Meet Crystal Egger, a Frequent Guest of OHI!
“When I was just 22 years old, my mother-in-law gifted me a week’s stay at OHI,” said Crystal. “She came here a few times, and believed in the program so much that she wanted to share the experience with her family. Talk about the gift of health!”
Crystal Egger is 41 years old, working as a meteorologist doing weather and climate consulting for national and global business, as well as on-air broadcasting at NBC San Diego. “I’m pretty sure I had a Taco Bell burrito and large coke before arriving for my first visit,” she laughed. “I was straight out of college, and my diet consisted of too much fast food, caffeine and weekend party binges. I had no idea what to expect at OHI, but I went in with an open mind and a willingness to try everything, even the dreaded colonics and enemas. After 4 rough days of detox, I began to fall in love with the way I felt. It was as if all my energy was fully surfacing for the first time in years! My eyes were a brighter white, my skin was glowing, my anxiety was gone, and I had an indescribable enthusiasm for life. I remember calling my mom on the drive home from OHI, and talking her head off! She was like, ‘okay slow down honey…’ I wanted to spread the news with everyone I loved!”
Crystal had such a life-changing experience the first time, she has since returned six times. “The quest for optimum health keeps me coming back,” said Crystal. “Each visit I learn something new from the program, from the teachers, and from the people I meet. I look at my time at OHI as an opportunity to tap into my higher self.”
Crystal LOVES the OHI classes. “The Body-Mind Connection class was invaluable. It really helped me connect with myself emotionally and spiritually in a deep way. I also was profoundly changed by the Emotional Detoxification class, where we were asked to focus on someone we need to forgive in order to experience complete spiritual healing.
Since I lost my father to alcoholism when I was just 17, he was the first person that came to mind. All these years I didn’t realize how much anger and sadness I held onto. I didn’t understand how my dad couldn’t change his drinking habits for the sake of his family, especially his three children who he loved dearly. During that evening class while I listened to the teacher guide us through a forgiveness meditation, tears streamed down my cheeks and I felt a tremendous release through my chest. By removing stored trauma and negative emotions, I was able to create room to add joy, love, trust and kindness.”
Crystal made an effort to “let go” of something else in order to make another personal breakthrough. “I would have to say that removing negative thought patterns has made a tremendous impact on my life,” she said. “While you can’t eliminate negative thoughts, you can learn to recognize them through practices like meditation and yoga. By monitoring, confronting, and rethinking those thoughts, you can change them to more nurturing, positive, and empowering ways to view your life. It’s something I wish I knew in my 20s!”
Crystal tells everyone she knows about OHI. “If I hadn’t been gifted that first week at OHI by my mother-in-law, I don’t think my overall well-being would be the way it is today. I look forward to the day I can give this gift of health to my own daughters.”
We are happy to have you back any time, Crystal!
In these uncertain times, look to OHI as your safe haven. As we celebrate 43 years of holistic healing, we can teach you how achieve your mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual goals for optimal health. Stay safe, and be well. Above all, embrace positivity!