Tag: anxiety

Violence of the Mind: Women and Manic Disorders

Violence of the Mind: Women and Manic Disorders

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.

I Have No Regrets

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. Despite a fraught economic climate and a high unemployment rate, the report suggests that there is something compelling about leaving behind a difficult situation for the promise of a better future. But how does that career shift manifest? And how are women’s professional lives affected by these decisions?

Comic: It Never Ends by Margherita Urbani

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.

Margherita Urbani: Over and Over, Rejection

Over and Over 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.

Melissa Ahart, Motherhood

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.