Musings — self love

How pushing myself to the emotional maximum almost cost me my full sanity

Posted by Alicia Williams on

We are all brainwashed by a multitude of things. Capitalism, "Push-through it" culture, "it's not that bad" culture, that "someone has it worse than you, so you should suck it up" culture, and so much more.  I personally am brainwashed by all of those above and maybe even a few more.  I'm also brainwashed by the toxic notion that having bipolar disorder is some of the worse shit in the world to have. Like, no doubt, I'm not playing, I really believe it sometimes.  It's probably why for years I play this game of stop and start with my medications...

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How shadow work revealed my fear of commitment

Posted by Alicia Williams on

I'll be the first to tell you that I am on a journey of becoming healthy, happy and WHOLE. I often find it disturbing when others say they are seeking their "better half"so that they could finally be the person they know they are meant to be.. For me, you should become that person before you meet your life partner, because then you become an enhanced version of your already comfortable greater self.  In order to be that whole being, I know that I have to be able to travel within the shadows and take a close look at the woman...

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