Author Archives: nevillegirl

About nevillegirl

Elizabeth. University of Iowa class of 2019. Triple majoring in English & Creative Writing, Journalism, and Gender, Women's, & Sexuality Studies. Twenty-one-year-old daydreamer, introvert, voracious reader, aspiring writer, and lesbian. Passionate about feminism, mental health, comic books, and cats.

The Mental Illness Tag

Good morning! May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And guess what? I’ve found A TAG that I think is just perfect for kicking off a discussion of mental health and mental illness. Btw, I stole this from BG @ Getting … Continue reading

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The Perfect World Tag

Hey there! I’m back again with another tag found on YouTube. Today’s is all about imagining what your ideal circumstances would be! So, um, basically daydreaming? I’m here for that. I am SO here for that. You can find more … Continue reading

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Progress, Not Perfection | Adventures In Journaling

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to start journaling in 2018. I’ve accumulated a ton of notebooks, both plain and pretty, over the years, but very few of them had seen any use. So far, I’ve been successful at … Continue reading

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The Happy Tag

Happy Tuesday! Today I bring you a tag all about HAPPINESS, lovingly stolen from whimsywriter3 @ Rambling Writer. This tag is so good-spirited I couldn’t pass it up. What better way to celebrate the sunny days and warm weather of … Continue reading

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My Antidepressants Make Me A Better Writer

“I find that stability is good for my creativity.” – Ellen Forney, author I know my antidepressants are working because I’m writing as much as I used to. Reading, too. Consuming books like mad. But it’s writing I want to … Continue reading

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How Can I Motivate Myself To Rest? + What Self Care Habits Are Right For Me?

I followed the Facebook page QTPoC Mental Health – an offshoot of the wonderful website Rest for Resistance – many months ago in an attempt to stay informed about issues facing a community I want to be an ally too. So … Continue reading

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How To Have A Productive Summer

Every year at around this time, the first and foremost question in my mind is: “What should I do this summer?” There’s SO MUCH to do… and yet I have so much laziness in me, too, which is why a … Continue reading

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