In college, I began to utilize high doses of LSD and psilocybin mushrooms to facilitate insight, awareness, and emotional connection. Through these early experiences, I began to understand my own gifts, talents, and beauty. From this understanding, it became clear the issue was not me. Instead, it was the values and principles of our wider culture.
So, in rebellion to the way of normative culture, I pursued an unconventional path, immersing myself in certain reality tunnels to learn how to adapt to new circumstances. To learn what it meant to commit to self-care and mindfulness through adversity.
My early psychedelic use was instrumental in remaining present and grounded amidst the chaos.
It is to these medicines that I owe much of my healing. Without them, I am a fraction of who I've become..