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  • Maybe I Don’t Know

    Written by: Emily Blair, Director of Operations Image source Riding home on the L from my karate class this week, Jon Bellion’s song “Maybe IDK” came on shuffle.  The song states a variety of “I wonder why statements…”. Here are some that Bellion mentions in the song: I wonder why I say yes to everyone […]
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  • Soften My Brow

    Written by: Madeline McCallum, contributing writer and blogger at http://madelinesmusing.blogspot.com/?m=1 To be quite honest, lately I have had absolutely no clue how to practice self-compassion. I have felt like a train hurtling forward into infinity, with no end-point in sight and no time to look out the window. How could I nurture myself when I needed […]
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  • Leaning on Spirituality in Recovery

    Written by: Morgan Blair, Founder and Creative Director of Unpolished Journey I have been asked on more than one occasion what helps to motivate me in my eating disorder recovery journey. Each time I respond without a breath: “My spirituality.”  The response is a reflex at this point, as well known and comfortable as the […]
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  • 10 Things I’ve Learned in Recovery

    I wake up in the morning and place my feet on the cozy carpet of my room, I stretch my arms high into the chilled air-conditioned air, and I breathe. I just breathe.  I breathe deep and full and strongly just to, once again, be amazed with the power of my lungs. It’s normal now, […]
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  • Yin and Yang

    As I was scrolling through my Facebook feed this week, I came across yet another post of someone lost to an eating disorder. A sad truth when you have a history inside treatment centers is that you get to meet, connect, and love many individuals who struggle with the same life threatening disease as you. […]
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  • Being Present

    I spent the last four weeks in arguably the weirdest country in the world.  Let’s preface by saying, I have been a lot of places, seen a lot of cultures, tasted a lot of strange food, but nothing quite compares to the Mongolians. From watching five-year-old boys race horses through the countryside to eating goat […]
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