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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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A 2.5-Month Medication Milestone | Thank You, Escitalopram

Trigger warning: This post includes mentions of suicide and suicide ideation. Two final projects down, two to go. And then a final at 7:30 on Monday morning. (I’m so not looking forward to that one, especially since it’s for philosophy, my … Continue reading

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The Effects Of Racism On Mental Health As Explored In Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between The World And Me” | AKA A Paper I Wrote For School

I promised to post more about my essays and projects and stuff this school year, so today I’m sharing a paper I wrote for my Black Fiction Now class! The assignment was to analyze one of the books we read … Continue reading

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Wednesday Afternoons

Wednesday afternoons are a weird time for me. For a start, they come toward the end of a fairly long and busy day. An average Wednesday involves getting up early to exercise, attending a three-hour-long writing workshop class, scurrying off afterward … Continue reading

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A Spring Break Planning Disaster

Me: I’m really bad at knowing how much is too much to do in a day. Or a week. Or a month. It’s a HUGE character flaw. Me: Hey guys, I need help figuring out what a realistic spring break … Continue reading

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What Even Is A Realistic To-Do List? | AKA Making Reasonable Plans For Spring Break

History has shown that planning each and every minute detail of my life is not generally a great idea. Guess what I’m doing right now? Planning out each and every detail of spring break. SOMEONE SEND HELP PLS I NEED IT. … Continue reading

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Dear (IRL) Friends: Sorry For Being So Absent Lately

Several weeks ago, one of my friends and I had a conversation about an LGBTQ+ sorority she belongs to and I made a comment about wanting to join – despite knowing deep down that I probably never would. Not because I … Continue reading

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