Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon is a freelance health and science reporter for Fatherly, where she covers mental health — particularly depression, anxiety, and burnout.

Sarah has been a regular writer for Verywell Health and has also written for publications such as The Daily Beast, Mashable, MIT Technology Review, the Center for Health Journalism, and more. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the State University of New York at Geneseo and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in clinical psychology while doing critical psych research at The New School in New York City. Bilingual in English and Spanish, Sarah has taught English in Ecuador and Uruguay and was a translator for Latin American News Digest.

When she's not refreshing her email inbox, or telling her loved ones that she loves them, Sarah organizes for a mutual aid network, advocates for a liberated world, as well as makes music, movies, and media. Her alias on Spotify may or may not be slagoona. Follow Sarah on Twitter @smileformebabyg and check out her website at

Mental Health

5 Sneaky And Subtle Signs You Could Have High-Functioning Anxiety

BySarah Simon

People with high-functioning anxiety often excel at work, but feel they lack a greater purpose.

Mental Health

7 Sneaky And Subtle Signs You Have High-Functioning Depression

BySarah Simon

Depression doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t meet your responsibilities.


Why You Feel Like Crap After Vacation — And How To Prevent The Crash

BySarah Simon

Tips on avoiding post-vacation burnout.


If You’re Anxious Or Depressed, Working Out Is Even Better For Your Heart

BySarah Simon

It’s all about reducing stress.