Life With Anxiety & Depression Captured Perfectly in Sweet, Funny Illustrations

gemma correllThey say laughter is the best medicine, and that might be particularly true when the ailment in question is depression and/or anxiety. That's what makes British illustrator Gemma Correll's unbelievably endearing comics so inspiring: As someone who suffers from clinical depression and anxiety herself, she created the drawings because she's found that looking at the comical side of life is the best way to cope with her feelings.


"I honestly think that humor can be a savior at times of distress or if you just live with a constant level of anxiety and depression like I do," Correll told Mashable.

We absolutely agree! Check out our slideshow for some of Correll's most poignant pieces -- and visit her website to see more of her work!


All images courtesy Gemma Correll

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