This Is What Anxiety Feels Like

#ThisIsWhatAnxietyFeelsLike is a viral hashtag created by Sarah Fader that took over Twitter in 2017. People all over the world shared their anxious thoughts in the form of tweets. #ThisIsWhatAnxietyFeelsLike has been covered by the New York Times, Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, and Refinery29. #ThisIsWhatAnxietyFeelsLike the book is a visual representation of what it’s like to be anxious. Illustrated by Michelle Hammer of Schizophrenic NYC, the book features a variety of anxious thoughts and feelings translated through stunning artwork. Anxiously read along and you’re bound to relate to pages at a time.

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This is what anxiety feels like

Meet The Creators

Sarah fader
Sarah FaderCreator of Hashtag #ThisIsWhatAnxietyFeelsLike
Sarah Fader is the CEO and Founder of Stigma Fighters, a non-profit organization that encourages individuals with mental illness to share their personal stories. She has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post,The Atlantic, Quartz, Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, HuffPost Live, and Good Day New York. Sarah is a native New Yorker who enjoys naps, talking to strangers, and caring for her two small humans and two average-sized cats. Like six million other Americans, Sarah lives with panic disorder. Through Stigma Fighters, Sarah hopes to change the world, one mental health stigma at a time.
Michelle hammer
Michelle HammerDesigner of #ThisIsWhatAnxietyFeelsLike The Book
Michelle Hammer is a graphic and web designer living with paranoid schizophrenia. Her work has been featured on NBC, The Daily Mail, BuzzFeed, Mashable, Shape, A+, HelloGiggles, and Stylist. Her artwork is the most recognized on her signature mental health clothing line Schizophrenic.NYC. Michelle designs art on clothing that raises awareness, and fights the stigma of mental illness. www.Schizophrenic.NYC