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  • I Ain’t Afraid of No Fear

    Written by: Gracie Mayer, contributing writer  I like to keep it real with myself.  I like to give myself mini check-ins to remind myself that I need to chase goals that bring my soul joy instead of buying whatever society is selling, dictating what I’m “supposed” to do.  I like to ask myself a mini-20 […]
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  • The Monster Under Your Bed

    Written by: Madeline McCallum, contributing writer and blogger at http://madelinesmusing.blogspot.com/?m=1 I’ve always had a complicated relationship with fear. On one hand, fear can be a great motivator for an ambitious, strong-willed person like me who is quick to a challenge in the name of self-improvement. Am I scared of it? Then that means I am going […]
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  • The Power of Sharing Your Story

    Written by: Taylor Waidanz, a friend of those here at Unpolished and a fellow warrior For those of you who know me it is very unlikely that you know my story. For those of you that don’t know me it is even less likely that you know my story. Yet whichever category you fall into, it […]
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  • Relapse and Road Head

    Written by: Ana Mai Luckett. This post was originally published on Ana’s blog, Tales from Brain Rehab. Check it out to see read more of her story! One of my favorite things to do when I’m really depressed is google depression. I’ve spent days watching sometimes inspirational, sometimes incredibly sad TED talks, or heart felt […]
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  • The Road to Recovery from Anorexia is Not a Straight Path

    Written by Morya Gorsky, a mother of a daughter recovering from anorexia. This post was originally published on Moyra’s blog, Gorski Wellness. Check it out and see what other amazing transformations her and her daughter are up to! Two and a half years ago my daughter started to make some changes in her eating so […]
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  • For the Doctor’s Office

    Performance by: Emily Creek (Check out Emily’s Vimeo account for more of her work.) “Gratitude is a lesson I don’t have a grasp on yet. Reflecting on this past year of SO much growth and love was sharply contrasted by the past three months of pain and confusion. For me, words seemed to fail. I […]
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