Environmentalists struggle with anxiety and helpfulness, but it’s possible to overcome ecophobia.
Let Virtue Be Your Guide by Frances F. Denny
My Mother’s Hands & Floral Patterns, from the series Let Virtue Be Your Guide, 2014.
I Have No Regrets—How Creative Leaps Shape Careers
A recent Forbes article reported that two million Americans quit their jobs every month, mostly out of a sense of dissatisfaction and disempowerment.
It Never Ends by Margherita Urbani
Margherita Urbani is an illustrator, graphic designer and art director. She was born and received her education in Italy before moving to the States in 2008. Her comics have been published in The New York Times, IL Magazine, Apartamento Magazine and others.
Art by Gretta Johnson
Art from our Anxiety issue by Gretta Johnson, “Rope” – Watercolor, colored pencil on paper.
Yes, I Am Writing About Motherhood
Melissa Ahart, a Brooklyn-based poet, shares her experiences bringing poems of birth, motherhood, and postpartum depression to the MFA workshop table.
Culture of Anxiety: Saroja (Part 2)
What role does culture play in how we experience anxiety? In this series, women of diverse backgrounds weigh in. At 69 years old, Dr. Saroja Kurubarahalli hasn’t given up her career as…
Culture of Anxiety: Candace (Part 1)
What role does culture play in how we experience anxiety? In this series, three women of diverse backgrounds weigh in. Candace Thompson moved to New York from Trinidad at the age of…
Your Own Worst Enemy
How Women Today Counteract That Nagging Self-Doubt: Sexual harassment is just one of a myriad of workplace anxieties that women struggle with on a daily basis. We earn less, are overlooked for promotions and, despite the personal sacrifices and studying it took to get to our current positions, often feel like our place in the workforce has little to do with accomplishments and everything to do with luck. It’s called Impostor Syndrome …
Poet Bianca Stone’s “Love Is a Helicopter”
“We don’t always know what the hell’s going on, and we often start asking questions during arbitrary moments,” explains poet and visual artist Bianca Stone.