Bad Drawings of My Bad Dreams | Self-Love Sunday #5

https://youtu.be/_8-SoCqplgA Today is Self-Love Sunday, a day that I talk about an issue related to self-growth, positivity or self-love. In this fifth installment, I introduce dream journaling as a way to deal with nightmares. We will have a little fun while I use watercolors to explain the ridiculous plots of my nightmares. To read a …

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Back at it today with some spicy content: Join me while I quietly throw away makeup for a half hour

https://youtu.be/WVDM5MS19O8 Hello, fellow human-shaped meat sacks. I'm back at it with more spicy content. Today I invite you to sit breathlessly on the edge of your seat while I sort through and dispose of makeup for a half hour. Also during the video, I discuss my favorite products and uncover a truly expired lipstick. If …

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Old Prom Dress Try On!

https://youtu.be/MXVDra7gU48 Wow, Ally, you must be in a weird mood. You're exactly right, friend. Today I am reliving the high school magic of braces, awkward relationships, and socks stuffed in my shirt by trying on my old prom dresses. Prepare to be dazzled. This is what 2 a.m. and access to iMovie gets ya. Which …

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I aimed a camera at the bird feeder for 30 minutes and here is that video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hxVf5Dn5gY&t=62s That's it, that's literally it, I aimed a camera at a Vermont bird feeder during a snowstorm for thirty minutes and here is how it went. I don't know if you have had a hard day or a hard week (hell, a hard year), but it's probably a good time for you to chill …

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A Different Kind of Dream Catcher

I sleep with a voice recorder, a pen, and a slew of chewed up notebooks by my bed. I also sleep with a light on. I have nightmares. They vary in subject matter, intensity, plot, whether they succeed in their aim to terrify, but they're relentless. Sometimes I snap into reality, falsely thinking I'm awake, …

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What’s in a Name?

A-"double L"-Y-S-O-N, A-"double L"-Y-S-O-N, A-"double L"-Y-S-O-N. When I was young, my mother would sing the spelling of my name to me so I would know how to write it. A-"double L"-Y-S-O-N. I consider Allyson the misspelling of the name Alison, but hey, it was the '90s. Extra letters and the needless use of the letter Y were …

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