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  • Self-Expression: A Tool for Communicating Your Emotions

    Written by: Natalie Dormady, contributing writer.  Follow more of her story on her Instagram, @littlearthlings.   “What does your life look like with an eating disorder? Now, what would your life look like without it?” I was completing an outpatient program when my therapist asked me this question. I sat there, staring at the ground, […]
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  • A Grateful Heart

    Written by: Marcela Sabía, contributing writer.  Follow more of her journey at marcelailustra.com, or on her Instagram, @marcelailustra. The other day I posted on my Instagram story, welcoming hundreds of new followers. I was moved and inspired. Three years ago I had less than 1,000 followers and was starting over in nearly every area of […]
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  • Staring at the Sidewalk

    Written by: Morgan Blair, founder and creative director of Unpolished Journey It’s cold outside. Everyone and their brother could agree with that. It hurts to breathe, like a million needles being stuck into the pores on my cheeks. I try holding my breath, but the air sends me into a whirlwind of dizzy thoughts and […]
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  • “The Flesh is the Surface of the Unknown”

    Written by: Florence Taglight, contributing writer for Unpolished Journey and blogger at findingflo.co.uk When an Artist starts a new artwork, they don’t start by imitating one they have already seen, one done by Hockney or Rothko. When Musicians write a new song they don’t use the lyrics to other songs, or the same beat as […]
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