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Transforming Through Travel: Crunch's Gritty & Glorious Adventures Through 50 Countries

January 04, 2024 Danielle Nicole La Rose Episode 27
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Transforming Through Travel: Crunch's Gritty & Glorious Adventures Through 50 Countries
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Have you ever felt the irresistible urge to shake up your life, to pack a bag and step boldly into uncharted territory? Crunch, a globetrotting powerhouse who turned her passion for travel into a lifestyle, joins us to share the gritty and the glorious of her adventures through more than 50 countries. Together, we unpack how venturing into the unknown can be a profound way to confront life's transitions—be it a breakup, career shift, or a search for deeper meaning.

Crunch opens up about pivotal moments that reshaped her perspective, like the stressful experience of being stranded without an identity on a remote island. By the end of our discussion, we're not just talking about travel anymore—we're talking about a transformative journey that redefines what it means to live authentically and embrace our full potential.

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Crunch:

This is the one life that we have control over, right? So do you want to be living your life according to somebody else's expectations and somebody else's opinions and somebody else's ideas about what you should be doing, or do you wanna do something that you want to do?

Danielle La Rose:

When I got this bio in saying everything that our guest today is all about, I was like, yes, girl, we need this in our lives. I wanna hear all the things. So selfishly, this podcast interview is for me because I wanna know all about our guest today and everything she's about, everything she has to share, and you guys are in for a special treat, so thank you for being here. I'm gonna introduce her real quick, but then I'm gonna really just let her go because she's got some juicy stuff to share with us today. So today we are welcoming Crunch to the podcast and her mission is to support folks, particularly women, who are going through a big life transition Breakout, divorce, career change, kids flying the nets, you know those kinds of things to connect with their deep inner self and desires through the vessel of transformational travel. I feel like I need to take a pause there. Like transformational travel I've never heard it put that way. That is fabulous, all right, and, having lived me in dramatic life lifestyle for the past 10 years and traveled over 50 countries, crunch has experienced, and still has experienced the power of travel and creating transformation in her life and she wants to be able to share the magic of travel with others and she has her highly customized GPS program, which I'm gonna dig into, and she enables and empowers people to take the next steps to living their best lives. Yes, girl Crunch, welcome to the podcast. How are you?

Crunch:

Thank you so much for having me. I'm super excited to be on the show and to share all this juicy goodness with your audience.

Danielle La Rose:

Yay, okay, so let's just I need to know what. When you hear the words cause you wrote them when you say transformational travel, what does that mean to you?

Crunch:

Transformational travel. So I think that travel has the power to change people's lives and I'm not even kidding about that Like, if you allow it to, travel can change your life lives in profound and unimaginable ways. You just have to be open and willing to receive that change that it can provide to you. And, as somebody like you mentioned in my bio, I've been traveling nomadically for the last 10 years of my life, pretty much full time and almost always alone. I've experienced a magic of travel over and over and over again, and it is just a magical space for me. When I travel Like I get to meet new people, learn about new cultures, immerse myself in new places, change how I think about things, interact with people with a completely different perspective on life. It just is such a huge space for just changing who you are as a human being, like today. The person that I am is a person that I could not have imagined if I hadn't been traveling. For the last 10 years, I've become so much more confident, so much more self trusting, so much more full of belief in my abilities and my capabilities, and that's something that I couldn't have given myself without traveling. So travel changes your life. So that's what transformational travel is about. But you're obviously not maybe gonna get that from being on vacation at a resort in Cancun, for example, because that's a very different sort of travel. Like it has its purpose and it has its value, but it's not the same kind of travel that pushes you outside of your comfort zone. It pushes you to examine your preconceived notions, your stereotypes, to break boundaries and just get into a new space completely. So that's kind of what I mean when I say transformational travels.

Danielle La Rose:

It is so good, I love it. Okay, so you mentioned going to the resort. That's a different and that has its purpose. But some of these other opportunities to go to shift your mind, to learn new things and things like that, Tell us, because when you were saying that, I was like, okay, I need to know what is your top experience that you have had in the past 10 years where it was the most transformational travel ever, Like it was the one that changed a lot for you. Do you have one of those?

Crunch:

I have one. We have for me to pick just one, but I think I'm gonna go ahead and say that the experience that I had while traveling that has probably changed my life the most is probably something that I didn't even plan for or that I couldn't have foreseen. It was in 2015,. I believe it was that I was traveling in the Dominican Republic and I was robbed. All of my things were stolen, like they just took everything, like my clothes, my shoes, all of my stuff, including my passport, credit cards and all of the cash that I had. So that was a pretty horrifying experience and I don't know if you know about the Dominican Republic, but it's on an island, right, like it's part of, it's one half of an island in the Caribbean, and because it's an island and it's very small, there's no way off the island unless you're flying or like on a boat, right, and to do either of those things like you need a passport and since my passport had been stolen, I had no way off the island or like to leave the Dominican Republic, and I'm originally from Singapore and I hold a Singaporean passport. Singapore is a very small country as well, and Singapore does not have an embassy or a consulate in the Dominican Republic, so there was no way for me to get like replacement travel papers to leave the country or to like return to Singapore to get a new passport. So I was pretty much just stuck and, of course, like with no way to get cash because they needed to see ID, at the point of like withdrawing cash because I didn't have cards or anything. So to get like money transferred to my name like I didn't have proof of identification, so like that was a challenge as well. So like it was just everything was awful and I was going through like a personal issue at the same time, so everything just fell apart all at the same time. It was horrifying, it was terrible. It was a very bleak period of like my life. I spent about 10 days in the Dominican Republic without my passport and with no real concept of what I was gonna do, because there's literally like nothing that you can do as a person with no identification. Right, like it's something that maybe most people don't think about or like hope they will never encounter, but I love that. It was something that I had to face and in the end, it turns out like there's a happy ending to the story, like I got my passport back, but what that experience taught me is that, I mean, I had to do all kinds of things that I would never have imagined. You know, like I went on national TV in the Dominican Republic to make a public appeal for my passport, you know, and then, like I had to navigate all of the bureaucracy, talking to police men and police women and, like you know, investigators who weren't particularly helpful, and everything was happening in Spanish, which I speak, but it's not my like, I'm not, I wasn't super fluent in it at that time and it was, you know like, not my first language. So I was like, oh, I don't know the words for this. Like this is just so hard, on top of the stress of just being a person with no identification, right Like in a world where, you know, like, these are important things to not have any kind of like idea was terrifying, and you know the officials presented me with the option of, like, voluntary deportation or, you know, being or staying in the Dominican Republic for five years and marrying a local resident or local citizen, so that I could get citizenship through marriage or something like that and I was just like these are the worst options ever. But where I'm going with all of this is that this experience really transformed me, because I had nobody else to depend on but myself. It was just me right, like I didn't know anybody there. I had to figure things out on my own. Like it was just all me right. Like if I was getting off this island, it was gonna be because of what I did. Right, like, whether that is approaching people for help or asking people like can I, you know, share my story? Or like is there something that I can do? Or like what can I do? You know, just trying all of my options and, you know, just taking care of myself. Of course, I received help from people there who were very kind and generous. But you know, like, coming out of that experience after I got my passport but it was kind of like, you know, I've lived through this extremely terrifying and traumatic experience for me personally and I'm on the other side Like there's literally nothing I can't do. Like if I wanna ask my boss for a raise, big fricking deal. Like I've navigated this very extreme situation. I've got confidence for days. You know, like I can handle whatever life has to throw at me, because I know that I've got myself out of one type situation I'm gonna get myself out of any other type situation I find myself in. You know, like it just gives you that kind of unshakable trust and confidence. And you know, bearing to like carry yourself through the world that is ultimately designed to like break you down and like destroy your self-confidence, and you know, make sure you don't ever stand up again right, like I feel like that's what our world is designed to do and to have that kind of like inner peace and inner confidence and calm. And you know, just being unshakable in my belief that I'm gonna be okay, no matter what is something that I don't think I can recreate in any other situation, or it would be very difficult for me to recreate it for myself without having gone through that you know?

Danielle La Rose:

Yeah, I was just about to say so.

Crunch:

It's a very long story, but no, it's perfect.

Danielle La Rose:

I was literally just about to say so. Essentially, what Crunch is telling us is we need to go to an island and lose all of our stuff and have to figure out how to get off the island in order to build our confidence. The whole time you're telling that story, you know, I just kept thinking oh my gosh, what would I do? What would I do? First of all, I feel like I would just cry for a long time and like freak out. But like you said, you know you have to. I did. I cried a lot. Wait our feelings are valid, and that's okay, yes, so we could cry a lot, but then after we cry, we get to say, uh-uh, we're gonna figure this out and you got off the island, you made it and now it's a fabulous story that you get to share with everyone. But it also reminds us that you know, like you said, everything is so attached to our identity, right, attached to our passport, attached to right. We have to have these things in order to even go certain places. So you were literally just a human, just in this space and without options, and you figured out options, and so it's just a testament to you know, we don't give ourselves as humans enough credit that we are strong, we are smart, we are powerful, we can figure things out. You know, there are times where, throughout the day, you know, you think something is so challenging, right, like, oh, there's traffic and oh my gosh, this is the worst, I'm five minutes late, you know. And then you can think of crunch and just sitting on an island not knowing how she's gonna leave, and be like, okay, if she can do that, I can deal with being five minutes late, it's not a big deal you know, so I just love that so much. Now I need to know how you got here, though, because you're telling us you know you've been to 50 countries and it's been 10 years and you do all these cool things and you know how to get off of islands without a passport. But was this always your thing? Were you always like you know what I'm going to live this life and this is what I want. Or how did you get to start doing this? What inspired it?

Crunch:

So that's a good question. I would say that when I was a child, I was very shy, I was very timid. I was the kid who was always hiding behind my mother's skirts. You know like I wasn't the outgoing extroverted like life of the party. I was always just like hiding in a corner because I was just really afraid. I was like life or having to talk to anybody. You know like it was my biggest fear at that time, when I was growing up, to have to say more than three words to an uncle or something. You know like I was just terrified of adults or like people. You know so. But then I am not sure how that changed. I think I just kind of like grew up and realized that there were other things in the world that I wanted to do and I would have to like get over myself to do them right. And so I'm from Singapore. Singapore is a very small country and, you know, to me the world had always just held a lot of allure and attraction in terms of like, oh my God, it's so big, there's so much more to see and to discover and to learn outside of. You know this country that I was born in, right?

Danielle La Rose:

And Singapore is great.

Crunch:

Like I had a lot of opportunities to travel when I was a kid with my family and stuff. But like you know, it's a different kind of travel right, like traveling with your family. It's completely different. So I was kind of determined that I wanted to see the world and I think I was also trying to escape a little bit right Like from the confines of my very traditional upbringing right. My parents are quite conservative, they're quite traditional, like they don't think that women should be traveling on their own right. So you know, like they had all these ideas and I felt like they. And you know, my life in Singapore is kind of outlined from the time that you were born. The path is kind of laid out and it's very straightforward for most people. It's kind of like you're born, you go to school, you get a job, you get married, you have kids, you work till you're 65, you retire and hopefully have enough money to, you know, spend some time with your like grandchildren, and then you die right. So like that's the life trajectory that's been mapped out for most people in Singapore and most people don't leave that path right. But for me, like I was looking around like as I was growing up, like I was looking around and seeing that a lot of people looked really unhappy. People were complaining all the time they were not thrilled about the two weeks of vacation that they had every year, right, like they were miserable in their jobs. And I was just kind of like you know what, if everybody's so miserable doing this, why do I have to choose that? Right, like I want to see the world, maybe I'll go see the world and then, like we'll see what happens after that. So 10 years ago I left Singapore actually almost to the date it's November 21st here in Singapore. I left on a one-way ticket around just about the date to Buenos Aires and it was just about as far away as I could get from Singapore and I just was like, okay, I'm going to go and see what happens, right, so I left and that was the plan to just kind of take things as they came and just remain open to possibilities and opportunities and kind of figure out what I was going to do with myself once I got there, you know, and I just kept going and going until, like, my savings run out. And then I got a job, and then I transitioned to working online, and then I was working online and you know I've been doing that for the last five years as a way to sustain myself and like find my travels. So it's just been like one thing after another, with always just the clear goal of I want to travel and I don't want a life that most people have.

Danielle La Rose:

That is so good and I love that. You say you know you kind of just. It feels like you just kind of followed your heart, like this was your passion, and you were like you know what, you're going to figure it out. I'm going to do a one-way ticket. And then you were like, oh, you know what I should. Savings are gone, let's get a job. You know, and you know so many of us, we do have that idea of like, oh no, like we have that fear mentality of everything's going to go wrong, it's not going to work. I can't do that. And you were the opposite and I don't know what's going to happen. But you know what? Let's take it one day at a time and let's figure it out. And one thing, though, I want to call out, because it's so powerful right, and that's the whole point of this podcast is just seeing how women step into their power in so many different ways, because we are raised in a world where we are told what we should do, how we should look, what life should look like, and you know, and so many women are doing incredible things like you, where they're saying I don't know so much that that's meant for me, I'm meant for more. I'm meant for different, I want to experience different things. But, as you said, you know you did the complete opposite of what your parents would have wanted you to do. Right, like you went and did. You went against the grain. The world told you what to do, your family said what to do and you said no, I'm doing something different. This feels right for me. I feel called to do this. Right, like that's what I want to do. And you did it for any, I guess, for anyone listening who might have that experience, right, they might have family or a spouse or something that's just telling them that's not a good idea. Be afraid of that, don't do that. That's not what you're supposed to do. Like, what would you say to those people who are like, oh, but I feel it in my soul that I'm supposed to do something different?

Crunch:

You should come talk to me and I will be your hype woman. No, but seriously, I don't know that there is anything that you know that I can say that can convince you, if you are not convinced yourself of what you need to be doing in your life. Right, because it's your life. You only have one of it. I mean, like, as far as most of us know, this is the one life that we have control over, right? So do you want to be living your life according to somebody else's expectations and somebody else's opinions and somebody else's ideas about what you should be doing, or do you want to do something that you want to do? Right? And I think that is something that a lot of women especially struggle with. Right Like, because we've been brought up like that. Right Like since the time we were little girls. Right, our parents tell us, like, sit nicely. Like, be nice, play nicely, share, don't stand up for yourself. Like, let your brother have the toy, whatever, right like, and it starts at a very young age, you know so. Like, getting out of that messaging is very difficult, right, but I think if you give yourself space and time to kind of listen to that inner voice, you can Still hear it because it is still within us, right, like a little inner voice of dreams, of Whatever that we had when we children. Right, like whether it was being an astronaut, or being a ballet dancer, or being whatever, doing whatever that these dreams that we had as children, the person who dreamt those dreams is still inside of us, and if we give that person a little bit of space and a little bit of time to come out, I think we can get in touch with them and then we can start making those dreams a reality. And I think that's part of the work that I do today is to support women in creating that space for themselves. Right, and usually it's through travel, but there are other means to tap into that inner voice as well. Right, like, I find that when you travel, you get away from people because you're not taking your entire like Community with you. When you travel, right like, you get away from them, and when you're away from them, you are free to be whoever you want to be. So why not be yourself? Right, and if that self wants to explore Self-sabouncing, or if it wants to take a pottery class, like, maybe back home, if you had ever shared these ideas with your Friends or your partner, your family. They would have been like what you can dance? Like? We've never seen you dance Like why would you take a salsa class? Haha, that's hilarious. What a good joke. Right and like because they say these things. You're just kind of like oh yeah, I don't dance, I can't dance, you know like and you like set yourself out of it, even though there's some tiny part of you that says like, actually, maybe I think this could be fine, you know, but when you're traveling, you're away from all of those things, and then you can go ahead and take that salsa class. And if you meet someone while you're traveling and you say like I'm doing for a salsa class, they're like cool, can I come with you? There's no judgment, there's no, you know, preconceived notions about who you should be or what you should be doing or any of those things. So go ahead and do whatever you Want to do you know, so I Don't know if that answered your question. Yes, I was listen.

Danielle La Rose:

I started out and I was like I don't even know if there's an answer to this question. It just is in my soul right now to say this. And you said I don't know that I can answer that for anyone, and then you went on this and I'm like, yes, you answered it perfectly, and now I'm motivated and inspired. I'm like, yes, girl, and now I want to go take a salsa class and I love dancing, so that's nothing abnormal, but now I want to go solve that. I love it, okay. So, as you mentioned, though, the first thing you said was like well, talk to me, duh. So I want to know more, if you want to just touch on it quickly, about this whole. You said your customized GPS, which stands for guidance and personalized support programs, which is what you do with women specifically. So tell me a little bit more, give us a little of the goods of what that is.

Crunch:

So the GPS program is my signature offer. It's my customized program because I believe that everybody, everybody's journeys are different. So, like, what's the point in me creating something that works for you but not for your friend or for the next person, you know? So I'm all about the customization, right? Like what do you need? What support do you need? You know, like to achieve the goals to create that life that you love living, that's true to you, that's aligned with your values, right, and so I Offer this program, and it is. The duration is flexible, depends on what you want to do, how long you want to work with me, or what you think you might need in terms of support to achieve the goals that you want. Right? So women might come to me at a time when they're kind of like, oh, I'm going through a divorce, or like my divorce has been finalized and now I'm like I Need a change in my life, like I need to get away, I need to like reset. Whatever helped me. Right, because travel is scary, right, like some of the things that you said right earlier, that it's terrifying. People are like it's dangerous, it's unsafe, like you're gonna get raped or killed or murdered or whatever. Like, yes, these are all valid concerns and they are over height. I've been traveling for ten years and I'm still here, you know, and that's not to say that like we should undermine the safety aspect of traveling, but you know, sometimes we just psych ourselves out of doing it because you know we're too scared and we haven't had any experience doing it. Right. So people might come to me and they're like I want to take a trip and, you know, to do something different my life, just to change things up. Right, it could be a one-week trip, it could be a one-month trip. It could be like around the world eat, pray, love. One-year trip. Like, if you have the, the funds for that or the time and space for that, like, do what you need to do. Right, like, everybody's journey is a different, but I'll be there to support you From the beginning. Where we talk about like intentions, like what do you want to get out of this trip? Right, like, what are your hopes for the experiences you're gonna have? You know, what do you want to learn? Where do you want to grow? Where do you want to push the boundaries? Right, like, how do you want to step out of your comfort zone? And in asking you these questions and like discussing these things, we can dig deeper into. You know what's holding you back? Right, like fears that show up when it comes to travel are, I, often fears that we have in other areas of our lives as well. Right, like 10 years ago when I ran away from Singapore. So, on that one-way ticket to to Buenos Aires, it was a form of escapism, like I wasn't ready to to deal with, like stuff that was going on here, you know. So, like I ran away and I wish somebody had like asked me, like what are you writing from? You know, and maybe I would have liked arrived at a different destination or a different kind of place in my life, but those questions were never asked and I had to end up later in my journey. But you know, like we dig deeper into, into setting those intentions about your travel, so that you can craft the perfect that you know for yourself. Right, like whatever that looks like for you, whether you've always had a secret desire to go to Egypt and see the pyramids, or to go to the Amazon and hike and the nature, or if you know, to just go to New York and like live the life of an artist for a month. Whatever your, your special dream is, you know we'll stop making that happen. And then during the trip itself, I offer support, I'm right there with you, like through text or email or, you know, any kind of like on the move kind of support so that if you run into a situation where your past husband's stolen and you're stranded on an island. I can help you out a little bit, you know, like, talk you through that, don't worry, it's going to be fine and tell you like practically like tips or like what you can do. You know, because, having been to over 50 countries, chances that I've experienced most of what most people are going to experience on a standard run of the mill kind of experience, right, and then after that, like, once your trip is over and you've had that incredible transformation or growth or expansion in your life and your person, and you come back. Sometimes that can be quite jarring as well, right, like I don't know if you've taken a big trip and come back. Coming back is almost always the hardest part, because you feel like you've changed and everybody else sees you with the same eyes that they had before you left. Right, so to everybody else, you're still Daniel. You know like you're just the same old person, but you have become a new person. You have a different way of looking at the world, you have different interests, you have different. You know you've unlocked a different side of yourself that other people are not aware of. And if you go back without any concrete plan about, like, am I going to keep this version of me alive. That version of you is just going to disappear again and then you're going to have to like recreate other ways to like bring her back Right. So, like, we talked about all of those things and I support you through that process as well and then you know, if you're happy with that, you can leave it at that, or we can continue, because growth is a journey that never ends right, like we don't stop growing until we start dying Ultimately, and that's what I believe. So you know there's always more room for growth and always more room for discovery, and you know, always on the path towards living a better life, that you love living for yourself.

Danielle La Rose:

Hmm, so good. And I love that, because the whole time I was thinking about GPS. Right, like GPS is going where we want to go, but you don't help people. Just, you know, book the dinner, book the resort, book this. Right, it's not just let's get you there. This is literally a whole transformational lifestyle experience. Right, like you said, transformational travel. Like you are literally taking people and saying, okay, you want to change in your life, right, we're going to do that with this trip, but we're not just going to send you to a place and be like hope it works for you and come back and, yeah, you're going to be a little different. Right, it's. No, let's talk through this. Like you said, you know, running away, or what is your fear? And is this really a legit fear? Is this something else? Or, you know, you're really taking women and saying let's open up our eyes and our experiences and truly get to know who we are and what we really want. Because so many of us don't ask those questions. Right, we're just kind of living and going day by day without asking ourselves is this a life that I want, is this the experience that I want, what do I want and how can I make that happen and you're offering that and saying, hey, we're going to dig in and we're going to make this a whole thing, like, even if you don't go on the whole year, eat pray love, like. When you were talking, I was like this is like eat pray love, just with like coaching and before you go, during and after, and so I just think this is, this is just magical crunch what you're doing it is just so, so, so, so good and so valuable, and I'm so excited for all the women that get to work with you, because it's just amazing.

Crunch:

Okay, I don't want to take out much more of your time because I know we're in two totally different time zones right now.

Danielle La Rose:

Okay, are you ready for a couple of rapid fire? I want to know, like some fun, random facts about you. Are you go with that?

Crunch:

Okay, let's do it.

Danielle La Rose:

Okay, you can only eat one meal for the rest of your life. What do you choose? Rice, rice, okay. What is one movement or exercise that you enjoy doing that makes you feel powerful?

Crunch:

Yoga Good one.

Danielle La Rose:

Next.

Crunch:

Also hiking.

Danielle La Rose:

Oh yeah, yeah, that's good. Okay, so we can hike in yoga at the same time, like one before the other. Obviously, okay, what is a place you have not been to yet that you're really excited to experience soon?

Crunch:

I'm hoping that 2024 is the year that I get to experience the continent of Africa. So I'm interested in going to, like Egypt, to Namibia, to Tanzania, to Kenya and to just kind of like dive into the culture and the traditions and the history and the heritage and all of that over there.

Danielle La Rose:

Oh so good You're speaking to my soul because that's on our list next year. Hopefully we can make it to Africa as well. I need to see my rhino friends. So I love that answer and I'm going to be following your journey. I got to see it all as you go. Okay, who's one powerful woman that has inspired you in your life? Well, that's very difficult for me to answer.

Crunch:

I follow a lot of amazing women. I was not expecting this question and I don't have a good answer.

Danielle La Rose:

That's okay. Oh no, okay. So out of all of the places you've ever been, if you've ever been to Africa, you had to choose one to live in for five years. Where would you choose?

Crunch:

Well, I've already chosen, I guess, like I have my home base currently in Mexico. I've been living there for the last three years and my visa is valid for another two years, I think, so the virtual 2025, using that as my home base while I still simultaneously continue traveling in other parts of the world.

Danielle La Rose:

Okay. So you visited there first and you were like love this place, have to stay.

Crunch:

Not quite. There's a long back story like romance and stuff, romance and break and break ups and all of that, but ultimately it's become my home. So I think that's the most important part, right, that I chose it as my home.

Danielle La Rose:

Yes, yes, I love that, and then we can get longer stories on a future podcast and I'm like I need to hear more about these travel experiences. So good, okay, let's see what is a daily or consistent habit that helps you step more into your confidence and self-love.

Crunch:

Probably writing. I love writing. I write in many different notebooks and journals in my sub-stack and writing has always been my way of processing everything my feelings, my emotions, my thoughts, ideas. Everything comes to me through writing. So I try to do a bit of writing every single day so that I keep that habit alive and to find a way to just make sense of this crazy world that we live in, right.

Danielle La Rose:

Yes, so we all need to do that. So good, okay, writing. Okay, we'll leave it with this one. If there was one powerful piece of advice that you could leave for little girls or women in the world, what would it be?

Crunch:

Don't lose your spark.

Danielle La Rose:

Might drop. That's all we need. Don't lose your spark. So good, oh my gosh. This has been so good. I don't want to let you go because I want to hear all more things, everything that you've been through and everything that you've done. But for people who are listening and they're like, oh my gosh, I need more of her in my life, like how I feel right now. Where would you like them to come hang out with you? Social media website, whatever, where would you like them to go?

Crunch:

So you can check out my website, which is crunchrangenecom that's C-R-U-N-C-H-R-A-N-J-A-N-Icom. I am also on social media like Instagram, facebook, linkedin and Pinterest are where I am active more or less. I post stuff on there. You'll be able to find me. You can always send me a DM and if you connect with me on any of these platforms like do, let me know that you found me through this podcast and I would be super happy to connect. I also write a lot of my ideas and thoughts and thought leadership about different topics kind of as how our lives should be lived, like what we should be doing for ourselves and things like that on my sub-stack and that's at crunchrangenesubstackcom. So feel free to follow along and, yeah, let me know that we got connected through this podcast.

Danielle La Rose:

Yay, awesome. And I will drop all the links in the show notes so people can just click and go, so they don't have to worry about spelling and all the things to make it super simple. And with that crunch, before we say goodbye, is there anything that I did not cover? Where you're like oh, I really wanted to say that that you want to leave us with.

Crunch:

I would just invite anybody who's listening to this podcast to ask yourself what would you do if you weren't afraid, and go do that thing.

Danielle La Rose:

I feel like we could have just had the whole podcast, just that one sentence, and been done with it, because that was so. No, I really love the rest of it, but that was so. That's powerful. With that, my friends, we are going to leave it here because you have gotten so many great nuggets from crunch and now we get to go figure out all those things that we're afraid of and the life that we want to live, and figure out our own GPS, and when we need support, we go to crunch. And so I'm just so thankful for you and for this episode because it is so good. It filled my soul. You are powerful and doing powerful things and helping other women step into their power. So that is magical. This is the world, one trip at a time, my friend. All right, thank you so much for being here at Crunch. I appreciate you. Bye, friend. Thank you so much. No-transcript.

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