Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Lead to Increased Rates of PTSD and Trauma?

for Healthline By now, it’s become extremely clear that the best way to contain the COVID-19 pandemic is for all of us to practice physical distancing and stay home. While cases of COVID-19 are still in all 50 states, states with early shelter-in-place orders have been able to “flatten the curve” more effectively than those that haven’t. […]

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Anxy Issue #3: The Boundaries Issue is here!

Our third issue of Anxy is here! Order yours now; they ship July 30th! What’s inside The Boundaries Issue? * FEATURED INTERVIEW Open Mike Eagle on Genre-Hopping “I live in this constant anxious thought that everything is going to be taken away from me.”   ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY Fabiola Jean-Louis on History “I’m thinking about […]

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Pre-order Anxy Issue 3: The Boundaries Issue

You can pre-order Anxy Issue 3: The Boundaries Issue now! Only TWO MORE WEEKS to pre-order your copy! Our third issue examines boundaries from every angle through Anxy’s celebrated mix of reported features, personal essays, interviews, artwork and photography from folks we admire. Be the first to read hip-hop artist Open Mike Eagle as interviewed […]

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High Pressure

For Anxy
Extreme expectations mean extreme stress for the teenagers trying to graduate from California’s elite schools. What’s life like inside a pressure cooker? Just ask the kids who are living it.

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Ask Katie: How Do I Not Be the Sober Buzzkill During the Holidays?

This piece is part of the regular Ask Katie* advice column series at The Fix. Hi Katie, This is my third holiday season sober. I come from a big, Irish family and we see each other fairly frequently, though we’re rarely all together (there’s like 25 of us) except at the holidays. I know how […]

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4 Great Picture Books for Older Readers

I vividly remember the pride I felt when I graduated from reading picture books to chapter books. Sure, chapter books had a few illustrations here and there but they were inky, black scratches, nothing like the full-page, color illustrations in picture books. The absence of these gorgeous illustrations seemed to signify that I was on […]

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Black Lives Matter: A Reading List

Originally posted on Longreads:
This week’s reading list has three parts. Part One features Black authors writing explicitly about anti-Black police brutality. Part Two features Black authors writing about subjects other than police brutality, because maybe it’s in your best interest not to subject yourself to more mental anguish than is necessary, and because Black people…

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