Tag Archives: mental illness

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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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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