Anxiety is a Glass Ceiling
GlassCeilingHeaderArt

Today’s art page from Float reveals the Glass Ceiling. It hovers above all sufferers of mental illness. It takes all forms. Whether it’s anxiety, depression, bi-polar or any other disorder one suffers from, a monstrous division exists to make us feel alone. But you’re not alone. It’s hard to realize it, but there are millions […]

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Patients Like Me Float Profile
Howie Noel Anxiety

I was honored to be featured on the Patients Like Me website. I was interviewed about Float and my history battling generalized anxiety disorder. “Noel, a comic illustrator based in New Jersey, wrote and illustrated the book and draws material from his own experience living with generalized anxiety disorder. “In Float, anxiety begins as an inner […]

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And now a word from Anxiety
A now a word from anxiety

A note from Howie: Today I let Anxiety write his own blog post. I’m feeling down and under the weather so he volunteered. I sincerely apologize if he offends you. Sometimes I can’t control him at all. I’m sorry but Howie couldn’t write you today. He’s busy curled up like a fetus on his art […]

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World Mental Health Day
World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day so I felt it’s very important to add to the conversation this week. I have generalized anxiety disorder. With anxiety, talk therapy is one of the best ways of treatment. This is why talking to friends or your loved ones is so important. It can help you realize that […]

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An Update on the Float Kickstarter Project
The Worm Feature Art

Hello friends! Here’s an update from our Float Kickstarter on its progress. The Float Album is printed! Yesterday Shelley and I picked up the Float Soundtrack CDs from the printers! They look and sound amazing. For the backers who chose rewards with the soundtrack, these CDs will ship with the book. Here’s a look at […]

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Welcome to Destino
Destino Feature Image

I’m happy to present a new page of Float for you to enjoy. I hope everyone here in the US has a happy July 4th. Stay safe when setting off the fireworks! Work on the Float graphic memoir continues and I have under 10 pages left to illustrate. Thanks to our successful Kickstarter campaign we’ll […]

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The Road to Destino
destino anxiety treatment

As we saw on the last page, David is on route to the island of Destino to begin his new experimental treatment. What secrets does the island hold? Hello again everyone. After Float’s Kickstarter ended successfully I needed a few weeks to decompress emotionally. The campaign was wonderful and thanks to everyone’s incredible support we […]

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Before Anxiety
howie & shelley before anxiety

When I first met Howie I was 19. I was drawn to his quirky, vintage style (thrift store shopping was a shared love), his inventiveness and passion as an artist, and his humor – which in the last 16 years has never failed to make us completely crack up at least once a day. That’s […]

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The Island
Island Feature Art

Here’s the reveal of the mysterious island David is heading to for his experimental therapy. In the book Float the island holds many mysteries and it symbolized the attempts of trying various methods to battle anxiety. Will the island hold the magical remedy David is hoping for? Float is now on Kickstarter and there are […]

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