These 22 Anxiety Comics Pair Smiling Animals With Words of Encouragement

When you're dealing with anxiety, you desperately need to hear words of reassurance — the problem is, you often don't even know what those words should be. Well, artist and Tumblr user The Latest Kate has a pretty good idea of what to say to those looking for comfort. Her art pairs short phrases of encouragement and understanding with adorable smiling animals. Looking through her work seriously made me smile through my tears, maybe because the things the comics say are so, so simple yet sometimes so hard to believe if you're a person who deals with anxiety and/or depression. However, when a sparkling unicorn is telling you things are going to be OK, you're pretty inclined to believe them. Read on to see her sweet works of art.