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  • Self Acceptance: A Stepping Stone Toward Self-Love

    Words by: Zoe Spiers. Follow more of her journey on her Instagram, @boporecoverywarrior.    One of the best things that can happen to someone is when they stumble across the body positive and anti-diet community. This is a community where societal pressures to be a particular kind of ‘beautiful’ are eradicated and a spectrum of all kinds […]
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  • Recovery Diary 01/11/19

    Sometimes life takes you in its grips, twirls you around, and leaves you dazed and confused about what day, time, or month you are living in. I haven’t written consistently in two months or so, and I feel this intense loosening of my spirit. Disconnection has become a consistent friend. My legs feel as if […]
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  • Recovery Diary 08/26/18

    Classical music in the early mornings is not a foreign concept. It feels repetitive; meditative. It puts me in a trance able to ease racing thoughts and any bodily discomfort. Mornings are a time of reflection to sit and think, think, and think some more. Mornings are sacred. Mornings consist of mediation, reading, writing, and […]
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  • Why I am Thankful for My Eating Disorder

    Written by: Morgan Blair, founder and creative director of Unpolished Journey In honor of NEDA Awareness Week 2018 and all those battling eating disorders. Let’s turn the tables for a second. Take a positive outlook on the insidious diseases that eating disorders are. In AA they have a saying that eventually those who struggle get […]
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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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  • Brave Enough

    Written by: Gracie Mayer, Contributing Writer and Facebook Manager at Unpolished Journey Just yesterday my friend sent me a message with a quote: “I realized that if I was brave enough to feel my pain, then I was brave enough to do something with my pain–this was the moment I became a badass”. My reasons […]
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