A native New Yorker and author of 'An Abbreviated Life' searches for the type of mindfulness that doesn't require her to slow down.
Misery has found a lot of company since November 9. Which this chronically depressed writer finds oddly empowering, as she strategizes how to live in this dystopic new world.
The looming threat of a fascist demagogue is consuming many of us with toxic levels of anxiety. Are we crazy for feeling physically ill over the mere thought of him as president?
Julie Klam talks about dogs, depression, and writing with Julie Barton, whose moving new memoir ‘Dog Medicine’ is a tribute to the golden retriever who rescued her from her darkest hours.
Many mental-health professionals take up to a month-long vacation in late summer. Which fills clients—like this grief-stricken writer—with existential dread.
The debilitating headaches affect three times more women than men. A psychiatrist and fellow migraine sufferer says the reasons may surprise you.
From Meghan Daum's anthology, SELFISH, SHALLOW, AND SELF-ABSORBED, memoirist M.G. Lord's brutally honest essay about her blindingly agonizing decision not to have kids.
In the wake of last week's explosion in NYC's East Village, an anxiety-ridden writer reflects on the random act of kindness that dispelled for her the myth of the brash, unfeeling New Yorker.
But maybe we all worry too much. Did our parents agonize like this?
Though he has a big heart, the writer's young son, who suffers from acute anxiety, is a terror on the playground. His father worries that he may have already said too much.