Grok Culture

Like Father, Like Child: When Anxiety Runs in the Family

2 weeks ago

At age 35, tired from too many years of pride-fueled silence, I told my parents that I had been taking an antidepressant for anxiety and panic attacks. My father listened quietly and gently replied, “Well, you come by it honestly.”…

Grok Culture

Living with Fibromyalgia

2 weeks ago

Every day we see people and we ask “how are you?” There are days when I really want to answer, “right now I am in so much pain that my clothes are hurting me, and my hair is burning my…

Grok Women

Girling Up is Officially Published!!

2 weeks ago

Hello everyone! I’m thrilled that my book, Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular, is officially out today! It’s about growing up female: everything from explaining puberty and talking about gender and body image and nutrition to dating…