Author Archives: Crystal Veness

Crystal Veness

About Crystal Veness

Crystal Veness is an adventurer, entrepreneur, and co-founder of Reset Retreat, a luxury women’s retreat, with a focus on resetting your path through wellness, adventure, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. She looks at every day as an opportunity to try something new, learn from others, and share the inspiration she has found through traveling.

The YES Challenge

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON #LOVETHEJOURNEY. “Yes” and “no” are two of the most powerful words in the English language. They’re strong. They’re absolute. These are the words that decide how we experience every day of our life. YES. Look at that magnificient word. Short. Sexy. Straight to the point. Yes speaks to...

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6 things to bring on a life-changing journey

With Reset Retreat coming up this September 15-18 in the beautiful rolling hills of Texas, we thought we’d put together a guide for our guests and for anyone that might be considering going on an adventure that might change your life. You might think that changing your life requires a...

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What does seven days off the grid look like?

What would it be like to disconnect completely for seven days? Does that prospect scare you? It has been seven days since I last opened my laptop. Seven days since I have looked at Facebook. Since I have sent a Snapchat. Received a text message. Wrote an e-mail. Heard the...

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Inspiration for the perfect Mother’s Day gift!

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and I think we all have the same thing on our mind. How do you show that incredible woman in your life – your mother, your partner, your wife, your friend – that you love and appreciate her? It’s a challenge. Gifts for people you...

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Finding your bliss

Do you know that feeling? That sense of pure joy. Fearlessness. An inexplicable connection to the universe- as kooky as that sounds. Complete lack of judgment of yourself and others. Absolute freedom.            noun      1. Supreme happiness; utter joy or contentment. Do you know...

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I am at peace.

This morning, I woke up in paradise. In a bed that felt like it was made of clouds, in a villa that looks like it belongs in a romance novel. When I crawled out of that white, fluffy paradise this morning to get to ‘work’, I didn’t expect to have...

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Putting ‘living in the moment’ into practice

I live in a perfect world. I was just approached to star opposite a sexy A-list celebrity in a blockbuster film. My business projects are so immensely successful that I never look at my bank balance. The gorgeous man of my dreams just made an earth-shatteringly romantic gesture to profess...

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What it’s like to RESET your life

What is Reset Retreat? The answer to this question often describes a women’s wellness and adventure retreat with a focus on personal growth. I’d like to go deeper here. Reset Retreat is not simply a wellness retreat, or a yoga retreat, or a place to go to relax and rejuvenate....

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The Hard Choices: My Story of Divorce

This is something I’ve wanted to write about for several months, but have been putting off out of fear. I was afraid of being judged by friends, family, and total strangers. Today, I feel ready to share. I walked away from my marriage six months ago. It wasn’t a bad...

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Getting the most out of solo trips

Originally Published by Create Trips. CreateTrips is a mobile travel app available for iPhone. It’s about exploring the world offline and has the world’s largest library of unique mobile guides created by travellers. When was the last time you took yourself out of your comfort zone? Threw yourself to the wolves?...

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