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  • Recovery Diary 08/30/18

    Dragonfly miracles The fan buzzes to my left like a powerful and entrancing dragonfly. I used to be mesmerized by dragonflies and in some ways I still am. Three summers ago I went back to treatment. I had to stay in these supportive living apartments for people with eating disorders and mood problems. On my […]
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  • Self Compassion in Real Life

    Written by: Morgan, Founder of Unpolished My alarm goes off. It’s 10pm and I have to leave for my overnight shift in 15 minutes. My body is sore from exhaustion and my head is pounding because I didn’t drink enough water throughout the day. It’s hard to keep track of the basics. Sleep. Water. Food […]
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  • Free Refills Unavailable

    Written by: Florence Taglight, contributing writer for Unpolished Journey and blogger at findingflo.co.uk Free refills unavailable. Unlike most places in America, here in the U.K we don’t get free refills at restaurants, so once you’ve drunk your drink, you’re done and either order another, or perhaps switch it up to water.  Needless to say on […]
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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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  • 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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  • How to Change the Way we Look

      Fridays are by far my favorite day of the week.  Ever since my freshman year of college I have made a point to keep my day free of classes and because of this it has evolved into my day of rest. Everyone needs one, a day during the week that feels lighter than all […]
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