My specialties include general lifestyle, arts and culture, profiles, beauty, shelter/design, business and wellness. Note that some articles were written under my pseudonym, Pauline Estrem.
In our series What It’s Like, we talk with people from a wide range of backgrounds to learn how their lives have changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. For our latest installment, we spoke with Megan Lane, a freelance writer in Wading River, New York. In addition to depression, generalized anxiety disorder, anorexia nervosa, and ADHD, the 30-year-old has been diagnosed with agoraphobia.
Agoraphobia is often simply defined as a fear of leaving home. In reality, it’s an anxiety disorder that...
In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re sharing stories from the Brit + Co community about mother figures who shape our lives.
The New York Times called her a “renaissance runner.” The Hollywood Reporter described her as a “blend of Audrey Hepburn and Joan Cusack.” As an Olympic runner, actress, filmmaker, and writer, Alexi Pappas can be hard to define — and that’s just the way she likes it.
A renewed conversation about the pseudo-scientific technique of gay conversion therapy seems to be emerging nationwide, thanks to the upcoming premieres of two high-profile films on the subject.
13 Reasons Why season 2 debuted on May 18. The first season of the Netflix show followed a high school student named Clay Jensen who is tasked with following a series of tapes left to his classmates by a girl named Hannah Baker, after she died by suicide.
Netflix's 13 Reasons Why returns for its second season on May 18, more than a year after its initial debut in 2017. Based on the book by Jay Asher, the television adaptation was met with a variety of responses.
If you suffer from a mental illness like depression or anxiety, know that you're not alone: In a given year, about one in five US adults — or 43.8 million — experiences mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. But there is hope — and help.