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anxiety

How Performing In ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Helped Me Confront My Depression

I may have agoraphobia, depression, and anxiety.... but thanks to my experience acting, the world is now my stage.

The Adopted Artist With Her Head In The Clouds

Anxiety, depression, and the nature of memory intertwine in Andrea Joyce Heimer's unforgettable paintings.

Ghana’s Purple People

In Ghana, where mental health issues are widely misunderstood, a homespun support group helps people suffering from anxiety and depression.

Princess Leia’s Patronus

Therapy animals like Carrie Fisher's bulldog, Gary, are more than just pets. They're soothers of the soul.

Beating Anxiety With Drumsticks

For Patti Niemi, becoming a professional symphony percussionist meant first coming to terms with her anxiety.

Survival Of The Fittest

Charles Darwin's own illnesses may have influenced evolutionary theory. Here's how.