As My Phone Disappeared Beneath the Tire of the Car Doing 45 MPH I Realized Today Would Be Rough

By Allyson Morin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahzr-BO6kww&lc=z23gfxmjari5x3dhv04t1aokgfzgjtoyvx5htubidhtbbk0h00410 Yesterday my day began with a four and a half hour commute to work and came to a head as I stood in the middle of an intersection watching a car doing 45 mph run over my cell phone. Of all the ways for a crappy cell phone to bite the …

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Is Eating Disorder Recovery Possible? | Self Love Sunday

https://youtu.be/JfigZMv1Lpw Self Love Sunday is a day to talk about topics related to growth and self-acceptance. Today, we talk about my experiences with anorexia and what my "new normal" looks like post recovery. I try to answer whether recovery from anorexia is possible and honestly reflect on my mental health. The National Association of Anorexia …

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Story Time: Stranded in Europe

https://youtu.be/q-5V1PgKlfU Welcome, stranger! My name is Allyson. I am a recent college graduate, a writer and a traveler with stories to share. Today I share my recent experience in Europe and how my return travel home quickly derailed to disaster. I dealt with canceled trains, canceled flights, filthy airport floors, language barriers, bad weather and …

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The Witch’s Child, Wicked and Wonderful

Bedtime Stories Lilian Moore "Tell me a story," Says Witch's Child. "About the Beast So fierce and wild. About a ghost That shrieks and groans. A skeleton That rattles bones. About a Monster Crawly-creepy. Something nice To make me sleepy."     This is my mother's favorite poem. She seemed to recite it constantly when …

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“I want to mean something to someone.” | Strength in Numbers | How it Feels to be 18

In this series, Strength in Numbers, I interview humans of different ages and stages of life to learn how it feels to be in their shoes. Today we meet Devyn. Devyn is no stranger to the digital world. The 18-year-old Call of Duty enthusiast spends hours on his computer playing video games, talking to friends, …

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“Something Resembling an Adult” | Strength in Numbers | How it feels to be 23

Rain pelts the windshield of my Subaru as Brian and I drive by cow after cow en route to driving school. We will be stuck together in this car for a total of four hours this week winding along these same streets. Not so much "stuck", I volunteered to drive Brian to class after he …

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