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  • Recovery Diary 09/16/18

    When I was in Costa Rica in February, everyone gathered on the beach with drums and ribbons to dance, howl, and sing as the sun set. There was a loud roar from the entire crowd when the sun made its final descent along the horizon. When the party slowly faded and the sky turned from […]
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  • Silence

    Written by: Morgan, Founder and Creative Director Silence. It can be found in the noisiest of places. The deafening places where you don’t know if it’s the music or simply your mind exploding inside your head. Silence is a state of mind. It’s when all your thoughts, feelings, emotions, plans, and words somehow get sucked […]
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  • Honestly, How are you?

    Written by: Gracie Mayer, Facebook Manager and Contributing Writer of Unpolished Journey “How are you?’ “I’m Great!!” “How is your job?” “Fantastic!” “How is your family?” “Everyone is smiling, succeeding and our fence is the whitest it has ever been!” How are you really? How are you when you are alone? How are you when […]
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  • My Recovery Story

    Written by: Brianna Whitbread My story- Hi, my name is Bri. I am 18 years old and have been fighting mental illness for 5 years. This has included self injury, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and post traumatic stress disorder. The first time I was hospitalized, I did everything I could to be able to leave. […]
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  • Brandy’s #imnotsorry Story

    Brandy Oswald is a Body Positive Activist, Writer, and Entrepreneur. She is the Founder of Body Love Tribe, an organization that empowers women to create more loving relationships to their bodies through letting go, feeling good, and having fun. Her written work has been featured on Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen, Bad Yogi, and more. She has […]
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  • Molly’s #imnotsorry Story

      Written by: Molly who is a mental health advocate, traveler, and blogger (http://fullofpep.tumblr.com/mymentalhealth).  Unpolished Journey is blessed to have connected with her and have her contribute to our #imnotsorry campaign. I’m not sorry to break it to you, but running away from your eating disorder won’t work. I’m in India in this photo, in […]
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