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"transformations I experienced through Optimyzed Brain, that helped me effectively create 25% more hours each day...finally broke my vicious cycle and started sleeping 8 hours a night."

Crystal Wong Kruger, CEO @ LIOHAN 

former Sales Director @ SOTI  

Where she was... 

I’ve been trying to juggle my business while parenting. I felt like I was always “trying”. Trying to work on the business, trying to be there for my family, trying to maintain a home (barely).

Even while raising 3 young kids and manifesting a massive vision, I’m also co-authoring a book; teaching music and technology at our children’s Montessori; mentoring some post-secondary students; volunteering my time to develop and maintain an app for our school; all while also cooking a few meals from scratch every week!

And yes with so much going on, I did feel like I was always falling behind, never focused on one thing at a time, constantly too tired to just get my work done, rarely having time for any genuine rest. It’s a perpetual cycle. I was so numb from exhaustion that I could no longer feel how tired I was! 

As a start-up entrepreneur, my task list is endless. Being too exhausted to think clearly meant my work kept piling up while anxiety and self-blame piled on. Piled up work meant less time to sleep. Sleep deprivation meant I was constantly in zombie mode, too tired to even recognize what “tired” felt like.

When my brain health is poor it impacts my mood and mindset, which makes me second guess all my decisions, which makes me fearful of taking any actions. 

More than learning, I needed to adopt the habits and actions to pull me out of the endless cycle of unproductivity I’ve been in. I’ve consumed countless books and expert material on these subjects and yet I was still stuck. More descriptive than prescriptive, I needed something more that could reach out through the pages and pull me out of my lifelong patterns.

I couldn’t rely on my brain alone - as is - to fix itself. I needed outside help.

Where she is now. 

Before, I felt like I was working every waking moment, seven days a week, aside from the time needed to do the most basic parenting and household chores. I was constantly apologizing for rescheduling my parent-child date nights. Now, I spend most evenings and weekends with my family. I’ve prioritized taking breaks for myself during working hours as well.

Optimyzed Brain jam-packs many mind-blowing (and naturally mind-altering) tools and techniques. By doing little things that make an enormous difference in brain performance, I was able to gain awareness of how unproductive I had been when slogging through my days.

I've gained a lot more clarity in what to do "now and next" with much less anxiety over trying to accomplish way too much over a short period of time. With enhanced mental clarity, I’ve reduced time lost to second-guessing myself and hence my workload.

My pre- and post-Optimyzed Brain self-assessments showed I experienced a 125% increase in being able to make decisions with clarity and certainty. That’s one of the many things I loved about this program. It’s a well-designed system and process that not only guided me towards my better, higher-performing self but also helped me keep track of my quantifiable progress along the way.


One of the core teachings in Optimyzed Brain is how our physiology (body) impacts our brain. All the physiological changes I experienced helped me think more clearly and hence much more efficiently. 

I've read about how to better “fuel your brain” before but the words and insights through Optimyzed Brain just really stuck. As I developed my skills and habits to become evermore “brain-food conscious”, it was no longer a mystery why I’d feel sluggish after eating something I shouldn’t have. The simple food hacks that can be integrated into any type of diet gave me the kickstart that I needed and I now appreciate the science behind how and why it matters to prioritize brain nutrition.


I had long understood that I needed to rejig my days to create more time for uninterrupted work. However, obvious habits aren’t always the easiest to implement and I think that’s where the Optimyzed Brain magic lies. The system not only coached me on how to schedule my days but also gave me easy hacks to focus my attention. The result is that my concentration “spans” increased from 30 minutes to 90 minutes - a three-fold increase. These longer periods of concentration mean I’m able to work while being fully present, without the nagging voice inside my head that doubts every decision or distracts me with all the other things I must get done. 


I now prioritize getting 8 hours of sleep a night. I went from struggling through days on sub-6 hours sleep (believing I was great and on top of things!) to be finely attuned to the negative impacts of even just 30 minutes less sleep than I needed. This was the game changer. Now that my brain is starting to get the nightly sleep it needs, I know everything else will fall into place.


With a well-rested and restored mind, I now have the intrinsic motivation and self-control to do what I say I’ll do when I say I’ll do it. Decisions and actions now flow faster than before. For example, today, I realized I had collapsed a routine I’ve been doing 3 x per week over the last several months from 2 hours to 1 hour! With no stress! It actually felt like I had used more time even though I had used half the time. For the first time in months, I was able to finish my work and have an entire Sunday afternoon “off” - totally guilt-free - to hang out with my family. 

"Everything Portia designed and engineered comes from such a deep place of generosity and expertise. The access to her one-on-one coaching alone is worth the price of admission. She will become your greatest ally and cheerleader as you make the impossible possible." -Crystal

And for all this, I must say: Thank you Portia for everything!! She’s everything those other celebrity coaches are with that extra relatable experience in the startup world. So to me, Optimyzed Brain checked off all the points other programs offered while also adding crucial elements that related to who I am as a person. I am so excited and committed to becoming yet another brilliant example of what your Optimyzed Brain can do to transform people like me. 

Customer Testimonials. As with any self-growth program, your results may vary from these customer testimonials.  The testimonials used are of actual clients and of the results they personally achieved. They are not intended to represent or guarantee that current or future clients will achieve the same or similar results. Your results will be based on many variables, such as your level of effort, personal qualities, knowledge, skills, and a range of other biological factors. Since these factors differ for each individual, we cannot guarantee your success, or results nor are we responsible for your success or failure. Optimyzed Brain is not an overnight transformation. It takes time, effort, and dedication to optimize your brain and while we - and the customers shown - believe Optimyzed Brain gives you incredible and comprehensive guidance, ultimately, you do have to take action.

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