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Artist Posts Fake Magazine Covers to Twitter That Highlight What It's Like to Have Anxiety


An artist, known as Crayon, has taken to Twitter to share some relatable truths about anxiety in the form of magazine covers.

Anxiety: The Magazine, satirizes the typical magazine format, and highlights what it’s like to live with anxiety.

In an interview with Refinery29, Crayon said the fake magazine covers were inspired by her life as a PhD student. “I draw inspiration from my job, my friends, current events,” she said. “All of which are things that I spend a lot of time worrying about.”

Some of the worries highlighted by the magazine include social anxiety, concerns about body image and self-sabotaging thoughts. Other callouts include: “‘You can do it!’ and other embarrassing pep talks your coworkers have overheard you giving yourself” and “Literally everything you said yesterday, let’s go through it again.”

You can check out all three issues of Anxiety below.


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