We spoke with three mental health professionals to understand the medical realities of anxiety.
Anxious kids turn into anxious adults. Behavioral neuroscientist Dr. Jee Hyun Kim explains how treating early fear-based anxiety in children can change that.
Letting go of the good girl complex doesn’t mean compromising who you are, and it could help to boost your career.
Women writers have long used home and hearth as an allegory for the alienation and oppression that was a woman’s lot.
Despite the strides that have been made in recent decades toward understanding mental illness, we’re still uncomfortable admitting that women can be violent—a discomfort that may have dangerous consequences.
After overcoming her anxiety, Jerilyn Ross started the Anxiety and Depression Association of America—and helped millions.
Environmentalists struggle with anxiety and helpfulness, but it’s possible to overcome ecophobia.
As one of the first investigative journalists, Nellie Bly exposed deplorable practices in women’s mental health treatment.
The increasingly popular practice of mindfulness emphasizes how the future is shaped by the present.
“Polka dots can’t stay alone,” Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama once said of her attraction to the pattern that dominates her work.
A floppy hat and housedress became tools for subversion in the hands of comedian Jackie “Moms” Mabley. Born in the late 1800s, Mabley gained national fame by adopting a persona as a bawdy, mischievous grandmother.
A recent Forbes article reported that two million Americans quit their jobs every month, mostly out of a sense of dissatisfaction and disempowerment.
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 from our Anxiety issue by Gretta Johnson, “Rope” – Watercolor, colored pencil on paper.