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Taylor Powers

Don’t let social media control your appearance

Social media platforms promoting unrealistic beauty standards are not unheard of. But today’s social media environment has taken it a step further with harmful terminology and beauty filters that subtly alter your appearance.  

Embrace your childhood interests again

I’m 18 years old, and I still sleep with stuffed animals. I’m not embarrassed. I’m not ashamed to say I drift off to sleep every night accompanied by Winnie the Pooh and a brown bear wearing a Miami University shirt. As a kid, I tucked my plush friends under the covers and hugged them before falling asleep.