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Author: Crystal McLain

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Unlocking Wellness is a blogcast that provides creative wellness resources that have the potential to empower people for a lifetime. Join licensed massage therapist, self care coach, and alchemy enthusiast, Crystal McLain as she explores ways to create freedom in the mind, body and mother-lovin' soul, and unlock the barriers that keep us from living a healthy, balanced life. To learn about all that I offer, visit: crystalmclaincreative.com
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The bad news is, no one is coming to save you. But the good news is, you don't need anybody to. In fact, I'm not sure you even need saving...In today's podcast we're going to tear open the constricting bodice of a fixed mindset, reveal your cape, and take the first steps towards becoming your own superhero. SHOW NOTES:Helpful Download: Mindset Makeover KitPatreon Perk: Mindset Makeover Kit FREEPatreon: MembershipsNewsletter: Sign UpListen to more: BuzzsproutProfessional Help: betterhelp.comInstagram: @crystalmclaincreativeBuzzsprout: Start your own podcast!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
Hello my friend. Normally it's a more joyful tone here at the podcast, but I felt it was important to share a recent experience with you today.It's so easy to become discouraged and disheartened by humans sometimes. Today I have  story to share about an incident that left me feeling not only discouraged, and disappointed, but violated as well. And I thought I'd share my personal reaction, response, thoughts, and process of how I'm dealing with it, just incase you have gone through something similar.If you'd like to support my work, you can join the Dream Team, sign up for my Newsletter, or share my content with your friends. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
Do you experience anxiety, anger, resentment, or depression?Are you pessimistic, insecure, or feel ungrounded?Do you have problems with your back, muscles or digestion?If so, your root chakra may need a little love. In today’s episode we’re going to learn about how an imbalanced root chakra manifests as physical, emotional, and spiritual dysfunction, and set you up with some solid self care tools. SHOW NOTES: Today’s Episode: Read Along Memberships: Patreon Today’s Patreon Perk: Digital Download: Root Chakra Balancing KitFree Wallpaper: FREEBIES Newsletter: Sign UpShop: OnlineProfessional Help: betterhelp.com Website: crystalmclaincreative.com Instagram: @crystalmclaincreative Buzzsprout: Start your own podcast!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
Whether you believe in the magical world of chakras or not, they’re still a good way to organize and take inventory of what’s going on int the mind, body and mother-lovin’ soul. Over the course of the next several weeks I’ll be exploring each major chakra, explaining what they represent, what it looks like if they’re out of whack, and offer a few tricks to bring them back into balance.SHOW NOTES: Support the MissionJoin My Friends with Perks: PatreonNewsletter: Sign UpToday's Episode: Found HereWebsite: crystalmclaincreative.comInstagram: @crystalmclaincreativeBuzzsprout: Start your own podcast!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
A massage client showed up for their monthly appointment the other day, and I noticed there was something “different” about them. I couldn’t quite put my finger on it immediately, but there was definitely a change in their presence.In today’s episode, with my client’s permission of course, I’m going to share their success story about their personal experience with creating Self Care Independence. SHOW NOTES: Support the MissionMemberships: Patreon Newsletter: Sign Up Today's Episode: Found HereSuggested Download: Trigger Tracking & Transformation KitWebsite: crystalmclaincreative.com Instagram: @crystalmclaincreative Buzzsprout: Start your own podcast!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
Sometimes life can feel like it’s a long-ass ride on the struggle bus, and despite our best efforts, we just can’t seem to get off. In today’s episode we’re gonna talk about a few tricks to get you off that struggle bus, or at the very least, get the driver’s attention so you can create a little serenity in your life.SHOW NOTES: This Episode: crystalmclaincreative.comNewsletter: Sign Up!Patreon Perk: Snag it!Friends With Benefits: PatreonToday's Digital Guide: Getting Off The Struggle BusInstagram: @crystalmclaincreativeStart Your Own Podcast: BuzzsproutSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
Do you ever feel like you’re on an empty tank? Like, you’re so depleted that you just can’t focus or you get overwhelmed easily? Or maybe you’re unable to fully show up in life, or lack the wherewithal to tackle any of the shit on your to-do list? Well, my friend, that’s because you are quite literally low on energy. In today’s episode we’re going to learn a few ways to recharge your powerhouse so you can get through your day more easily.  SHOW NOTES: Read along at my WEBSITE Support Crystal’s Work & Memberships: Patreon Support Crystal’s Work: PayPal Instagram: @crystalmclaincreative Buzzsprout: Start your own podcast!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
Today I want to talk about ‘creating space’. I think a lot of us have heard that “when we ‘create space’, we make room for something better”. But where exactly is this space we’re creating? How do we create it? And what is the ‘better’ we’re making room for? Solid questions…In today’s episode we’re gonna dive into what it means to create space and discover practical ways to do it.* * * SHOW NOTES * * *This Episode as a BLOG Support the Mission & Memberships: Patreon Support the Mission: PayPal Instagram: @crystalmclaincreative FREE: Feelings Identifier FREE: Creating Space Daily Checklist Crisis HOTLINES courtesy of Talk Space Website: crystalmclaincreative.com Buzzsprout: Start your own podcast!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
This may honestly be one of the most important episodes that I will ever launch because it’s about one of the most essential ingredients in life; intention. Well, at least in my opinion anyway. In today’s episode we’re diving deep into our intention, and for fun we’ll explore where science and the woo collide. SHOW NOTES: Patreon Perk: Digital DownloadRecommended Digital Guide: Intention Setting Memberships: Patreon Newsletter: Sign Up Website: crystalmclaincreative.com Instagram: @crystalmclaincreative Buzzsprout: Start your own podcast!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
One of the roadblocks we run into while working towards creating a healthier life is the inability to decipher what the body is actually trying to tell us. The body loves to nag at us, to try to get our attention, but far too often we end up tuning it out. In today’s episode we’re going to learn how to listen to the body, decode her language, and give her what she wants through mind-body integration.SHOW NOTES: Memberships: Patreon Newsletter: Sign Up Website: crystalmclaincreative.com Instagram: @crystalmclaincreative Buzzsprout: Start your own podcast!Support My Mission: ContributeSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
If you’re one of those people who keeps saying that SOMEDAY you’re gonna start taking care of yourself, but you feel like you never actually do, you’re going to want to hang out and listen to this episode. Today I want to dive into this illusion that we’re not already practicing self care. Because honestly, the whole idea is fucking bonkers. And not only that, but it could be setting you up to be perpetually frustrated and unmotivated, and maybe even feeling a bit like a failure. So, let’s stop doing that, okay?Okay. SHOW NOTES: Recommended Digital Guides: (1) Deluxe Mindset Makeover Kit (2) Practical Goal Setting & Taking Action Memberships: Patreon Newsletter: Sign Up Website: crystalmclaincreative.com Instagram: @crystalmclaincreative Buzzsprout: Check it outSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
Because life can be a bit demanding, finding the time, energy and resources to take care of ourselves can truly feel impossible at times. And when life gets tricky like this, we could all use a little extra help. In today’s episode we’re going to discuss the fifth and final key to creating self care independence; support.Also, if you need a professional to talk to, check out Talkspace.Or, if you're in crisis, visit THIS LINK. SHOW NOTES:Patreon Perk: FreebieDigital Download: Snag itNewsletter: Sign UpWebsite: crystalmclaincreative.comMembership: ExploreInstagram: @crystalmclaincreativeSupport My Work: PayPalBuzzsprout: Check it outCarol Dweck’s Mindset TED TalkMentioned in this episode: "Emotional Intelligence 2.0”, by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves“The Gifts of Imperfection: Let go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are" by Brené Brown"You Are a Badass Every Day: How to Keep Your Motivation Strong, Your Vibe High, and Your Quest for Transformation Unstoppable" by Jen SinceroSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
When it comes to self care we can conceptualize it until the cows come home. But honestly, it doesn't  amount to a hill of beans unless we take action.In today’s episode we’re going to go over some ways you can create a practical plan and find the motivation in taking those first reluctant steps towards healthy, balanced living.SHOW NOTES: Patreon Perk: FreebieDigital Download: Snag itNewsletter: Sign UpWebsite: crystalmclaincreative.comMembership: ExploreInstagram: @crystalmclaincreativeSupport My Work: PayPalBuzzsprout: Check it outSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
One of the secrets to having a kick-ass life full of authentic self care practices is having purpose and meaning. In today's episode we'll learn how to find a direction in life that makes your heart zing. SHOW NOTES:Patreon Perk: FreebieDigital Download: Snag itNewsletter: Sign UpWebsite: crystalmclaincreative.comMembership: ExploreInstagram: @crystalmclaincreativeSupport My Work: PayPalBuzzsprout: Check it outSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
The word ‘trigger’ has gotten a bad wrap. We have a tendency to solely identify them as the things that make us spiral into anxiety, depression, or dive head-first into some pretty unhealthy coping devices. But triggers can be so much more than that.In today’s podcast we’re going to learn a little bit about what triggers actually are and how you can use their powers for good instead of evil.SHOW NOTES:Patreon Perk: FreebieDigital Download: Snag itNewsletter: Sign UpWebsite: crystalmclaincreative.comMembership: ExploreInstagram: @crystalmclaincreativeSupport My Work: PayPalBuzzsprout: Check it outSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
The difference between being a badass self-care warrior and, well, not, may be as simple as tweaking your language a bit. In today’s podcast we’re going to learn about the power of language, and explore ways you can turn self-sabotage into self-empowerment.Snag the digital download HERE. SHOW NOTES: Patreon Perk: FreebieDigital Download: Snag itNewsletter: Sign Up Website: crystalmclaincreative.com Membership: Explore Instagram: @crystalmclaincreative Support My Work: PayPal Buzzsprout: Check it outSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
The self is a pretty complex thing. But, since we’re in the business of self-care over here, it only makes sense that we’d learn how to identify it.Right? Right.DISCOVER MORE: Download: Making Sense of Self Care Website: crystalmclaincreative.com Instagram: @crystalmclaincreative Newsletter: Sign Up Support: Patreon Buzzsprout: Check it out!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
It's time to find freedom in your mind, body and mother-lovin' soul, and unlock the barriers that keep you from living a healthy, balanced life. Welcome to the podcast, Unlocking Wellness! I'm Crystal McLain, Licensed Clinical Massage Therapist, Self-Care Coach, Artist, and creator of Crystal McLain Creative, and I'm exploring ways to create Self-Care Independence, because there's nothing more liberating than mind-body wellness.So, in this introductory podcast I’m going to talk a bit about my theories for practical, and sustainable self-care practices. How we discover, maintain, and (dare I say it) enjoy  truly authentic and therapeutic self-care is by using these things I’m calling The 5 Keys to Self-Care Independence. These puppies unlock your mojo so you can approach your wellness like a mother-lovin' boss. SHOW NOTES: Learn more about Self Care IndependenceWebsite: crystalmclaincreative.comMemberships: Sign UpNewsletter: Sign UpInstagram: @crystalmclaincreativeSupport My Mission: PayPalSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/crystalmclaincreative?fan_landing=true)
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