Refusing to Cry
or The Things Everyone Knew
Episode 121 of The Path to Authenticity features Alisha Crossley. Alisha is a podcaster, photographer, and writer living in Birmingham, Alabama. Her podcast, Imperfectly Polished, offers support for female entrepreneurs. In part two of conversation, Alisha discusses her childhood and the challenges she faced. Having grown up with a mother who struggled with addiction, Alisha asked about my experience with finding recovery. So, there’s a lot of my story in this episode. Enjoy, and be nice. -tg
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