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I Have OCD. No, Not Obsessive Christmas Disorder: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. The Real Thing. And It Sucks.

Hey guys! While I can’t share most of the articles I wrote for Magazine Reporting & Writing this semester since they’re about other people and I haven’t yet received permission to publish them anywhere, there is one that I’d love … Continue reading

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Election Day, One Year Later | Nov. 8, 2016 – Nov. 8, 2017

It’s been exactly one year since the last US presidential election, which is hard for me to believe. Time seems… stretchy, almost, easily compressible but just as easily drawn out, since it seem both too soon and not soon enough … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Living In The Dorms Is Good For My Mental Health

This fall marks the beginning of my third year living in the dorms. It’s not common for upperclassmen to live in the dorms, but it’s not unheard of either: After all, my previous roommate as well as my current one … Continue reading

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I’ve Made It This Far.

Trigger warning: This post contains mention of suicide ideation. I was sitting on my bed on one of my first days in Ireland, half-numb with jet lag, scrolling through Facebook on my phone, when I saw the post. One of … Continue reading

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3 Things I Learned About My Own Mental Health While Studying Abroad

I’ve learned so much about so many things in the short time I’ve been abroad. Most of all, I’ve learned a lot about myself. Take, for instance, mental health. I’m in love with my writing program and with Ireland as … Continue reading

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Things I Want To Do While I’m Still In Ireland

I’m not gonna lie, I’ve been having a hard time lately. I became very depressed again, spending too much time alone in my room instead of out exploring. I wasn’t excited for anything anymore, even the stuff I’ve spent ages … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Month @ The University Of Iowa | Her Campus Article + My Own Experiences

Hey there! As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Since the beginning of the year I wanted to write something about it for my school’s chapter of Her Campus. I wanted to make sure my … Continue reading

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