, like me, we go straight to “How?” or “Where do I start?” But, as most of you know, the journey to finding self-confidence is more like a rollercoaster than a stroll in the park. First, I’m now in my mid-30s, and confidence is different for me […]

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Let’s be honest; there comes a time when doubting yourself no longer feels… for lack of a better word, comforting. When you have self-doubt, it can feel like second nature. You have a great idea or concept, and who’s waiting on the other side? That’s right — one of your inner voices trying to keep […]

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“What is next for me?” This question became a theme for me the moment I stepped off the stage at my college graduation. I was a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed college graduate with the “world as my oyster” ahead. Sure, I didn’t become the nurse, doctor, or engineer my parents hoped. Instead, a film student ready […]

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My story

I’m here to encourage, empower, and guide you by providing the space and tools to help you shift your confidence and find your voice.

I am Crystal Dela Cruz

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